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There are 7 ways to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cosenza by plane, bus, train, bus and ferry, night bus, night train, car, car train or car ferry

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Recommended option

Fly to Lamezia Terme, bus  •  6h 45m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lamezia Terme (SUF) LHR - SUF
  2. Take the bus from Lamezia Terme Airport to Cosenza

€167 - €244

Cheapest option

Fly to Naples, train  •  8h 55m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Naples (NAP) LHR - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli Centrale to Paola

€71 - €205

5 alternative options

Bus and ferry, bus, train  •  35h 45m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Ulm
  2. Take the bus from Ulm ZOB to Verona
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Paola Fa

€159 - €341

Bus, night bus  •  38h 51m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
  3. Take the night bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Cosenza

€141 - €170

Train, night train  •  31h 15m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  2. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the night train from Torino Porta Susa to Paola Ini

€396 - €785

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  22h 26m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Cosenza

€441 - €579

Drive, car ferry  •  23h 33m

  1. Drive from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Cosenza

€310 - €448

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cosenza by bus, walk and night bus

The journey time between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Cosenza is around 2 days 5h and covers a distance of around 2488 km. The fastest journey normally takes 2 days 5h. Operated by National Express, FlixBus, Megabus UK and others, the London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cosenza service departs from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arrives in Cosenza. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
2 days 5h
Fastest journey time:
2 days 5h
Journey distance:
2488 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€141
Carbon emissions:
310 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
22:00
Last service departs at:
23:30

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cosenza bus, walk and night bus schedules

United Kingdom → Italy
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International entry into Italy from United Kingdom

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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Italy, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

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Conditions of entry into Italy from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
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  • 5-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from Albania, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates and United States
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and United Kingdom
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Canada, Japan and United States
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of San Marino and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Italy

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering Italy from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Nationwide control measures in place
  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cosenza is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cosenza is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cosenza is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Italy.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 2 Aug 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cosenza is to fly and train which costs £60 - £180 and takes 8h 55m.

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The fastest way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cosenza is to fly and bus which takes 6h 45m and costs £140 - £210.

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No, there is no direct bus from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cosenza. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Airport London T2,3 and arriving at Cosenza via London Victoria, Paris and Rome Tiburtina Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 38h 51m.

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No, there is no direct train from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) station to Cosenza. However, there are services departing from Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3 station and arriving at Cosenza via London St Pancras Eurostar, Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV, Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv, Torino Porta Susa and Paola. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 31h 15m.

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The distance between London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and Cosenza is 1871 km.

The best way to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cosenza without a car is to bus and ferry and bus and train which takes 35h 45m and costs £130 - £290.

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It takes approximately 6h 45m to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cosenza, including transfers.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cosenza bus services, operated by Traveleuro Tours & Travels, depart from London Victoria station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cosenza train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Lamezia Terme Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h and has one stopover.

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Map of how to get from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cosenza.
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  • Distance: 1871.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 45m

What companies run services between London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England and Cosenza, Italy?

There is no direct connection from London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cosenza. However, you can fly to Lamezia Terme, take the walk to Lamezia Terme Airport, then take the bus to Cosenza. Alternatively, you can fly to Naples, take the walk to Napoli - Capodichino Aeroporto, take the bus to Naples - Piazza Garibaldi, take the walk to Napoli Centrale, take the train to Paola, then take the train to Cosenza.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lamezia Terme via Munich
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from London Heathrow to Lamezia Terme via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€150 - €750
Flights from London Heathrow to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
Flights from London Heathrow to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €360
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €190
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lamezia Terme via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €390
Flights from London Heathrow to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €240
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Naples via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €350
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lamezia Terme via Vienna
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€180 - €700
Neos
Website
neosair.it
Flights from London Heathrow to Lamezia Terme via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€160 - €240
Volotea
Website
volotea.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Lamezia Terme via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€110 - €460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €370
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Naples via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Train operators
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Paola
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€17 - €24
Trenitalia

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Paola
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€32 - €36
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Napoli Centrale to Paola
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€22 - €75
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€22 - €30
Base Standard
€40 - €60
Base Premium
€50 - €75
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Paola
Ave. Duration
6h 46m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€65 - €180
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€65 - €90
Base Standard
€100 - €150
Base Premium
€120 - €180
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Napoli Centrale to Paola
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€19 - €60
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€21 - €30
Smart Low Cost
€19 - €27
Smart Flex
€40 - €60
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Lyon Saint-Exupéry TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€120 - €220
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon-Saint Exupery Tgv to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
Trenitalia Intercity Night

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
800 90 60 60
Website
trenitalia.com
Night train from Torino Porta Susa to Paola
Ave. Duration
17h 4m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
Trenitalia ICN
Schedules at
Trenitalia
Schedules at
Bahn DB
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€154
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Ulm
Ave. Duration
18h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Cosenza
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cosenza bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cosenza station.

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Cosenza is 1h ahead of London Heathrow Airport (LHR). It is currently 5:39 PM in London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and 6:39 PM in Cosenza.

London Heathrow Airport (LHR) to Cosenza train services, operated by Trenitalia Intercity Night, arrive at Paola station.

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Neos, Volotea, Austrian Airlines and three other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Lamezia Terme Airport.

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