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There are 9 ways to get from London to Ancona by plane, train, car, car train, bus, night bus, night train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly London Heathrow to Ancona  •  6h 57m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Ancona (AOI) LHR - AOI

$158 - $591

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Fly London Stansted to Ancona  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Ancona (AOI) STN - AOI

$101 - $379

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Fly London Heathrow to Bologna, train  •  8h 6m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bologna (BLQ) LHR - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Ancona

$119 - $372

Train  •  14h 12m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Ancona Fr

$276 - $486

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  17h 54m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv
  5. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr
  6. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Ancona

$486 - $579

Bus  •  29h 1m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  2. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Rimini
  3. Take the bus from Rimini to Ancona

$111 - $157

Bus, night bus  •  31h 50m

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Venice, Venice Mestre
  3. Take the night bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Ancona

$118 - $199

Train, Thello  •  21h 35m

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Padova 221 / ...
  3. Take the train from Padova to Ancona Fb

$206 - $469

Drive, car ferry  •  16h 34m

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Ancona

$261 - $390

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Ancona is to bus which costs £85 - £130 and takes 29h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Ancona is to fly which costs £75 - £300 and takes 5h 38m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Ancona. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Ancona via Frankfurt and Rimini. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Ancona. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Ancona via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 12m.

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The distance between London and Ancona is 841 miles.

The best way to get from London to Ancona without a car is to train which takes 14h 12m and costs £210 - £380.

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It takes approximately 6h 57m to get from London to Ancona, including transfers.

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London to Ancona bus services, operated by Eurolines CZ, arrive at London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Ancona train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St. Pancras International station.

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The best way to get from London to Ancona is to fly which takes 6h 57m and costs £120 - £460. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £210 - £380 and takes 14h 12m, you could also bus, which costs £85 - £130 and takes 29h 1m.

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Map of how to get from London to Ancona.
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  • Distance: 840.9 miles
  • Duration: 6h 57m

What companies run services between London, England and Ancona, Italy?

Lufthansa, Eurowings and two other airlines fly from London to Ancona hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Ancona via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 14h 12m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Ancona via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Ancona via Frankfurt, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Ancona via Dusseldorf, Munich
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Ancona via Brussels, Munich
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
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 Bologna C.Le to Ancona
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$27 - $32
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
7h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Torino Porta Susa to Ancona
Ave. Duration
4h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Padova to Ancona
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Padova
Ave. Duration
13h 48m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
thello.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Night train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Padova
Ave. Duration
13h 56m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
Busitalia Simet S.p.A.
Autolinee Ventre
Phone
0975 343195
Email
info@ventrebus.com
Website
ventrebus.com
Bus from Rimini to Ancona
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
ventrebus.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 50m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
16h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Venice, Venice Mestre to Ancona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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There is no direct flight from London Heathrow Airport to Ancona Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 25m and has one stopover.

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London to Ancona bus services, operated by Autolinee Ventre, arrive at Ancona station.

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Ancona is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 6:59 AM in London and 7:59 AM in Ancona.

London to Ancona train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Ancona station.

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British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Eurowings and Lufthansa offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Ancona Airport.

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There are 719+ hotels available in Ancona. Prices start at $51 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14m and costs £20 - £29.

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