There are 13 ways to get from London to Bologna by plane, train, car, car train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly London Heathrow to Bologna  •  4 h 43 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bologna (BLQ) LHR - BLQ

$100 - $313

Cheapest option

Fly London Stansted to Bologna  •  5 h 9 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bologna (BLQ) STN - BLQ

$63 - $331

11 alternative options

Fly London Gatwick to Bologna  •  4 h 57 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Bologna (BLQ) LGW - BLQ

$78 - $332

Fly London City to Florence, train  •  5 h 33 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Florence (FLR) LCY - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le

$116 - $380

Fly London Gatwick to Florence, train  •  5 h 45 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Florence (FLR) LGW - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le

$119 - $453

Fly London City to Milan Linate, train  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Milan Linate (LIN) LCY - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le

$86 - $367

Fly London Gatwick to Verona, train  •  6 h 46 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Verona (VRN) LGW - VRN
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le

$74 - $344

Train  •  12 h 4 min

  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 Station to Bologna Centrale Station Fr

$257 - $493

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  16 h 48 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Lille Europe to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  5. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Milano Porta Garibaldi Tgv
  6. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova Fr / ...
  7. Drive from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna

$488 - $574

Train, bus  •  22 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Bologna

$190 - $476

Bus  •  22 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy CDG Airport Londres > Paris Roissy - aéroport CDG > Paris centre - Bercy
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Bologna, Bologna N521

$83 - $137

Train, night train  •  18 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the night train from Gare de Lyon to Verona
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le Fa / ...

$236 - $464

Drive, car ferry  •  15 h 23 min

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

$233 - $345

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

British Airways, Brussels Airlines and four other airlines fly from London to Bologna hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Bologna via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa Station in around 12 h 4 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London City to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Flights from London Gatwick to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,200
Flights from London Gatwick to Verona
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Flights from London City to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $950
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $950
Flights from London Gatwick to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Florence via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Verona
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bologna via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $490
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from London City to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Verona
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from London City to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Verona via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$240 - $800
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Verona Porta Nuova
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Torino Porta Susa Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $20
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$17 - $20
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$35 - $60
Premier
$68 - $71
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
3 h 49 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $280
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $280
Premier
$210 - $320
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $170
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $170
1st Class
$190 - $290
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $48
Train from Lille Europe to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $135
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $135
1st Class
$150 - $240
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Milano Porta Garibaldi
Ave. Duration
5 h 19 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$100 - $170
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$184
Website
eurotunnel.com
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Verona
Ave. Duration
12 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Bologna
Ave. Duration
16 h 38 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris - Roissy CDG Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
14 h 15 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from London to Bologna?

The distance between London and Bologna is 1153 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from London to Bologna?

The cheapest way to get from London to Bologna is to fly which costs £40 - £240 and takes 5 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from London to Bologna?

The quickest way to get from London to Bologna is to fly which takes 4 h 43 min and costs £70 - £230.

Is there a direct train between London and Bologna?

No, there is no direct train from London to Bologna. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Bologna Centrale Station via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 4 min.

Is there a direct bus between London and Bologna?

No, there is no direct bus from London to Bologna. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Bologna, Bologna via Paris - Roissy CDG Airport and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 55 min.

How long does it take to get from London to Bologna?

It takes approximately 4 h 43 min to get from London to Bologna, including transfers.