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

$97 - $309

Cheapest option

Fly London Stansted to Bologna  •  5 h 9 min

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

$60 - $327

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Fly London Gatwick to Bologna  •  4 h 57 min

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

$76 - $327

Fly London City to Florence, train  •  5 h 32 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

$115 - $377

Fly London Gatwick to Florence, train  •  5 h 44 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

$116 - $446

Fly London City to Milan Linate, train  •  6 h 13 min

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

$84 - $361

Fly London Gatwick to Verona, train  •  6 h 43 min

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

$80 - $338

Train  •  12 h 16 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 to Bologna C.Le Fr

$249 - $451

Bus FlixBus  •  23 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Massy to Bologna, Bologna N521

$92 - $152

Bus Eurolines FR  •  25 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Bologna

$118 - $218

Train, night train  •  17 h 58 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

$227 - $433

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14 h 18 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Bologna

$371 - $468

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 38 min

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

$230 - $340

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Bologna is to fly which costs £45 - £260 and takes 5 h 9 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Bologna is to fly which costs £75 - £250 and takes 4 h 43 min.

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The distance between London and Bologna is 721 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Bologna. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Bologna via Roissypole and Paris Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 25 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Bologna. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Bologna C.Le via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 16 min.

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

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Map of how to get from London to Bologna.
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  • Distance: 720.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 43 min

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 in around 12 h 16 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
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
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 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,200
Flights from London Gatwick to Verona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 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 City to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
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 Bari
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 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
Flights from London Gatwick to Bologna via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
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 Verona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
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 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
Flights from London City to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, 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
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
$15 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $26
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna C.Le
Ave. Duration
2 h 7 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$24 - $35
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Bologna Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
italotreno.it
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $260
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$130 - $170
Website
thello.com
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
$167
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Massy to Bologna, Bologna
Ave. Duration
13 h 40 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $100
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Paris - Roissy Coach station CDG Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
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
$90 - $180
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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