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There are 11 ways to get from London to Ferrara by plane, train, bus, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London Heathrow to Bologna, train  •  5h 16m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bologna (BLQ) LHR - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Ferrara

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Fly London Stansted to Bologna, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bologna (BLQ) STN - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Ferrara

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Fly London Heathrow to Venice, train  •  6h 23m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Venice (VCE) LHR - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Ferrara

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Venice, train  •  6h 32m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Venice (VCE) LGW - VCE
  3. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Ferrara

Fly London Stansted to Venice, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Venice (VCE) STN - VCE
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Ferrara

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Verona, train  •  6h 42m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Verona (VRN) LGW - VRN
  3. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
  4. Take the train from Padova to Ferrara

Train  •  12h 33m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Intl to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna Centrale Fr
  4. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Ferrara Fr / ...

Bus  •  26h 16m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 700
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Bologna Centrale
  3. Take the bus from Bologna Autostazione to Kennedy 356

Bus via Brussels  •  26h 21m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Green Line Coach Station to Brussels Midi / Brussels South West
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North Station to Bologna
  3. Take the bus from Bologna Autostazione to Kennedy 356

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14h 47m

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Ferrara

Drive, car ferry  •  15h 59m

  1. Drive from London to Port of Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Port of Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Ferrara

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The cheapest way to get from London to Ferrara is to fly and train which costs £45 - £230 and takes 5h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from London to Ferrara is to fly and train which takes 5h 16m and costs £70 - £330.

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No, there is no direct bus from London station to Ferrara. However, there are services departing from London Victoria Coach Station and arriving at Kennedy via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Bologna Autostazione. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26h 16m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Ferrara. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Intl and arriving at Ferrara via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Torino Porta Susa and Bologna Centrale. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 33m.

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The distance between London and Ferrara is 1142 km.

The best way to get from London to Ferrara without a car is to train which takes 12h 33m and costs £220 - £550.

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It takes approximately 5h 16m to get from London to Ferrara, including transfers.

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London to Ferrara bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from London Victoria Coach Station.

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London to Ferrara train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Intl station.

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The best way to get from London to Ferrara is to train which takes 12h 33m and costs £220 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £90 - £160 and takes 26h 16m.

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Map of how to get from London to Ferrara.
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  • Distance: 1141.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 16m

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

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Ferrara via Paris Nord, Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Bologna Centrale in around 12h 33m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Ferrara via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Bologna Autostazione in around 26h 16m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Lyon
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €270
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €270
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
€60 - €290
Flights from London Stansted to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€55 - €260
Flights from London Gatwick to Verona
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €270
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€29 - €170
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna via Cologne Bonn
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€30 - €170
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday
Estimated price
€40 - €210
Flights from London Stansted to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€55 - €330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €280
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €850
Flights from London Gatwick to Verona
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €340
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €450
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €410
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€150 - €550
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €410
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €310
Ulendo Airlink
Website
flyulendo.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€30 - €190
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €320
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €40
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€8 - €11
Base Standard
€20 - €28
Base Premium
€26 - €40
Train from Venezia Mestre to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €50
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€11 - €16
Base Standard
€26 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €50
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €45
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€10 - €14
Base Standard
€24 - €35
Base Premium
€30 - €45
Train from Padova to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €12
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€4 - €7
Base Standard
€7 - €10
Base Premium
€8 - €12
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€27 - €90
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en/frecce.html
Super Economy
€27 - €40
Base Standard
€50 - €70
Base Premium
€60 - €90
Trenitalia
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €8
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€7 - €8
Train from Venezia Mestre to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €15
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€13 - €15
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €12
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€11 - €12
Train from Padova to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €10
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/en.html
1st Class
€8 - €10
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on Trenitalia?
Yes - Wi-Fi is available on both Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services, and may be accessed free of charge. Services require either a mobile phone number or credit card for verification purposes and allow access for 24 hours.
Are there power outlets on Trenitalia?
Yes - Frecce services include a power socket for each seat.
Does Trenitalia offer meals or snacks?
Yes - Frecciarossa and Frecciargento services often offer bar and restaurant options, though this depends on the individual route and train type. Business, Premium and First Class tickets include a complimentary drink and snack. Some services may offer restaurant, FRECCIABistro or pre-booked, in-seat meal options. Please check your service as options vary.
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ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 06 8937 1892
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€6 - €35
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€12 - €17
Smart Low Cost
€6 - €8
Smart Flex
€24 - €35
Train from Venezia Mestre to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€9 - €40
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€14 - €20
Smart Low Cost
€9 - €12
Smart Flex
€29 - €40
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€8 - €40
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€13 - €19
Smart Low Cost
€8 - €11
Smart Flex
€27 - €40
Train from Padova to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€3 - €8
Website
https://www.italotreno.it/en
Smart Economy
€3 - €5
Smart Low Cost
€4 - €6
Smart Flex
€5 - €8
Trenitalia Intercity
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna Centrale to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/
2nd Class
€5 - €7
Train from Venezia Mestre to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/
2nd Class
€8 - €12
Train from Padova to Ferrara
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
https://www.trenitalia.com/
2nd Class
€4 - €6
Gatwick Express
Phone
+44 345 850 1530
Website
gatwickexpress.com
Train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€14
Schedules at
https://www.gatwickexpress.com/travel-information/plan-your-journey/timetables
Website
https://www.gatwickexpress.com/
Anytime Day SIngle
€14
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Phone
+41 848 44 66 88
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €60
Website
https://www.sbb.ch/en/home.html
Nightjet
Phone
+43 51717
Website
nightjet.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€21 - €150
Website
https://www.nightjet.com/en/#/home
Sleeper Carriage
€130 - €150
Seating Carriage
€21 - €45
Couchette Carriage
€75 - €95
Trenitalia EuroCity
TGV inOui
Phone
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 29m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€110 - €190
Website
https://www.sncf.com/en
2nd Class
€110 - €150
1st Class
€140 - €190
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
https://www.eurotunnel.com/uk/
Bus operators
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
15h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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BlaBlaCar Bus
Phone
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
14h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€70 - €110
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
RegioJet
Phone
+420 222 222 221
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London Victoria Green Line Coach Station to Brussels Midi / Brussels South West
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €26
Website
https://regiojet.com/
Pistoia viaggi
Phone
3293958604
Email
info@pistoiaviaggi.com
Website
pistoia-viaggi.it
Bus from Brussels-North Station to Bologna
Ave. Duration
17h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Schedules at
pistoia-viaggi.it
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