There are 14 ways to get from London to Florence by plane, train, bus, 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 City to Florence  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Florence (FLR) LCY - FLR

$100 - $352

Cheapest option

Fly London Stansted to Pisa, train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Pisa (PSA) STN - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$66 - $269

12 alternative options

Fly London Gatwick to Florence  •  4 h 58 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Florence (FLR) LGW - FLR

$102 - $423

Fly London Heathrow to Bologna, train  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bologna (BLQ) LHR - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$116 - $362

Fly London Heathrow to Pisa, train  •  6 h 1 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Pisa (PSA) LHR - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$103 - $361

Fly London Gatwick to Pisa, train  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Pisa (PSA) LGW - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$77 - $380

Train to London Luton, fly to Pisa, train  •  6 h 31 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Pisa (PSA) LTN - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa C.Le to Firenze Smn

$102 - $457

Fly London City to Milan Linate, train  •  6 h 39 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Milan Linate (LIN) LCY - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella

$90 - $376

Train via Torino Porta Susa  •  12 h 48 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 Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$271 - $483

Train SNCF  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale En
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella Fr

$196 - $438

Train, bus  •  23 h 28 min

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

$181 - $461

Bus  •  26 h 11 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris City Center - Bercy Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Florence N521

$88 - $144

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  15 h 6 min

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

$389 - $496

Drive, car ferry  •  16 h 12 min

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

$242 - $360

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

British Airways, CityJet and three other airlines fly from London to Florence every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Florence via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 12 h 48 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
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 Heathrow to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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 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 Heathrow to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Pisa via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Pisa via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
5 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from London Luton to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Flights from London Luton to Pisa via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
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 Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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 City to Florence via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $350
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $280
Flights from London Stansted to Pisa via Hahn
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $280
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
CityJet
Website
cityjet.com
Flights from London City to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $800
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
Train operators
Trenitalia Frecce
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Bologna C.Le to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Firenze S.Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$50 - $80
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $250
Premier
$190 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $270
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$85 - $270
Premier
$200 - $310
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 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
$175
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Firenze
Ave. Duration
18 h 15 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$90 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Florence
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$70 - $120
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between London and Florence is 1208 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Florence is to fly and train which costs £50 - £210 and takes 6 h 37 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Florence is to fly which takes 4 h 46 min and costs £75 - £270.

No, there is no direct train from London to Florence. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Firenze S.Maria Novella via Paris Nord RER, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 48 min.

No, there is no direct bus from London to Florence. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Florence via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 11 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 46 min to get from London to Florence, including transfers.