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There are 14 ways to get from London to La Spezia 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.

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Fly London Heathrow to Pisa, train  •  6h 31m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Pisa (PSA) LHR - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

122€ - 682€

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Fly London Stansted to Pisa, train  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Pisa (PSA) STN - PSA
  2. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

54€ - 417€

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Pisa, train  •  6h 49m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Pisa (PSA) LGW - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

76€ - 342€

Train to London Luton, fly to Pisa, train  •  7h 11m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Pisa (PSA) LTN - PSA
  3. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

82€ - 353€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Genoa, train  •  7h 26m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Genoa (GOA) LGW - GOA
  3. Take the train from Genova Brignole to La Spezia Centrale

57€ - 573€

Fly London City to Milan Linate, train  •  9h 10m

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

70€ - 240€

Fly London Heathrow to Bologna, train  •  8h 47m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bologna (BLQ) LHR - BLQ
  2. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
  3. Take the train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
  4. Take the train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

68€ - 563€

Fly London Stansted to Milan Bergamo, train  •  10h 3m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) STN - BGY
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale

72€ - 480€

Train  •  13h 1m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Lingotto to La Spezia Centrale Fb / ...

245€ - 572€

Bus  •  26h

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Parma
  3. Take the bus from Parma to La Spezia, La Spezia 448

81€ - 110€

Bus, train  •  30h 22m

  1. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Menton
  3. Take the train from Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale Ic

59€ - 89€

Train, night train  •  18h 21m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano Centrale En
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale Ic / ...

173€ - 479€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  14h 18m

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

329€ - 425€

Drive, car ferry  •  15h 37m

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

206€ - 311€

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to La Spezia is to bus and train which costs £50 - £80 and takes 30h 22m.

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The quickest way to get from London to La Spezia is to fly and train which costs £110 - £650 and takes 6h 31m.

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

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No, there is no direct train from London to La Spezia. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at La Spezia Centrale via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Torino Porta Susa and Torino Lingotto. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 1m.

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The distance between London and La Spezia is 1107 km.

The best way to get from London to La Spezia without a car is to train which takes 13h 1m and costs £220 - £550.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m to get from London to La Spezia, including transfers.

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London to La Spezia bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from London station.

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London to La Spezia train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London St Pancras Eurostar station.

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The best way to get from London to La Spezia is to train which takes 13h 1m and costs £220 - £550. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £70 - £100 and takes 26h.

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Map of how to get from London to La Spezia.
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  • Distance: 1107.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 31m

What companies run services between London, England and La Spezia, Italy?

You can take a train from London King's Cross to La Spezia via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Lingotto in around 13h 1m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to La Spezia via Paris, Gallieni, Paris, Paris, and Parma in around 26h.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 470€
Flights from London Gatwick to Genoa
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 450€
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 230€
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Flights from London Stansted to Pisa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Flights from London Stansted to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
15€ - 700€
Flights from London Stansted to Milan Bergamo via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
15€ - 700€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 850€
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 130€
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 280€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 700€
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 320€
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
130€ - 650€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 270€
Flights from London Luton to Pisa
Ave. Duration
2h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 280€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Pisa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
75€ - 280€
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 240€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 440€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Pisa via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 490€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
50€ - 130€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 1200€
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 Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Train from Genova Brignole to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
6€ - 13€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
11€ - 13€
Train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 30€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
27€ - 30€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
6€ - 14€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
12€ - 14€
Train from Firenze S.M.N. to Pisa Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
5€ - 12€
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
10€ - 12€
Trenitalia Frecce

Trenitalia’s high-speed Frecce trains run on specialised tracks and have a greater level of service and comfort than InterCity and regional trains. There are three types of Frecce trains: Frecciarossa, (the fastest; connects major Italian cities); Frecciargento (mostly connect Rome to other Italian cities); and Frecciabianca (the slowest Frecce trains). Frecciarossa trains offer four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Standard, Premium, Business and Executive. All Frecce tickets include a seat reservation and must be purchased before boarding the train.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
9€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
9€ - 14€
Base Standard
23€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Genova Brignole to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
10€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
10€ - 14€
Base Standard
24€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 4m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
19€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
19€ - 26€
Base Standard
35€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
11€ - 45€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
11€ - 15€
Base Standard
25€ - 35€
Base Premium
30€ - 45€
Train from Torino Lingotto to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 70€
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
20€ - 28€
Base Standard
40€ - 55€
Base Premium
45€ - 70€
Trenitalia Intercity

Trenitalia’s Intercity (IC) trains are slower than the high-speed Frecce trains but are still a good way to travel between major cities and towns, with routes including Rome to Naples, Venice to Bologna and Milan to Genoa. Tickets usually open for booking 90 days ahead of travel, and you’ll need make a seat reservation before boarding. All IC trains have 1st and 2nd class carriages as well as a bar buffet car, air conditioning and power sockets. InterCity trains that run at night are called InterCity Notte (ICN).

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Pisa Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 9€
Train from Genova Brignole to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
Train from Milano Centrale to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Train from Bologna Centrale to Firenze S.M.N.
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
7€ - 10€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
7€ - 10€
Train from Torino Lingotto to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
15€ - 22€
Train from Ventimiglia to La Spezia Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
14€ - 21€
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
15€ - 19€
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
5€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
11€ - 19€
Anytime Day Single
12€ - 18€
Anytime Single
16€ - 24€
ItaloTreno

Private train company Italotreno operates high-speed trains in Italy on the same tracks as Trenitalia. The routes service 21 stations across the country, including popular routes Milan-Florence, Rome-Venice and Bologna-Naples. Choose from four classes of service, all with free Wi-Fi: Smart, Comfort, Prima and Club Executive. Italo also operates Italobus – an integrated train-bus service that takes passengers from the main train stations to other Italian cities.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale Station to Firenze Santa Maria Novella
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
14€ - 20€
Smart Low Cost
12€ - 17€
Smart Flex
26€ - 40€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
110€ - 150€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
110€ - 130€
1st Class
120€ - 150€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Thello
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
146€
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from London to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8h 45m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Parma
Ave. Duration
13h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
45€ - 60€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Parma to La Spezia, La Spezia
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Menton
Ave. Duration
14h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
26€ - 35€
Website
Blablabus
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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Pisa Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 10m.

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London to La Spezia bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at La Spezia, La Spezia station.

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La Spezia is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 3:27 AM in London and 4:27 AM in La Spezia.

London to La Spezia train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at La Spezia Centrale station.

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KLM, Transavia Holland, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Pisa Airport.

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There are 3472+ hotels available in La Spezia. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 15 min and costs £5 - £35.

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