There are 13 ways to get from London to Padua 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 City to Venice  •  5 h 31 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Venice (VCE) LCY - VCE

$117 - $541

Cheapest option

Fly London Gatwick to Venice  •  5 h 43 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Venice (VCE) LGW - VCE

$54 - $271

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Fly London Heathrow to Venice  •  5 h 29 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Venice (VCE) LHR - VCE

$105 - $363

Fly London Stansted to Venice Treviso, train  •  6 h

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Venice Treviso (TSF) STN - TSF
  2. Take the train from Venezia Mestre to Padova

$79 - $241

Fly London Gatwick to Verona, train  •  6 h

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

$78 - $347

Train to London Luton, fly to Venice  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Venice (VCE) LTN - VCE

$81 - $369

Fly London City to Milan Linate, train  •  7 h 7 min

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

$86 - $366

Train  •  13 h 6 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 Padova Fr

$267 - $468

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  17 h 14 min

  1. Drive from London to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to München Hbf Tgv
  5. Take the train from München Hbf to Kufstein M / ...
  6. Drive from Kufstein to Padua

$514 - $605

Bus Ouibus  •  27 h 13 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Lyon - Perrache Bus station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Venice - Mestre Ouibus / ...

$62 - $122

Bus Eurolines FR  •  29 h 26 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris, Paris 700 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Padua

$129 - $242

Train, nighttrain  •  17 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the nighttrain from Gare de Lyon to Padova Thello

$222 - $433

Drive, car ferry  •  14 h 39 min

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

$231 - $350

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Padua is to bus which costs £45 - £95 and takes 27 h 13 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Padua is to fly which costs £80 - £280 and takes 5 h 29 min.

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The distance between London and Padua is 696 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 31 min to get from London to Padua, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Padua. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Padova Via Tommaseo Fiera via Lyon - Perrache Bus station and Marghera Via Giovanni Durando. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 27 h 13 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Padua. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Padova via Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 6 min.

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

British Airways, Lufthansa and two other airlines fly from London to Padua 5 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Padua via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 13 h 6 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Nice
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Prague
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Basel
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$50 - $280
Flights from London Gatwick to Verona
Ave. Duration
2 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $400
Flights from London Luton to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Venice via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Venice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Verona
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $480
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,200
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Venice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $600
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 City to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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
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
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Venice Treviso
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from London Stansted to Venice Treviso via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $220
Flights from London Stansted to Venice Treviso via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $220
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Venice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Venice via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $500
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 Venezia Mestre to Padova
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $7
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$5 - $7
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Venezia Mestre Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Padova Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$26 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Trenitalia Frecce

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Padova
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Padova
Ave. Duration
2 h 57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Trenitalia Eurocity

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 Verona Porta Nuova to Padova
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
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
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Train from Paris Est to München Hbf
Ave. Duration
5 h 34 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $310
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
$173
Website
eurotunnel.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from München Hbf to Kufstein
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
bahn.de
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Padova
Ave. Duration
13 h 52 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$140 - $190
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 to Lyon - Perrache Bus station
Ave. Duration
15 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Venice - Mestre
Ave. Duration
10 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to Venice, Venice Mestre
Ave. Duration
10 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from London to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Padua
Ave. Duration
18 h 44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$95 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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