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There are 12 ways to get from London to Rome by plane, train, bus, night 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 City to Rome  •  5h 33m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Rome (FCO) LCY - FCO

101€ - 429€

Cheapest option

Fly London Stansted to Rome Ciampino  •  6h 1m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) STN - CIA

49€ - 237€

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Fly London Heathrow to Rome  •  5h 26m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Rome (FCO) LHR - FCO

74€ - 327€

Train to London Gatwick, fly to Rome  •  5h 42m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Rome (FCO) LGW - FCO

57€ - 256€

Train to London Luton, fly to Rome  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Rome (FCO) LTN - FCO

70€ - 275€

Fly London City to Florence, train  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Florence (FLR) LCY - FLR
  2. Take the train from Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini

106€ - 351€

Train  •  14h 16m

  1. Take the train from London to Gare de Paris-Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

260€ - 449€

Bus  •  29h 35m

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine London > Lille > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station N1729

85€ - 141€

Night bus, bus  •  30h 51m

  1. Take the night bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

159€ - 270€

Train, night train  •  17h 19m

  1. Take the train from London to Gare de Paris-Nord
  2. Take the night train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Milano Centrale En
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr / ...

190€ - 414€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  17h 35m

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

372€ - 487€

Drive, car ferry  •  17h 53m

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

246€ - 371€

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The cheapest way to get from London to Rome is to fly which costs £40 - £210 and takes 6h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from London to Rome is to fly which costs £65 - £290 and takes 5h 26m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Rome station. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Rome. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Roma Termini via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 16m.

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The distance between London and Rome is 896 miles.

The best way to get from London to Rome without a car is to train which takes 14h 16m and costs £220 - £400.

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It takes approximately 5h 33m to get from London to Rome, including transfers.

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

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London to Rome train services, operated by Eurostar, depart from London station.

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The best way to get from London to Rome is to fly which takes 5h 33m and costs £85 - £380. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £220 - £400 and takes 14h 16m, you could also bus, which costs £75 - £130 and takes 29h 35m.

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Map of how to get from London to Rome.
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  • Distance: 896.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 33m

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

British Airways, Alitalia and seven other airlines fly from London Bank DLR to Rome hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London King's Cross to Rome via Gare de Paris-Nord, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Torino Porta Susa in around 14h 16m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
220€ - 1800€
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 550€
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 320€
Flights from London City to Florence
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 750€
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 550€
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 320€
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 290€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 300€
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 300€
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 300€
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 300€
Flights from London Luton to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Flights from London Luton to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Flights from London Luton to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
50€ - 290€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Eindhoven
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Santander
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Flights from London Luton to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
55€ - 250€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 490€
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
60€ - 490€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
250€ - 1100€
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 800€
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
180€ - 800€
Flights from London City to Florence via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 36m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
270€ - 600€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Rome via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 650€
Flights from London City to Florence via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
150€ - 600€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
240€ - 950€
Flights from London City to Florence via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
200€ - 850€
Flights from London City to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
200€ - 850€
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Rome via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 230€
Flights from London Luton to Rome via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 230€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Rome via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
350€ - 1700€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
33m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
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
Ave. Duration
21m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 18€
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
6€ - 9€
Off-Peak Single
12€ - 19€
Anytime Day Single
13€ - 18€
Anytime Single
17€ - 25€
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
29€ - 45€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
55€ - 85€
Website
trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Website
Italo Treno
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini Station
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
35€ - 55€
Website
Italo Treno
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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
16€ - 35€
Website
trenitalia.com
1st Class
29€ - 35€
Trenitalia Intercity

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 Firenze S.Maria Novella to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5h 37m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
120€ - 140€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
120€ - 140€
1st Class
160€ - 230€
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
85€ - 120€
Website
thello.com
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
149€
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

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 to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Ouibus
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 Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 120€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Night bus from London to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma
Ave. Duration
21h 21m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
95€ - 180€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Rome Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 30m.

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London to Rome bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Roma station.

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Rome is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 2:50 PM in London and 3:50 PM in Rome.

London to Rome train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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British Airways, Luxair, Lufthansa and three other airlines offer flights from London City Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 12025+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at 60€ per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21m and costs £3 - £4.

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