There are 11 ways to get from London to Rome by plane, train, bus and ferry, bus, night train, car, car ferry or 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 City to Rome  •  5 h 35 min

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

$115 - $492

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Fly London Stansted to Rome Ciampino  •  5 h 55 min

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

$56 - $260

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Fly London Heathrow to Rome  •  5 h 28 min

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

$103 - $374

Fly London Gatwick to Rome  •  5 h 40 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Rome (FCO) LGW - FCO

$67 - $292

Train to London Luton, fly to Rome  •  6 h 12 min

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

$79 - $310

Fly London City to Florence, train  •  6 h 49 min

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

$119 - $387

Train  •  14 h 18 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 Roma Termini Fr

$289 - $510

Bus and ferry, bus  •  26 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris, Paris 800 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome

$148 - $239

Bus  •  30 h 31 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma

$138 - $249

Train, Thello  •  17 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the Thello from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale 221
  3. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini Fr

$219 - $475

Drive, carferry, ferry  •  20 h 26 min

  1. Drive from London to Dover
  2. Take the carferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Tremezzo
  4. Take the ferry from Tremezzo to Bellagio 912 / ...
  5. Drive from Bellagio to Rome

$291 - $438

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from London to Rome. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Rome via Lille and Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 26 h 29 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Rome. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Roma Termini via Paris Nord RER, Paris Gare de Lyon and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14 h 18 min.

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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 14 h 18 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from London to Rome, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from London to Rome is to fly which takes 5 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 14 h 18 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 30 h 31 min.

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

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

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Map of how to get from London to Rome.
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  • Distance: 896.3 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 35 min

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

British Airways, Alitalia and six other airlines fly from London to Rome hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Rome via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, and Torino Porta Susa in around 14 h 18 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from London City to Florence
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $850
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 7 min
When
Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from London Luton to Rome via Turin
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from London Luton to Rome
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Rome via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from London Luton to Rome via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Karlsruhe/Baden Baden
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Santander
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 27 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
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
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $950
Flights from London City to Florence via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Rome via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London City to Rome via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Rome via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,900
Norwegian Air International
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from London Luton to Rome via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $270
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 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
Every 3 hours
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
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Firenze Santa Maria Novella Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $40
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Milano Centrale Station to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
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
3 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $40
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
1st Class
$30 - $40
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
5 h 37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
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 Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Night train from Gare de Lyon to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
10 h 46 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$100 - $140
Website
thello.com
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Roma
Ave. Duration
21 h 21 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $210
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Lille to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $140
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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More Questions & Answers

Rome is 1 h ahead of London. It is currently 5:32 PM in London and 6:32 PM in Rome.

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

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British Airways, Aer Lingus, Luxair and four other airlines offer flights from London City Airport to Rome Airport.

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There are 11547+ hotels available in Rome. Prices start at $56 USD per night.

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The best way to get from London to London City Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs .

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