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There are 12 ways to get from London to Sorrento by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Fly London Heathrow to Naples, train  •  7h 28m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Naples (NAP) LHR - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

€67 - €169

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Fly London Stansted to Naples, train  •  7h 54m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Naples (NAP) STN - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

€49 - €163

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Train to London Gatwick, fly to Naples, train  •  7h 34m

  1. Take the train from London Victoria to Gatwick Airport
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Naples (NAP) LGW - NAP
  3. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

€63 - €148

Fly London City to Naples, train  •  9h 4m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Naples (NAP) LCY - NAP
  2. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

€84 - €208

Train to London Luton, fly to Naples, train  •  8h 4m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Naples (NAP) LTN - NAP
  3. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

€93 - €295

Fly London Heathrow to Rome, train  •  8h 48m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Rome (FCO) LHR - FCO
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  3. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

€77 - €287

Fly London Stansted to Rome Ciampino, train  •  8h 56m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Rome Ciampino (CIA) STN - CIA
  2. Take the train from Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
  3. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento

€56 - €325

Train  •  17h 48m

  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 Porta Susa to Napoli Centrale Fr
  4. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento 1

€295 - €689

Bus  •  35h 13m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
  3. Take the bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Sorrento 563

€125 - €149

Bus and ferry, bus, train  •  39h 2m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Ulm
  2. Take the bus from Ulm ZOB to Pescara
  3. Take the bus from PESCARA - Terminal Bus to Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark
  4. Take the train from Napoli P. Garibaldi to Sorrento 1

€133 - €171

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  19h 46m

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

€395 - €510

Drive, car ferry  •  21h 3m

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

€265 - €390

London to Sorrento by train

The train journey time between London and Sorrento is around 27h 46m and covers a distance of around 2150 km. The fastest train normally takes 27h 15m. Operated by Eurostar, Transilien, TGV inOui and others, the London to Sorrento train service departs from London St Pancras Eurostar and arrives in Sorrento. Typically 11 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
27h 46m
Fastest train time:
27h 15m
Trains per week:
11
Cheapest price:
€295
Carbon emissions:
113 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
08:01
Last train departs at:
16:31

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

London to Sorrento train schedules

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
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  • Inter-regional travel is permitted

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Sorrento is 1500.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Sorrento is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Sorrento is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1500.

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The cheapest way to get from London to Sorrento is to fly and train which costs £55 - £150 and takes 7h 28m.

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The fastest way to get from London to Sorrento is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost £55 - £150 and takes 7h 28m.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Sorrento. However, there are services departing from London Victoria and arriving at Sorrento via Paris and Rome Tiburtina Bus station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 35h 13m.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Sorrento. However, there are services departing from London St Pancras Eurostar and arriving at Sorrento via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Torino Porta Susa and Napoli P. Garibaldi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17h 48m.

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The distance between London and Sorrento is 1642 km.

The best way to get from London to Sorrento without a car is to train which takes 17h 48m and costs £250 - £600.

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It takes approximately 7h 28m to get from London to Sorrento, including transfers.

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London to Sorrento bus services, operated by Traveleuro Tours & Travels, depart from London Victoria station.

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

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The best way to get from London to Sorrento is to train which takes 17h 48m and costs £250 - £600. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £100 - £130 and takes 35h 13m.

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Map of how to get from London to Sorrento.
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  • Distance: 1642.2 km
  • Duration: 7h 28m

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

You can take a train from London King's Cross to Sorrento via Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Torino Porta Susa, Napoli Centrale, and Napoli P. Garibaldi in around 17h 48m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from London Victoria to Sorrento via Paris Bercy, Paris, and Rome Tiburtina Bus station in around 35h 13m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €240
Flights from London Gatwick to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
€95 - €440
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€45 - €200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Naples via Rome
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Flights from London Heathrow to Naples via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €130
Flights from London City to Naples via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
5h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €330
Flights from London City to Naples via Milan Linate, Rome
Ave. Duration
7h 48m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€85 - €330
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €230
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€60 - €230
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €290
Flights from London Gatwick to Naples via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
Flights from London Gatwick to Naples via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €300
Flights from London Luton to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Flights from London Luton to Naples via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €260
Flights from London Luton to Naples via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€80 - €280
Flights from London Luton to Naples via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
5h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €250
Flights from London Luton to Naples via Palermo
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€75 - €280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €320
Flights from London Heathrow to Naples via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €320
Flights from London City to Naples via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€130 - €650
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €340
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€150 - €270
Flights from London City to Naples via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 22m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€23 - €120
Flights from London Stansted to Rome Ciampino
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€18 - €60
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Naples via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €340
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Naples via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €310
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Naples
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
€55 - €370
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Rome via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €370
Train operators
Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l.
Thameslink
Phone
0345 026 4700
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Thameslink
Anytime
€16 - €20
East Midlands Railways
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
eastmidlandsrailway.co.uk
Advance Single
€8 - €23
Off-Peak Single
€14 - €20
Anytime Day Single/Anytime Single
€19 - €28
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €65
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€18 - €25
Base Standard
€35 - €50
Base Premium
€45 - €65
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
6h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €180
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
€60 - €85
Base Standard
€100 - €140
Base Premium
€120 - €180
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale, Naples
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €50
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
€19 - €27
Smart Low Cost
€17 - €24
Smart Flex
€35 - €50
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Trenitalia Intercity
2nd Class
€14 - €20
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 Roma Termini to Napoli Centrale
Ave. Duration
3h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€14 - €29
Website
Trenitalia
1st Class
€26 - €29
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 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€110 - €150
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€110 - €130
1st Class
€120 - €150
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
€153
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€46
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
20h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€65 - €80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Marozzi VT
Phone
080 579 0211
Email
info@marozzivt.it
Website
marozzivt.it
Bus from Roma to Sorrento
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €24
Website
Marozzi VT
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Ulm
Ave. Duration
18h 14m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from PESCARA - Terminal Bus to Napoli - Corso A. Lucci Parcheggio Metropark
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Baltour
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Naples Airport is the direct flight which takes 2h 45m.

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

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Sorrento is 1h ahead of London. It is currently 10:45 PM in London and 11:45 PM in Sorrento.

London to Sorrento train services, operated by Ente Autonomo Volturno S.r.l., arrive at Sorrento station.

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Swiss, Brussels Airlines, Alitalia and two other airlines offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Naples Airport.

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There are 1304+ hotels available in Sorrento. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from London to London Heathrow Airport is to train which takes 14 min and costs £4 - £35.

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