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There are 13 ways to get from Luton to Italy by bus, plane, train, night bus, 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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Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Milan Linate  •  5h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Milan Linate (LIN) LHR - LIN

54€ - 221€

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Fly London Luton to Bologna  •  4h 48m

  1. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Bologna (BLQ) LTN - BLQ

40€ - 227€

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Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Bologna  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Bologna (BLQ) LHR - BLQ

75€ - 254€

Train to London City, fly to Milan Linate  •  5h 50m

  1. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Milan Linate (LIN) LCY - LIN

72€ - 303€

Fly London Luton to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 3m

  1. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LTN - MXP

42€ - 146€

Bus to London Heathrow, fly to Milan Malpensa  •  5h 55m

  1. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) LHR - MXP

64€ - 213€

Train to London Stansted, fly to Bologna  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Bologna (BLQ) STN - BLQ

65€ - 327€

Train to London Stansted, fly to Milan Bergamo, bus  •  7h 9m

  1. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Milan Bergamo (BGY) STN - BGY
  3. Take the bus from Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo to Milan, Milan

55€ - 228€

Train  •  16h 27m

  1. Take the train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Lyon Part Dieu Eil
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa Tgv
  4. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Roma Termini Fr

253€ - 598€

Bus  •  32h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station 757
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station

98€ - 160€

Bus, night bus, train  •  32h 50m

  1. Take the bus from Luton Station Interchange to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station 757
  2. Take the night bus from London to Paris, Gallieni 450
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to Bologna 410
  4. Take the train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini

209€ - 306€

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  18h 5m

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

379€ - 498€

Drive, car ferry  •  19h 22m

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

253€ - 381€

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The cheapest way to get from Luton to Italy is to fly which costs £35 - £130 and takes 5h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Luton to Italy is to fly which costs £35 - £200 and takes 4h 48m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Luton station to Italy. However, there are services departing from Luton Station Interchange and arriving at P.le Tiburtino via London, Paris, Paris and Tiburtina/Crociate. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 32h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Luton to Italy. However, there are services departing from Luton and arriving at Roma Termini via London St Pancras Eurostar, Lyon Part Dieu and Torino Porta Susa. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 27m.

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The distance between Luton and Italy is 888 miles.

The best way to get from Luton to Italy without a car is to train which takes 16h 27m and costs £220 - £550.

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It takes approximately 5h 35m to get from Luton to Italy, including transfers.

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Luton to Italy bus services, operated by Green Line, arrive at Luton Station Interchange.

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Luton to Italy train services, operated by Thameslink, depart from Luton station.

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The best way to get from Luton to Italy is to fly which takes 4h 48m and costs £35 - £200. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £220 - £550 and takes 16h 27m, you could also bus, which costs £85 - £150 and takes 32h 32m.

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Map of how to get from Luton to Italy.
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  • Distance: 888.3 miles
  • Duration: 5h 35m

What companies run services between Luton, England and Italy?

Ryanair flies from Luton to Bologna once daily. Alternatively, you can take a train from Luton to Rome via London St Pancras International LL, London St Pancras Eurostar, Lyon Part Dieu, and Torino Porta Susa in around 16h 27m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 440€
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 470€
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 1100€
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
65€ - 350€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
210€ - 750€
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
170€ - 750€
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 450€
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Linate via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
60€ - 450€
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Rome
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
60€ - 460€
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
420€ - 950€
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Luton to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 210€
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 430€
Flights from London Stansted to Bologna via Prague
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 430€
Flights from London Stansted to Milan Bergamo
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 210€
Flights from London Stansted to Milan Bergamo via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
21€ - 210€
Flights from London Stansted to Milan Bergamo via Nuremberg
Ave. Duration
5h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
21€ - 210€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 550€
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 600€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 180€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 750€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 450€
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Bologna via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
220€ - 1100€
Train operators
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Luton to London St Pancras International LL
Ave. Duration
43m
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 Luton to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
22m
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€
Eurostar
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
50€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
50€ - 60€
1st Class
75€ - 110€
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
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
70€ - 100€
Website
trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Bologna Centrale to Roma Termini
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
28€ - 40€
Website
Italo Treno
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
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
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National Express
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 Bergamo Orio al Serio Airport, Bergamo to Milan, Milan
Ave. Duration
50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station
Ave. Duration
19h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
70€ - 120€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Green Line
Phone
0344 801 7261
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Luton Station Interchange to Victoria, Green Line Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 16€
Website
Green Line
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
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€
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Bologna
Ave. Duration
18h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 160€
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Milan Linate Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Luton to Italy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

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Italy is 1h ahead of Luton. It is currently 4:15 AM in Luton and 5:15 AM in Italy.

Luton to Italy train services, operated by Trenitalia Frecce, arrive at Roma Termini station.

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Air France, Alitalia, British Airways and Lufthansa offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Milan Linate Airport.

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There are 656+ hotels available in Italy. Prices start at 45€ per night.

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The best way to get from Luton to London Luton Airport is to bus which takes 8m and costs £2 - £11.

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