There are 9 ways to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by plane, bus, car, train, car train, bus and ferry 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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Fly to London Heathrow  •  2 h 35 min

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

$65 - $320

Cheapest option

Fly to London Luton, bus  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to London Luton (LTN) FCO - LTN
  2. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3

$60 - $272

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Fly to London City  •  3 h 50 min

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

$137 - $519

Fly to London Gatwick  •  3 h 53 min

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

$86 - $321

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  19 h 49 min

  1. Drive from Rome Airport (FCO) to Verona Porta Nuova
  2. Take the train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale Fr / ...
  3. Take the train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  5. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais to Folkestone
  6. Drive from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

$537 - $642

Train, bus  •  28 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  2. Take the bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to London Victoria Station

$203 - $292

Bus  •  28 h 50 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Paris, Paris N1729 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700

$137 - $236

Bus and ferry  •  34 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to London Victoria Coach station

$117 - $171

Drive, carferry  •  20 h 12 min

  1. Drive from Rome Airport (FCO) to Dieppe
  2. Take the carferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

$285 - $470

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Rome Airport (FCO) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR). However, there are services departing from Fiumicino Airport T3 bus platform 9 and arriving at Heathrow Airport London T2,3 via Rome, Paris, Paris and London Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 28 h 50 min.

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The distance between Rome Airport (FCO) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 1445 km.

The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) without a car is to train and bus which takes 28 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 2 h 35 min to fly from Rome (FCO) to London Heathrow (LHR), including transfers and time at the airport.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome station.

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The best way to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to fly which takes 2 h 35 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 28 h 50 min.

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The quickest flight from Rome Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 35 min.

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Rome Airport (FCO) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at London station.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 1 h behind Rome Airport (FCO). It is currently 2:28 AM in Rome Airport (FCO) and 1:28 AM in London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

Brussels Airlines, Lufthansa, Alitalia and British Airways offer flights from Rome Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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Map of how to get from Rome Airport (FCO) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
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  • Distance: 902.8 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 35 min

What companies run services between Rome Airport (FCO), Italy and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England?

British Airways, Alitalia and nine other airlines fly from Rome Airport (FCO) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Rome Airport (FCO) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) via Tiburtina Station bus platform 18, Rome, Paris, Paris, London, and London Victoria Coach Station in around 28 h 50 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Rome to London Luton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Flights from Rome to London City
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $2,100
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick via Nice
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Rome to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Rome to London Luton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Flights from Rome to London City via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $650
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $340
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick via Madrid
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $410
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $950
Flights from Rome to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$290 - $1,300
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 40 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $480
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Rome to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$400 - $1,900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$270 - $1,100
Train operators
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$80 - $120
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
italotreno.it
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $180
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $180
1st Class
$210 - $320
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$95 - $130
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$173
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
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines IT
Phone
+39 0861 199 1900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
eurolines.it
Bus from Torino Autostazione Corso Vittorio Emanuele II to London Victoria Station
Ave. Duration
21 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.it
Bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to London Victoria Coach station
Ave. Duration
31 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$110 - $160
Schedules at
eurolines.it
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Rome to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
17 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$85 - $150
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to London
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfdsseaways.co.uk
Car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $80
Book at
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
$26 - $35
Reclining Seat
$33
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
$16
2-bed inside cabin
$55 - $80

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