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There are 12 ways to get from Rome to Paddington by plane, train, 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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Fly Rome to London Heathrow  •  5h 31m

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

£62 - £292

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Fly Rome Ciampino to London Stansted  •  6h 47m

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

£46 - £216

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Fly Rome to London City  •  5h 48m

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

£94 - £383

Fly Rome to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 5m

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

£53 - £237

Fly Rome to London Luton, bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to London Luton (LTN) FCO - LTN
  2. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to London Paddington Rail Station

£52 - £229

Fly Rome to Bristol, train  •  7h 55m

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Bristol (BRS) FCO - BRS
  2. Take the train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington

£112 - £413

Train via Lille  •  16h 13m

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

£246 - £362

Train  •  16h 42m

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

£211 - £517

Train, bus  •  29h 38m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Paris, Gallieni 410
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to London 450

£172 - £256

Bus  •  29h 44m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Lyon, Lyon Perrache N521
  2. Take the bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to London N1769

£86 - £149

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  17h 38m

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

£333 - £424

Drive, car ferry  •  18h 51m

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

£222 - £321

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The cheapest way to get from Rome to Paddington is to fly which costs 50€ - 250€ and takes 6h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Paddington is to fly which costs 70€ - 330€ and takes 5h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome station to Paddington station. However, there are services departing from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station and arriving at Paddington Station Eastbourne Terrace via Lyon, Lyon Perrache and Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 29h 44m.

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The distance between Rome and Paddington is 1437 km.

The best way to get from Rome to Paddington without a car is to train via Lille which takes 16h 13m and costs 270€ - 410€.

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It takes approximately 5h 31m to get from Rome to Paddington, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Rome to Paddington is to fly which takes 5h 31m and costs 70€ - 330€. Alternatively, you can train via Lille, which costs 270€ - 410€ and takes 16h 13m, you could also bus, which costs 95€ - 170€ and takes 29h 44m.

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

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

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Map of how to get from Rome to Paddington.
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  • Distance: 898.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 31m

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

British Airways, Alitalia and nine other airlines fly from Rome to Paddington every 30 minutes. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Paddington via Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Part Dieu, Lille Europe, London St Pancras Eurostar, and King's Cross St. Pancras station in around 16h 13m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £490
Flights from Rome to London City
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£190 - £1,600
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £260
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£75 - £490
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £280
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£35 - £260
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £210
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£27 - £210
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Santander
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£27 - £210
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Poznan
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£27 - £210
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£27 - £210
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
£27 - £210
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £210
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Krakow
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Friday
Estimated price
£27 - £210
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£27 - £210
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£27 - £210
Flights from Rome to Bristol via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £250
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £260
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £260
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £260
Flights from Rome to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Flights from Rome to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Flights from Rome to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £250
Flights from Rome to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £400
Flights from Rome to Bristol via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £400
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£55 - £430
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£55 - £430
Flights from Rome to London City via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£90 - £490
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £700
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £700
Flights from Rome to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£220 - £1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£130 - £550
Flights from Rome to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£180 - £700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£75 - £370
Flights from Rome to Bristol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£100 - £600
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Rome to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£300 - £1,500
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Rome to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£210 - £850
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to London Luton via Warsaw Chopin
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£85 - £210
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£45 - £90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
£26 - £40
Advanced Single
£27 - £40
Anytime Day Single
£45 - £90
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 Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£60 - £90
Website
trenitalia.com
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£45 - £55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£45 - £55
1st Class
£65 - £90
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
£95 - £105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
£95 - £105
1st Class
£120 - £190
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£40 - £110
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£40 - £110
Premier
£90 - £130
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£100 - £370
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
£100 - £370
Premier
£260 - £420
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini to Bologna Centrale
Ave. Duration
2h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
Italo Treno
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
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 London Paddington Rail Station
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£10 - £16
Book at
National Express
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bologna to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£95 - £140
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to London
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
£50 - £80
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Lyon, Lyon Perrache
Ave. Duration
14h 10m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£40 - £75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lyon, Lyon Perrache to London
Ave. Duration
14h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£40 - £75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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Paddington is 1h behind Rome. It is currently 5:08 AM in Rome and 4:08 AM in Paddington.

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

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There are 5868+ hotels available in Paddington. Prices start at £73 per night.

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The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32m and costs 8€ - 15€.

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