COVID-19 Travel restrictions may apply upon entering United Kingdom. Learn More.

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.

Recommended option

Fly Rome to London Heathrow  •  5h 30m

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

£86 - £286

Cheapest option

Fly Rome to London Gatwick, train  •  6h 13m

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

£57 - £387

10 alternative options

Fly Rome to London City  •  5h 49m

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

£129 - £239

Fly Rome Ciampino to London Stansted  •  6h 23m

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

£90 - £165

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

£90 - £528

Fly Rome to Bristol, train  •  7h 38m

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

£103 - £448

Train via Lille  •  16h 2m

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Torino Porta Susa
  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 - £801

Train  •  17h 9m

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

£262 - £533

Bus  •  30h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine N521
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport > Coquelles - France > Coquelles - UK > London - Victoria Coach Station / ...

£76 - £91

Bus via Bologna  •  33h 19m

  1. Take the bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
  2. Take the bus from Bologna to Paris, Gallieni 410
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Gallieni to London 450

£81 - £123

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

£342 - £437

Drive, car ferry  •  19h 30m

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

£218 - £358

Coronavirus (COVID-19) in United Kingdom

There is widespread community transmission globally.
Some travel restrictions may still be in place within United Kingdom. For the latest travel status, please check the official page for United Kingdom.

For travel planning advice, please refer to our Rome2rio Coronavirus information page .
For the latest travel status, we recommend checking the official page for United Kingdom.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Travel Advice

There are currently lockdown measures within United Kingdom to control the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Domestic travel within United Kingdom may be affected.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for United Kingdom

International flights leaving Italy are suspended as part of the response to Coronavirus (COVID-19). Restrictions may also be in place for other modes of transport.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for United Kingdom

Currently, we are unable to provide international travel restriction information for United Kingdom relating to Coronavirus (COVID-19). For the latest travel status in United Kingdom, please check government recommendations.

Official Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information for United Kingdom

Last updated: June 29 | Data sourced from: ACAPS, OXFORD

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Paddington is to bus which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 30h 28m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Rome to Paddington is to fly which costs 95€ - 320€ and takes 5h 30m.

More details

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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and Victoria. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 30h 28m.

More details

No, there is no direct train from Rome to Paddington. However, there are services departing from Roma Termini and arriving at Paddington via Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Part Dieu, Lille Europe and King's Cross St. Pancras station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 16h 2m.

More details

The distance between Rome and Paddington is 898 miles.

The best way to get from Rome to Paddington without a car is to train via Lille which takes 16h 2m and costs 270€ - 900€.

More details

It takes approximately 5h 30m to get from Rome to Paddington, including transfers.

More details

Rome to Paddington bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Rome, Rome Tiburtina Bus station.

More details

Rome to Paddington train services, operated by ItaloTreno, depart from Roma Termini station.

More details

The best way to get from Rome to Paddington is to fly which takes 5h 30m and costs 95€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can train via Lille, which costs 270€ - 900€ and takes 16h 2m, you could also bus, which costs 80€ - 110€ and takes 30h 28m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Rome to Paddington.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 898.4 miles
  • Duration: 5h 30m

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

British Airways, Alitalia and 10 other airlines fly from Rome to Paddington hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Paddington via Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Part Dieu, Lille Europe, London St Pancras Eurostar, and King's Cross St. Pancras station in around 16h 2m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick via Nice
Ave. Duration
5h 2m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £180
Flights from Rome to London Luton
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Rome to London Luton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£40 - £190
Flights from Rome to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£40 - £200
Flights from Rome to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£70 - £170
Flights from Rome to Bristol via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £170
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£120 - £250
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Cagliari
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £250
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Wroclaw
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £250
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Warsaw Modlin
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
£120 - £250
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Budapest
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
£120 - £250
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Palma Mallorca
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£120 - £250
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£120 - £250
Flights from Rome to Bristol via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
£45 - £220
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£160 - £380
Flights from Rome to London City
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£240 - £1,400
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £470
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£150 - £380
Flights from Rome to London City via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£390 - £550
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£60 - £250
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£70 - £300
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick via Bilbao
Ave. Duration
5h 20m
When
Wednesday and Saturday
Estimated price
£75 - £320
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£210 - £460
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£210 - £460
Flights from Rome to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
£280 - £470
Flights from Rome to Bristol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£330 - £650
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£200 - £430
Flights from Rome to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
£310 - £470
Flights from Rome to Bristol via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£100 - £300
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
£240 - £330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
£190 - £420
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Rome to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
£500 - £750
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
£270 - £470
Wizz Air
Website
wizzair.com
Flights from Rome to London Luton via Krakow
Ave. Duration
5h 55m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
£45 - £210
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£40 - £100
Website
gwr.com
Anytime Day
£40 - £55
Anytime Day 1st Class
£70 - £100
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 Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£30 - £95
Website
Italo Treno
Smart Economy
£35 - £50
Smart Low Cost
£30 - £50
Smart Flex
£65 - £95
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 Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£50 - £65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£50 - £60
1st Class
£50 - £65
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2h 58m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£85 - £120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£85 - £110
1st Class
£100 - £120
Train from Bardonecchia to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£40 - £50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
£40 - £50
1st Class
£40 - £50
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2h 56m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£130 - £330
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£280 - £330
Standard
£130 - £160
Standard Premier
£170 - £230
Train from Lille Europe to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
£75 - £310
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£270 - £310
Standard
£75 - £95
Standard Premier
£110 - £150
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to London St Pancras Eurostar
Ave. Duration
5h 47m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
£170 - £340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
£300 - £340
Standard
£170 - £210
Standard Premier
£220 - £280
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 Bardonecchia
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
£45 - £140
Website
Trenitalia Frecce
Super Economy
£45 - £70
Base Standard
£80 - £120
Base Premium
£100 - £140
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
£131
Website
Eurotunnel
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
£4 - £7
Website
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).

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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
20h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£55 - £75
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to London - Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£14 - £18
Website
Blablabus
Baltour
Phone
+39 0861 1991900
Email
info@baltour.it
Website
global.flixbus.com
Bus from Roma - Autostazione Tiburtina to Bologna - Terminal Bus 200 Mt. Da Stazione Fs
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
£14 - £20
Website
Baltour
Marino Autolinee
Phone
+39 080 3112335
Email
info@marinobus.it
Website
marinobus.it
Bus from Rome to Bologna
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
£22
Website
Marino Autolinee
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Rome, Largo Mazzoni to Bologna, Autostaz.Piazza XX Settembre
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
£10 - £15
Website
RegioJet
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bologna to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
17h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
£45 - £65
Website
Eurolines FR
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to London
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
£24 - £35
Website
Eurolines FR
Ferry operators
DFDS Seaways
Phone
+45 33 42 30 10
Email
incoming@dfdsseaways.dk​​
Website
dfds.com
Car ferry from Dunkirk to Dover
Ave. Duration
2h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
£5 - £50
Website
dfds.co.uk
Reclining seat
£20 - £25
Reclining Seat
£24
Bed in a 4 berth inside shared cabin
£6
2-bed inside cabin
£35 - £50

Want to know more about travelling around United Kingdom

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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

Search flights

Rome to Paddington bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at London - Victoria Coach Station.

More details

Paddington is 1h behind Rome. It is currently 9:39 PM in Rome and 8:39 PM in Paddington.

Rome to Paddington train services, operated by Eurostar, arrive at London St Pancras Eurostar station.

More details

KLM, Brussels Airlines, Air France and three other airlines offer flights from Rome Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

Search flights

There are 7681+ hotels available in Paddington. Prices start at £75 per night.

More details

The best way to get from Rome to Rome Airport is to train which takes 32 min and costs 7€ - 35€.

More details