There are 11 ways to get from Rome to Southampton by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, 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 Southampton  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to Southampton (SOU) FCO - SOU

$89 - $427

Cheapest option

Fly Rome Ciampino to London Stansted, train  •  8 h

  1. Fly from Rome Ciampino (CIA) to London Stansted (STN) CIA - STN
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$86 - $307

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Fly Rome to London Gatwick, train  •  8 h

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

$97 - $327

Fly Rome to London Heathrow, train  •  7 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to London Heathrow (LHR) FCO - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Southampton Central

$158 - $472

Fly Rome to Bristol, train  •  8 h 14 min

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

$142 - $502

Fly Rome to London Luton, train  •  8 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Rome (FCO) to London Luton (LTN) FCO - LTN
  2. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$97 - $343

Train  •  18 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Roma Termini to Milano Centrale Fr
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa Fr
  3. Take the train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv
  4. Take the train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to London St. Pancras International
  5. Take the train from London Waterloo to Southampton Central

$278 - $725

Bus  •  30 h 37 min

  1. Take the bus from Rome to Paris, Paris
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to London 700
  3. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station 032

$142 - $246

Bus and ferry, bus  •  34 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Rome Tiburtina to London Victoria Coach station
  2. Take the bus from Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station 032 / ...

$127 - $167

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  20 h 25 min

  1. Drive from Rome 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 Southampton

$546 - $653

Drive, car ferry  •  20 h 6 min

  1. Drive from Rome to Dieppe
  2. Take the car ferry from Dieppe to Newhaven Ferry Port
  3. Drive from Newhaven Ferry Port to Southampton

$279 - $462

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Rome to Southampton is to fly and train which costs 70€ - 270€ and takes 8 h.

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The quickest way to get from Rome to Southampton is to fly which costs 75€ - 370€ and takes 7 h 20 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Rome to Southampton station. However, there are services departing from Rome Tiburtina and arriving at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station via Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 34 h 45 min.

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The distance between Rome and Southampton is 1458 km.

The best way to get from Rome to Southampton without a car is to train which takes 18 h 35 min and costs 230€ - 650€.

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It takes approximately 7 h 20 min to get from Rome to Southampton, including transfers.

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Rome to Southampton bus services, operated by Eurolines IT, depart from Rome Tiburtina station.

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The best way to get from Rome to Southampton is to fly which takes 7 h 20 min and costs 75€ - 370€. Alternatively, you can train, which costs 230€ - 650€ and takes 18 h 35 min, you could also bus, which costs 120€ - 210€ and takes 30 h 37 min.

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There is no direct flight from Rome Airport to Southampton Airport. The quickest flight takes 4 h 55 min and has one stopover.

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Rome to Southampton bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton City Centre, Coach Station.

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Map of how to get from Rome to Southampton.
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  • Distance: 911.3 miles
  • Duration: 7 h 20 min

What companies run services between Rome, Italy and Southampton, England?

easyJet, KLM and seven other airlines fly from Rome to Southampton hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Rome to Southampton via Milano Centrale, Torino Porta Susa, Torino Porta Susa, Lyon Part Dieu, Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu, London St. Pancras International, Euston Underground Station, Waterloo Underground Station, and London Waterloo in around 18 h 35 min.

Airlines
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 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 Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Rome to Southampton via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $370
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 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 5 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
Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Rome to Bristol
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $550
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
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Rome to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $370
Flights from Rome to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
2 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $650
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Rome to Bristol via Ibiza
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Cologne/Bonn Apt
Ave. Duration
6 h
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
6 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Sofia
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Rome Ciampino to London Stansted via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Rome to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
7 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $650
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
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Rome to Southampton via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $650
Flights from Rome to Bristol via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
5 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $950
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 Bristol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$350 - $900
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Rome to Southampton via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Rome to Bristol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
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
Flights from Rome to Bristol via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Rome to Southampton via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Reading
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$12 - $20
Advanced Single
$14 - $20
Anytime Day Single
$19 - $35
Train from Bristol Temple Meads to Southampton Central
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$23 - $40
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $75
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 Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Torino Porta Susa
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Verona Porta Nuova to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
ItaloTreno
Phone
+39 060708
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Roma Termini Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
italotreno.it
Train from Verona Porta Nuova Station to Milano Centrale Station
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
italotreno.it
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Torino Porta Susa to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
4 h 17 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$60 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$60 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $120
Train from Milano Porta Garibaldi to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 22 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$160 - $190
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$160 - $190
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
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Gare de Lyon-Part-Dieu to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
5 h 47 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$130 - $490
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$130 - $490
Premier
$340 - $600
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
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 2 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Belgravia, Victoria Coach Station to Southampton City Centre, Coach Station
Ave. Duration
2 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$10 - $14
Website
nationalexpress.com
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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