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Train Information to Rome from London

distanceDistance888 miles (1433 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from London to Rome cover the 888 miles (1433 km) long route taking on average 24 h 34 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Roma Termini.

Trains from London to Rome

There are roughly ten daily trains from London to Rome. Trains are indirect and take 15 hours and 30 minutes to 24 hours to make the 1000 mile (1610 km) journey between these UK and Italian cities. The fastest trains depart St. Pancras International Station in London and change in Paris and Turin before heading on to Roma Termini Station in Rome. The three legs of this train journey are operated by railway companies Eurostar, TGV, and Italo respectively. 

London to Rome train time: Daily departures

There are around ten daily trains from London to Rome. The Eurostar, TGV, and Italo trains are scheduled for departure all throughout the day, with departures fairly consistent across weekdays and weekends. There are up to 19 daily Eurostar trains, with several morning, afternoon and evening options. The first departure is typically in mid-morning. Italo trains are scheduled for departure into the evening, with most passengers arriving to Rome at nighttime. 

How long is the journey by train from London to Rome?

The train from London to Rome takes between 15 hours and 30 minutes to 24 hours. Most passengers spend around 19 hours traveling this route. Trains are indirect, and cover a great 1000 miles (1610 km) with mostly high-speed Eurostar, TGV, and Italo trains. The fastest journey changes in Paris and Turin, and includes train journeys of two hours and 16 minutes, six to seven hours, and four to six hours respectively. 

What are the departure and arrival stations for trains from London to Rome?

Departure train station: Trains depart London from St. Pancras International Station. St. Pancras is just over two miles (under three and a half km) from London city center, and travelers can reach the station via an eight minute Thameslink train or a 15 minute taxi. The station is equipped with dining and shopping amenities, restrooms, and clothing boutiques to keep waiting passengers entertained. 

Arrival train station: Trains arrive at Roma Termini Station, located one third of a mile (one km) southeast of Rome city center. Travelers can reach central Rome via a ten to 15 minute walk or a quick ride on the local metro or bus network. Those with limited mobility can take a taxi into Rome. Roma Termini has numerous boutique and chain stores, from bookstores and clothing to newsagents and electronics. There are fast-food chains, cafes and restaurants, as well as restrooms, ATMs, currency exchange and more services for arriving passengers.

Which train companies travel from London to Rome?

The train from London to Rome is in three main legs, and these are operated by Eurostar, TGV, and Italo respectively. The Eurostar is the shortest of the three legs, but all trains along this route are high-speed, making few or no stops in stations along the way.

Eurostar London to Rome

Eurostar operates the first leg of the London to Rome train, which is the train from London to Paris. The Eurostar is a high-speed direct route to Paris that takes two hours and 16 minutes. 

TGV London to Rome

TGV operates the second leg of the London to Rome train, from Paris to Turin. TGV is a French high-speed train operator with popular intercity routes across France and beyond. This leg is the longest of the three and takes six to seven hours. 

Italo London to Rome

Italo operates the final leg of the London to Rome train, from Turin to Rome. The Italo train from London to Rome is with a high-speed train, and is four to six hours in duration. 

London to Rome trains: Services on board

All train legs along this route features first and second class cabin classes. All cabins have comfortable and spacious seating, with power outlets, free Wi-Fi, and onboard dining available for purchase. Some seats will have individual folding tables. All trains provide assistance for those with limited mobility, and include wheelchair accessible seating close to accessible toilets on board. Up to two pieces of luggage and one carry on or person item are allowed and luggage racks are provided for convenience. Luggage should not be so bulky as to obstruct any passenger movement. Small pets are typically permitted on board but passengers should check with the train operator ahead of time. Collapsable bicycles are allowed on the trains on this route. 

How can I find cheap train tickets from London to Rome?

Booking in advance is a great way to find cheap train tickets from London to Rome. Be flexible with travel dates and check whether hidden savings await a few days before or after first choice travel dates. There are diverse journeys from London to Rome, and travelers may find amazing deals by choosing slower trains with more connections, as these are often cheaper than the fastest options. 

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from London, United Kingdom to Rome, Italy?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Rome, Italy by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Italy from United Kingdom?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Italy from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • 5-day mandatory self-quarantine and COVID-19 test at the end of the isolation period
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Rome, Italy?

When traveling in Italy, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 12/2/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between London and Rome before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to London, United Kingdom from Rome, Italy?

The restriction level for your return train to London, United Kingdom from Rome is: Partially open.

Is my return train into London from Rome restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Rome?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals without a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 2 for vaccinated travellers
  • 2-day mandatory monitored quarantine for arrivals with a COVID-19 Vaccination Certificate
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 12/3/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to London from Rome closer to your date of departure here here.

How many miles is it from London to Rome by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Rome from London by train to be approximately 888 miles (1433 km).
How many hours is the train time to Rome from London?
The London to Rome train duration is on average 24 h 34 min, which is to be expected when traveling 888 miles (1433 km) between London and Rome. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
What is the departure train station in London and arrival train station in Rome?

There are a few train stations in London to start your journey from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. In Rome you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Roma Termini, Roma Tiburtina and Roma Ostiense.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from London Victoria   and arrive in Roma Termini.

Where is the London train station located? Where is the Rome train station located?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.2 miles (2 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Rome most often arrive at Roma Termini and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from this train station to the city center.

How many train services per day are there to Rome from London?
On average, there is 1 train a day from London to Rome. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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London Victoria is the most popular London railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in London for your trip to Rome.
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Public transit options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
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Public transit options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
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Public transit options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
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Public transit options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139