You can get from London to Rome by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to Rome on Dec 02 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||888 miles (1433 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus, ferry, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||$2 - $243|
|Cheapest mode||Train • $2 (€2) • 23 h 34 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $243 (€234) • 2 h 20 min|
|Popular travel companies||Flixbus or ITA|
Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 888 miles (1433 km) to Rome from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $2 (€2). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or ITA among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from London to Rome.
It is feasible to travel to Rome from London by bus, train or plane. It is fastest to travel to Rome by plane, and low-cost flights are available for this journey. Bus travel for this route is the slowest option. Travel by bus or train is indirect, while flights are usually direct.
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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from London to Rome. Buses traveling from London to Rome depart from London's Victoria Coach station and take nearly 32½ hours to arrive at Rome's Autostazione Tiburtina. Approximately 3 buses travel from London to Rome every day with the first bus departing London at 5:48 a.m. Bus companies that travel from London to Rome include National Express and Eurolines.
Taking a flight is the fastest way to travel from London to Rome. Flights depart from one of London's 5 airports and arrive at either Rome's Ciampino or Fiumicino airport after 2½ hours of flight time. Even when travel time to and from London and Rome's airports is taken into consideration, taking a flight is significantly faster than traveling from London to Rome by bus. Airlines that travel directly from London to Rome include Ryanair, Vueling, EasyJet, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Monarch Airlines, and Iberia.
Taking a flight is by far the most popular way to travel from London to Rome. Taking a flight is almost 30 hours faster than taking the bus. Approximately 25 direct flights travel from London to Rome every day, which can be cheaper than buying a bus ticket, especially when purchased ahead of time. Traveling from London to Rome by train is also possible by taking a Eurostar train to Paris and then taking a high-speed Trenitalia train from Paris to Rome; however, there is only one Paris to Rome train per day. Traveling from London to Rome by train is also significantly more expensive than taking a flight.
Travel between London, United Kingdom and Rome, Italy is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.
Conditions of entry into Italy:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:
This information was last checked on 11/17/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your journey to Rome from London.
The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Italy is: Unrestricted.
Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.
Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:
You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 11/6/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Rome closer to your date of departure here.
There are 4 ways to travel to Rome from London including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.
The cheapest way to travel to Rome from London is by taking a train with an average price of $2 (€2).
This is compared to other travel options to Rome:
A train is $173 (€167) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from London to Rome costing on average $175 (€169).
A train is $241 (€232) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from London to Rome costing on average $243 (€234).
The fastest way to get to Rome from London is by flight with an average travel time of 2 h 20 min.
Other travel options to Rome can usually take longer:
In comparison, going by bus can take 31 h 5 min on average.
In comparison, going by train can take 23 h 34 min on average.
The distance is approximately 888 miles (1433 km) from London to Rome.
The average frequency per day from London to Rome is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from London to Rome as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from London to Rome:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Rome, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
Yes, there are direct routes from London to Rome with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Rome tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.
When planning your trip from London to Rome, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Rome online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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