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from London to Rome

You can get from London to Rome by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from London to Rome on Sep 29 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:35PMLondon Stansted Airport2h20 08:55PMRome Ciampino Airport
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$431One-way
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05:35PMLondon Stansted Airport2h20 08:55PMRome Ciampino Airport
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$431One-way
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06:25AMLondon Stansted Airport2h20 09:45AMRome Ciampino Airport
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$431One-way
02:00PMLondon Stansted Airport2h20 05:20PMRome Ciampino Airport
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$621One-way
03:05PMLondon Gatwick Airport2h35 06:40PMRome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport
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$931One-way

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Sep 29
$39Ryanair
Thu
Sep 30
$57Ryanair
Fri
Oct 1
$64Ryanair
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Oct 2
$101Ryanair
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Oct 3
$15Ryanair
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Oct 4
$13Wizz Air
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$15Ryanair
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$13Wizz Air
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Oct 7
$36Ryanair
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Oct 8
$29Wizz Air
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Oct 9
$30Ryanair
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Oct 10
$13Wizz Air
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Oct 11
$13Wizz Air
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Oct 12
$15Ryanair
Wed
Oct 13
$13Wizz Air
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Oct 14
$15Ryanair
Fri
Oct 15
$28Wizz Air
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Oct 16
$32Ryanair
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Oct 17
$13Wizz Air
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Oct 18
$13Wizz Air

Travel Information to Rome from London

distanceDistance888 miles (1433 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $73 (€59) • 2 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesRyanair

Travel 888 miles (1433 km) by flight to Rome from London. Ryanair is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct flight from London to Rome.

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How to Travel 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.

Buses from London to Rome | Flights from London to Rome | Return trips from Rome to London

London to Rome Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

€112

32:20 h

1 Day Ahead

flight

€163

2:30 h

1 Day Ahead



What is the best way to travel from London to Rome?

Cheapest way to travel from London to Rome


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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.


Fastest way to travel from London to Rome


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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.


Most popular way to travel from London to Rome


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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.


How to get from London to Rome

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from London to Rome, 100,00% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from London to Rome, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel to Rome, Italy from London, United Kingdom currently allowed?

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

Can travelers from United Kingdom enter Italy?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Rome from London?

Conditions of entry into Italy:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Rome, Italy?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Italy has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/27/21. 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 from London to Rome.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to London, United Kingdom from Rome, Italy?

Return travel to London, United Kingdom from Italy is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering United Kingdom from Italy?

Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into United Kingdom from Italy?

Requirements for reentering United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in United Kingdom?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in United Kingdom to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The above information about your return travel to London, United Kingdom was last verified on 9/26/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to London from Rome.

How do I get from London to Rome?

You can travel to Rome from London by flight.

What is the quickest way from London to Rome?

The fastest way to travel from London to Rome is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 20 min.

How far is Rome from London?

The distance from London to Rome is approximately 888 miles (1433 km).

What are the departure and arrival points in London and in Rome?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from London to Rome:

  • Most travelers catch their flight from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport.
Which travel companies can take me 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 company for you:

  • Travel with Ryanair to go to Rome by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Ryanair London to Rome tickets on Omio for $73 (€59).
Is there a direct service from London to Rome?

Yes, there is a direct service from London to Rome:

  • You'll find direct flights with Ryanair, British Airways or Malta Air.

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 journey.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from London to Rome?
Looking to extend your trip from London to Rome? Many Omio customers who go from London to Rome usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Milan, Florence or Paris. If you're looking to explore Milan, Florence or Paris from Rome, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I purchase London to Rome tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from London to Rome, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket costs $73 (€59) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking London to Rome tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.