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Fastest Journey

4 h 35 m

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Flights per day



1153 km

There are 0 direct flights between London and Bologna per day, with the fastest journey taking just 4 hours and 35 minutes.

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10:00London City Airport5h35 16:35Bologna Airport
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17:00London Heathrow Airport4h35 22:35Bologna Airport
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11:50London Heathrow Airport4h35 17:25Bologna Airport
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10:00London City Airport11h25 22:25Bologna Airport
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11:55London Heathrow Airport9h40 22:35Bologna Airport
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Journey Summary

London to Bologna Flight Information

Avg. Flight Duration
4 hours
Flight Price: £34
Flights Depart from:London
Flights arrive in:Bologna
Distance:1153 km
Airlines:Alitalia, Ryanair, Vueling, KLM, Malta Air, British Airways

London to Bologna with RyanAir, Eurowings and British airways

You can travel by flight from London to Bologna with RyanAir, Eurowings and British airways for as low as £9. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

British airways

Looking to travel by plane between London and Bologna? Omio can help you find that perfect route with British airways. Check Omio to see current British airways flight timetables, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the London to Bologna flight and book British airways tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a flight between London and Bologna, you can expect to travel 715 miles (1153 km) one-way with British airways. If you search for flights from London to Bologna in the Omio app, you can check if the British airways ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when travelling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the airport. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest flight with British airways, we do the work for you to get you safely to Bologna from London. Book that perfect London to Bologna flight now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with British airways!

British airways 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your flight from London to Bologna are the following:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • Refund or voucher policy
  • Change fees waived for booking made up to July 31, 2020 (traveling by December 31, 2020). Cancel your bookings for travel from now until July 31, 2020 and receive a voucher to travel by April 30, 2022.
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

London to Bologna Flights: An Overview

Bologna is one of the most dynamic cities in Italy with fantastic museums, art galleries, and one of the best food scenes in Europe. It is no wonder then that Bologna is such an attractive option for vacations or a weekend getaway, and with quick and convenient flights from London to Bologna, those traveling from England will find a flight that suits their schedule ad budget. Traveling from London to Bologna via plane is the fastest way to cover the 1,153 kilometers between the two cities. London is a big aviation hub with six airports, and four of these airports provide flights from London to Bologna regularly. Direct flights on this route are available every day, with many options over the course of a week, too. 

Which airlines fly from London to Bologna?

There are several airlines that operate flights on this route, including Ryanair, easyJet, Eurowings, Brussels Airlines, Air France, British Airways, and Alitalia. Ryanair provides direct services from London Stansted Airport and Luton Airport. British Airways and easyJet provide flights from Heathrow and Gatwick respectively. Many flights between London and Bologna are indirect with stopovers in cities such as Paris, Brussels, and Dusseldorf.

How long is the flight from London to Bologna?

The availability of direct flights on this route makes it possible to complete the journey in two hours five minutes. easyJet and British Aiways offer the fastest flights through London Gatwick and Heathrow airports respectively as there are no changes on the way. Eurowings operates flights with a layover in Germany, increasing the duration of the journey to four hours 50 minutes.

How many flights are there from London to Bologna?

The presence of several airports and airline companies on this route makes it possible to book over 40 flights between London and Bologna every week. This means that there are more than eight flights on this route every day. There are usually around four direct flights every day on this route, departing from around 7.10 a.m. and continuing throughout the day and into the evening. 

What are the departure and arrival airports for flights from London to Bologna?

Departure airport: flights to Bologna can depart from four different London airports, depending on the airline. Heathrow Airport can be reached via the Heathrow Express in 15 minutes from London Paddington. The Gatwick Express train and city bus 170 are available to take passengers from the city center to Gatwick airport. Luton airport can be accessed by National Express bus services. Passengers heading to London Stansted can reach the airport from Liverpool Street in 45 minutes on the Stansted Express. The four airports have modern amenities such as restaurants, free WiFi, parking spaces, extensive shopping areas, luggage storage, and passenger lounges with charging points for electronic devices.

Arrival airport: flights on this route land at Bologna Airport (BLQ). Buses transport travelers from the airport to the city center in around 30 minutes, leaving every 15 minutes. A shuttle service is also available every 10 minutes until midnight. A taxi journey to the city center takes 20 minutes but can be more expensive than other modes of transport. Bologna Airport has services such as restaurants, shops, VIP lounges, luggage storage, bars, car rental services, and free WiFi. 

Travel Tips

Flights from London to Bologna
Take a flight to Bologna easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Bologna.
Is cross-border travel by flight between London, United Kingdom and Bologna, Italy allowed?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Bologna, Italy by plane 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 2 days before arrival or 10 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 exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test

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

When travelling 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 23/06/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight to Bologna from London before travelling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by plane to London, United Kingdom from Bologna, Italy?

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

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to London from Bologna?

Entry into United Kingdom 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 Bologna?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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
  • 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:

  • Physical distance requirement: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 22/06/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to London from Bologna.

What is the price of the cheapest flight to Bologna from London?
Omio customers have found cheap plane tickets between London and Bologna for as low as £9  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a plane ticket from London to Bologna on average?
If you are looking to buy your plane ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Bologna flight to cost on average £76  one way.
What is the distance between London and Bologna by flight?
The distance to Bologna from London by plane is approximately 715 miles (1153 km).
How long is the flight journey from London to Bologna?
On average the flight from London to Bologna duration is 1 h 55 min  for the 715 miles (1153 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which airport for the flight from London to Bologna do I fly out of? Which Bologna airport from London do I arrive in?

Omio customers who book cheap flights for this trip most frequently fly from London Heathrow Airport   to Bologna Airport.

Where is the London airport located? Where is the Bologna airport located?

Passengers board their flight most frequently from London Heathrow Airport, which is located around 0 miles (0 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the plane at Bologna Airport, located 0 miles (0 km) away from the city centre. You can check for taxi services, public transportation options or airport shuttle services available from Bologna Airport to take you to the city centre of Bologna.

What airlines offer a service between London and Bologna?
Take the London to Bologna flight with Ryanair, easyJet, British Airways or Eurowings. However, it's always good to check out all possible airlines for the trip to Bologna from London as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first flight from London to Bologna? When can I take the last flight for the day?
The earliest flight departing from London to Bologna leaves at 05: 45. The last flight departing from London to Bologna leaves at 19: 30. You can find the latest London to Bologna flight times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I book plane tickets to Bologna from London for the best deals?
If you book a plane ticket to Bologna from London within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £76 one way. However, we recommend booking your flight in advance to get access to the best prices. Plane tickets from London to Bologna are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.