The cheapest flights from London to Bologna

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

£61

Average

£432

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from London to Bologna will cost around £ 432 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 61.

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07:35London Stansted Airport2h00 10:35Bologna Airport
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£611One-way
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11:50London Gatwick Airport2h15 15:05Bologna Airport
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£1231One-way
19:45London Heathrow Airport12h15 09:00Bologna Airport
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£1501One-way
17:35London Heathrow Airport14h25 09:00Bologna Airport
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£2071One-way
14:50London Heathrow Airport17h10 09:00Bologna Airport
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£2081One-way

Flight schedule London to Bologna

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06:20London Heathrow Airport16h25 23:45Bologna Airport
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06:30London Heathrow Airport11h00 18:30Bologna Airport
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06:30London Heathrow Airport6h25 13:55Bologna Airport
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06:50London Gatwick Airport13h15 21:05Bologna Airport
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07:25London Heathrow Airport4h20 12:45Bologna Airport
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07:30London Heathrow Airport5h25 13:55Bologna Airport
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07:30London Heathrow Airport2h10 10:40Bologna Airport
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07:30London Heathrow Airport10h00 18:30Bologna Airport
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07:35London Stansted Airport2h00 10:35Bologna Airport
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08:30London Heathrow Airport9h00 18:30Bologna Airport
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08:30London Heathrow Airport4h25 13:55Bologna Airport
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08:40London Heathrow Airport6h55 16:35Bologna Airport
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08:40London Heathrow Airport13h15 22:55Bologna Airport
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09:00London Heathrow Airport13h45 23:45Bologna Airport
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09:00London Gatwick Airport11h05 21:05Bologna Airport
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09:05London Heathrow Airport8h50 18:55Bologna Airport
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09:05London Heathrow Airport2h15 12:20Bologna Airport
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09:15London Heathrow Airport13h20 23:35Bologna Airport
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09:30London Heathrow Airport8h00 18:30Bologna Airport
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09:45London Gatwick Airport10h20 21:05Bologna Airport
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10:30London Heathrow Airport7h00 18:30Bologna Airport
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10:50London Heathrow Airport11h45 23:35Bologna Airport
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11:30London Heathrow Airport11h05 23:35Bologna Airport
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11:30London Heathrow Airport6h00 18:30Bologna Airport
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11:30London Heathrow Airport11h15 23:45Bologna Airport
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11:30London Heathrow Airport10h55 23:25Bologna Airport
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11:50London Gatwick Airport2h15 15:05Bologna Airport
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12:55London Gatwick Airport7h10 21:05Bologna Airport
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13:30London Heathrow Airport8h55 23:25Bologna Airport
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13:30London Heathrow Airport4h00 18:30Bologna Airport
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13:45London City Airport8h10 22:55Bologna Airport
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14:35London Gatwick Airport5h30 21:05Bologna Airport
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14:45London Heathrow Airport7h10 22:55Bologna Airport
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14:50London Heathrow Airport7h55 23:45Bologna Airport
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14:50London Heathrow Airport17h10 09:00Bologna Airport
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15:30London Heathrow Airport6h55 23:25Bologna Airport
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15:40London City Airport19h55 12:35Bologna Airport
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17:10London Heathrow Airport4h45 22:55Bologna Airport
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17:10London Heathrow Airport19h00 13:10Bologna Airport
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17:30London Heathrow Airport4h55 23:25Bologna Airport
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17:35London Heathrow Airport14h25 09:00Bologna Airport
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17:35London Heathrow Airport5h10 23:45Bologna Airport
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17:45London City Airport4h40 23:25Bologna Airport
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17:50London City Airport4h05 22:55Bologna Airport
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17:50London City Airport18h20 13:10Bologna Airport
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18:25London Gatwick Airport12h50 08:15Bologna Airport
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18:30London Heathrow Airport3h55 23:25Bologna Airport
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18:35London Heathrow Airport21h00 16:35Bologna Airport
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18:35London Heathrow Airport17h35 13:10Bologna Airport
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19:05London City Airport17h05 13:10Bologna Airport
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19:05London City Airport20h30 16:35Bologna Airport
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19:45London Heathrow Airport12h15 09:00Bologna Airport
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20:15London City Airport15h20 12:35Bologna Airport
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20:25London Heathrow Airport15h45 13:10Bologna Airport
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20:25London Heathrow Airport19h10 16:35Bologna Airport
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20:45London City Airport15h25 13:10Bologna Airport
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20:45London City Airport18h50 16:35Bologna Airport
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20:55London Heathrow Airport18h40 16:35Bologna Airport
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20:55London Heathrow Airport15h15 13:10Bologna Airport
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21:05London Gatwick Airport10h10 08:15Bologna Airport
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21:45London Gatwick Airport9h30 08:15Bologna Airport
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Sun
22 May
£93Flixbus
£55Malta Air
Mon
23 May
£83Flixbus
£103Malta Air
Tue
24 May
£103Flixbus
£22Malta Air
Wed
25 May
£139Flixbus
£75easyJet
Thu
26 May
£153Flixbus
£207Vueling
Fri
27 May
£196Flixbus
£319Eurowings
Sat
28 May
£137Flixbus
£301Malta Air
Sun
29 May
£121Flixbus
£333Iberia
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30 May
£121Flixbus
£155Malta Air
Tue
31 May
£104Flixbus
£85Malta Air
Wed
1 Jun
£153Flixbus
£154Swiss
Thu
2 Jun
£166Flixbus
£124Malta Air
Fri
3 Jun
£119Flixbus
£70Malta Air
Sat
4 Jun
£123Flixbus
£29Malta Air
Sun
5 Jun
£119Flixbus
£65Malta Air
Mon
6 Jun
£110Flixbus
£20Malta Air
Tue
7 Jun
£77Flixbus
£96ITA
Thu
9 Jun
£79Flixbus
£11Malta Air
Fri
10 Jun
£89Flixbus
£11Ryanair

The fastest flights from London to Bologna

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Fastest Journey

2 h

Average

10 h 33 m

Flights per day

61

Distance

1153 km

Of the 61 flights that leave London for Bologna every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct flights cover the 1153 km distance in an average of 10 h 33 m but if you time it right, some flights will get you there in just 2 h .

The slowest flights will take 21 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
07:35London Stansted Airport2h00 10:35Bologna Airport
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£611One-way
2nd Fastest
07:30London Heathrow Airport2h10 10:40Bologna Airport
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£3921One-way
09:05London Heathrow Airport2h15 12:20Bologna Airport
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£3921One-way
11:50London Gatwick Airport2h15 15:05Bologna Airport
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£1231One-way
18:30London Heathrow Airport3h55 23:25Bologna Airport
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£2551One-way

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Overview: London to Bologna flight

distanceDistance715 miles (1153 km)
durationAverage flight duration2 h
priceAverage plane ticket price£118 (€134)
changesDirect flightYes
carriersAirlinesRyanair, British Airways, Air France, Tunis Air, ITA, Brussels Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Bulgaria Air, Lufthansa, Malta Air, easyJet, Vueling, Germanwings, openskies, KLM, air leisure or Eurowings

Flights from London to Bologna cover the 715 miles (1153 km) long route taking on average 2 h with our travel partners like Ryanair, British Airways, Air France, Tunis Air, ITA, Brussels Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Bulgaria Air, Lufthansa, Malta Air, easyJet, Vueling, Germanwings, openskies, KLM, air leisure or Eurowings. There are direct flight services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around £118, you can find the cheapest plane ticket for as low as £22. Travellers depart most frequently from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Bologna Airport.

Airlines: Ryanair, Air France and Brussels Airlines London to Bologna

Travel to Bologna from London from £22 with Omio’s flight partners Ryanair, Air France and Brussels Airlines! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

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    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Ryanair when booking your flight tickets to Bologna from London due to the coronavirus:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Flights from London to Bologna

    The flights from London to Bologna are a beautiful route to fly by air. There are multiple providers flying these routes with the main two being Malta Air and ITA. There are direct flights as well as flights that have layovers in France and flights that have layovers in Milan or Rome. The average time for a direct flight will take 1h 55min whereas flights with layovers can take anywhere from 5h to 15h depending on the provider you fly with and the route you take as well as the layovers you may incur.

    London to Bologna flight Time: Daily Departures

    There are multiple flights daily from Heathrow International Airport to Bologna Airport, ITA forms the bulk of airplanes that travel this route, flying up to 12 times a day but they are also some of the lengthier flights taking anywhere from 5h all the way to 20h to reach your destination. When flying with ITA most flights will have a layover in either Milan or in Rome. The other main provider is Ryanair which is operated by Malta Air, this airline flies out of London Stansted Airport which offers the only direct flight to Bologna, this flight will only take 2h to arrive at your destination.

    How long is the journey by flight from London to Bologna?

    The flight from London to Bologna slough a short distance has very few airlines that fly direct, Ryanair being the only operator that flies direct most days, and with only one flight scheduled each day the plane fills up fast. The bulk of airplanes travelling this distance are Mostly ITA operated and can take anywhere from 5h to 20h.

    Bologna Tourists Historic Street. Source: Shutterstock

    What is/are the departure and arrival airport for flights from London to Bologna?

    Departure airport: Heathrow airport is easily accessed from the centre of London by either underground trains busses or taxis. Being a massive hub for air travel we recommend arriving at Heathrow as early as possible before your flight to not encounter any delays when attempting to catch your flight. The bulk of flights going to Bologna leave from Heathrow with its main provider of the flight being ITA however the only direct flight that flies to Bologna does not fly from Heathrow Airport but rather from Stansted Airport.

    Arrival airport: Bologna Airport is the only airport available in the city and thus all arrivals to the city need to fly into this airport. The airport is located 4.6 miles (7.5 km) from the city centre and is easily accessed by public transport or taxis that are available at the airport.

    Which airlines travel from London to Bologna?

    There are multiple airlines that fly from London to Bologna, the most used and affordable options being ITA and Ryanair which offer the bulk of the affair between these two locations, two other airlines operate this route are Air France and Vueling, but both of these airlines only offer one or two flights and their flights are extremely expensive compared to the main two providers.

    ITA flights from London to Bologna

    ITA is the main provider of flights from London to Bologna with up to fifteen flights a day, the ticket prices for this provider varies drastically and so does the duration of the flight. With flights taking five hours to as long as fifteen or even twenty hours to reach its destination. This provider can also have multiple stops along the way with two recurring layovers being in Milan and Rome. there are many daily departures with ITA to choose from so it is important to view them all and look for the cheaper options that have a good balance between amount of layovers and duration of flight.

    Ryanair flights from London to Bologna

    Ryanair which is operated by Malta Air offers the only direct flight from London to Bologna, the flight takes on average 1h 55min to complete and has no layovers or stops, since there is only one direct flight operated this flight is on most occasions fully booked so make sure that if you want to fly direct you will need to book far in advance. Although this flight is direct and highly sought after it is not the most expensive, far from it, it is very reasonably priced when compared to other more established and much longer flights that it competes with.

    Flight London to Bologna: Services on Board

    Service on board flights are usually identical on all airliners unless you are talking about the different seating options which usually have very specific benefits depending on who you fly with. On all air crafts you will be allowed one to two checked-in bags which will be stowed in the storage area of the plane. Be sure to check how many kilo grams of luggage you are allowed to bring as every air plane has different requirements. You are also allowed one carry on bag that will be stored on the plane with you as well as a laptop bag and a camera bag that you can store by your feet.

    How to find cheap flight tickets from London to Bologna?

    When trying to find the cheapest flight tickets, there are some key factors to consider. First and foremost you should always do your best to book early, time is your friend and looking forward to booking tickets will usually reward you with cheaper or even reduced prices.

    Secondly, timing is extremely important, if you are planning to travel on days when there may be events or maybe vacations, tickets may be scarce and therefore prices will go up, so it is always a good idea to look at the prices a few days before or after the date you intended to travel, to see if the prices fluctuate.

    Third, taking a longer route or a route with more stops can sometimes be cheaper than trying to get there faster, when a train is slower or has to stop often, rail companies will often reduce the price to compensate for the delays of commuters. Finally, one of your best friends when looking for the cheapest prices would use Omio which organises all the prices to find you the cheapest and most convenient option for you.

    Bologna Main Square Street. Source: Shutterstock

    To Bologna by plane —travel tips

    The city of Bologna has everything that is cultural and culinary in mind when you plan to visit northern Italy, except that its charm lies in being less well known. Caught in between some of the country's most established and well-known cities, Venice, Rome, Milan and Florence, getting to Bologna is not usually a priority.

    Yet it is the seventh largest city in Italy and the historic capital and abundant gastronomic epic enter of northern Italy. get lost in the expansive grid of divine architecture and sandy side roads, food markets and cafes, crumbling historic houses and landmark towers. of a historic labyrinth shows the medieval origins of the city and the touches of the Renaissance. Old and beautiful, gritty and vibrant in equal measure, sightseeing tours in Bologna make long wanderings for the curious. The compact labyrinth of old streets is the heart of Bologna's tourism and why people remain enchanted with the city.

    Travel Tips: London to Bologna flight

    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.
    FAQs

    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by flight between London and Bologna?

    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 3 days before arrival or 5 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Negative COVID-19 result is required for quarantine release
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)

    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 19/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your flight between London and Bologna before travelling.

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to United Kingdom from Bologna, Italy?

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

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

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

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • No COVID-19 testing required
    • No quarantine 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: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

    Last checked on 20/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your flight to London from Bologna.

    How much do cheap plane tickets to Bologna from London cost?

    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap flight from London to Bologna for as little as £22  in the next 7 days.

    What is the average price of plane tickets to Bologna from London?

    If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this route in the next 7 days, you’ll find that London to Bologna flight prices are on average £118  one way.

    What is the distance from London to Bologna via plane?

    When travelling this route you should expect the distance between London and Bologna via plane to be approximately 715 miles (1153 km).

    How many hours does it take from London to Bologna by plane?

    While the time it takes to travel 715 miles (1153 km) between London and Bologna can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the flight duration from London to Bologna is on average 2 h.

    What is the departure airport in London and arrival airport in Bologna?

    Omio travellers most frequently book a flight from London Heathrow Airport   to Bologna Airport   for this route.

    Where do I find the London airport for the flight to Bologna? Where is the Bologna airport?

    Passengers board their flight most frequently from London Heathrow Airport, which is located approximately 17.1 miles (27.5 km) from the city centre.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Bologna Airport and need to travel approximately 6.8 miles (11 km) from the airport to reach the city centre in Bologna. You can check if there are airport shuttle services, taxi services or public transportation options available from Bologna Airport to get you to the city centre in Bologna.

    Which airlines should I travel with from London to Bologna?

    If you're looking for flights from London to Bologna, you can rely on Ryanair, British Airways, Air France, Tunis Air, ITA, Brussels Airlines, Air Dolomiti, Bulgaria Air, Lufthansa, Malta Air, easyJet, Vueling, Germanwings, openskies, KLM, air leisure or Eurowings to get you to Bologna. It's also good to check out all possible airlines for the London to Bologna trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    When does the first flight depart from London to Bologna? When does the last flight depart from London to Bologna?

    The first London to Bologna flight departs at 05: 35   and the last flight from London to Bologna leaves at 21: 00. Check out the most up-to-date London to Bologna flight timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

    How early should I book London to Bologna plane tickets to get the best deals?

    If you purchase London to Bologna plane tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £118. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for flights to Bologna from London. Look out for plane tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.