How to get from London to Florence

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from London to Florence

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

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bus

To get from London to Florence on 02 Jul we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:30London30h05 14:35Florence
1 change
£1711One-way
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07:30London30h05 14:35Florence
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£1711One-way
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20:00London Heathrow Airport17h10 14:10Florence Peretola Airport
1 change
£3101One-way
08:25London City Airport13h15 22:40Florence Peretola Airport
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£4031One-way
08:25London City Airport13h15 22:40Florence Peretola Airport
2 changes
£4031One-way

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Travel Information from London to Florence

distanceDistance749 miles (1208 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or coach
priceTicket price range£54 - £78
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • £54 • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £54 • 2 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesVueling or Flixbus

Take a flight or coach to travel 749 miles (1208 km) to Florence from London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 5 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a flight is the best option with prices starting as low as £54. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Vueling or Flixbus among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight from London to Florence.

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FAQs

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Florence, Italy is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Florence from London restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Florence, Italy from London?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Florence, Italy?

The government of Italy has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 27/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Florence from London closer to your planned date of departure here.

The current restriction level for returning to London, United Kingdom from Italy is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Florence, Italy?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to London from Florence?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face masks: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 29/06/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to London from Florence here.

There are 2 ways to get from London to Florence: flight or coach.

A flight service offers the cheapest way to travel from London to Florence, which costs on average £54.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Florence:

A flight is generally £24 less than a coach for the same route. A coach costs on average £78 from London to Florence.

The fastest way from London to Florence is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 5 min.

Other travel options to Florence from London can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 27 h 5 min.

Florence is approximately 749 miles (1208 km) away from London.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from London to Florence:

  • Flights from London to Florence most often leave from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Florence Peretola Airport.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Florence, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Vueling for flights to Florence. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Vueling London to Florence tickets on Omio for £54.
  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Florence by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus London to Florence tickets on Omio for £78.

Yes, there are direct services available to Florence from London with the following travel operators:

  • You can book a direct flight with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Florence as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between London and Florence.

Many of our customers travelling from London to Florence don't make Florence their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after are Rome, Milan or Venice, either of which you could add to your London and Florence trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Florence to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is £54 one way on average for this trip.
  • The price of a coach ticket is £78 one way on average for this journey.

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

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