How to get from Rome to London

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from Rome to London

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

Our recommendation

To get from Rome to London on 19 Aug we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:20Rome Ciampino Airport2h35 11:55London Stansted Airport
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08:00Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport13h45 20:45London Heathrow Airport
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06:30Rome Ciampino Airport2h35 08:05London Stansted Airport
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19:40Rome Ciampino Airport2h35 21:15London Stansted Airport
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15:40Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport4h25 19:05London Heathrow Airport
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Travel Information from Rome to London

distanceDistance888 miles
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range£7 - £193
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £7 • 21 h 33 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £193 • 2 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or ITA

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 888 miles between Rome and London. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as £7. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus or ITA among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Rome to London.

Travel Tips: Travel from Rome to London

Travel to London 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 Rome to London.

International travel from Rome, Italy to London, United Kingdom is: Fully open.

Can I enter United Kingdom if coming from Italy?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to London if travelling from Rome?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What measures do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom due to the pandemic?

All travellers in United Kingdom must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Rome and London.

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

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

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

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

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Rome, Italy regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 28/07/2022. 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 Rome from London here.

You can travel from Rome to London 4 different ways: coach, flight, ferry or train.

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Rome to London, which costs on average £7.

This is compared to other ways of getting to London:

A train journey is usually £177 less than a journey to London by coach, which costs on average £184 for the same trip.

A train is £186 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Rome to London costing on average £193.

The fastest way from Rome to London is by flight with an average journey time of 2 h 30 min.

Other travel options between Rome and London can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 32 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 21 h 33 min.

The Rome to London distance is approximately 888 miles.

The average frequency per day from Rome to London is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey to London from Rome as scheduled services by coach, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Flights from Rome to London most often leave from Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport and arrive in London Heathrow Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Roma Termini and arrive in London Victoria.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Rome to London:

  • You can travel from Rome to London by coach with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £184 with Flixbus from Rome to London.
  • You can go to London from Rome by plane with ITA. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £193 with ITA from Rome to London on Omio.

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

  • You can take a direct coach with.
  • You'll find direct flights with ITA.

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

Many of our customers who book a trip from Rome to London often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Rome and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!

Before travelling from Rome to London, 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 coach ticket is on average £184 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this trip is on average £193 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this journey is on average £7 one way.

But we recommend booking Rome to London 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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