Flights from Rome to London

Rome to London

  • £44 was the cheapest return price from Rome to London last month
  • London is served by 6 airports. These are London City, London Gatwick, London Heathrow, London Luton, London Southend, London Stansted.
  • 8 airlines fly direct from Rome to London
  • The most popular airline flying from Rome to London last month was British Airways
  • Rome to London is 894 miles
  • There are 190 flights a week from Rome to London
  • The average flight time from Rome to London is 2h 25min

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Flights from Rome to London

This information is correct as of November 2015

Airlines that fly from Rome to London

A number of airlines offer direct flights from both of Rome's airports.

From Rome-Fiumicino: Alitalia and British Airways to London-Heathrow; Alitalia CityLiner to London-City; British Airways, Norwegian Air Shuttle, Vueling and easyJet to London-Gatwick; easyJet and Monarch Airlines to London-Luton.

From Rome-Ciampino: Ryanair to London-Stansted.

Terminal Information – Departing

This information is a guideline only. Always check your boarding pass for up-to-date terminal information.

Rome Fiumicino: Alitalia flights leave from Terminals 1 and 3; British Airways, Monarch Airlines, Vueling and Norwegian Air Shuttle depart from Terminal 3; easyJet fly from Terminal 2. Italians take their food and fashion seriously, and you'll find a fantastic range of both shops and eateries in all three terminals.

Rome Ciampino: This airport only has one terminal. There's a duty free shop and a few places to grab a bite. There's a Boingo hotspot if you need Wi-Fi access.

Terminal Information – Arriving

City: Take the DLR (Docklands Light Railway) to connect with the underground system. Trains arrive at the airport every 8-15 minutes. You can also take bus routes 473 and 474 to the city centre. Expect to pay about £35* for a taxi to Covent Garden.

Gatwick: British Airways, easyJet and Vueling all land at the North Terminal while Norwegian land at the South Terminal. The non-stop Gatwick Express train is the fastest way to reach Victoria train station in Central London. Expect to pay about £20* for a single and £33* for a return. It's usually cheaper if you book tickets in advance. The train station is in the South Terminal, which you can reach using the free inter-terminal shuttle service. Coaches and taxis serve both terminals: expect to pay about £70* for a taxi into the city centre.

Heathrow: The Heathrow Express is the fastest way to reach Paddington Station in Central London. It leaves from Terminals 1, 3 and 5 and the journey takes 15 minutes. One-way tickets cost £18*. You can also catch the Heathrow Connect train from the same stations. This takes half an hour and costs £8.50* one-way or £16.50* open-return. The cheapest way to reach the city centre is by tube, using the Piccadilly Line. Zone 1-6 tickets cost £5.50*. If you're feeling flush you can take a taxi, which costs £55*. Coaches are also available.

Luton: The airport doesn't have its own train station, but you can take a free shuttle bus to Luton Airport Parkway ten minutes away. Train tickets cost £13.50* with a journey time of 20 minutes. Coaches also serve the airport: we recommend booking your tickets in advance.

Stansted: The Stansted Express to Liverpool Street is the fastest way to reach central London. One-way tickets cost about £23* while open-returns are about £33*. Coaches serve the airport, and there's a taxi rank: expect to pay about £70* for the trip into the city.

Practical Information

You need a valid passport to fly from Rome to London.

What to expect in London

London is one hour behind Italy and the currency is the Pound Sterling (£). London is a lot pricier than Rome, and not just because the Euro is weak against the Pound. You can expect to pay about 30% more for a three-course meal, and about 45% more for an imported beer. The temperatures in London are cooler than in Rome. The hottest month is July, with an average temperature of 19°C (compared to 26°C in Rome). British weather can be unpredictable, so pack for all eventualities.

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