Flights from Rome to London

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Rome to London

  • £39 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.
  • 7 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 175 flights a week from Rome to London
  • The average flight time from Rome to London is 2h 25min

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.

*Prices subject to change


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