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London to Bologna flights

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Flight DurationFlights between London and Bologna take, on average, 2 h and 14 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between London with Bologna found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Stansted is the departure airport operating flights between London and Bologna
Arriving AirportFlights departing London with Bologna as destination arrives at Guglielmo Marconi

Cheap last minute flights to Bologna

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Departure Mon, 31 Jan Return Sat, 05 Feb
LON London
BLQ Bologna
return from £14
Departure Mon, 21 Feb Return Sun, 27 Feb
LON London
BLQ Bologna
return from £15
Flight route information
Bologna is an Italian city that is steeped in renaissance and baroque-era culture and history.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.19 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.85 GBP
Last checked on 23 January 2022
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Bologna are 52% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Bologna is 16% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Bologna is 5% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Bologna is 61% cheaper than in London.

London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
Bologna airports
  • ( Guglielmo Marconi (BLQ)
    How far from city centre: 3 miles
  • ( Peretola (FLR)
    How far from city centre: 48 miles
  • ( Luigi Ridolfi (FRL)
    How far from city centre: 41 miles
K Distance: 717 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

London is one of the most gorgeous cities on the planet and it is well known for its great mixture of historical monuments and contemporary architecture. This city is served by several airports such as Luton, Gatwick and Stansted, among others. As this is one of the most important international financial arenas and a world capital, there is a very efficient transport system to handle the millions of passengers that visit the city, for business or pleasure, every year. Flights from London to Bologna may take off from any of the six airports that serve the city.

Getting to London airport

To get on one of the London to Bologna flights, confirm first from which airport your plane is leaving. If your plane is taking off from London City Airport, you can consider yourself lucky. It is located within the city limits and can easily be reached from London city centre by taxi or bus. However, if your plane is taking off from Southend or Stansted airports in Essex, you will have to start your journey earlier and probably connect metro and trains. Heathrow and Gatwick airports are at quite a distance too, but they are connected to the city centre by high speed trains. Luton Airport is connected by train from Liverpool Street Station in central London.

Arriving to Bologna

Bologna is one of the most beautiful cities in Italy and is known for its cuisine, culture and history. The city has an impressive architectural legacy left by its rulers of the past. Bologna's historic centre is one of the most elegant in the world and contains buildings from the baroque, renaissance and other important periods. Piazza Maggiore is one of the largest squares in Bologna and is a great place to people-watch and get some sun. Bologna is a UNESCO City of Music and is known for its classical music venues and performances. Spend some time walking aimlessly around the city to soak in its atmosphere and see what you can discover.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to Bologna from London take just two hours to reach Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Airport, which is only six kilometres from the city centre. It is very easy to get to downtown Bologna from the airport as it is a small town. There are a number of car hire companies including Hertz, Locauto Rent and Avis. You can rent a car outside the airport and drive to the city yourself. Otherwise, you can simply take a taxi to the city centre. Aerobus BLQ shuttle is another option to reach Bologna Central Railway Station in just 20 minutes.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Bologna

😷 Is it safe to travel from London to Bologna during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Italy may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to Bologna at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Bologna is 14£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Bologna expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Bologna costs an average of 2.85 GBP, 5% cheaper than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 52% less in Bologna: 1.26 GBP against 2.60 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 12.55 GBP in Bologna, 16% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 61% cheaper in Bologna, with an average of 1.22 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 3.09 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Bologna?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Bologna are July, May and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Bologna?
The best time of the year to go to Bologna when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1º month to fly to Bologna from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and May. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, November and February are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Bologna.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from London to Bologna?
The total flight time between London and Bologna is of around 02:14 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,170 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Bologna compared to London?
While in London the temperatures can reach an average of 29.01 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Bologna's temperatures can go up to 35.14 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -4.31 ºC in Bologna, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Bologna have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between London and Bologna?
The main airport route flying between London and Bologna is: Gatwick (LGW) to Guglielmo Marconi (BLQ). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Easyjet.
  • Alternatively, you can find London - Bologna flights between Stansted (STN) to Guglielmo Marconi (BLQ) with the following airline(s) flying the route: Ryanair.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Bologna are:
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Bologna are:
  • Eurowings, stoping in Dusseldorf for 60 minutes minimun.
  • Lufthansa, with 60 minutes scale in Munich.
  • Lufthansa, with 60 minutes scale in Munich.
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