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Cheap flights from London to Florence

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Flight DurationFlights between London and Florence 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 Florence found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Gatwick is the departure airport operating flights between London and Florence
Arriving AirportFlights departing London with Florence as destination arrives at Peretola

Cheap last minute flights to Florence

Latest deals and top flight routes from London airports.

Departure Thu, 28 Oct Return Sat, 06 Nov
LON London
FLR Florence
return from £17
Departure Sat, 13 Nov Return Sat, 20 Nov
LON London
FLR Florence
return from £19
Flight route information
Florence is one of the most beautiful cities in the world and is also known as a fashion capital.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.18 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.86 GBP
Last checked on 17 October 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Florence are 55% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

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

Standard daytime start rate

Taxis are 13% more expensive in Florence than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Florence is 64% 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
Florence airports
  • ( Galileo Galilei (PSA)
    How far from city centre: 43 miles
  • ( Guglielmo Marconi (BLQ)
    How far from city centre: 53 miles
  • ( Peretola (FLR)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
K Distance: 751 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

London is one of the greatest cities on the planet in terms of its cultural and historical importance. The city is served by several airports such as Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and others. Of all these airports, people immediately associate Heathrow and Gatwick with the city, as these two are the busiest airports that serve the city of London.

Flights from London to Florence may take off from one of the many airports in London. Heathrow Airport is 22 kilometres from the city centre and is one of the busiest airports in the world. There are currently four terminals that are operating. Its history goes back to 1929, when it started as a small airfield.

Getting to London airport

London Florence flights may take off from one of the many airports that serve London. If you have to get to Heathrow, all you need to do is reach Paddington and hop on the Heathrow Express. To get to Gatwick, just arrive at Victoria Station and hop on Gatwick Express, which is a high speed train. To reach Luton, Southend and Stansted airports, take trains from various stations in and around central London. London City Airport is best reached by bus or taxi as it is within central London. Taxis can easily be found to all the airports, but remember that some airports are far awa so the cost will be significant.

Arriving to Florence

Florence is located in northern Italy, in the Tuscany region, and is known for its beauty, culture and history. Begin your journey at Piazza della Repubblica, which is the central square of Florence. Here, you can take some time to sip on a cappuccino at the legendary Giubbe Rosse cafe. Next, visit the Via Camillo Cavour, which is one of Florence's most important streets. Spend the afternoon at Giardino Bardini, which is a beautiful park in the midst of enchanting Florence. Florence is one of the fashion capitals of the world, and the best place to shop in this magical city is at Via de Tornabuoni.

How to get to the city centre

Flights to Florence from London land at Florence Airport, officially known as Amerigo Vespucci Airport. The airport is conveniently located in Florence and the easiest way to get to downtown Florence is by bus or taxi. If you choose to travel by bus, all you need to do is take an ATAF bus. These buses are available outside the airport and make a stop at the Central Railway Station. You can also take a taxi to downtown Florence, and these are preferred by international travellers as they are not as expensive as they would be in other European capitals.

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Florence

😷 Is it safe to travel from London to Florence 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 Florence at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from London to Florence is 17£. 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 Florence expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Florence costs an average of 3.40 GBP, 13% more expensive than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 55% less in Florence: 1.27 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 12.75 GBP in Florence, 15% less than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 63% cheaper in Florence, with an average of 1.09 GBP, while in London the coffee costs 2.98 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Florence?
The most popular months to book a trip from London to Florence are July, May and March, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Florence?
The best time of the year to go to Florence 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 Florence from London in terms of searches from our customer, followed by May and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, February and December are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Florence.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from London to Florence?
The total flight time between London and Florence is of around 02:14 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,208 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 Florence 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 ,Florence's temperatures can go up to 35.33 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -5.37 ºC in Florence, compared to the -3.09 ºC average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Florence have an average of 3.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between London and Florence?
The main airport route flying between London and Florence is: Luton International (LTN) to Peretola (FLR). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Vueling.
  • Iberia.
  • Alternatively, you can find London - Florence flights between Stansted (STN) to Peretola (FLR) with the following airline(s) flying the route: British Airways.
  • BA Cityflyer.
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Florence are:
Airlines with indirect flights from London to Florence are:
  • Eurowings, stoping in Dusseldorf for 65 minutes minimun.
  • Alitalia / ITA, with 60 minutes scale in Rome.
  • Alitalia / ITA, with 60 minutes scale in Rome.

Peretola - Latest customer reviews

1.0 /5
Reviews: 1
1.0 /5
Date 2018-05-10 Age 31-50 City England

All staff were on strike and the ones we found at the airport were unfriendly

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