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Rome to London flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Rome and London take, on average, 2 h and 54 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Rome with London found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Fiumicino is the departure airport operating flights between Rome and London
Arriving AirportFlights departing Rome with London as destination arrives at Heathrow

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Departure Tue, 26 Oct Return Wed, 03 Nov
ROM Rome
LON London
return from £18
Departure Thu, 11 Nov Return Tue, 16 Nov
ROM Rome
LON London
return from £17
Flight route information
Find out further information on Rome and London to help you prepare for your trip.
Currency and price comparison
Local, one-way ticket

Trains are 120% more expensive in London than in Rome.

Mid-priced restaurant

The average meal is 20% more expensive in London than in Rome.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in London is 10% cheaper than in Rome.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee is 182% more expensive in London than in Rome.

Rome airports
  • ( Fiumicino (FCO)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Ciampino (CIA)
    How far from city centre: 9 miles
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
K Distance: 891 miles

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Useful information for the flight from Rome to London

How long is the flight from Rome to London?

Direct flights from Rome to London have a flight duration of between 2 hours 20 minutes and 2 hours 40 minutes, depending on the flight path.

Is there a time change from Rome to London?

London (GMT) is one hour behind Rome (CET).

What documentation do I need to fly to London from Rome?

A valid passport is required to travel from Rome to London.

Which airlines fly from Rome to London?

Many major and low-cost airlines operate flights from Rome to London, among them:

  • Vueling, low-cost Spanish airline.
  • Eurowings, the low-cost affiliate of the German flag carrier airline, Lufthansa.
  • Ryanair, an Irish low-cost airline with hundreds of routes across Europe.
  • EasyJet, a low-cost British carrier.
  • British Airways, the UK's national flag carrier airline operating hundreds of international and domestic flights, based at London Heathrow.

How to find cheap flights from Rome to London

The easiest way to find cheap flights from Rome to London is Opodo's online flight search engine. The Opodo website instantly checks hundreds of airfares using its advanced Search+Combine technology, displaying the results to you in an easy-to-read manner, organised by the cheapest time to go, the shortest flight duration, even preferred payment methods, airlines and airports. Opodo will also show you any last-minute special deals on trips to London if you're looking for spontaneous city breaks. You can also sign up for email alerts on ticket price drops and good offers on holidays.

When are the best times to fly from Rome to London?

  • May is a great time to see London's parks and green spaces at their best as the flowers begin to bloom and winter-weary Londoners take to the park to celebrate summer's arrival.
  • December is a magical time in London when the city gets into the holiday spirit. Watch a family pantomime, go ice skating at Somerset House, or visit one of the Christmas markets for a warming mulled wine.

Airports in Rome

Rome has two major international airports: Leonardo da Vinci/Fiumicino International Airport (FCO) and Ciampino International Airport (CIA).

Useful information about Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino International Airport

Fiumicino Airport is located approximately 20 miles west of Rome.

How to get to the airport:

  • By car or taxi – roughly 45 minutes from central Rome.
  • By train – 35 minutes from Termini on the Leonardo Express. Departures every half hour.
  • By bus – 55-60 minutes from Termini, running frequently.

Services: open 24 hours, internet access, currency exchange, business lounges, tax-free shopping, and a wide range of eateries.

Useful information about Ciampino International Airport

Ciampino Airport is located about 10 miles south-east of Rome.

How to get to the airport:

  • By bus – 40 minutes from Termini.
  • By train – metro line A to Subaugusta, then the ATAC 520 bus to the airport. Total journey time approximately 50 minutes.
  • By car or taxi – 25-35 minutes from the city centre.

Services: internet access, disabled passenger assistance, medical centre, business facilities, duty free shops, and a range of cafes, restaurants, and bars.

Airports in London

3 London airports receive the bulk of direct flights from Rome: London Heathrow (LHR), London Gatwick (LGW), and London Stansted (STN).

Useful information about London Heathrow Airport

London Heathrow is 17 miles from central London, to the south-west.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By tube – London Underground Piccadilly line.
  • By taxi or car – 45 minutes from central London.
  • By train – 15 minutes to Paddington on the Heathrow Express. Departures every 15 minutes.
  • By bus – 45 minutes to Victoria.

Services: 24/7, cash points, prayer room, free WiFi, disabled passenger assistance, and a large number of duty free shops and food outlets.

Useful information about London Gatwick Airport

London Gatwick Airport is located in Surrey, 30 miles south of central London.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By bus – direct coaches to London Victoria, journey time 90 minutes and departures every half hour.
  • By taxi or car – 60 minutes to central London.
  • By train – Gatwick Express to Victoria, 35 minutes, every 15 minutes.

Services: open 24 hours, cash points, currency exchange, accessible toilets, prayer room, and a lots of shops, cafes, and restaurants.

Useful information about London Stansted Airport

Located Stansted Airport is situated 42 miles north-west of central London.

How to get from the airport to the city:

  • By bus – 75-80 minutes to Liverpool Street, departures every 30 minutes.
  • By train – 47 minutes to Liverpool Street on the Stansted Express, every 15 minutes,.
  • By taxi or car – 1 hour to central London.

Services: free WiFi, marked smoking areas, prayer room, disabled toilets, car hire, numerous shops and eateries.

What to do and visit in London

  • Get a panoramic view over London from atop the Shard or the Monument, or a rotating one from the London Eye.
  • Visit famous landmarks along the River Thames: St. Paul's Cathedral, Tate Modern, London Bridge, and Shakespeare's Globe are a good start.
  • While away an afternoon at one of London's world-leading museums: don't miss the fantastic British Museum, National Portrait Gallery, or Victoria & Albert Museum.

Frequent asked questions about flights from Rome to London

😷 Is it safe to travel from Rome to London 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 United Kingdom may apply when travelling from Rome. 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 Rome to London at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Rome to London 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 London expensive to visit compared to Rome?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in London costs an average of 3.00 GBP, 12% cheaper than Rome, with a fare of 3.40 GBP, while train tickets costs 120% more in London: 2.80 GBP against 1.27 GBP in Rome. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 15.00 GBP in London, 18% more than the 12.75 GBP in Rome. The price of the coffee is around 179% more expensive in London, with an average of 2.98 GBP , while in Rome the coffee costs 1.07 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Rome to London?
The most popular months to book a trip from Rome to London are July, September and October, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Rome to London?
The best time of the year to go to London when flying from Rome 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 London from Rome in terms of searches from our customer, followed by September and July. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, February, March and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Rome -  London.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Rome to London?
The total flight time between Rome and London is of around 02:54 hours on average, considering an average distance of 1,525 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 London compared to Rome?
While in Rome the temperatures can reach an average of 33.63 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,London's temperatures can go up to 29.01 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -3.09 ºC in London, compared to the -2.32 ºC average degrees reported in Rome. During the winter period, Rome can register 9.0 mm precipitation, while London have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Rome and London?
The main airport route flying between Rome and London is: Ciampino (CIA) to Stansted (STN). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Ryanair.
  • Alternatively, you can find Rome - London flights between Fiumicino (FCO) to London City (LCY) with the following airline(s) flying the route: British Airways.
  • BA Cityflyer.
Airlines with indirect flights from Rome to London are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Rome to London are:
  • TAP Portugal, stoping in Lisbon for 65 minutes minimun.
  • Brussels Airlines, with 65 minutes scale in Brussels.
  • Brussels Airlines, with 65 minutes scale in Brussels.

3.5 /5
Reviews: 8
5.0 /5
Date 2019-11-08 Age Over 70 City Uk

Nice tidy airport and very easy to find boarding gate

5.0 /5
Date 2018-03-21 Age 31-50 City Uk

Excellent shops and facilities

4.0 /5
Date 2019-09-24 Age 51-70 City UK


3.0 /5
Date 2019-03-21 Age 51-70 City Bristol

It's an airport that has become a shopping mall

3.0 /5
Date 2018-05-13 Age 31-50 City UK

Not bad for size and variety of eating/shopping outlets.

3.0 /5
Date 2019-02-18 Age 31-50 City Uk

Very good organisation

3.0 /5
Date 2019-08-28 Age 51-70 City London

Nothing to say

2.0 /5
Date 2018-03-25 Age City

Poor layout. No working departure screens at some gates e.g. 87. Massive queue/delay to get through 'improved' ePassport control on arrival.

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4.0 /5
Reviews: 8
5.0 /5
Date 2019-05-26 Age 31-50 City England

Very good. Smooth and easy access..

5.0 /5
Date 2018-05-24 Age 51-70 City South africa


5.0 /5
Date 2019-05-27 Age 51-70 City United Kingdom

We came through passport control really quickly - those automatic machines are really efficient.

5.0 /5
Date 2019-03-07 Age 51-70 City UK

Very clean Staff were efficient with a smile

4.0 /5
Date 2018-05-27 Age 31-50 City London

Usual quick pass through at terminal 4

4.0 /5
Date 2019-01-01 Age 51-70 City Southampton

Rome airport very good

2.0 /5
Date 2018-12-30 Age 31-50 City British citizen

Duty free very poorly and immigration services is long time waiting

2.0 /5
Date 2019-01-24 Age City

Return flight cancelled and I was not given options for accommodation for the next flight which was the following day.

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5.0 /5
Reviews: 1
5.0 /5
Date 2019-02-15 Age 51-70 City Midlands

Good link to long term carpark. Everyone pleasant and helpful in the airport.

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3.2 /5
Reviews: 5
5.0 /5
Date 2019-08-14 Age Under 30 City Surrey England

Easy to travel around as is our home airport

5.0 /5
Date 2019-08-02 Age 51-70 City England

There were ground crew to service getting on and off the plane.

4.0 /5
Date 2019-05-29 Age 51-70 City UK

Nice toilet and WiFi facilities are good but have to pay to weigh luggage unlike Heathrow

1.0 /5
Havent got one!
Date 2020-03-19 Age 51-70 City UK

Did not attend Airport, as flights cancelled

1.0 /5
Jai Potavadoo
Date 2019-08-05 Age 51-70 City Mauritian

I have complained to the CAA

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