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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $141 or less one-way and $267 or less round-trip.
The cheapest flight from Rome to London was found 88 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be July, August and September. The cheapest month to fly is January.
Three British airlines offer direct flights from Rome Fiumicino International Airport (FCO) and Rome Ciampino International Airport (CIA) to London metro airports. British Airways has a few to its hub at London Heathrow Airport (LHR) and easyJet has service to its hub at London Gatwick Airport (LGW), while Ryanair sponsors flights to its hub at London Stansted Airport (STN).
If you’re looking for cheap transport options, there are public links to both Rome Fiumicino Airport and Rome Ciampino Airport. Three coach companies including Schiaffini, Terravision and BusShuttle run direct service between Rome Ciampino and Termini railway station downtown, while Leonardo Express (Trenitalia) departs Termini station to Rome Fiumicino every 15min and takes approx. 30min.
Feel the need to relax before your flight? A few airlines operate individual lounges at Rome Fiumicino Airport, where you can enjoy free refreshments and table service in a casual, friendly atmosphere. Alitalia, Finnair and British Airways all have bespoke lounges; the British Airways Executive Lounge is located on the second floor of Terminal 3 with opening hours from 06:15-20:30 daily.
If you’re a person with disabilities travelling at Rome Ciampino Airport, rest assured there are accessible facilities in all terminal bathrooms and all lifts are wheelchair accessible as well. Interactive stations called Information Points offer live flight data and locations for facilities and services, plus ADR assistance staff are always on hand if needed.
Smokers looking to light up before taking flights at Rome Fiumicino Airport should know there are dedicated smoking lounges at Terminal 1 just past security, at the Departures Lounge and at Terminal 3 Boarding Area B (Gate B09), Boarding Area D (Gate D05) and Boarding Area E (Gates E14, E38, E51).
FAQs for booking flights from Rome to London
Nothing is faster than Heathrow Express to whisk you from London Heathrow Airport to central London. Trains leave each terminal every hour and take about 20min to arrive at London Paddington station. You can get an anytime one-way ticket for around £25, otherwise a return fare is about £37.
Yes, there is. The London Stansted Airport Car Rental Village is accessible via free shuttle transfer from the airport building forecourt, which collects passengers about every 10min. Among the hire car providers at the Car Rental Village are Avis, Europcar and Hertz.
Moneycorp operates several bureaux de change on both north and south terminals at London Gatwick Airport, for your convenience, where you make currency transactions. Order online for zero commission rates (you can get a buyback-guarantee option just in case), then pick up your cash at the airport terminal after your flight arrives.
London City Airport (LCY) is about 8.5 miles from Charing Cross station, making it the closest to central London. The others in order of distance are London Heathrow (15 miles), London Gatwick (28 miles), London Luton Airport (LTN) (34 miles), London Stansted Airport (39 miles) and London Southend Airport (SEN) (41 miles).
88 direct flights run between Rome and London on a daily basis. On average, there are about 618 departures each week.
Rome and London are connected by different airlines. The airlines that fly that route the most regularly are British Airways (20 flights per day, American Airlines (8 flights per day), and Vueling (6 flights per day).
The earliest flight leaves Rome at 06:00 and lands in London at 07:40.
The last flight leaves Rome at 21:55 and lands in London at 23:35.
All the following airlines operate direct flights between Rome and London: Ryanair, Ryanair UK, American Airlines, Aerolineas Argentinas, Avianca, ITA Airways, British Airways, China Airlines, China Southern, Etihad Airways, Bulgaria Air, Japan Airlines, Kenya Airways, Iberia, Qatar Airways, easyJet, Vueling, Wizz Air, and Jet2.
The Airbus A320-100/200 is the aircraft model that flies most regularly on the Rome to London flight route.
oneworld, SkyTeam, and Star Alliance are the airline alliances operating flights between Rome and London, with oneworld being the most commonly used for this route.
There are direct flights from Rome to London on a daily basis.
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