Flights London to Rome

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London Rome
Fri, 08 Dec STN - CIA
Sun, 10 Dec CIA - STN
£44 £43
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London Rome
Sat, 18 Nov STN - CIA
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London Rome
Sat, 25 Nov STN - CIA
Sat, 25 Nov CIA - STN
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London Rome
Sat, 18 Nov LGW - FCO
Tue, 21 Nov FCO - LGW
£40 £39
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London Rome
Tue, 28 Nov STN - CIA
Wed, 29 Nov CIA - STN
£34 £33
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London Rome
Mon, 04 Dec LGW - FCO
Tue, 05 Dec FCO - LGW
£39 £38
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Flight Time Flights from London and Rome last around 2 h and 33 m, although this flight time may also depend on other factors.
Cheapest flight The cheapest price available for flights from London to Rome that have been booked by our customers in the last 72 hours
Airport of Departure You will depart from Gatwick when flying from London to Rome
Airport of Arrival Outbound flights from London to Rome arrive at Fiumicino

Route information

Rome is historical, cultural and thrillingly diverse with a fantastic collection of sights and attractions.

Currency exchange rates and cost of life

Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.14 EUR
British Pound Sterling Euro
1 EUR = 0.88 GBP
Last checked on 01 December 2023
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Rome are 55% cheaper than in London.

Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Rome is 35% cheaper than a meal in London.

Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Rome is 13% cheaper than in London.

Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Rome is 63% cheaper than in London.

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

Travelling to and from the airports

Flights from London

There are many compelling reasons why London is one of the most visited cities on the planet, with an unbeatable assortment of hip attractions, sights and iconic landmarks. London's network of airports sees millions of visitors pass through their terminals each year, and flights from London to Rome can leave from any of them. London Heathrow is the largest airport, with the capacity to handle around 80 airlines travelling to 185 destinations. Gatwick is the second busiest, handling approximately 41 million passengers annually. Stansted and Luton mainly operate low-cost airlines, while London City is the smallest of the five, located in the city centre. All the airports have extensive facilities, shopping and dining on-site.

Travel to London airport

If you decide to fly from London to Rome, you may leave from one of London's five main airports. The easiest way to arrive is by train. Heathrow in the west is connected by the Heathrow Express from Paddington Station or the Piccadilly Line on the underground. Gatwick in the south is linked by the Gatwick Express or Thameslink train services starting from London Victoria. Stansted in the northeast can be reached by train from Liverpool Street, while Luton Airport in the northwest by a train that runs from St Pancras train station to Luton Airport Parkway station, where a shuttle bus runs passengers to the terminal. London City is already in the city centre.

Arriving in Rome

The Eternal City is famously draped over seven hills and at its core lies an array of spectacular sights. You can start by marvelling at the imposing Roman Forum and the vast Colosseum, where brutal gladiatorial battles once occurred. Then take a stroll through the elegant streets and squares in the historical quarter and pop into the Pantheon to admire its great dome. Have lunch at a pavement cafe or bustling trattoria and then hit the shops around the Spanish Steps. Across the river you can spend time at St Peter's Basilica in Vatican City and bask in the splendour of Michelangelo's frescoed Sistine Chapel.

Travelling to the city centre

Rome has two main airports: Fiumicino Airport and Ciampino Airport. If you travel from London to Rome your flight may arrive at either one. Fiumicino Airport is about 16 miles from the city centre. The Leonardo Express train runs from the airport to Rome Termini railway station in the city centre. You can also pick up a bus from Terminal 2 or Terminal 3, such as the Terravision bus service that runs to Termini station. Ciampino Airport is about seven miles from Rome, connected by several bus services, or a train that leaves from Ciampino station to the city centre, which is about five minutes away from the airport by shuttle bus.

Frequently asked questions about flights from London to Rome

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights from London to Rome?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to Italy. At eDreams have you covered!
If I want to book flights from London to Rome at eDreams, how can I find them?
Using our flight search engine, you can find flights from £8 for the route London - Rome. At eDreams, we always aim at providing our customers with the cheapest option, allowing you to adjust according to stopovers, airports, dates and many other filters.
Is Rome more expensive than London to visit?
Comparing taxi prices, a ride in Rome costs an average of 3.49 GBP pounds, 13% cheaper than London, with a fare of 4.00 GBP pounds, while train tickets cost 55% less in Rome: 1.31 GBP pounds against 2.90 GBP pounds in London. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 13.09 GBP euros in Rome, 35% less than the 20.00 GBP euros in London. The price of a coffee is approximately 63% cheaper in Rome, with an average of 1.33 GBP euros, while in London the coffee costs 3.56 GBP.
What would be the best time to book a flight from London to Rome?
The most popular months to book from London to Rome are April, May and June.
When would be the best time to travel from London to Rome?
The best time of the year to visit Rome from London really depends on lots of personal preferences, especially the price. Regarding popularity, August is the best month to fly to  Rome from London in terms of searches from our customers, followed by July and April. If you would rather avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds January, November and September are the months with fewer searches for London -  Rome.
What is the duration of a flight from London to Rome?
Flight duration from London to Rome is around 02:33 hours on average, at an average distance of 1,451 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Rome compared to London?
The average temperature in London is 29.01 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 9.0 mm ,Rome's temperatures reach 33.63 during the hot season, with 12.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -2.32 degrees in Rome, compared to the -3.09 average degrees reported in London. During the winter period, London can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Rome have an average of 9.0 mm rain level.
From which airports is it possible to fly from London to Rome?
The main route from London to Rome is: Heathrow (LHR) to Fiumicino (FCO). The following airlines fly this route:
  • ITA Airways.
  • British Airways.
  • American Airlines.
  • You can also find London - Rome flights between Stansted (STN) to Ciampino (CIA) which are flown by the following airline(s): Ryanair.
The airlines that fly indirectly from London to Rome are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from London to Rome are:
  • TAP Portugal, stopping in Lisbon for 60 minutes at least.
  • Lufthansa, with 65 minutes stop in Munich.
  • Vueling, with 130 minutes scale in Barcelona.

Fiumicino - Latest customers reviews

3.0 /5
Reviews: 4
4.0 /5
Date 2018-04-10 Age 51-70 Location India

Food courts/ Restaurant can start working early so that early morning flyers can eat/ drink before boarding. Some drinking water taps can be provided after the security check gate

4.0 /5
Date 2020-01-31 Age 51-70 Location London

Like it more than other Rome airports; not too crowded and easily navigable

3.0 /5
Date 2018-07-30 Age 31-50 Location

More or at least better food shops.

1.0 /5
Jenny mac
Date 2018-07-29 Age 31-50 Location Scotland

Delays not communicated to passengers and airport staff unhelpful and unaware.

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