Flights from London Gatwick to Rome Fiumicino

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London Gatwick to Rome Fiumicino

Favourite airline: Vueling Airlines
The majority of passengers on the route London Gatwick – Rome Fiumicino prefer to fly with Vueling Airlines.
Vueling Airlines
22 %
14 %
9 %
Tip: book 8 weeks before departure
If booked 8 weeks before travel, flights cost only £70.00.
55 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Thursday
Flight prices fluctuate during the week. Flights are cheapest on   Thursday by 35 %.
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are £44.00 cheaper on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
02h 30min
08h 45min
16h 00min
The favourite connection is non-stop
Flights from London Gatwick to Rome Fiumicino are most frequently booked as a direct flight.
Direct flights
02h 30min, from £44
54 %
1 stopover Barcelona El Prat
08h 45min, from £88
18 %
1 stopover Madrid Barajas
15h 05min, from £106
7 %

Useful information about the flight from London Gatwick to Rome Fiumicino

Flights from Gatwick to Rome

The cheapest flight from London Gatwick to Rome's main airport Fiumicino is usually available departing midweek, but check the information panels on cheapest weekday for current price information. Since the flight time between the cities of London and Rome is short and comprises only around 2.5 hours, it makes most sense to book a direct flight, and usually, due to the number of low-cost carriers serving the route London-Rome, this is also the cheapest option. The panels above will also conveniently tell you when would be the cheapest time to book a flight from Gatwick to Fiumicino.  

The best travelling time in terms of price would usually be midweek and at other times when prices are low - usually due to the lack of general popularity of these particular travel times. Our tip would be to avoid school holidays, Friday departures and Sunday returns to keep prices down.

The weather in Rome in the winter months can be varied - it may be cold, mild, wet or windy. However, you can expect temperatures to be slightly if not significantly higher than those in London. Summers are generally hot and dry.



Travel preperations would include taking enough local currency, learning a few phrases of Italian, and perhaps checking information on how to get from the airport to your accomodation. Prepare to arrive at Gatwick airport in plenty of time - the airport is large and has two terminals. Allow plenty of time to get your bearings, for check-in procedures and security, which can take some time especially at peak travel times. 

If you are not taking a taxi or hire car after arriving at Rome fiumicino airport, then the official airport website will have up- to-date information on local transport options.

Flight information London Gatwick - Rome Fiumicino
Flight details London Gatwick - Rome Fiumicino
  • Flight duration: min. 02:30 / max. 02:35
  • Distance: 1407 km
  • Flights per week: 52
  • Return flight duration: min. 02:35 / max. 02:45