Flights from London to Rome

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

Favourite airline: e.g. Vueling Airlines, Ryanair
26 % of bookings on this flight route are made with Vueling Airlines, Ryanair and easyJet.
Vueling Airlines
9 %
9 %
8 %
Tip: book 8 weeks before departure
The best time to find a cheap flight on this route is 8 weeks before travel. Save up to 29 %.
53 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Sunday
Cheap flights on this route are operated on Sunday.
Direct flights are cheaper
Compared to direct flights, flights with a stopover on this route are on average 39 % more expensive.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
02h 30min
12h 00min
10h 25min
The favourite connection is non-stop
Direct flights are especially popular on this route. 39 % of travellers will book a non-stop flight.
Direct flights
02h 30min, from £37
39 %
1 stopover Barcelona El Prat
08h 45min, from £88
7 %
1 stopover Zurich (Zürich)-Kloten
07h 05min, from £131
5 %

Useful information about the flight from London to Rome

Rome: the Eternal City

Rome is one of the world's most inspiring and popular travel destinations.  With a mix of history, fine art, and wonderful food, the combination makes for a perfect holiday.

Rome living costs and interesting tips

The cost of living in Rome is less than in the UK or in London. This includes dining out and purchases in supermarkets. Smoking is not permitted in restaurants and bars as well as on public transport. Restaurants will charge a fee for the use of cutlery, plates and tablecloths. Bread also often costs extra. It is not customary to leave a tip. The cover charge is often listed under service in Rome and in surrounding areas.

Rome's best holidays and festivals

Since the winter months can bring unpredictable weather, the best time to visit Rome is in April to October. Keep in mind that July and August can be very hot and the beaches also get crowded. The Rome Marathon is held in March before the tourist season gets into full swing, and attracts more and more runners each year. If you choose to spend Easter in Rome, you can expect processions on Maundy Thursday until Palm Sunday, and the Easter Sunday Mass is held at St. Peter's Basilica. On June 2nd, Rome celebrates the Italian National Day and Republic Day with military parades and events in the central part of the city. The Feast of St. Peter and St. Paul is on June 29th. In June-August, there are music festivals, such as "Rock in Roma," held at the Capannelle Racecourse.

Rome transport options and accommodation

Upon arrival at the Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO), the airport transfer "Leonardo Express" takes you to Termini Station in about 35 min. and costs roughly EUR 14 for a single ticket. Alternatively, the local express train, FL1, to Trastevere, Ostiense, Tuscolana and Tiburtina, costs roughly EUR 8, or the shuttle bus "Terravision" to Termini Station  costs around EUR 4, and takes about 1 hr. Taking a taxi to the city centre costs about EUR 40. Train travellers can transfer from Ciampino airport station (CIA) using the express train FL4 to Termini Station, which costs about EUR 1.50 and takes ca.15 min. The bus shuttles, "Terravision", to Termini station cost around EUR 4 and take ca.40 min. Taking the taxi from the train station to the city centre costs about EUR 35.  Local public transport is operated by "ATAC," and includes metro, trolley bus, tram, city and regional trains. A Single ticket, valid for 100 min. costs about EUR 1.50. A day-pass costs ca. EUR 6, a 3-day pass approx. EUR 16,  a week-pass approx. EUR 24. Taxi prices for the first 3 km are roughly EUR 7, then cost just over EUR 1 per km.

Once you've arrived, accommodation in Rome ranges from guest houses or hostels for about EUR 15 per night, to 3 star hotels, starting at around EUR 35 per night, per person.

Flight information: London - Rome

Cheapest outbound flight from £19.60
Outbound and return from £38.50
Flight duration min. 02:30 / max. 02:45
Return flight duration min. 02:35/ max. 02:50
Distance 1436 km
Flights per week 142
Departure airport London (LCY, LGW, LHR, LTN, STN, SEN) (LON)
Arrival airport Rome, all Airports - (FCO, CIA) (ROM)
Destination country Italy