Why BA?

Fly with British Airways and enjoy award-winning service, excellent value for money and no hidden charges:

  • Free seats selection 24hrs in advance
  • Inclusive 23kg checked baggage allowance*
  • Airport, online or mobile check-in
  • Free onboard food and bar service

*Not applicable to hand baggage only fares.

Catch a flight from London to Rome

Jet from one iconic capital to another with flights from London direct to Rome. Fly with British Airways and relax on your short flight to the Italian capital, before taking in Rome's awe-inspiring history and cosmopolitan atmosphere. From world-famous museums and monuments to architectural gems, unbeatable shopping, mouth-watering cuisine and that enviable Italian culture, Rome is really a city that has it all - a must-see destination for any traveller.

And thanks to fast, direct flights from two London airports, Rome is the perfect destination for a short break as well as a longer holiday. Save time with online or mobile check-in and relax on board with our complimentary food and drink service to get your Italian adventure off to a flying start.

Flight facts from London to Rome

Flight duration from London to Rome

Flight duration from London to Rome

The average flight duration from London to Rome is 2 hours 30 minutes, where our flights depart from two London airports - London Heathrow (LHR) and London Gatwick (LGW) arriving at Rome Fiumicino (FCO).

Flying to Rome with British Airways

Flying to Rome with British Airways

You can fly to Rome with British Airways direct from London Heathrow or Gatwick Airports. We operate a number of direct flights to Rome Leonardo da Vinci Fiumicino Airport every day, so you will have plenty of flight options to choose from. When you fly to Rome with British Airways, you'll also be able to enjoy outstanding meals and great entertainment during your flight.

Arriving in Rome from London

Arriving in Rome from London

Rome Fiumicino Airport is located 35 kilometres from Rome's historic centre, which is easily reached by train or taxi. Trains depart half-hourly from Fiumicino Airport, taking around 30 minutes to reach the city centre. Numerous licensed white taxis can also be found waiting outside the arrivals concourse.

Useful information about Rome

Useful information about Rome

Get ready for your stay in Rome with some useful facts to make your arrival stress-free.

Time Zone: UTC/GMT + 1 hour
Currency: Euro (€)
Country Code: +39
Local Area Code: 06
Electricity: 230 V, 50 Hz, European 2 pin plug

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Prepare for the weather before your Rome holiday

Average seasonal temperatures°C/°F
  • 11°Jan
  • 13°Feb
  • 15°Mar
  • 19°Apr
  • 23°May
  • 28°Jun
  • 30°Jul
  • 30°Aug
  • 26°Sep
  • 22°Oct
  • 16°Nov
  • 13°Dec
Average monthly rainfall (mm)
  • 71
  • 62
  • 57
  • 51
  • 46
  • 37
  • 15
  • 21
  • 63
  • 99
  • 129
  • 93
Average daily sunshine (hours)
  • 4
  • 4
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
  • 9
  • 11
  • 10
  • 8
  • 6
  • 4
  • 4

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