The cheapest times to fly from LCY to FCO are

  • January 1st to April 1st (except the week of February 12th)
  • April 16th to May 20th
  • October 29th to December 16th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from LCY to FCO is early to mid January. Prices can be as high as $463 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $138 for Tuesday flights around early to mid January.


When to Fly to Rome

Flying from London (LCY) to Rome (FCO) will usually cost between $139 to $302 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid January with an average ticket price of $152. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $283. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $130 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $196 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LCY to FCO flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the LCY to FCO route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

LCY to FCO Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LCY to FCO flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.14, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Rome, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to London. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $73 (30%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $167. Return trip prices are from the FCO to LCY flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from LCY to FCO can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 34 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from LCY to FCO while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Firenze Airport (FLR) in Florence

  • 148 miles (238 km) away from FCO
  • Usually 2.81% less expensive than FCO
  • Nonstop flights available

See LCY to FLR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from LCY to FCO? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Italy, Alitalia, British Airways, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Luxair, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fiumicino Airport to London City Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 883 miles or 1421 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from LCY to FCO?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LCY to FCO flight is about 2 hour 34 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Rome?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 55 available flights from LCY to FCO.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeLCY
Origination airport nameLondon City Airport
Countrythe United Kingdom

Return Airport

Destination codeFCO
Destination airport nameFiumicino Airport


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