There are 9 ways to get from Birmingham to Switzerland by plane, bus, train, car, car train or car ferry

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly Birmingham to Zurich  •  4 h 36 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Zurich (ZRH) BHX - ZRH

$94 - $309

Cheapest option

Bus  •  23 h 16 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station to Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière Rj
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Zurich 299

$61 - $90

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Fly Birmingham to Milan Malpensa, bus  •  6 h 16 min

  1. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Milan Malpensa (MXP) BHX - MXP
  2. Take the bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso

$89 - $276

Train to London City, fly to Zurich  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Zurich (ZRH) LCY - ZRH

$155 - $456

Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  9 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv

$275 - $506

Train  •  11 h 46 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  4. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB Tgv / ...

$291 - $456

Bus via Paris  •  20 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy CDG Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Zurich

$99 - $146

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Zürich

$315 - $393

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 43 min

  1. Drive from Birmingham to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Zürich

$167 - $258

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Switzerland is to bus which costs £45 - £70 and takes 23 h 16 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Switzerland is to fly which costs £70 - £240 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Switzerland is 602 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 36 min to get from Birmingham to Switzerland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 52 min.

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What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Switzerland?

Swiss, Air France and four other airlines fly from Birmingham to Zürich hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Birmingham to Zürich via London Euston, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Zürich HB in around 9 h 52 min.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London City to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$190 - $850
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $1,000
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $320
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Birmingham to Milan Malpensa via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $410
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $240
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $240
Premier
$190 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $170
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $270
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$49 - $54
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$174
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Malpensa Express Bus
Phone
+41 91 858 23 23
Email
info@giosytours.ch
Website
malpensa-express.com
Bus from Milan Airport Malpensa 1 to Lugano, Piazzale Besso
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$21 - $28
Schedules at
malpensa-express.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station to Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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