There are 11 ways to get from Birmingham to Zürich by plane, train, bus, bus and ferry, 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 from Birmingham  •  4 h 36 min

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

$94 - $307

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Train to Manchester, fly  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Manchester Piccadilly
  2. Fly from Manchester (MAN) to Zurich (ZRH) MAN - ZRH

$137 - $318

Train to London City, fly  •  6 h 2 min

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

$153 - $451

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  6 h 10 min

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

$166 - $396

Train to London Luton, fly  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Zurich (ZRH) LTN - ZRH

$94 - $269

Train  •  9 h 49 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

$255 - $477

Train via Strasbourg  •  9 h 56 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 Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  5. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$286 - $577

Train, bus  •  16 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  3. Take the bus from Brussels North to Zurich

$192 - $384

Bus, bus and ferry  •  22 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth to London Victoria
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station 782 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Zurich 299

$109 - $172

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

$308 - $386

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

$166 - $258

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Birmingham to Zürich is to fly which costs £70 - £250 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The quickest way to get from Birmingham to Zürich is to fly which costs £70 - £250 and takes 4 h 36 min.

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The distance between Birmingham and Zürich is 586 miles.

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

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No, there is no direct bus from Birmingham station to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Birmingham Coach Station, Digbeth and arriving at Zurich via London Victoria, Lille and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 22 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Birmingham to Zürich. However, there are services departing from Birmingham New Street and arriving at Zürich HB via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 49 min.

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Birmingham to Zürich bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at London station.

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Map of how to get from Birmingham to Zürich.
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  • Distance: 586.4 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 36 min

What companies run services between Birmingham, England and Zürich, 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, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 9 h 49 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $550
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 4 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
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
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 Manchester to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
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
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Manchester to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $600
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Train operators
Virgin West Coast Trains
Phone
0344 556 5650
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham New Street to London Euston
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $65
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $110
Train from Birmingham New Street to Milton Keynes Central
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
virgintrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $60
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
$180 - $270
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $190
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $190
Premier
$150 - $220
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $95
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $95
1st Class
$110 - $170
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
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
$167
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Brussels North to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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