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There are 13 ways to get from Chelmsford to Switzerland by train, plane, car, car train, bus 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.

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Train to London City, fly  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA

$78 - $246

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Fly from London Stansted  •  4h 47m

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Geneva (GVA) STN - GVA

$52 - $240

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Train, train to London Gatwick, fly  •  5h 36m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Take the train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Geneva (GVA) LGW - GVA

$66 - $201

Train to London Heathrow, fly  •  5h 26m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Geneva (GVA) LHR - GVA

$94 - $237

Train, train to London Luton, fly  •  5h 40m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Geneva (GVA) LTN - GVA

$64 - $207

Train to Southend, fly  •  5h 8m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
  2. Fly from Southend (SEN) to Geneva (GVA) SEN - GVA

$57 - $1,227

Train, train to Birmingham, fly  •  6h 34m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London Euston to Birmingham International
  3. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Geneva (GVA) BHX - GVA

$104 - $318

Train  •  10h 38m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv

$218 - $434

Train via Mulhouse Ville  •  11h 6m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  3. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  4. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB 3-Y / ...

$227 - $464

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  10h 28m

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB Tgv
  5. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Zürich

$379 - $429

Train, bus  •  21h 2m

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  2. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Zürich HB Ice

$165 - $257

Bus  •  22h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Zurich 299

$65 - $113

Drive, car ferry  •  9h 52m

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

$143 - $222

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The cheapest way to get from Chelmsford to Switzerland is to fly which costs £40 - £190 and takes 4h 47m.

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The quickest way to get from Chelmsford to Switzerland is to train and fly which costs £60 - £190 and takes 4h 44m.

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The distance between Chelmsford and Switzerland is 491 miles.

The best way to get from Chelmsford to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 10h 38m and costs £160 - £340.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Chelmsford to Switzerland, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to Switzerland is to fly which takes 4h 47m and costs £40 - £190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £160 - £340 and takes 10h 38m, you could also bus, which costs £45 - £90 and takes 22h 10m.

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The quickest flight from London City Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 30m.

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Switzerland is 1h ahead of Chelmsford. It is currently 12:44 PM in Chelmsford and 1:44 PM in Switzerland.

Lufthansa, Alitalia, Luxair and three other airlines offer flights from London City Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 697+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $90 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 491.1 miles
  • Duration: 4h 44m

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Switzerland?

easyJet and Jet2.com fly from Chelmsford to Geneva 3 times a day. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chelmsford to Zürich via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St. Pancras International, Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy, Marne La Vallee Chessy, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Zürich HB in around 10h 38m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Stansted to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $310
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 39m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Luton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Luton to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
When
Monday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Southend to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $400
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $3,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$220 - $750
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $460
Jet2.com
Website
jet2.com
Flights from London Stansted to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $330
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $250
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $490
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Flights from Birmingham to Geneva via Jersey
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $900
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$300 - $1,300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
26m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
Ave. Duration
35m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Shenfield
Ave. Duration
11m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
47m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
34m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Virgin West Coast Trains
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4h 14m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
3h 9m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $34
1st Class
$48 - $53
Train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
3h 3m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$100 - $115
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $115
1st Class
$130 - $200
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
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-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4h 2m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $160
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 25m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
National Express
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Website
Ouibus
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, Gare du Midi
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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The best way to get from Chelmsford to London Stansted Airport is to bus which takes 34m and costs .

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