There are 12 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 to Geneva  •  4 h 42 min

  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 London Stansted to Basel  •  4 h 26 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Basel (BSL) STN - BSL

$28 - $232

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Train to London City, fly to Zurich  •  4 h 53 min

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

$96 - $361

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Geneva  •  5 h 27 min

  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 Gatwick, fly to Geneva  •  5 h 36 min

  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 - $195

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Geneva  •  5 h 55 min

  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

$67 - $210

Train  •  9 h 5 min

  1. Take the train from Chelmsford to London Liverpool Street
  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

$210 - $410

Train via Mulhouse Ville  •  11 h 5 min

  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  •  10 h 36 min

  1. Drive from Chelmsford to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais
  3. Take the train from Calais-Fréthun to Paris Nord Tgv
  4. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  5. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  6. Drive from Lörrach Hbf to Zürich

$406 - $504

Train, bus  •  16 h 25 min

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

$136 - $308

Bus  •  21 h 40 min

  1. Take the bus from Stansted Airport London to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Zurich 299

$68 - $108

Drive, carferry  •  10 h 52 min

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

$143 - $222

Questions & Answers

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 9 h 5 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 4 h 42 min 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 4 h 26 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 9 h 5 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 21 h 40 min.

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

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Switzerland is 1 h ahead of Chelmsford. It is currently 4:09 AM in Chelmsford and 5:09 AM in Switzerland.

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

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There are 647+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $84 USD per night.

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

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Map of how to get from Chelmsford to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 491.1 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 42 min

What companies run services between Chelmsford, England and Switzerland?

Ryanair and easyJet fly from Chelmsford to Basel 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Chelmsford to Zürich via London Liverpool Street, Liverpool Street Underground Station, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Zürich HB in around 9 h 5 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Luton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Luton to Geneva via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Luton to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $3,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from London City to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from London City to Geneva via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
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
3 h 55 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Train operators
Greater Anglia
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Train from Chelmsford to Stratford (London)
Ave. Duration
26 min
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
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $20
Website
abelliogreateranglia.co.uk
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London Bridge to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $18
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from Farringdon to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
Eurostar
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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 - $280
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
Train from London St. Pancras Int. to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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 Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
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
1 h 30 min
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
1 h 42 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Train from Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
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
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
$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 Paris Est to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
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
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $16
Website
nationalexpress.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
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 Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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