There are 10 ways to get from Dover to Switzerland by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, night bus, car train, car 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

Train to London City, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 22 min

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

$120 - $396

Cheapest option

Bus  •  17 h 3 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Brussels North to Zurich

$73 - $104

8 alternative options

Train to London Stansted, fly to Basel  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Basel (BSL) STN - BSL

$87 - $307

Train, train to London Luton, fly to Geneva  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
  3. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Geneva (GVA) LTN - GVA

$81 - $239

Train to London City, fly to Berne  •  5 h 52 min

  1. Take the train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Berne (BRN) LCY - BRN

$298 - $1,020

Train  •  8 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Basel SBB
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB 3 / ...

$216 - $445

Bus, train  •  12 h 44 min

  1. Take the bus from Dover to Calais
  2. Take the bus from Calais to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  4. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB Tgv / ...

$169 - $204

Bus and ferry, bus, night bus  •  16 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Metz
  3. Take the night bus from Metz to Zurich

$92 - $148

Eurotunnel, drive  •  8 h 27 min

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

$314 - $380

Car ferry, drive  •  9 h 2 min

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

$125 - $195

What companies run services between Dover, England and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Dover to Zürich via Ashford International, Ashford(Kent) Int., Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Est, Strasbourg, Basel SBB, and Zürich HB in around 8 h 54 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Dover to Zürich via Brussels City Center - Midi Train station, Brussels Schaerbeek - North Train station, Brussels North, Zurich, and Zürich HB in around 17 h 3 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London City to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Stansted to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $360
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 Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Luton to Geneva via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
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
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Sky Work Airlines
Website
flyskywork.com
Flights from London City to Berne
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $950
Train operators
Southeastern
Phone
+44 345 322 7021
Website
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Train from Dover Priory to Stratford International
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $50
Train from Dover Priory to St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
southeasternrailway.co.uk
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$35 - $55
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $20
Schedules at
thameslinkrailway.com
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from London St Pancras International to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $21
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$6 - $10
Off-Peak Single
$13 - $21
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $21
Anytime Single
$19 - $28
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Ashford(Kent) Int. to Paris Nord Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$160 - $230
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
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
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
$22 - $25
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $25
1st Class
$28 - $45
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
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $65
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
$176
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Dover to Calais
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $6
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Calais to Lille
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Dover to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from Folkestone/Dover to Lille
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Metz
Ave. Duration
6 h 2 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $40
Schedules at
isilines.com
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Metz to Zurich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Dover and Switzerland is 697 km.

The cheapest way to get from Dover to Switzerland is to bus which costs £50 - £80 and takes 17 h 3 min.

The quickest way to get from Dover to Switzerland is to train and fly which takes 5 h 22 min and costs £85 - £300.

No, there is no direct train from Dover to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Dover Priory and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Ashford(Kent) Int., Paris Est, Strasbourg, Basel SBB and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 54 min.

It takes approximately 5 h 22 min to get from Dover to Switzerland, including transfers.