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There are 10 ways to get from Glasgow to Cham by bus, plane, train, night bus, bus and ferry, car, car train or car ferry

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Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Zurich

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Zurich (ZRH)

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Bus

  1. Take the bus from Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Bern
  4. Take the bus from Bern to Zug

Fly Glasgow to Zurich

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Zurich (ZRH)

Bus to Edinburgh, fly to Basel, train

  1. Take the bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
  2. Fly from Edinburgh (EDI) to Basel (BSL)
  3. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

Fly Glasgow to Basel, train

  1. Fly from Glasgow (GLA) to Basel (BSL)
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

Train

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Sbb
  4. Take the train from Basel SBB to Luzern

Train, night bus, bus

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Euston
  2. Take the night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brussels-North train station
  3. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Zurich Bus Station

Train, bus and ferry, bus

  1. Take the train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London to München
  3. Take the bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Lucerne Inselquai

Drive, Eurotunnel

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Cham

Drive, car ferry

  1. Drive from Glasgow to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Cham

Glasgow to Cham by train and subway

The journey time between Glasgow and Cham is around 34h 42m and covers a distance of around 2084 km. This includes an average layover time of around 17h 19m. The fastest journey normally takes 34h 24m. Operated by Avanti West Coast, London Underground (Tube), Eurostar and others, the Glasgow to Cham service departs from Glasgow Central and arrives in Cham. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
17h 22m
Layover time:
17h 19m
Total time:
34h 42m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
34h 24m
Journey distance:
2084 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
SFr 508
Carbon emissions:
109 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:32
Last service departs at:
05:33

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Glasgow to Cham train and subway schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
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International entry into Switzerland from United Kingdom

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from United Kingdom

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
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  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican

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Rules to follow in Switzerland

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Cham is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Cham is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Cham is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Switzerland.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 23 Sep 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Swiss Federal Office of Public Health.

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The cost-effective way to get from Glasgow to Cham is to bus, which costs £60 - £100 and takes 33h 4m.

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The quickest way to get from Glasgow to Cham is to bus and fly which costs £90 - £190 and takes 6h 31m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Glasgow to Cham. However, there are services departing from Glasgow and arriving at Cham, Neudorf via London - Victoria Coach Station, Paris, Bern and Zug, Metalli/Bahnhof. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 33h 4m.

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No, there is no direct train from Glasgow to Cham. However, there are services departing from Glasgow Central and arriving at Cham via Euston station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Amsterdam Centraal, Basel SBB and Luzern. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 45m.

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The distance between Glasgow and Cham is 1302 km.

The best way to get from Glasgow to Cham without a car is to train which takes 19h 45m and costs £390 - £1,100.

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It takes approximately 6h 31m to get from Glasgow to Cham, including transfers.

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Glasgow to Cham bus services, operated by National Express, depart from Glasgow station.

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Glasgow to Cham train services, operated by Avanti West Coast, depart from Glasgow Central station.

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The best way to get from Glasgow to Cham is to fly which takes 7h 59m and costs £70 - £240. Alternatively, you can train, which costs £390 - £1,100 and takes 19h 45m, you could also bus, which costs £60 - £100 and takes 33h 4m.

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Map of how to get from Glasgow to Cham.
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  • Distance: 1302.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 31m

What companies run services between Glasgow, Scotland and Cham, Switzerland?

Lufthansa, KLM and six other airlines fly from Glasgow to Cham every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Glasgow to Cham via London Euston, Euston station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Amsterdam Centraal, Basel SBB, and Luzern in around 19h 45m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 230
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 230
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 260
Flights from Glasgow to Zurich via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 240
Flights from Glasgow to Zurich via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 280
Flights from Edinburgh to Basel
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 230
Flights from Edinburgh to Basel via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 240
Flights from Glasgow to Basel via Split
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 100 - SFr 380
Flights from Glasgow to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5h 45m
When
Monday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 250
Flights from Glasgow to Basel via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 250
Flights from Glasgow to Basel via Berlin Brandenburg Apt
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 80 - SFr 300
Flights from Glasgow to Basel via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
7h 10m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 350
Flights from Glasgow to Basel via Belfast (Aldergrove), Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 260
Flights from Glasgow to Basel via Belfast (Aldergrove), Bristol
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 270
Flights from Glasgow to Basel via Geneva, Nice
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 310
Flights from Glasgow to Basel via Belfast (Aldergrove), Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 280
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 410
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 410
Flights from Glasgow to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 340
Flights from Glasgow to Zurich via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 340
Flights from Glasgow to Zurich via Belfast City, London City
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 350
Flights from Glasgow to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 350
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 370
Flights from Glasgow to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 33m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 360
Flights from Edinburgh to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 470
Flights from Glasgow to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 180 - SFr 400
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 240 - SFr 370
Flights from Glasgow to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 480
Flights from Edinburgh to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 170 - SFr 400
Flights from Glasgow to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
7h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 550
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Basel via Dublin
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 20 - SFr 130
Flights from Glasgow to Basel via Dublin
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
SFr 21 - SFr 140
Edelweiss Air
Website
flyedelweiss.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich
Ave. Duration
2h 15m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 280
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Edinburgh to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 480
Train operators
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 23
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB/SBB/TI Eurocity Milano
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Luzern
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Basel Sbb
Ave. Duration
7h 1m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 190
Website
Deutsche Bahn
LNER
Website
lner.co.uk
Train from Glasgow Central to London Kings Cross
Ave. Duration
5h 50m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 70 - SFr 550
Website
lner.co.uk
Advance Single
SFr 70 - SFr 110
Anytime Day Single
SFr 240 - SFr 340
Anytime Day Single 1st Class
SFr 380 - SFr 550
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 166
Website
Eurotunnel
Bus operators
Scottish Citylink
Phone
0871 266 33 33
Email
info@citylink.co.uk
Website
citylink.co.uk
Bus from Buchanan Bus Station to Edinburgh Airport, Airport
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 17
Website
Scottish Citylink
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.xom
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Bern
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
FlixBus-de
Website
flixbus.com
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Zurich Bus Station
Ave. Duration
10h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixbus.com
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 Glasgow to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 23
Website
National Express
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 - Victoria Coach Station to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 35m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 21
Website
Blablabus
Gruppo Di Maio
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to München
Ave. Duration
20h 23m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 60
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Munich Central Bus Station to Lucerne Inselquai
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
SFr 12 - SFr 17
Website
RegioJet
Ferry operators

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Glasgow to Cham bus services, operated by Gruppo Di Maio, arrive at Zug station.

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Cham is 1h ahead of Glasgow. It is currently 8:13 AM in Glasgow and 9:13 AM in Cham.

Glasgow to Cham train services, operated by Südostbahn, arrive at Luzern station.

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