There are 9 ways to get from Leicester to Switzerland by train, plane, bus, 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

Train to Birmingham, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 35 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
  2. Fly from Birmingham (BHX) to Zurich (ZRH) BHX - ZRH

$129 - $363

Cheapest option

Train to London Luton, fly to Geneva  •  5 h 10 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
  2. Fly from London Luton (LTN) to Geneva (GVA) LTN - GVA

$50 - $211

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Train to London City, fly to Zurich  •  5 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  2. Fly from London City (LCY) to Zurich (ZRH) LCY - ZRH

$112 - $420

Train to London Stansted, fly to Basel  •  6 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to Stansted Airport
  2. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Basel (BSL) STN - BSL

$83 - $317

Train  •  9 h 23 min

  1. Take the train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
  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

$218 - $465

Bus via Paris  •  20 h 52 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy CDG Airport
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Zurich

$98 - $145

Bus  •  23 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Leicester St Margarets Bus Station to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus from Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station to Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière Rj
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Zurich 299

$59 - $89

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  11 h 9 min

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

$309 - $385

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 28 min

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

$164 - $253

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Leicester to Switzerland is to bus which costs £45 - £70 and takes 23 h 21 min.

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The quickest way to get from Leicester to Switzerland is to train and fly which costs £35 - £170 and takes 5 h 10 min.

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The distance between Leicester and Switzerland is 584 miles.

It takes approximately 5 h 35 min to get from Leicester to Switzerland, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct train from Leicester to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from Leicester and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord, Paris Gare de Lyon and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 23 min.

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What companies run services between Leicester, England and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Leicester to Zürich via London St Pancras International, London St. Pancras International, Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Zürich HB in around 9 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Leicester to Zürich via London Victoria Coach Station, London, Paris - Roissy CDG Airport, Roissypole, Gallieni-Metro, Paris, Zurich, and Zürich HB in around 20 h 52 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 London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
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 London City to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Luton to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from London Luton to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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
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
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Birmingham to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from London Stansted to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$23 - $220
Train operators
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Birmingham New Street
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$25 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $55
Off-Peak Single
$21 - $35
Train from Leicester to Stansted Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$35 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $80
East Midlands Trains
Phone
03457 125 678
Email
getintouch@eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
1 h 2 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$16 - $23
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $50
Anytime Single
$45 - $70
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Website
eastmidlandstrains.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Off-Peak Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $65
Anytime Single
$65 - $95
Merseyrail Electrics
Phone
0151 330 1000
Website
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$16 - $22
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Train from Leicester to London St Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 11 min
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Schedules at
merseyrail.org
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
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
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Paris to Zurich
Ave. Duration
8 h 13 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station to Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
Ave. Duration
10 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
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
7 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ferry operators

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