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There are 10 ways to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Swiss Alps by plane, train, 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.

Recommended option

Fly to Zurich, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Zurich (ZRH) LCY - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
  3. Take the train from Erstfeld to Airolo

$129 - $422

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  26 h 5 min

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Zurich 299
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Airolo 5-Y

$103 - $168

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Fly to Geneva, train  •  8 h 45 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Brig
  3. Take the train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt

$160 - $425

Fly to Milan Linate, train  •  8 h 11 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Milan Linate (LIN) LCY - LIN
  2. Take the train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
  3. Take the train from Bellinzona to Airolo

$126 - $409

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  11 h 51 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) 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 Swiss Alps

$419 - $525

Train  •  17 h 16 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar Est
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Köln Hbf to Interlaken Ost Ec

$322 - $624

Train, bus  •  20 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar Est
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Luzern
  4. Take the bus from Luzern to Göschenen

$162 - $363

Bus Eurolines CZ, train  •  24 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Rotkreuz Ec
  3. Take the train from Rotkreuz to Airolo 5-Y

$147 - $234

Bus Eurolines CH, train  •  26 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
  2. Take the bus from Brussels North to Zurich
  3. Take the train from Zürich HB to Airolo 5-Y

$120 - $189

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 6 min

  1. Drive from London City Airport (LCY) to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Swiss Alps

$161 - $239

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Swiss Alps is to bus and train which costs £75 - £130 and takes 26 h 5 min.

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The quickest way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Swiss Alps is to fly and train which costs £95 - £330 and takes 6 h 20 min.

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The distance between London City Airport (LCY) and Swiss Alps is 518 miles.

The best way to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Swiss Alps without a car is to train and bus which takes 20 h 6 min and costs £120 - £280.

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It takes approximately 6 h 20 min to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Swiss Alps, including transfers.

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

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Lufthansa, British Airways, KLM and Swiss offer flights from London City Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 139+ hotels available in Swiss Alps. Prices start at $75 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from London City Airport (LCY) to Swiss Alps.
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  • Distance: 517.6 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 20 min

What companies run services between London City Airport (LCY), England and Swiss Alps, Switzerland?

You can take a train from London City Airport (LCY) to Swiss Alps via Bank DLR Station, Bank station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St. Pancras International, Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar, Brussels - Midi, Köln Hbf, Interlaken Ost, and Meiringen in around 17 h 16 min.

Airlines
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London City to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from London City to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,200
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
Flights from London City to Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from London City to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
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
Flights from London City to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $700
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from London City to Geneva via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 2 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Flights from London City to Milan Linate via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Train operators
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 Zürich HB to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Erstfeld to Airolo
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $23
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Brig
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $120
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Bellinzona to Airolo
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Rotkreuz to Airolo
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Airolo
Ave. Duration
2 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Arth-Goldau
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $24
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Milano Centrale to Bellinzona
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $37
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Standard
$35 - $37
First
$56
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Rotkreuz
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$65 - $95
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
MGB
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Train from Brig Bahnhofplatz to Andermatt
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $80
Website
matterhorngotthardbahn.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
2nd Class Ticket
$35 - $50
1st Class Ticket
$65 - $80
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
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
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
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
Train from Köln Hbf to Interlaken Ost
Ave. Duration
7 h 4 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$160 - $280
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
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Bruxelles-Midi Eurostar
Ave. Duration
2 h 1 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $200
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$65 - $200
Premier
$150 - $230
Train from London St. Pancras International to Lille Europe Eurostar
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Brussels - Midi to Köln Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $90
1st Class
$90 - $120
Bus operators
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 Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$6 - $11
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Luzern
Ave. Duration
9 h 55 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luzern to Göschenen
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7 h 40 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Eurolines CZ
Email
info@eurolines.cz
Website
elines.cz
Bus from London Victoria Coach Station to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Schedules at
elines.cz
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from London, Victoria Green Line Station to Brussels, CCN, gare du Nord
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $16
Website
regiojet.com
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
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