There are 11 ways to get from London to Switzerland by plane, train, bus, night 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

Fly London Heathrow to Basel  •  4 h 6 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Basel (BSL) LHR - BSL

$80 - $272

Cheapest option

Train to London Luton, fly to Geneva  •  4 h 37 min

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

$42 - $185

9 alternative options

Fly London City to Zurich  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Zurich (ZRH) LCY - ZRH

$85 - $346

Fly London Stansted to Basel  •  4 h 37 min

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

$46 - $250

Fly London City to Berne  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Berne (BRN) LCY - BRN

$263 - $970

Train  •  7 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv

$209 - $398

Train via Strasbourg  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Paris Nord Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Paris Est to Strasbourg Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  4. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB Tgv / ...

$208 - $433

Bus, night bus  •  18 h 6 min

  1. Take the bus from Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station to Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière Rj
  2. Take the night bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Zurich N831

$47 - $73

Bus  •  18 h 58 min

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

$77 - $110

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 33 min

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

$289 - $356

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 38 min

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

$142 - $220

What companies run services between London, England and Switzerland?

British Airways, Lufthansa and KLM fly from London to Basel every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Zürich via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Zürich HB in around 7 h 41 min.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
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
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $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
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
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
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 Strasbourg to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$20 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$20 - $22
1st Class
$24 - $40
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
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$13 - $19
1st Class
$20 - $30
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
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
$175
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Zurich
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from London to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
6 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
Ouibus
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 London and Switzerland is 801 km.

The cheapest way to get from London to Switzerland is to bus and night bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 18 h 6 min.

The quickest way to get from London to Switzerland is to fly which takes 4 h 6 min and costs £60 - £210.

No, there is no direct train from London to Switzerland. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Zürich Stadelhofen via Paris Nord RER, Paris Gare de Lyon and Zürich HB. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 41 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 6 min to get from London to Switzerland, including transfers.