There are 13 ways to get from London to Zürich by plane, train, 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 City to Zurich  •  4 h 25 min

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

$85 - $346

Cheapest option

Bus RegioJet  •  19 h 10 min

  1. Take the bus from Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station to Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière Rj
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station to Zurich 299

$46 - $70

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Fly London Heathrow to Zurich  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Zurich (ZRH) LHR - ZRH

$98 - $288

Fly London Gatwick to Zurich  •  4 h 47 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Zurich (ZRH) LGW - ZRH

$72 - $296

Train to London Luton, fly to Zurich  •  4 h 53 min

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

$64 - $224

Fly London Heathrow to Basel, train  •  5 h 28 min

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Basel (BSL) LHR - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$110 - $332

Fly London Gatwick to Basel, train  •  5 h 42 min

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Basel (BSL) LGW - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$79 - $310

Fly London Stansted to Basel, train  •  5 h 59 min

  1. Fly from London Stansted (STN) to Basel (BSL) STN - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

$76 - $310

Train  •  7 h 39 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

$202 - $383

Train via Strasbourg  •  8 h 17 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 / ...

$215 - $438

Bus Eurolines CH  •  17 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from London to Paris - Roissy CDG Airport Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Zurich

$79 - $114

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

$286 - $353

Drive, car ferry  •  9 h 53 min

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

$141 - $220

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from London to Zürich is to bus which costs £35 - £55 and takes 19 h 10 min.

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The quickest way to get from London to Zürich is to fly which costs £60 - £270 and takes 4 h 25 min.

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The distance between London and Zürich is 486 miles.

It takes approximately 4 h 25 min to get from London to Zürich, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from London to Zürich. However, there are services departing from London and arriving at Zurich via Roissypole and Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from London to Zürich. However, there are services departing from London St. Pancras International and arriving at Zürich HB via Paris Nord and Paris Gare de Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7 h 39 min.

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What companies run services between London, England and Zürich, Switzerland?

Swiss, Flairjet and three other airlines fly from London to Zürich every 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from London to Zürich via Paris Nord Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Gare de Lyon in around 7 h 39 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from London Luton to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from London Gatwick to Basel via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
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
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
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
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 Heathrow to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
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 Heathrow to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
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 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
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
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
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
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Zurich via Hamburg
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
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
Thameslink
Website
thameslinkrailway.com
Train from London St Pancras International LL to Luton Airport Parkway
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
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
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
$40 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Eurostar
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.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
3 times a day
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $32
1st Class
$45 - $49
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$29 - $35
1st Class
$49 - $54
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Strasbourg to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
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
$172
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
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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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