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There are 13 ways to get from Plymouth to Switzerland by train, plane, bus, bus and ferry, car ferry, car or car train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train to Exeter, fly to Geneva  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Geneva (GVA) EXT - GVA

$131 - $663

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Car ferry, bus  •  33 h 2 min

  1. Take the car ferry from Plymouth to Roscoff
  2. Take the bus from Morlaix to Paris City Centre - Bercy
  3. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Zurich N99 / ...

$98 - $221

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Train to Bristol, fly to Geneva  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Geneva (GVA) BRS - GVA

$111 - $297

Train to Bristol, fly to Basel  •  6 h 17 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
  2. Fly from Bristol (BRS) to Basel (BSL) BRS - BSL

$116 - $387

Train to Exeter, fly to Basel  •  9 h 6 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Basel (BSL) EXT - BSL

$126 - $523

Train to Exeter, fly to Zurich  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
  2. Fly from Exeter (EXT) to Zurich (ZRH) EXT - ZRH

$229 - $828

Train to London Heathrow, fly to Geneva  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to London Paddington
  2. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Geneva (GVA) LHR - GVA

$200 - $431

Train, train to London Gatwick, fly to Geneva  •  8 h 49 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
  3. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Geneva (GVA) LGW - GVA

$168 - $387

Train  •  13 h 26 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  3. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB Tgv

$325 - $631

Train via Mulhouse Ville  •  14 h 29 min

  1. Take the train from Plymouth to London Paddington
  2. Take the train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
  3. Take the train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Mulhouse Ville Tgv
  4. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB 3-Y / ...

$336 - $663

Bus, bus and ferry  •  25 h 39 min

  1. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to London Victoria Coach Station
  2. Take the bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
  3. Take the bus from Lille to Brussels, Brussels-North station 328 / ...
  4. Take the bus from Brussels North to Zurich

$139 - $255

Drive, Eurotunnel, train  •  13 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Plymouth 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 Zürich

$449 - $566

Drive, car ferry  •  13 h 21 min

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

$186 - $285

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The cheapest way to get from Plymouth to Switzerland is to car ferry and bus which costs £75 - £170 and takes 33 h 2 min.

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The quickest way to get from Plymouth to Switzerland is to train and fly which costs £85 - £300 and takes 6 h 17 min.

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The distance between Plymouth and Switzerland is 620 miles.

The best way to get from Plymouth to Switzerland without a car is to train which takes 13 h 26 min and costs £250 - £490.

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from Plymouth to Switzerland, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Exeter Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 2 h 5 min.

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Switzerland is 1 h ahead of Plymouth. It is currently 4:15 AM in Plymouth and 5:15 AM in Switzerland.

Air France and Flybe offer flights from Exeter Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 632+ hotels available in Switzerland. Prices start at $80 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Plymouth to Switzerland.
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  • Distance: 619.8 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

What companies run services between Plymouth, England and Switzerland?

You can take a train from Plymouth to Zürich via London Paddington, Paddington, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St. Pancras International, Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy, Marne La Vallee Chessy, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, and Zürich HB in around 13 h 26 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $260
Flights from Bristol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $340
Flights from Exeter to Basel via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $460
Flights from Exeter to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Exeter to Basel via Manchester, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Exeter to Zurich via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Exeter to Zurich via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $700
Flights from Exeter to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $3,800
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Exeter to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Bristol to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Bristol to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$160 - $700
Flights from Exeter to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Exeter to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Exeter to Geneva
Ave. Duration
2 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Exeter to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $950
Flights from Exeter to Zurich via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
5 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $1,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $480
Flights from Bristol to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $440
Flights from Exeter to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $750
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Bristol to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $850
Flights from Exeter to Basel via London City, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $950
Flights from Exeter to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol, Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,100
Flights from Exeter to Zurich via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$600 - $1,800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $550
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Thomas Cook
Website
thomascookairlines.com
Flights from Bristol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Exeter to Zurich via Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$1,500 - $6,000
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
59 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$27 - $50
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $130
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$35 - $55
Advanced Single
$35 - $55
Anytime Day Single
$65 - $130
Train from Plymouth to London Paddington
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $220
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$60 - $95
Advanced Single
$60 - $90
Anytime Day Single
$120 - $220
Train from Plymouth to Reading
Ave. Duration
2 h 51 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$100 - $190
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$50 - $80
Advanced Single
$55 - $80
Anytime Day Single
$100 - $190
Train from Reading to Gatwick Airport
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $50
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Plymouth to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$27 - $40
Anytime Single
$35 - $60
Off-Peak Single
$26 - $40
Train from Plymouth to Bristol Temple Meads
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$40 - $60
Anytime Single
$60 - $95
Off-Peak Single
$55 - $85
Eurostar
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Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St. Pancras International to Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy
Ave. Duration
2 h 49 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $260
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $260
Premier
$200 - $300
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
4 h 14 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Marne la Vallée-Chessy to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
3 h 9 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $34
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $34
1st Class
$48 - $53
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
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 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
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
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
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
Bus operators
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 Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to London Victoria Coach Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 35 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$20 - $25
Website
nationalexpress.com
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus and ferry from London Victoria to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$55 - $80
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Lille to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $60
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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 Paris, Paris to Zurich
Ave. Duration
10 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $70
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Morlaix to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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