There are 14 ways to get from Switzerland to London by plane, train, night bus, 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 Geneva to London City  •  4 h 23 min

  1. GVA - LCY

$68 - $230

Cheapest option

Fly Basel to London Gatwick  •  4 h 18 min

  1. BSL - LGW

$57 - $254

12 alternative options

Fly Basel to London Heathrow  •  4 h 6 min

  1. BSL - LHR

$80 - $274

Fly Geneva to London Heathrow  •  4 h 22 min

  1. GVA - LHR

$81 - $215

Fly Zurich to London City  •  4 h 13 min

  1. ZRH - LCY

$85 - $345

Fly Geneva to London Gatwick  •  4 h 29 min

  1. GVA - LGW

$63 - $195

Train to Milan Linate, fly to London City  •  6 h 10 min

  1. LIN - LCY

$82 - $361

Fly Milan Malpensa to London Gatwick  •  5 h 36 min

  1. MXP - LGW

$75 - $228

Train via Paris Lyon Banlieue  •  8 h 37 min

  1. Tgv
  2. Est

$204 - $407

Train  •  9 h 55 min

  1. TGV / ...
  2. Tgv
  3. Est

$243 - $380

Train, night bus, bus  •  17 h 6 min

  1. 36 / ...
  2. Rj

$78 - $129

Bus  •  17 h 29 min

  1. Ouibus

$70 - $104

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 32 min

$298 - $355

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 33 min

$151 - $218

What companies run services between Switzerland and London, England?

British Airways, Swiss and two other airlines fly from Geneva to London every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to London via Zürich HB, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Nord RER, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 8 h 37 min.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$45 - $250
Flights from Basel to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Basel to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Milan Malpensa to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Milan Malpensa to London Gatwick via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Milan Malpensa to London Gatwick via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Milan Malpensa to London Gatwick via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Geneva to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Flights from Milan Linate to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $1,200
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Geneva to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Geneva to London City via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$75 - $390
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $320
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $3,800
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Linate to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $550
Flights from Milan Linate to London City via Rome
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Geneva to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $460
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Milan Linate to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$240 - $850
Flairjet
Website
flair-jet.com
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$55 - $380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $380
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Standard
$50 - $75
First
$90 - $120
Train from Brugg AG to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Lugano to Milano Centrale
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$23 - $35
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 11 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $230
Train from Zürich HB to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
Standard
$50 - $75
First
$90 - $120
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
4 h 21 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $250
Eurostar
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Paris Nord Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2 h 35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$75 - $250
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$75 - $250
Premier
$190 - $280
Train from Lille Europe Eurostar to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$55 - $150
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$55 - $150
Premier
$120 - $170
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$175
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Night bus from Basel, Basel central station to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
4 h 55 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Lucemburk, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zürich to Paris Disneyland
Ave. Duration
9 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$45 - $65
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ferry operators

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Switzerland and London is 801 km.

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to London is to bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 110 and takes 17 h 29 min.

The quickest way to get from Switzerland to London is to fly which takes 4 h 6 min and costs SFr 75 - SFr 280.

No, there is no direct train from Switzerland to London. However, there are services departing from Zürich Stadelhofen and arriving at London St. Pancras International via Zürich HB, Paris Lyon Banlieue and Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 37 min.

It takes approximately 4 h 23 min to get from Switzerland to London, including transfers.