There are 13 ways to get from Switzerland to London 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 Zurich to London City  •  4 h 13 min

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

$84 - $345

Cheapest option

Fly Basel to London Gatwick  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Basel (BSL) to London Gatwick (LGW) BSL - LGW

$48 - $249

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Fly Basel to London Heathrow  •  4 h 6 min

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

$79 - $274

Fly Geneva to London City  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London City (LCY) GVA - LCY

$67 - $230

Fly Geneva to London Heathrow  •  4 h 22 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London Heathrow (LHR) GVA - LHR

$80 - $215

Fly Geneva to London Gatwick  •  4 h 28 min

  1. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to London Gatwick (LGW) GVA - LGW

$54 - $190

Fly Milan Malpensa to London Gatwick  •  5 h 30 min

  1. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to London Gatwick (LGW) MXP - LGW

$69 - $226

Train to Lyon, fly to London Heathrow  •  6 h 43 min

  1. Take the train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
  2. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to London Heathrow (LHR) LYS - LHR

$129 - $324

Train  •  8 h 36 min

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

$196 - $390

Bus Eurolines CH  •  19 h 57 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Brussels North
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to London 815 / ...

$82 - $145

Bus via Strasbourg  •  20 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
  2. Take the bus from Strasbourg to Brussels-North
  3. Take the bus from Brusel, Gare du Midi to Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station Rj

$108 - $197

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9 h 32 min

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

$291 - $348

Drive, car ferry  •  10 h 47 min

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

$150 - $218

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Switzerland to London is to fly which costs SFr 50 - SFr 190 and takes 4 h 28 min.

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

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The distance between Switzerland and London is 801 km.

It takes approximately 4 h 13 min to get from Switzerland to London, including transfers.

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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 Gare De Lyon and Paris Nord Eurostar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 36 min.

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

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Map of how to get from Switzerland to London.
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  • Distance: 500.9 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 13 min

What companies run services between Switzerland and London, England?

Flairjet, British Airways and Swiss fly from Zürich to London every 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zürich to London via Zürich HB, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, and Paris Nord Eurostar in around 8 h 36 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 32 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Basel to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 52 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$40 - $300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Milan Malpensa to London Gatwick via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
Flights from Milan Malpensa to London Gatwick via Olbia
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$40 - $230
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
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 Basel to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Flights from Geneva to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $700
Flights from Geneva to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $430
Flights from Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$45 - $650
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $440
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
Flights from Geneva to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 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
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 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 Geneva to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $3,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Geneva to London City via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$150 - $550
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 Geneva to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $550
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
Flights from Lyon to London Heathrow via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $480
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
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Geneva to London City via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$310 - $1,100
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 Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Genève to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Eurostar
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
$168
Website
eurotunnel.com
Bus operators
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Zurich to Brussels North
Ave. Duration
10 h 45 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$55 - $75
Book at
eurolines.ch
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station to London
Ave. Duration
7 h 10 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brusel, CCN, gare du Nord to Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $25
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Bus from Brusel, Gare du Midi to Londýn, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Zurich to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $70
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Bus from Strasbourg to Brussels-North
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$50 - $95
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ferry operators

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