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There are 12 ways to get from Waterloo Station to Premier by train, bus, bus and ferry, car, car train, car ferry or plane

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Train  •  10h 2m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord Eil
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Vallorbe Tgv

SFr 260 - SFr 627

Cheapest option

Bus and ferry, bus  •  18h 55m

  1. Take the bus and ferry from London to Lille
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Paris 802 / ...
  3. Take the bus from Paris to Besançon
  4. Take the bus from PEM Viotte to PEM Gare

SFr 61 - SFr 83

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Train via Lyon  •  12h 30m

  1. Take the train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy Eil
  2. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Lyon Part Dieu Tgv / ...
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valleiry
  4. Take the train from Valleiry to Evian-les-Bains Ter

SFr 268 - SFr 593

Bus, train  •  15h 36m

  1. Take the bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Vallorbe Tgv

SFr 187 - SFr 292

Drive, Eurotunnel  •  9h 4m

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Folkestone
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
  3. Drive from Calais-Fréthun to Premier

SFr 263 - SFr 314

Drive, car ferry  •  10h 11m

  1. Drive from Waterloo Station to Dover
  2. Take the car ferry from Dover to Calais
  3. Drive from Calais to Premier

SFr 123 - SFr 187

Fly London Heathrow to Geneva, train  •  7h 31m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Geneva (GVA) LHR - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

SFr 98 - SFr 266

Fly London City to Geneva, train  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Geneva (GVA) LCY - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

SFr 124 - SFr 384

Fly London Gatwick to Geneva, train  •  7h 40m

  1. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Geneva (GVA) LGW - GVA
  2. Take the train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne

SFr 117 - SFr 314

Fly London Heathrow to Basel, train  •  9h 14m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Basel (BSL) LHR - BSL
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Olten
  3. Take the train from Olten to Yverdon-les-Bains
  4. Take the train from Yverdon-les-Bains to Cossonay-Penthalaz
  5. Take the train from Cossonay-Penthalaz to Croy-Romainmôtier

SFr 137 - SFr 357

Fly London City to Zurich, train  •  9h 12m

  1. Fly from London City (LCY) to Zurich (ZRH) LCY - ZRH
  2. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Yverdon-les-Bains

SFr 155 - SFr 960

Fly London Heathrow to Lyon, train  •  10h 46m

  1. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Lyon (LYS) LHR - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
  3. Take the train from Geneve to Renens Vd

SFr 146 - SFr 346

United Kingdom → Switzerland
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International entry into Switzerland from United Kingdom

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Conditions of entry into Switzerland from United Kingdom

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from United Kingdom
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Health declaration required
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
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France: Paris, Centre-Val de Loire, Hauts-de-France, Normandy, Pays de la Loire

This applies to arrivals from India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before boarding for all arrivals by air
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: India, Nepal and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
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Rules to follow in Switzerland

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Considerations leaving from United Kingdom

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Switzerland from United Kingdom.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Regional restriction measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Premier is 0041 58 463 00 00.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Premier is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Premier is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 0041 58 463 00 00.

No, but conditions apply when returning to United Kingdom from Switzerland.

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Last updated: 29 Jul 2021
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The most affordable way to get from Waterloo Station to Premier is to bus and ferry and bus, which costs £45 - £70 and takes 18h 55m.

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The quickest way to get from Waterloo Station to Premier is to fly and train which costs £95 - £310 and takes 7h 20m.

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The distance between Waterloo Station and Premier is 715 km.

The best way to get from Waterloo Station to Premier without a car is to train which takes 10h 2m and costs £200 - £500.

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It takes approximately 10h 2m to get from Waterloo Station to Premier, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from London Heathrow Airport to Geneva Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Premier is 1h ahead of Waterloo Station. It is currently 2:52 PM in Waterloo Station and 3:52 PM in Premier.

KLM, Air France, British Airways and Swiss offer flights from London Heathrow Airport to Geneva Airport.

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There are 62+ hotels available in Premier. Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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  • Distance: 715.4 km
  • Duration: 10h 2m

What companies run services between Waterloo Station, Greater London, England and Premier, Switzerland?

You can take a train from Waterloo Station to Premier via Embankment station, King's Cross St. Pancras station, London St Pancras Eurostar, Paris Nord, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Vallorbe, Croy-Romainmôtier, and Croy-Romainmôtier, gare in around 10h 2m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 340
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 390
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 55 - SFr 260
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 95 - SFr 130
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 1300
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 45 - SFr 380
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 280
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 280
Flights from London City to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 230
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 290
Flights from London City to Zurich
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 310
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 370
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 47m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 150 - SFr 340
Flights from London City to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 190
Flights from London Gatwick to Geneva via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 57m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 65 - SFr 190
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Geneva via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 160 - SFr 360
Flights from London Heathrow to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 110 - SFr 290
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 250
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from London Heathrow to Basel via Brussels
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 140 - SFr 240
Train operators
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 380
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
SFr 330 - SFr 380
Standard
SFr 120 - SFr 150
Standard Premier
SFr 170 - SFr 220
Train from London St Pancras Eurostar to Marne La Vallee Chessy
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 380
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
SFr 330 - SFr 380
Standard
SFr 130 - SFr 160
Standard Premier
SFr 180 - SFr 230
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.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Vallorbe
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 130 - SFr 230
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Marne-la-Vallée-Chessy TGV to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 47m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 120 - SFr 230
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Valleiry
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Valleiry to Evian-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Genève-Aéroport to Lausanne
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 26 - SFr 50
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Basel SBB to Olten
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 18 - SFr 35
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Olten to Yverdon-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 40 - SFr 80
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Yverdon-les-Bains to Cossonay-Penthalaz
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 13
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Cossonay-Penthalaz to Croy-Romainmôtier
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 5 - SFr 9
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Yverdon-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 60 - SFr 110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 59m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 50 - SFr 95
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Geneve to Renens Vd
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 23 - SFr 45
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Marne La Vallee Chessy to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
SFr 75 - SFr 100
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 75 - SFr 90
1st Class
SFr 80 - SFr 100
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
2h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 35 - SFr 50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 40 - SFr 50
1st Class
SFr 35 - SFr 50
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. 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 Valleiry to Evian Les Bains
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 7 - SFr 14
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 7 - SFr 11
Rail 1st Class
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 22 - SFr 35
Rail 1st Class
SFr 30 - SFr 50
Train from Geneve to Renens Vd
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
SFr 9 - SFr 13
Rail 1st Class
SFr 16 - SFr 24
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Folkestone to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 165
Website
Eurotunnel
Südostbahn
Phone
+41 58 580 70 70
Email
info@sob.ch
Website
sob.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Olten
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Südostbahn
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Olten
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 17 - SFr 24
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Olten
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
Traveleuro Tours & Travels
Phone
07710115044
Email
info@traveleuro.co.uk
Website
traveleuro.co.uk
Bus from London Victoria to Paris Bercy
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
SFr 50
Schedules at
traveleuro.co.uk
Union Ivkoni
Phone
02/989 0000
Website
union-ivkoni.com
Bus and ferry from London to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 19m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
SFr 9 - SFr 14
Schedules at
union-ivkoni.com
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Lille to Paris
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 14 - SFr 17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Besançon
Ave. Duration
6h 5m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 28
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Lille to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
SFr 11 - SFr 14
Website
Blablabus
Mobigo Doubs
Phone
+33 3 80 11 29 29
Website
viamobigo.fr
Bus from PEM Viotte to PEM Gare
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 13 - SFr 16
Schedules at
Mobigo Doubs
Ferry operators

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