There are 10 ways to get from Zürich to Oxford by train, bus, car, car ferry or plane

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  •  9 h 9 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
  3. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

$240 - $440

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Bus RegioJet  •  17 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
  2. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
  3. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)

$68 - $95

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Bus Eurolines CH  •  20 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Brussels North
  2. Take the bus from Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to London
  3. Take the bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)

$97 - $128

Drive, car ferry  •  11 h 44 min

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

$163 - $238

Fly Zurich to London City, train  •  5 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London City (LCY) ZRH - LCY
  2. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

$119 - $409

Fly Zurich to London Heathrow, train  •  5 h 49 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London Heathrow (LHR) ZRH - LHR
  2. Take the train from London Paddington to Oxford

$119 - $355

Fly Zurich to Birmingham, train  •  5 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Birmingham (BHX) ZRH - BHX
  2. Take the train from Birmingham International to Oxford

$123 - $335

Fly Zurich to London Luton, bus, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London Luton (LTN) ZRH - LTN
  2. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to London Baker Street Station
  3. Take the train from London Marylebone to Oxford

$85 - $271

Fly Zurich to London Gatwick, train  •  6 h 27 min

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London Gatwick (LGW) ZRH - LGW
  2. Take the train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
  3. Take the train from Reading to Oxford

$90 - $365

Train to Basel, fly to London Heathrow, train  •  6 h 48 min

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

$143 - $400

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The cheapest way to get from Zürich to Oxford is to bus which costs SFr 65 - SFr 95 and takes 17 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to Oxford is to fly and train which costs SFr 110 - SFr 400 and takes 5 h 39 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Zürich to Oxford. However, there are services departing from Zurich and arriving at Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) via Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière and Victoria, Green Line Coach Station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 22 min.

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The distance between Zürich and Oxford is 858 km.

The best way to get from Zürich to Oxford without a car is to train which takes 9 h 9 min and costs SFr 230 - SFr 430.

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It takes approximately 9 h 9 min to get from Zürich to Oxford, including transfers.

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Zürich to Oxford bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Zurich station.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Oxford is to train which takes 9 h 9 min and costs SFr 230 - SFr 430. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs SFr 65 - SFr 95 and takes 17 h 22 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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Zürich to Oxford bus services, operated by Stagecoach Oxfordshire, arrive at Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5) station.

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Oxford is 1 h behind Zürich. It is currently 5:28 PM in Zürich and 4:28 PM in Oxford.

Flairjet, British Airways and Swiss offer flights from Zurich Airport to London City Airport.

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Map of how to get from Zürich to Oxford.
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  • Distance: 536.2 miles
  • Duration: 9 h 9 min

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

You can take a train from Zürich to Oxford via Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Paris Nord, Paris Nord Eurostar, London St. Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras Underground Station, Baker Street Underground Station, and London Marylebone in around 9 h 9 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Zürich to Oxford via Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station, Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière, London, Victoria Green Line Station, and Victoria, Green Line Coach Station in around 17 h 22 min.

Airlines
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 Zurich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Zurich to Birmingham
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Zurich to London Gatwick via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $3,800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Zurich to Birmingham via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Birmingham via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $650
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1 h 48 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Zurich to London Luton via Berlin Schoenefeld
Ave. Duration
4 h 30 min
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Zurich to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 42 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Zurich to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $850
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to Birmingham via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Zurich to Birmingham via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $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 Zurich to London Heathrow via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Zurich to Birmingham via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Zurich to Birmingham via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 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 Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Eurostar
Chiltern Railways
Phone
+44 345 600 5165
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Train from London Marylebone to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
chilternrailways.co.uk
Advance Single
$22 - $35
Anytime Day Single
$40 - $60
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from London Paddington to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $65
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$20 - $30
Advanced Single
$21 - $30
Anytime Day Single
$30 - $65
Train from Gatwick Airport to Reading
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $55
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$17 - $26
Advanced Single
$18 - $26
Anytime Day Single
$28 - $55
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $27
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $16
Advanced Single
$11 - $17
Anytime Day Single
$14 - $27
CrossCountry
Phone
0344 736 9123
Email
customer.relations@crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Train from Birmingham International to Oxford
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$29 - $45
Anytime Single
$40 - $65
Off-Peak Single
$30 - $45
Train from Reading to Oxford
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
crosscountrytrains.co.uk
Advanced Single
$23 - $35
Anytime Single
$30 - $50
Off-Peak Single
$16 - $25
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Bus operators
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 Zurich to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$25 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8 h 20 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
Stagecoach Oxfordshire
Website
stagecoachbus.com
Bus from Victoria, Green Line Coach Station to Oxford City Centre, St Aldates (Stop H5)
Ave. Duration
1 h 44 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
$18
Schedules at
stagecoachbus.com
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 - $80
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 Brussels City Center - Midi Train station to London
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
Ouibus
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 Luton Airport London to London Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$7 - $10
Website
nationalexpress.com
Green Line (operated by Arriva)
Phone
0344 801 7261
Email
greenline.customerservices@googlemail.com
Website
greenline.co.uk
Bus from Airport Bus Station to Baker Street Station
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11
Schedules at
Green Line
Book at
Green Line (Arriva)
Ferry operators

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