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There are 11 ways to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) by plane, bus, train, 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.

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Fly Zurich to London Heathrow  •  1h 45m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London Heathrow (LHR) ZRH - LHR

$60 - $230

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Fly Zurich to London Luton, bus  •  3h 23m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London Luton (LTN) ZRH - LTN
  2. Take the bus from Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3

$47 - $187

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Fly Zurich to London City  •  2h 48m

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

$103 - $368

Fly Zurich to London Gatwick  •  3h

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London Gatwick (LGW) ZRH - LGW

$90 - $317

Train to Basel, fly to London Heathrow  •  5h 22m

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

$94 - $314

Train via Paris Gare De Lyon  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon Tgv
  2. Take the train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to London St. Pancras International 9057

$233 - $449

Train  •  10h 42m

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Lille Europe Tgv
  3. Take the train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International

$235 - $384

Drive, train, Eurotunnel  •  10h 38m

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Lörrach Hbf
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
  3. Take the train from Strasbourg to Paris Est Tgv / ...
  4. Take the train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun Tgv
  5. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  6. Drive from Folkestone to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

$385 - $480

Bus  •  19h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Zurich to Basel EuroAirport 775
  2. Take the bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
  3. Take the bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station

$64 - $104

Train, bus  •  21h 25m

  1. Take the train from Zürich Flughafen to Basel SBB 37 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Basel to Paris
  3. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to London

$120 - $186

Drive, car ferry  •  11h 1m

  1. Drive from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to Calais
  2. Take the car ferry from Calais to Dover
  3. Drive from Dover to London Heathrow Airport (LHR)

$155 - $228

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to fly and bus which costs SFr 45 - SFr 190 and takes 3h 23m.

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The quickest way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to fly which costs SFr 60 - SFr 230 and takes 1h 45m.

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The distance between Zurich Airport (ZRH) and London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 789 km.

The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) without a car is to train which takes 10h 42m and costs SFr 230 - SFr 450.

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It takes approximately 1h 45m to fly from Zurich (ZRH) to London Heathrow (LHR), including transfers and time at the airport.

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The best way to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is to fly which takes 1h 45m and costs SFr 60 - SFr 230. Alternatively, you can train, which costs SFr 230 - SFr 450 and takes 10h 42m, you could also bus, which costs SFr 60 - SFr 110 and takes 19h 1m.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to London Heathrow Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 45m.

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London Heathrow Airport (LHR) is 1h behind Zurich Airport (ZRH). It is currently 12:08 PM in Zurich Airport (ZRH) and 11:08 AM in London Heathrow Airport (LHR).

Lufthansa, Swiss and British Airways offer flights from Zurich Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

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There are 6786+ hotels available in London Heathrow Airport (LHR). Prices start at $78 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR).
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  • Distance: 493.3 miles
  • Duration: 1h 45m

What companies run services between Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland and London Heathrow Airport (LHR), England?

Swiss, British Airways and five other airlines fly from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Zurich Airport (ZRH) to London Heathrow Airport (LHR) via Zürich HB, Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, Marne La Vallee Chessy, Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy, London St. Pancras International, King's Cross St. Pancras station, Paddington, and London Paddington in around 10h 42m.

Airlines
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$80 - $450
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $600
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $420
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$75 - $380
Flights from Zurich to London City
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Zurich to London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
1h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$55 - $360
Flights from Zurich to London Luton
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Flights from Zurich to London Luton via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$45 - $260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Zurich to London City via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $700
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to London City via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 6m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Basel to London Heathrow via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $600
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 Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$30 - $60
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Zürich Flughafen to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Zürich HB to Basel SBB
Ave. Duration
53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
Train from Zürich HB to Paris Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $230
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $150
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$130 - $150
1st Class
$180 - $260
Train from Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $100
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$85 - $100
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Paris Nord to Calais-Fréthun
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$65 - $75
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$65 - $75
1st Class
$90 - $130
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Marne-la-Vallée - Chessy to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$80 - $250
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$80 - $250
Premier
$190 - $290
Train from Gare de Lille Europe to London St. Pancras International
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $140
Website
eurostar.com
Standard
$50 - $140
Premier
$120 - $170
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 Strasbourg to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$85 - $130
Website
bahn.de
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$171
Website
eurotunnel.com
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 Luton Airport London to Heathrow Airport London T2,3
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$8 - $11
Website
National Express
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 Basel EuroAirport
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$5 - $9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Basel EuroAirport, EuroAirport Basel to Luxembourg, Luxembourg central station
Ave. Duration
4h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.com
Bus from Luxembourg, Central station CFL - Gare Routière to London, Victoria Green Line Station
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$25 - $35
Website
regiojet.com
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Basel to Paris
Ave. Duration
6h 57m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy to London
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $40
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators

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