It is possible to travel by bus to Zurich from London Victoria Coach Station. Eurolines, part of National Express Coaches, have a service every night at 2:00 a.m. from Victoria Coach Station to Brussels. Once at Brussels you can board another Eurolines coach which takes you to Zurich. The waiting time is half an hour at Brussels Coach Station for the connecting coach to Zurich. The entire journey takes approximately 18 hours.
Zurich is a clean, efficient and very beautiful city in Switzerland. It is common for people to think that the city is the capital, but it is in fact Berne. Zurich is well known for its arts scene and has been ranked the number one city for living standards for may years. Zurich Old Town contains most of the city's tourist attractions and it is a spectacular place to see. There are many historical buildings and architectural delights to enjoy. Grossmünster is a Romanesque church built in 1519. You can ascend to the top of the tower and enjoy a fantastic view of the city. Lake Promenad is the perfect place to spend an evening or weekend. You can walk three kilometers along the lakeside towards Tiefenbrunnen. There are also several excellent museums in Zurich, the largest being Landesmuseum where you can discover more about Swiss history. If you love to shop then do not miss Bahnhofstrasse, which is one of the most famous shopping streets in Europe. Art lovers should check out Rote Fabrik, which is an art gallery that showcases local contemporary artists. Zurich also has a lively cultural scene, with the Opernhaus opera house, Schauspielhaus Theatre and Cinema Arthouse Le Paris that shows arthouse movies. There are also fantastic bars and clubs to enjoy in Zurich, along with superb restaurants serving Swiss and world cuisine.