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from London to Zurich

You can get from London to Zurich by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from London to Zurich on 30 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:00London Heathrow Airport4h05 14:05Zurich Airport
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09:00London Heathrow Airport4h05 14:05Zurich Airport
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06:15London Heathrow Airport6h50 14:05Zurich Airport
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18:40London Heathrow Airport14h05 09:45Zurich Airport
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14:45London Heathrow Airport6h40 22:25Zurich Airport
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30 Jul
£201Air France
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£178Air France
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£208Sas Airways
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£102British Airways
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£64British Airways
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Travel Information from London to Zurich

distanceDistance482 miles (777 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • £36 • 1 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

Travel 482 miles (777 km) by flight to Zurich from London. EasyJet is the main travel provider operating this journey. Travellers can even take a direct flight from London to Zurich.

General Information about the Journey from London to Zurich

Zurich lies around 776 kilometers southeast of London and is easily accessible via bus, train and direct flights. Flying is by far the fastest option with the journey taking around 1 hours and 40 minutes. High-speed​ trains also offer speedy travel with a total time of around 8 hours between city centres and with the bonus of grand views along the route. Bus journeys are overnight.

Return journeys from Zurich to London are also available.

Buses from London to Zurich

Eurolines buses leave Victoria Coach Station once each afternoon for the 18 hour trip terminating at Zurich Car Park, Sihlquai, Limmatstrasse. Passengers need to change buses in Brussels. The bus stops at Lille, Strasbourg, and Mulhouse in France, and Basel in Switzerland.

Trains from London to Zurich

The first step is to take the Eurostar from London St Pancras to Paris Gare du Nord which takes 2 hours and 20 minutes. Passengers can then connect with one of the 6 daily high-speed TGV-Lyria trains which will whisk them from the Gare de Lyon in Paris to Zurich HB via Dijon, Mulhouse and Basel in just over 4 hours. One service requires a change at Mannheim Hbf. First and second class seats are available. A faster option is to take the LGV Rhin-Rh├┤ne from Gare de Lyon. Alternative rail routes go via Brussels and Cologne.

Flights from London to Zurich

This route is well served with 16+ departures daily for the 1 hour and 40 minute direct flight to Zurich. Flag carriers British Airway and Swiss Air offer departures from London City airport and Heathrow. EasyJet also offers 2 daily direct flights from Gatwick, with just one on Saturdays. Other airlines such as SAS and Brussels Airlines offer flights with stopovers in Copenhagen and Brussels respectively.

Travel Tips

Travel from London to Zurich
Travel to Zurich easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from London to Zurich.
Is cross-border travel to Zurich, Switzerland from London, United Kingdom currently allowed?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Can travellers from United Kingdom enter Switzerland?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Zurich from London?

Conditions of entry into Switzerland:

  • 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
  • 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
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Zurich, Switzerland?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 28/07/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from London to Zurich.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to London, United Kingdom from Zurich, Switzerland?

The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to London from Zurich restricted?

Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in London from Zurich?

Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:

  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers can choose to pay for a private COVID-19 test. The earliest you can take the test while in quarantine is 5 full days after you left a place not on the travel corridor list
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in London, United Kingdom?

You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

This information about your return travel to United Kingdom was last checked on 28/07/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to London from Zurich closer to your date of departure here.

How do you get from London to Zurich?

Getting from London to Zurich includes taking a flight.

What is the fastest way to get to Zurich from London?

A flight is the fastest way to get from London to Zurich with an average travel time for this trip around 1 h 50 min.

How far is Zurich from London?

You should expect to travel around 482 miles (777 km) from London to Zurich.

When going from London to Zurich, where do I depart from London and where do I arrive in Zurich?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from London to Zurich:

  • Most travellers who buy a plane ticket from London to Zurich depart from London Heathrow Airport to Zurich Airport.
Which travel companies can get me from London to Zurich?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with between London and Zurich:

  • You can take a flight from London to Zurich with easyJet. Cheap tickets can be found for £36 with easyJet from London to Zurich.
Can I travel directly from London to Zurich?

Yes, there is a direct service from London to Zurich:

  • You'll find direct flight services to Zurich with with around direct flights every day.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Zurich tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this journey.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Zurich from London?
Your journey from London to Zurich doesn't have to end in Zurich. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you’d like to add Paris, Milan or Munich to your London to Zurich trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Zurich today!
When should I book a ticket between London and Zurich online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from London to Zurich, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket is £36 one way on average for this journey.

But we recommend booking London to Zurich tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.


Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

London Liverpool Street Stn

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the bus station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines Central, Circle, Hammersmith, City
London Bridge