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You can get from London to Zurich by train, bus or flight.
To get from London to Zurich on 30 Jul we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||482 miles (777 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £36 • 1 h 50 min|
|Popular travel companies||easyJet|
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 between London, United Kingdom and Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom.
Conditions of entry into Switzerland:
To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Switzerland has imposed the following measures:
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.
The restriction level for your return to London, United Kingdom from Switzerland is: Partially open.
Entry into United Kingdom is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland.
Conditions of reentry into United Kingdom:
You should observe these safety measures in United Kingdom as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
Getting from London to Zurich includes taking a flight.
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.
You should expect to travel around 482 miles (777 km) from London to Zurich.
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Yes, there is a direct service from London to Zurich:
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.
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:
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.
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