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Overview: Train from Zurich to London

distanceDistance482 miles (777 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day

Trains from Zurich to London cover the 482 miles (777 km) long trip taking on average 19 h 59 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Zürich HB and arrive in London Victoria.

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by train from Zurich, Switzerland to London, United Kingdom?

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

Can I enter United Kingdom from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Zurich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for unvaccinated travellers
  • Prebook and pay for day 2 and day 8 COVID-19 PCR tests for unvaccinated travellers
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Prebook and pay for a COVID-19 test, to be taken on the end of day 1 for vaccinated travellers
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/16/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to London from Zurich as this information can change.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from London, United Kingdom to Zurich, Switzerland?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from London to Zurich is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from United Kingdom?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from London?

What are the requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 1/13/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Zurich from London here.

How far is Zurich to London by train?

The distance to London from Zurich by train is approximately 482 miles (777 km).

What is the Zurich to London train travel time?

On average the Zurich to London train time is 19 h 59 min  covering the 482 miles (777 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Zurich to London, which train station in Zurich do I depart from and which train station in London do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Zurich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Zürich HB, Zürich Stadelhofen and Zürich, Central Bus Station. When you arrive in London, your train can arrive in train stations including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Zürich HB   to London Victoria.

Where is the train station in Zurich to go to London? Where is the train station in London located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Zürich HB and travel around 0.9 miles (1.5 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel approximately 1.2 miles (2 km) from the train station to the city center in London.

How many train services per day are there from Zurich to London?

On average, there is 1 train a day from Zurich to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Zürich HB is the most popular Zurich railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Zurich for your trip to London.