How to travel from London to Zurich

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Travel Information to Zurich from London

distanceDistance482 miles (777 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$72 - $702
cheapestCheapest modeFlight • $72 (€62) • 1 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $72 (€62) • 1 h 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 482 miles (777 km) to Zurich from London. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus, easyJet or SNCF | TGV Lyria among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from London to Zurich.

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from London to Zurich

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

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from London to Zurich is by taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
09:50AMZurich Airport (ZRH)
0 transfers
London, Victoria Coach Station
2 transfers
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
10:45PMZurich Airport (ZRH)
0 transfers
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London, Victoria Coach Station
2 transfers
London, Victoria Coach Station
2 transfers
London, Victoria Coach Station
2 transfers
London Gatwick Airport (LGW)
08:50PMZurich Airport (ZRH)
0 transfers
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
03:15PMZurich Airport (ZRH)
1 transfer
London Heathrow Airport (LHR)
07:50PMZurich Airport (ZRH)
1 transfer

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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 centers 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.

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EasyJet is a British multinational budget airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN) and the largest UK-based airline based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to more than 150 destinations in Europe and North Africa, making it a very popular low-cost carrier for travelers. To keep fares as low as possible, tickets are non-refundable, and no complimentary snacks are served onboard. All easyJet fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for travelers bringing hand luggage and checked luggage.

    FAQs: Travel from London to Zurich

    FAQs: 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.

    There are 3 ways to get from London to Zurich: bus, train or flight.

    The cheapest way to travel to Zurich from London is a flight with an average price of $72 (€62).

    This is compared to other travel options from London to Zurich:

    Taking a flight costs $8 (€7) less than taking a bus, which average ticket prices of $80 (€69).

    A flight is $630 (€544) less than a train with an average ticket price of $702 (€606) from London to Zurich.

    The fastest way to get to Zurich from London is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 30 min.

    Other travel options to Zurich take longer:

    Bus takes on average 22 h 35 min.

    Taking a train requires on average 9 h 22 min of travel time.

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

    The average frequency per day from London to Zurich is:

    • 1 bus per day.
    • Around 3 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from London to Zurich as scheduled services by bus, train or flight can vary by season or day of the week.

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

    • Flights from London to Zurich most often leave from London Gatwick Airport and arrive in Zurich Airport.
    • Trains mostly depart from London Waterloo and arrive in Zürich Hbf.

    The following travel companies offer services from London to Zurich:

    • Travel with FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Student Agency for buses to Zurich. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixBus London to Zurich tickets on Omio for $80 (€69).
    • Travel with easyJet, SWISS, British Airways, Cityflyer (British Airways 2), LAER, Eurowings, Lufthansa, Air Baltic, KLM, Air France, KLM Cityhopper, Vueling Airlines, Edelweiss Air, TAP Portugal, SAS, TUIfly, Iberia, Lufthansa Cityline (2), airmax, Austrian Airlines or Air Serbia to go to Zurich by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find easyJet London to Zurich tickets on Omio for $72 (€62).
    • Travel with SNCF | TGV Lyria or Eurostar to go to Zurich by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurostar London to Zurich tickets on Omio for $702 (€606).

    Yes, there are direct services available from London to Zurich with the following travel companies:

    • Direct services by bus with.
    • Direct services by plane with easyJet, British Airways, Cityflyer (British Airways 2), LAER or Air Baltic.
    • Direct services by train with.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Zurich as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Zurich from London.

    Many of our customers traveling from London to Zurich don't make Zurich their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Zurich are Paris, Milan, Munich, Vienna or Lucerne, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Zurich to any of these top destinations today!
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