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Jan 29
$211Swiss
Sun
Jan 30
$81easyJet
Mon
Jan 31
$88British Airways
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Feb 1
$100BA Cityflyer
Wed
Feb 2
$69easyJet
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Feb 3
$78easyJet
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Feb 4
$140BA Cityflyer
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Feb 5
$169Swiss
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$71easyJet
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Feb 7
$40easyJet
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Feb 8
$38easyJet
Wed
Feb 9
$57easyJet
Thu
Feb 10
$148Eurowings
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Feb 11
$184Brussels Airlines
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Feb 12
$224Brussels Airlines
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$163Swiss
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$107easyJet
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$42easyJet
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$45easyJet
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$55easyJet

Travel Information to Zurich from London

distanceDistance482 miles (777 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $35 (€29) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

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

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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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FAQs

What are the international travel restrictions for Switzerland due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between London and Zurich?

Travel from London, United Kingdom to Zurich, Switzerland is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Zurich from London restricted?

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

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

  • 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 COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Zurich, Switzerland?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip from London to Zurich closer to your planned date of departure here.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to United Kingdom from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Am I allowed to reenter London, United Kingdom from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to London from Zurich?

  • 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
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

Which rules do I need to follow in London, United Kingdom regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to United Kingdom must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 1/27/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to London from Zurich here.

How do I travel from London to Zurich?

Travel London to Zurich by flight.

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

A flight is the fastest way to get to Zurich from London with an average travel time for this journey around 1 h 40 min.

What is the distance between London and Zurich?

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

Where do I depart from London? Where do I arrive in Zurich?

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

  • Flights mostly depart from London Heathrow Airport and arrive in Zurich Airport.

Which travel companies can take me from London to Zurich?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from London to Zurich, then we'll help you find the best value travel company for you:

  • EasyJet can get you to Zurich by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with easyJet from London to Zurich for $35 (€29) on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel from London to Zurich?

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 or Munich, 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!

How far in advance should I purchase my London to Zurich one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling 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:

  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $35 (€29) one way on average.

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.