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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 Sep 23 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

09:55AMLondon Heathrow Airport8h50 07:45PMZurich Airport
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09:00AMLondon Heathrow Airport12h40 10:40PMZurich Airport
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05:35PMLondon Heathrow Airport4h05 10:40PMZurich Airport
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11:50AMLondon Heathrow Airport9h50 10:40PMZurich Airport
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06:20AMLondon Heathrow Airport15h20 10:40PMZurich Airport
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Travel Information to Zurich from London

distanceDistance482 miles (777 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $160 (€128) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

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

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?

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

Can I enter Switzerland if coming from United Kingdom?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Zurich if traveling from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • 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 (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What measures do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Switzerland must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/20/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip to Zurich from London.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to London, 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 3 days before arrival
  • Before departure, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include a COVID-19 test to be taken on day 2
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • 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: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 9/21/21. 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 reach Zurich from London?

Travel London to Zurich by flight.

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

The fastest way to travel between London and Zurich is by flight, which requires on average 1 h 35 min   of travel time.

How far is it from London to Zurich?

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

What are the departure and arrival points in London and in Zurich?

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

  • Most travelers take a flight from London Heathrow Airport to Zurich Airport.
Which travel companies can take me from London to Zurich?

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

  • You can travel by plane to Zurich from London with easyJet, and you can find easyJet London to Zurich tickets for $160 (€128) on Omio.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Zurich from London ends?
Many of our customers who book a trip from London to Zurich often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Milan or Munich. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your London and Zurich itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Zurich and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I book London to Zurich tickets online to score the best deals?

When planning your trip from London to Zurich, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing $160 (€128) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from London to Zurich online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.


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