How to get from London to Zurich by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from London to Zurich is by 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 • $185 (€165) • 1 h 40 min|
|Popular travel companies||easyJet|
Take a flight to travel 482 miles (777 km) between London and Zurich. EasyJet is the main travel company operating this journey. Travelers 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 centers 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.
You can travel by bus or flight for as low as $56 (€50). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.
Travel London to Zurich by flight.
Traveling by flight is also the quickest way from London to Zurich. It takes on average 1 h 40 min to travel this journey.
The distance is approximately 482 miles (777 km) from London to Zurich.
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Yes, there is a direct route available from London to Zurich:
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 from London to Zurich.
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