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Travel Information between Zurich and London

distanceDistance482 miles (777 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight
fastestFastest modeFlight • $122 (€102) • 1 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companieseasyJet

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

How to travel to Zurich from London?

The best way to travel to Zurich from London is by flying, and several airlines offer flights from a variety of the main London airports. Zurich is a popular destination from London, and there are nearly 50 flights on every day of the week. Journey times do vary, as not all flights are direct. The quickest flights take about 90 minutes.  

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

The cheapest way to travel to Zurich from London is by booking flights in advance. The Omio website is the perfect online platform for comparing prices for all flights to Zurich, enabling all users to benefit from cheap, direct journeys, at times that are convenient for them. Swiss and easyJet are two of the cheapest operators, and both airlines provide direct flights to Zurich departing from a variety of local airports, including London Luton, London Heathrow, and London City. 

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

The fastest way to travel to Zurich from London is by flying. Most of the London airports have flights to Zurich, although they are not all direct. Direct flights take from 90 minutes, up to 115 minutes, and indirect flights will be far longer due to time spent waiting to switch planes. Of course, it's also important to factor in the time needed to travel to the airport and to check-in, before working out exactly how long the flight from London to Zurich actually takes. Most airlines stipulate the amount of time passengers need to allow for check-in and border control, but a rule of thumb would be to arrive at the airport at least two hours before the scheduled flight departure. But remember, always check with your airline before planning your trip to the airport. 

Find and book with Omio the best tickets to Zurich from London

It's easy to compare all the different ways to travel to Zurich from London using the Omio platform. Booking in advance is one of the best ways to find the cheapest flights, particularly for passengers prepared to be more flexible about departure times as evening or early morning flights are often more affordable. Omio checks through all relevant airlines to find the best deal for you.

 Travel to Zurich from London by plane

A number of popular airlines provide flights from London to Zurich, including easyJet, Swiss, British Airways, and Sun Air of Scandinavia. EuroWings and Air France offer indirect flights, requiring at least one change. There are 178 flights from London to Zurich each week, and five operators provide direct services. Direct flights are available from four of the popular London airports. It's almost 500 miles from London to Zurich, and all flights arrive at Zurich Airport Terminal 2. The airport is just over 7 miles from the city center, and the quickest way to get into Zurich is by train from Zurich Airport Railway Station. Trains from the airport to Zurich take just 15 minutes, and other public transport options include bus or tram from stops located outside the front of Zurich Airport. There is also a taxi rank just outside the airport terminal. The four departure airports for travel from Zurich to London are London City, Luton, Heathrow, and Gatwick. Flights from Luton and Gatwick are provided by easyJet, while BA and Swiss operate from Heathrow and London City. All London airports are easy to reach from the center of London, and from regional destinations. The Heathrow Express train whisks passengers from Paddington Station direct to the airport terminals in 15 minutes, while DLR trains ensure journeys from central London to London City Airport only take about 22 minutes. Speedy trains from central London to Luton Airport can take 24 minutes, but a shuttle bus to the airport adds 10 more minutes to trip times. Trains to Gatwick Airport take about 30 minutes and operate every 15 minutes.  All trains from Victoria to Gatwick Airport are non-stop.  It's worth booking your ticket in advance. Often, with UK rail operators, if you book a seat at a specific time you can grab a ticket for a greatly reduced price. 

How to get from Zürich to London

The Best Way According to our Users

When it comes to choosing a method of transportation from Zürich to London, 100,00% of our customers do not hesitate to choose the flight as their preferred way to travel. Nowadays, passengers who want to fly around Europe have more options than ever before. With dozens of budget airlines covering several routes which connect to virtually all European countries, taking a flight to reach your desired destination is easy and inexpensive. The low fares and the short flight time are, among others, some of the reasons why our users choose the airplane as the best way to get from Zürich to London, even if they have to face baggage limitations and long lines at check-in and security control. You can book your flights with Omio to make sure you are always taking the fastest route or getting the best deal. You can also add extra luggage and book securely with several methods of payment such as Apple Pay, PayPal and more.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Zurich to London

Travel to London 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 Zurich to London.

What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for London, United Kingdom if I’m coming from Zurich, Switzerland?

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

Is international entry into London from Zurich restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to London, United Kingdom 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
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 1/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Zurich and London closer to your planned date of departure here.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Zurich, Switzerland from London, United Kingdom?

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

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Zurich 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Zurich, Switzerland regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 1/13/22. 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 Zurich from London here.

How do I reach London from Zurich?

Travel Zurich to London by flight.

What is the fastest way from Zurich to London?

Going by flight is the quickest way from Zurich to London with an average travel time of 1 h 40 min.

How far is it from Zurich to London?

London is approximately 482 miles (777 km) away from Zurich.

When traveling between Zurich and London, where do I depart from Zurich and where do I arrive in London?

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

  • Most travelers who book a plane ticket from Zurich to London depart from Zurich Airport to London Heathrow Airport.

Which travel companies can take me from Zurich to London?

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

  • You can travel from Zurich to London by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $122 (€102) with easyJet from Zurich to London.

Can I find a direct route to London from Zurich?

Yes, there is a direct route available from Zurich to London:

  • You'll find direct flights with easyJet, Swiss or tab.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Zurich to London?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Zurich to London often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Amsterdam or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Zurich and London itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between London and any of these top destinations today!

How early should I buy Zurich to London tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Zurich to London, it’s good to know what ticket you can book and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this route is costing $122 (€102) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Zurich to London tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.