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London to Zurich flights

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Departure Sun, 27 Sep Return Fri, 09 Oct
LON London
ZRH Zurich
return from £61
Departure Fri, 16 Oct Return Sun, 25 Oct
LON London
ZRH Zurich
return from £61
Flight route information
Fancy a glimpse into the world of relics and ancient history? Zurich is teeming with museums at every turn.
Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.16 CHF
British Pound Sterling Swiss Franc
1 CHF = 0.87 GBP
Last checked on 20 September 2020
Train
Local, one-way ticket
34%

Trains are 34% more expensive in Zurich than in London.

London
£2.8
Zurich
£3.74
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
42%

The average meal is 42% more expensive in Zurich than in London.

London
£15
Zurich
£21.23
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
98%

Taxis are 98% more expensive in Zurich than in London.

London
£3
Zurich
£5.95
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
44%

Coffee is 44% more expensive in Zurich than in London.

London
£2.98
Zurich
£4.28
London airports
  • ( Heathrow (LHR)
    How far from city centre: 14 miles
  • ( Gatwick (LGW)
    How far from city centre: 25 miles
  • ( Stansted (STN)
    How far from city centre: 30 miles
  • ( Luton International (LTN)
    How far from city centre: 27 miles
  • ( Southend (SEN)
    How far from city centre: 35 miles
  • ( London City (LCY)
    How far from city centre: 7 miles
Zurich airports
  • ( Zurich (ZRH)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Basel Euroairport (BSL)
    How far from city centre: 50 miles
  • ( Mulhouse Euroairport (MLH)
    How far from city centre: 50 miles
K Distance: 483 miles

Getting to and from the airport

Flights departing from London

Gatwick Airport in London is the second busiest airport to serve the capital after Heathrow. It has two terminals: North and South. It is a single runway airport and is the busiest single runway airport worldwide. If you are getting yourself geared up for visiting the land of the Swiss (Swiss chocolate, anyone?), flights from Gatwick to Zurich will be the channel you need to navigate your way to chocolate land. While waiting for your much anticipated flight, you can cosy up in the plush lounges at the airport. These lounges can be found in both terminals.

Getting to London airport

Gatwick Airport is located in West Sussex approximately 45km away from London. To get from London to the airport, one can use the Gatwick Express. It is the fastest mode of transport. These trains come at intervals of 15 minutes. Gatwick Express takes approximately 30 minutes to get to the airport, so don't worry - you will get to the airport on time! Plan your journey well to catch your flight from London to Zurich.

As an alternative, you can use a coach. The National Express coach is found at Victoria Coach Station. They leave in 30 minute intervals, with an approximate driving time of one hour and twenty minutes.

Arriving to Zurich

Zurich is the capital of the Canton of Zurich in Switzerland. Kick off your excursion by checking out the FIFA World Football Museum. Whether you are a football fanatic or not, you will appreciate the beauty of the architecture of this masterpiece of a building.

Zurich is dubbed as the 'water land galore.' Whether you are admiring the scenic Lake Zurich or dipping your toes in one of the myriad outdoor pools available, you will enjoy revelling in the beauty of outdoor water utopia. Old Town will leave you with many unforgettable experiences - from the quant cafes and cosy restaurants to the unique buildings, you will no doubt be mesmerized!

How to get to the city centre

Flights to Zurich from London will land at Zurich Airport (Flughafen Zürich). This is the largest and main airport or Switzerland. Situated approximately 13km from the airport on the north end of Zurich, getting to Central Zurich has never been easier. The airport has three terminals; A, B and E.

To get from the airport to the city centre, you can use a train. You could also use a bus that you will find at the terminals. They are available at intervals of between ten minutes and an hour. You could also use the Glattalbahn tram service. Trams run in intervals between 7 - 15 minutes. Get to the city centre and explore!

Frequent asked questions about flights from London to Zurich

How is COVID-19 affecting flights from London to Zurich?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Switzerland may apply when travelling from London. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
📊 How much, on average, are flights from London to Zurich?
The average price to go from London to Zurich is 74.45 GBP but ticket prices vary a lot, depending on the season and how far in advance you book.
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from London to Zurich at Opodo?
Our search engines have found flights from 61€ for the route London - Zurich. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the cheapest option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Zurich expensive to visit compared to London?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Zurich costs an average of 5.94 GBP, 98% more expensive than London, with a fare of 3.00 GBP, while train tickets costs 34% more in Zurich: 3.74 GBP against 2.80 GBP in London. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 21.23 GBP in Zurich, 42% more than the 15.00 GBP in London. The price of the coffee is around 43% more expensive in Zurich, with an average of 4.27 GBP , while in London the coffee costs 2.98 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from London to Zurich?
According to real customer data from our website, the most popular months to book a trip from London to Zurich are July, August and May.
📅 When is the best time to travel from London to Zurich?
The best time of the year to go to Zurich when flying from London depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, August is the top 1 month to fly to  Zurich from London in terms of searches from our cutomer, followed by July and December. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period November, January and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route London -  Zurich.
How long does the flight take to go from London to Zurich?
The total flight time between London and Zurich is of around 01:48 hours on average, considering an average distance of 804 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in oter cities in between).
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