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Cardiff to Zurich

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4 suggested routes to go from Cardiff to Zurich by flight, train, car, bus

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Bristol
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How to get from Cardiff to Zurich?

We are suggesting 4 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Cardiff Zurich. Routes displayed are sorted depending on a performance indicator (calculated from number of changes, expected duration, distance between an airport and the center of the city it serves...). You'll be able to:
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All modes of transport Cardiff-Zurich

For your trip from Cardiff (Wales, United Kingdom) to Zurich (Switzerland) with a distance of 597 mi you will be able to take 4 modes of transport, eventually by combining plane, carpooling, bus and/or train, and according to which the duration of the journey will be significantly different.
No flight allows you to fly directly to Zurich from Cardiff but it is possible to make this trip only by plane with the flight routes Cardiff-Paris and Paris-Zurich.
Leave Cardiff and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Cardiff-Wales CWL airport, 9.3 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Paris (Paris Charles De Gaulle airport, IATA code: CDG) operated by FlyBE or Cityjet. From Paris, take another plane with Vueling Airlines or Swiss International Airlines that will carry you to Zurich airport (Zurich, Switzerland).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Cardiff Zurich only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Cardiff-London.
You will board a coach of National Express in Cardiff. The bus will drop you off at London Victoria Coach Station bus station (1.1 mi from London, United Kingdom). Please make sure to show up on time at Cardiff bus station (0.4 mi from Cardiff) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for London.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Cardiff-London will be able to share a ride with you that you will combine with a trip by plane in order to cover the entire trip.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Cardiff to Zurich without changing trains. You can take the train Cardiff-Bristol and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains of CrossCountry or First Great Western to Bristol leave from Cardiff Central railway station in Cardiff. Arrival in Bristol will take place at Bristol Temple Meads station (0.6 mi from the city centre).

Which carriers to travel between Cardiff and Zurich?

Railway companies
CrossCountry provides a rail connection Cardiff-Bristol with the train from Cardiff Central railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bristol Temple Meads at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
TGV Lyria transports passengers on a rail line from Paris to Zurich with the train TGV Lyria which leaves Paris-Gare-de-Lyon station to arrive at Zurich HB railway station ( Switzerland)
First Great Western operates the train journey Cardiff-Bristol with the train from Cardiff Central railway station (0.4 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Bristol Temple Meads at arrival (0.6 mi from centre)
Airlines
Helvetic Airways carries out a flight from Bristol BRS airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Bristol to Zurich (arrival at Zurich ZRH airport)
FlyBE flies on the route from Cardiff-Wales CWL airport (located 9.3 mi from Cardiff, United Kingdom) to Paris (serving Paris Charles De Gaulle CDG airport)
Vueling Airlines schedules the flight from Paris Orly ORY airport situated 9.3 mi away from the city centre of Paris to Zurich (arrival at Zurich ZRH airport)
Easyjet ensures the flight route from Gatwick LGW airport (located 24.2 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Zurich (serving Zurich ZRH airport)
Blue Islands carries out a flight from Bristol BRS airport situated 7.5 mi away from the city centre of Bristol to Zurich (arrival at Zurich ZRH airport)
Swiss International Airlines flies on the route from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Zurich (serving Zurich ZRH airport)
British Airways schedules the flight from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Zurich (arrival at Zurich ZRH airport)
Cityjet ensures the flight route from Cardiff-Wales CWL airport (located 9.3 mi from Cardiff, United Kingdom) to Paris (serving Paris Orly ORY airport)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Cardiff-London (131.7 mi)
Bus companies
The bus company National Express operates the intercity service from the bus station of Cardiff in Cardiff and to the one of London Victoria Coach Station (England United Kingdom)
FlixBus is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Paris (serving Paris Quai de Bercy bus station at 1.9 mi from centre) and the city of Zurich where the coach will drop you off at Zurich station situated at about 1.2 mi from Zurich city centre.
The coach company MegaBus carries out the route from the bus station of Cardiff in Cardiff and to the one of Bristol (England United Kingdom)

Stop cities from Cardiff or cities to visit near Zurich

When travelling from Zurich to Cardiff by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Bristol located at 26 mi from Cardiff, London 132 mi away from Cardiff (United Kingdom) Paris (France). If you have some time on your way to Zurich or back to Cardiff, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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