How long is a flight to Switzerland?
A flight from London to Switzerland takes just under two hours.
Which airports does British Airways fly to Switzerland from?
We fly to Switzerland from London Heathrow, London Gatwick and London City.
What’s the cheapest month to fly to Switzerland?
Use our low fare finder to discover the cheapest time to visit Switzerland. Spring and summer are the most popular times of the year to visit Switzerland, so book flights in autumn or winter to pay less for your flights but still enjoy activities like skiing and autumnal hikes.
When’s the best time to visit Switzerland?
The best time to visit Switzerland depends on the reason for your visit. You can head out on hikes in the spring and summer, while adventure-seekers visit in the colder months to enjoy the wide variety of winter sports on offer, like skiing and glacier climbing. In the summer season you can tick off one of the country’s 1500 incredible lakes and enjoy water activities such as paddleboarding and water skiing.
Is Switzerland cheap to visit?
With a little forward planning, a trip to Switzerland can fit any budget. If you’re visiting to spend time in the great outdoors, the good news is that nature is free – the country’s outstanding hiking trails and lakes can be toured for no cost. You can also explore Switzerland’s cities by foot, with a lot of its attractions located in the city centres.
Local museums and galleries also offer free and cheap days to visit their collections. And if you’re feeling peckish, some restaurants offer fixed-price lunch specials. If your accommodation has a fridge, you can stock up on local groceries and picnic essentials. Most towns have fountains where you can fill up your water bottle with pure mountain water for free too.
Is it easy to get around Switzerland?
Switzerland has one of Europe’s most efficient and comprehensive public transport networks. From trains and buses running from the major cities to smaller towns and villages, you can navigate the country with ease. Beautiful scenery awaits if you travel on the Glacier Express. You can also book a hire car and drive between your destinations – and admire the beautiful routes as you do.
You can also hire a car with British Airways if you want to get out of the city and see more of what Switzerland has to offer. You’ll receive great benefits, with all mandatory charges included and 24-hour customer support, plus you’ll collect Avios points on every rental.
Why visit Switzerland?
Whether it’s the spectacular mountain scenery, the adrenaline-fuelled activities, the city culture or the delicious food, Switzerland has something to tempt all visitors. Blessed with many microclimates, you can ski in the Alps one day and enjoy palm-lined beaches the next. Don’t forget to fill your stomach – and your suitcase – with Swiss chocolate, which has a reputation as some of the best in Europe. The cheese lovers are in luck too, as there are over 400 cheeses made here.
With outstanding service starting the minute you book, you can choose to fly with hand baggage only or pick a price including a 23kg checked baggage allowance and free seat selection 24 hours before you fly. Onboard you’ll find HEPA-filtered air, quality catering and a warm, uniquely British welcome.
Sit back, relax and let us take care of you every step of the way.