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Trip Zurich Los Angeles

Plan your trip by train, bus, carpooling, plane from Zurich to Los Angeles

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3 suggested routes to go from Zurich to Los Angeles by flight, train, car, bus

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Frankfurt am Main
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How to get from Zurich to Los Angeles?

We are suggesting 3 routes by train, bus, carpooling, plane to plan your trip Zurich Los Angeles. 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 Zurich-Los Angeles

For your trip from Zurich (Switzerland) to Los Angeles (California, United States) with a distance of 5917 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.
The direct flight Zurich > Los Angeles will be the fastest way to get to your destination.
Leave Zurich and arrive early enough (at least 2 hours before the departure time) at Zurich ZRH airport, 5.7 mi away, to check in your luggage for the flight to Los Angeles (Los Angeles International airport, IATA code: LAX) operated by Swiss International Airlines.
It is not possible to travel directly by train from Zurich to Los Angeles without changing trains. You can take the train Zurich-Frankfurt am Main and travel by plane to get to your final destination.
Trains ICE, InterCity (IC) or CityNightLine Pegasus of Deutsche Bahn or SBB CFF FFS to Frankfurt am Main leave from Zurich HB railway station in Zurich. Arrival in Frankfurt am Main will take place at Frankfurt (Main) Hbf station (0.8 mi from the city centre).
Even though it is not possible to make the trip Zurich Los Angeles only by bus, there are other means of transport (plane) that will complete the journey Zurich-Frankfurt am Main.
You will board a coach of FlixBus or Eurolines CH in Zurich. The bus will drop you off at Frankfurt Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) bus station (0.7 mi from Frankfurt am Main, Germany). Please make sure to show up on time at Zurich bus station (1.2 mi from Zurich) at least 15 minutes before the time of departure for Frankfurt am Main.
Blablacar is the main carpooling platform in Europe where drivers having the route Zurich-Frankfurt am Main 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.

Which carriers to travel between Zurich and Los Angeles?

Airlines
British Airways carries out the flights from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to London (arrival at Heathrow LHR airport) and from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Easyjet flies on the route from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to London (arrival at Gatwick LGW airport)
KLM schedules the following flights: from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Amsterdam (serving Amsterdam-Schiphol AMS airport) and from Amsterdam-Schiphol AMS airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Amsterdam to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Virgin Atlantic Airways ensures the flight route from Heathrow LHR airport (located 14.3 mi from London, United Kingdom) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Delta Air Lines carries out a flight from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Lufthansa flies on the routes from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Frankfurt am Main (serving Frankfurt International FRA airport) and from Frankfurt International FRA airport situated 6.8 mi away from the city centre of Frankfurt am Main to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
American Airlines schedules the following flights: from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to New York (serving John F. Kennedy International JFK airport) and from John F. Kennedy International JFK airport situated 13 mi away from the city centre of New York to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Swiss International Airlines ensures the flight route from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
United Airlines carries out a flight from San Francisco International SFO airport situated 11.2 mi away from the city centre of San Francisco to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Southwest Airlines flies on the route from San Francisco International SFO airport (located 11.2 mi from San Francisco, United States) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Air New Zealand schedules the flight from Heathrow LHR airport situated 14.3 mi away from the city centre of London to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Virgin America ensures the flight route from San Francisco International SFO airport (located 11.2 mi from San Francisco, United States) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Vueling Airlines carries out a flight from Zurich ZRH airport situated 5.7 mi away from the city centre of Zurich to London (arrival at Luton LTN airport)
Air Canada flies on the routes from Zurich ZRH airport (located 5.7 mi from Zurich, Switzerland) to Montreal (serving Pierre Elliott Trudeau International YUL airport) and from Pierre Elliott Trudeau International YUL airport situated 8.7 mi away from the city centre of Montreal to Los Angeles (arrival at Los Angeles International LAX airport)
JetBlue Airways schedules the flight from John F. Kennedy International JFK airport (located 13 mi from New York, United States) to Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles International LAX airport)
Bus companies
The bus company FlixBus operates the intercity service from the bus station of Zurich in Zurich and to the one of Frankfurt central station (Hesse Germany)
Eurolines CH is the bus carrier that allows to travel on the line between the city of Zurich (serving Zurich bus station at 1.2 mi from centre) and the city of Frankfurt am Main where the coach will drop you off at Frankfurt Zentral Omnibus Bahnhof (ZOB) station situated at about 0.7 mi from Frankfurt am Main city centre.
The coach company MegaBus - US carries out the route from the bus station of San Francisco Caltrain Station in San Francisco and to the one of Los Angeles Union Station (California United States)
Carpooling
Depending on the requested date, Blablacar can display an offer to share a ride Zurich-Frankfurt am Main (190.1 mi)
Railway companies
Deutsche Bahn provides a rail connection Zurich-Frankfurt am Main with the train ICE from Zurich HB railway station (0.6 mi from city-centre) and serving the rail station of Frankfurt (Main) Hbf at arrival (0.8 mi from centre)
SBB CFF FFS transports passengers on a rail line from Zurich to Frankfurt am Main with the train InterCity (IC) which leaves Zurich HB station to arrive at Frankfurt (Main) Hbf railway station (Hesse Germany)

Stop cities from Zurich or cities to visit near Los Angeles

When travelling from Los Angeles to Zurich by plane, carpooling, bus, train, you might have to change at Frankfurt am Main (Germany) Montreal (Canada) Amsterdam (Netherlands) San Francisco, New York (United States) London (United Kingdom). If you have some time on your way to Los Angeles or back to Zurich, this may be a really good opportunity to visit and have a short stay in those cities.
 
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