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  • Flight details

    Airline: British Airways
    Main departure airport: Heathrow
    Length of flight: 1hr 30mins

    Flight departs UK: 08:30

    Flight returns UK: 19:20

    Regional connecting flights are available to Heathrow from the following airports: Aberdeen, Belfast, Cork, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverness, Leeds Bradford, Manchester, Newcastle and Shannon for a supplement which can be as little as £165 return (£145 for 2019 departures).

    *All details are correct at the time of going to print and flight times may be subject to change.

    Please note on regional (and connecting) departures an additional overnight stay at a supplement may be required due to limited schedules.

    Please enquire when booking.


    Passport details

    British Citizen and EU Citizen Passport holders can currently enter Germany & Switzerland freely with no restrictions or other documentation required.

    As the UK will be leaving the European Union you must ensure that your passport is still valid for six months after the date of your return.

    For the most up to date entry requirements and travel advice we recommend that you log on and enter your passport details into, the simple to use, foreign office passport checker website which will tell you immediately if your passport will need renewing before your holiday.


    If you hold a passport from another country, we recommend that you contact your nearest German Embassy regarding visa or other entry requirements. People with British subject or British overseas citizens’ passports are also advised to check.

    German Embassy

    Embassy of Germany

    23 Belgrave Square


    SW1X 8PZ

    Tel. (+44) 020 7824 1300.


    Please note that your arrival and departure airport will be either Basel or Zurich in Switzerland.

    If you are a British Citizen or British Subject with right of abode in the United Kingdom, you will not need a visa to enter Switzerland. Other passport holders should check entry requirements with the nearest Swiss Diplomatic mission. Your passport should be valid for the proposed duration of your stay. No additional period of validity beyond this is required. If you hold a passport from another country we recommend that you contact your nearest Swiss Embassy regarding visa or other entry requirements.

    Swiss Embassy
    16-18 Montagu Pl
    W1H 2BQ
    Tel. (+44) 020 7616 6000

    Foreign & Commonwealth Advice

    For the latest travel advice from the Foreign & Commonwealth Office including security and local laws, plus passport and visa information, click here.



    Daily expected highs. 

     MonthBlack Forest
    72F / 22C
    75F / 24C
    68F / 20C