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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Zurich, CH, Switzerland - CHI to ZRH Last modified: May 24, 2016 12:52 AM

Popular flights from Chicago to Zurich Last modified: May 24, 2016 12:52 AM

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 $1,101
Aug 31, 2016 Sep 12, 2016 $1,101
Sep 14, 2016 Sep 22, 2016 $1,101
Sep 19, 2016 Sep 26, 2016 $1,101
Swiss
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $1,142
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 $1,142
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $1,142
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $1,142
Aug 28, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 $1,142
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $1,124
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 $1,124
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $1,124
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 8, 2016 $1,124
Aug 29, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $1,124

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Chicago to Zurich (CHI to ZRH)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Zurich, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $1,181.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Chicago to Zurich (CHI to ZRH)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Chicago to Zurich based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Chicago to Zurich

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Chicago to Zurich should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $2,113 $2,117
7-14 days $1,150 $1,150
14-21 days $1,150 $1,150
21-30 days $1,150 $1,150
30-60 days $1,150 $1,150
60-90 days $1,150 $1,150
90+ days $1,024 $963

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Zurich

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Chicago to Zurich.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,150 $1,150 $1,150 $1,250 $1,250 $1,165 $1,150

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Chicago to Zurich

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Chicago to Zurich.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Chicago Zurich United 5/31/16 6/11/16 0 $1,161
June Chicago Zurich United 6/1/16 6/9/16 0 $1,150
July Chicago Zurich United 7/4/16 7/12/16 1 $1,150
August Chicago Zurich American 8/23/16 9/5/16 1 $1,101
September Chicago Zurich American 9/14/16 9/22/16 1 $1,101
October Chicago Zurich American 10/10/16 10/20/16 1 $1,103
November Chicago Zurich American 11/8/16 11/15/16 1 $972
December Chicago Zurich American 12/28/16 1/6/17 1 $963

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Chicago to Zurich (CHI to ZRH)

Your Chicago to Zurich flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Zurich is $1,161.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Zurich is $1,159.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Zurich.

Nonstop Flight Details from Chicago to Zurich
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Swiss 1 2 1 2 2 2 2 14:45 19:05

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Chicago to Zurich (CHI to ZRH)

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Zurich. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Zurich is $2,922.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Zurich is $1,161.

Chicago to Zurich Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is a direct flight from Chicago to Zurich?
Answer: The average Chicago to Zurich flight time is 8 hours and 37 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between Chicago and Zurich?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Zurich is 4429 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Zurich?
Answer: There are 12 direct flights from Chicago to Zurich.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Chicago to Zurich?
Answer: Swiss provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Zurich.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Zurich?
Answer: Atlanta, GA

Airlines Flying from Chicago to Zurich (CHI to ZRH) Number of flights searched: 457Last modified: May 24, 2016 12:52 AM

Below are the different airlines that fly from Chicago to Zurich with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Chicago to Zurich.

Chicago to Zurich
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American JFK X X X X X X X
Air Berlin TXL X X X X X X X
Air Berlin TXL / VIE X X X X X X
Air Canada YYZ X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Alitalia FCO X X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Delta ATL X X X X X X X
Icelandair KEF X X X X
Iberia MAD X X X X X X X
Iberia BOS / MAD X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC X X X X X X X
LOT WAW X X X X X X X
Swiss - X X X X X X X
Austrian VIE X X X X X X X
SAS ARN X X X X X X X
Turkish IST X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Chicago and Zurich, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Spirit, United $114
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $187
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Great Lakes $779
Chicago to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Corsair, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Great Lakes $868
Chicago to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Lufthansa, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $879
Chicago to Munich American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Great Lakes $881
Chicago to Milan Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, BMI Regional, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Great Lakes $832
Chicago to Rome Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Great Lakes $875
Chicago to Amsterdam American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $873
Chicago to Stuttgart Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic $851
Chicago to Venice Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $833
Chicago to Basel American, Swiss, United $1,196
Chicago to Geneva American, JetBlue, Swiss, United $1,081
Chicago to Barcelona American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Great Lakes $884
Chicago to Brussels American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $726

Cheap International Flights to Zurich - ZRH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,069
Grand Rapids to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,147
Milwaukee to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,131
Madison to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,189
Appleton to Zurich Swiss, United $1,189
Green Bay to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,156
Kalamazoo to Zurich American, Swiss, United Check Dates
Peoria to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,470
Lansing to Zurich Swiss, United $2,248
Bloomington - Normal to Zurich American, Swiss Check Dates
South Bend to Zurich United $2,948
Ft Wayne to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,143
Moline to Zurich American, Swiss, United Check Dates
Champaign to Zurich American, Swiss Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Zurich, CH, Switzerland, from $1,101 Round trip from CHI to ZRH