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Cheap Flights from Chicago to Zurich, CH, Switzerland - CHI to ZRH

Popular flights from Chicago to Zurich

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
May 17, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 $1,077
May 24, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $1,077
May 24, 2016 Jun 2, 2016 $1,077
Swiss
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 17, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 $1,080
May 22, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 $1,080
May 23, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $1,080
May 24, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $1,080
May 30, 2016 Jun 13, 2016 $1,080
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 17, 2016 Jun 6, 2016 $1,063
May 24, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 $1,063

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 $1,129.

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 $1,895 $1,890
7-14 days $1,063 $1,066
14-21 days $1,063 $1,066
21-30 days $1,063 $1,066
30-60 days $1,401 $1,401
60-90 days $1,414 $1,418
90+ days $1,199 $994

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
$1,066 $1,063 $1,143 $1,213 $1,267 $1,091 $1,066

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 5/17/16 6/6/16 0 $1,063
June Chicago Zurich United 6/29/16 7/6/16 0 $1,401
July Chicago Zurich United 7/4/16 7/18/16 0 $1,414
August Chicago Zurich United 8/24/16 9/7/16 0 $1,199
September Chicago Zurich United 9/5/16 9/19/16 0 $1,199
October Chicago Zurich Swiss 10/13/16 11/2/16 1 $994
November Chicago Zurich United 11/29/16 12/13/16 0 $1,294
December Chicago Zurich United 12/14/16 12/21/16 0 $1,294

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Chicago to Zurich

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Chicago to Zurich.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
$1,895
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$1,895 $1,965
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$1,965

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 $1,191.

The average price for non-stop flights from Chicago to Zurich is $1,071.

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 $2,458.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Zurich is $1,073.

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 38 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 11 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)

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
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Delta JFK X X X X X X X
Icelandair KEF X X X
Iberia MAD X X X X X X X
Iberia BOS / MAD X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA 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 CPH 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 $94
Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $147
Chicago to Las Vegas American, Alaska, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $97

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Chicago to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, BMI, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $906
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, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, Great Lakes $939
Chicago to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $998
Chicago to Munich American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Arkefly, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $851
Chicago to Milan Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, BMI Regional, Blue Panorama, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $907
Chicago to Rome American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Pullmantur Air, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $923
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, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $904
Chicago to Stuttgart Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic $759
Chicago to Venice American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $904
Chicago to Basel American, Swiss, United $1,250
Chicago to Geneva American, JetBlue, Swiss, United $1,102
Chicago to Barcelona American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Great Lakes $950
Chicago to Brussels American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Great Lakes $777

Cheap International Flights to Zurich - ZRH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Indianapolis to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,123
Grand Rapids to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,574
Milwaukee to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,573
Madison to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,649
Appleton to Zurich Swiss, United Check Dates
Green Bay to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,549
Kalamazoo to Zurich American, Swiss, United Check Dates
Peoria to Zurich American, Swiss, United Check Dates
Lansing to Zurich American, Swiss, United Check Dates
Bloomington - Normal to Zurich American, Swiss, United Check Dates
South Bend to Zurich United Check Dates
Ft Wayne to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,998
Moline to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,749
Champaign to Zurich American, Swiss Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Zurich, CH, Switzerland, from $1,063 Round trip from CHI to ZRH