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Flights from San Francisco to Zurich, Switzerland Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:37 AM

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San Francisco to Zurich Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:37 AM

We've scanned 25,716,102,982 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Zurich. United & Turkish frequently offer the best deals on San Francisco to Zurich flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

United
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Fri 12/2
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Sun 12/4
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Turkish
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Thu 12/29
1 stop
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Sun 1/15
1 stop
$797
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SAS
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Tue 1/10
1 stop
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Tue 1/24
1 stop
$867
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SAS
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Tue 1/10
1 stop
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Tue 1/17
1 stop
$867
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SAS
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Wed 1/11
1 stop
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Sat 1/14
1 stop
$867
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SAS
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Thu 1/12
1 stop
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Tue 1/17
1 stop
$867
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SAS
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Sat 1/14
1 stop
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Fri 1/20
1 stop
$867
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Aer Lingus
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Wed 11/9
1 stop
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Thu 11/17
1 stop
$975
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Aer Lingus
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Wed 11/9
1 stop
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Sun 11/13
1 stop
$975
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Aer Lingus
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Wed 11/30
1 stop
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Sat 12/3
1 stop
$975
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Aer Lingus
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Wed 1/11
1 stop
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Sat 1/14
1 stop
$975
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Aer Lingus
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Wed 1/18
1 stop
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Sun 1/22
1 stop
$975
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Air Berlin
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Mon 10/10
1 stop
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Mon 10/24
1 stop
$1,001
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Air Canada
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Wed 10/12
1 stop
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Wed 10/19
1 stop
$1,033
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Swiss
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Wed 10/5
nonstop
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Wed 10/12
nonstop
$1,047
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Swiss
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Sun 10/23
nonstop
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Wed 11/2
nonstop
$1,047
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American
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Tue 12/13
2 stops
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Wed 12/21
2 stops
$1,049
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British Airways
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Wed 1/18
1 stop
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Tue 1/24
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$1,073
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Iberia
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Wed 1/18
2 stops
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Tue 1/24
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$1,075
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Air France
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Wed 10/5
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Wed 10/12
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$1,097
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Finnair
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Wed 1/18
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Tue 1/24
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$1,099
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Lufthansa
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Wed 12/14
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Wed 12/21
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$1,101
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Austrian
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Tue 12/13
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Wed 12/21
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$1,111
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Brussels
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Fri 10/14
2 stops
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Mon 10/24
2 stops
$1,120
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KLM
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Tue 12/13
2 stops
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Wed 12/21
2 stops
$1,138
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Alitalia
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Tue 11/22
2 stops
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Mon 11/28
2 stops
$1,155
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Alitalia
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Tue 11/22
2 stops
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Sun 11/27
2 stops
$1,155
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Alitalia
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Wed 11/23
2 stops
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Mon 11/28
2 stops
$1,155
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Emirates
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Wed 1/18
2 stops
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Thu 1/26
2 stops
$1,282
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Korean
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Tue 10/4
1 stop
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Thu 10/13
1 stop
$2,391
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Korean
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Tue 10/18
1 stop
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Tue 10/25
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$2,391
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Korean
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Thu 10/20
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Thu 10/27
1 stop
$2,391
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Air China
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Fri 11/4
1 stop
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Sat 11/12
1 stop
$2,504
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Air China
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Sun 11/6
1 stop
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Sat 11/26
1 stop
$2,504
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Air China
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Sun 11/27
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Sun 12/11
1 stop
$2,504
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Etihad
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Tue 12/20
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Wed 1/4
2 stops
$11,305
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How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Zurich?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Zurich, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $798.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Zurich?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from San Francisco to Zurich based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from San Francisco to Zurich?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from San Francisco to Zurich.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $1,047 $1,038
7-14 days $1,080 $800
14-21 days $1,351 $800
21-30 days $1,047 $800
30-60 days $1,066 $800
60-90 days $1,083 $786
90+ days $1,030 $797

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Zurich

We've examined 25,724,431,429 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from San Francisco to Zurich is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$800 $800 $800 $800 $786 $800 $800

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Zurich by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for San Francisco to Zurich flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Francisco Zurich Air Berlin 9/30/16 10/9/16 1 $1,419
October San Francisco Zurich Turkish 10/11/16 10/17/16 1 $800
November San Francisco Zurich Turkish 11/2/16 11/7/16 1 $800
December San Francisco Zurich United 12/2/16 12/4/16 1 $786
January San Francisco Zurich Turkish 1/1/17 1/11/17 1 $800
February San Francisco Zurich Turkish 2/1/17 2/4/17 1 $800
March San Francisco Zurich Turkish 3/1/17 3/8/17 1 $800
April San Francisco Zurich Turkish 4/3/17 4/11/17 1 $797

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Zurich

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from San Francisco to Zurich. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
$870
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$870 $984
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$984 $902
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
$902

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Zurich

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 San Francisco to Zurich is $2,328.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Zurich is $1,074.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Zurich - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Swiss 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 19:40 19:40

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Zurich

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Zurich is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Zurich is $2,327.

San Francisco to Zurich Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Zurich?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Zurich flight time is 11 hours and 15 minutes.
Question: How far is Zurich from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Zurich is 5,823 miles (9,371 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Zurich?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from San Francisco to Zurich.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Zurich?
Answer: Swiss provides 100% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Zurich.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Zurich?
Answer: London, GB

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Zurich Last modified: Sep 29, 2016 2:38 AMNumber of routes searched: 109Number of itineraries searched: 189,157

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Zurich? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco airlines with flights to Zurich. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

San Francisco to Zurich
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Turkish IST
Swiss -
SAS CPH
Lufthansa FRA
KLM AMS
British Airways LHR
Air France CDG
Air Canada YYZ
Lufthansa MUC
United EWR
American JFK
Air Berlin DUS
United IAD
Aer Lingus DUB
United ORD
Emirates DXB
United BOS
United LAX
Air Canada YUL
Air Berlin TXL
Cathay HKG
Finnair HEL
Singapore SIN
Delta ATL
Air China PEK
American MIA
Korean ICN
All Nippon NRT
Air India DEL
Etihad AUH

San Francisco to Zurich Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco and Zurich. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

Farecompare Research Tools

FareCompare's Flight Schedule Search Tool helps you find information about airline schedule filings, including flight numbers, depart times, and travel distance.

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $267

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United, Virgin Atlantic, WOW air $689
Flights from San Francisco to London Jet Airways, American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, Qantas, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, WOW air $670
Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Asiana, Brussels, Singapore, Tap Portugal, United, WOW air $821
Flights from San Francisco to Milan American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United $745
Flights from San Francisco to Munich American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Brussels, Singapore, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa $644
Flights from San Francisco to Basel American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Brussels, Turkish, United $885
Flights from San Francisco to Amsterdam American, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, Copa, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, SAS, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, WOW air $713
Flights from San Francisco to Geneva American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Icelandair, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United $801
Flights from San Francisco to Stuttgart American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United $798
Flights from San Francisco to Rome American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Etihad, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United $746
Flights from San Francisco to Barcelona American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Icelandair, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United, Air Europa $797
Flights from San Francisco to Venice American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United $745
Flights from San Francisco to Brussels American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Etihad, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa $750
Flights from San Francisco to Friedrichshafen Lufthansa, Turkish Check Dates
Flights from San Francisco to Nice American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United $927
Flights from San Francisco to Istanbul American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Etihad, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Asiana, Qatar, Royal Jordanian, SAS, Singapore, Turkish, United $731

Cheap International Flights to Zurich - ZRH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Sacramento to Zurich American, Air Berlin, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Brussels, Turkish, United $1,248
Flights from Oakland to Zurich American, Air France, Delta, KLM $1,185
Flights from San Jose to Zurich American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United $1,145
Flights from Reno to Zurich American, Air France, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, United $1,185
Flights from Fresno to Zurich American, Air Berlin, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, United $1,774
Flights from Monterey to Zurich American, United Check Dates
Flights from Santa Rosa to ZurichCheck Dates
Flights from Sacramento to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Korean, Lufthansa, Brussels, Turkish, United $1,030
Flights from Sacramento to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, AeroMexico, British Airways, Delta, Emirates, Iberia, Korean, Brussels, United $1,009
Flights from San Jose to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, JAL, Korean, Lufthansa, United $1,009
Flights from Oakland to Paris American, Air France, AeroMexico, Delta, Norwegian Shuttle, Emirates, Korean, China Eastern $645
Flights from Sacramento to BaselCheck Dates
Flights from Oakland to London American, Delta, Norwegian Shuttle, Korean, Qatar, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet $493
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Zurich