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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Zurich, CH, Switzerland - SFO to ZRH

Popular flights from San Francisco 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 31, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $1,110
May 31, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $1,110
Swiss
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 23, 2016 May 31, 2016 $1,133
May 23, 2016 Jun 2, 2016 $1,133
May 23, 2016 Jun 2, 2016 $1,133
May 31, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $1,133
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 31, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $1,115

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Zurich (SFO to ZRH)?

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 $1,153.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Zurich (SFO to ZRH)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane 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 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 San Francisco to Zurich

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,884 $1,889
7-14 days $1,125 $1,121
14-21 days $1,125 $1,130
21-30 days $1,116 $1,116
30-60 days $1,115 $1,110
60-90 days $1,594 $1,589
90+ days $1,334 $1,122

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Zurich

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,116 $1,110 $1,130 $1,230 $1,230 $1,130 $1,125

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Zurich

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco Zurich American 5/31/16 6/7/16 1 $1,110
June San Francisco Zurich American 6/11/16 6/21/16 1 $1,589
July San Francisco Zurich American 7/2/16 7/21/16 1 $1,589
August San Francisco Zurich United 8/24/16 9/5/16 0 $1,344
September San Francisco Zurich United 9/7/16 9/15/16 1 $1,175
October San Francisco Zurich United 10/14/16 10/21/16 2 $1,212
November San Francisco Zurich Swiss 11/5/16 11/12/16 2 $1,063
December San Francisco Zurich United 12/6/16 12/12/16 2 $1,138

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Zurich.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$1,894
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$1,894 $1,744
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$1,744

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Zurich (SFO to ZRH)

Your San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Zurich is $1,249.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Zurich is $1,134.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Zurich
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Swiss 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 19:40 19:40

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Zurich (SFO 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 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 $2,158.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Zurich is $1,132.

San Francisco to Zurich Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Zurich?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Zurich flight time is 11 hours and 15 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Zurich?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Zurich is 5823 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Zurich?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from San Francisco to Zurich.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop 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: New York, NY

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Zurich (SFO to ZRH)

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Zurich.

San Francisco to Zurich
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American PHL X X X X X X X
Air Berlin DUS X X X
Air Berlin DUS / TXL X X X
Air Canada YYZ X X X X X X X
Air France CDG 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
Korean ICN X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC X X X X X X X
Swiss - X X X X X X X
SAS CPH X X X X X X X
SAS CPH / 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $260

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $950
San Francisco to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes $657
San Francisco to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Sun Country, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $1,007
San Francisco to Milan Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, BMI Regional, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $1,049
San Francisco to Munich American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America $1,049
San Francisco to Basel American, Swiss, United $1,189
San Francisco to Amsterdam American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $878
San Francisco to Geneva American, Alaska, JetBlue, Swiss, United, Virgin America $1,109
San Francisco to Stuttgart American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,064
San Francisco to Rome Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,048
San Francisco to Barcelona Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, 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, Virgin America, FlexFlight $1,049
San Francisco to Venice Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,053
San Francisco to Brussels American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America $1,037
San Francisco to Friedrichshafen American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic $2,013
San Francisco to Nice Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,184
San Francisco to Istanbul American, JetBlue, Atlasjet, Turkish, United, SunExpress $954

Cheap International Flights to Zurich - ZRH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Zurich American, JetBlue, Swiss, United $1,396
Oakland to Zurich American, Alaska, Swiss, United $1,643
San Jose to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,623
Reno to Zurich American, Alaska, Swiss, United $1,759
Fresno to Zurich American, Swiss, United Check Dates
Monterey to Zurich American, Swiss, United Check Dates
Santa Rosa to Zurich American, United Check Dates
Sacramento to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $948
Sacramento to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,545
San Jose to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Lufthansa, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,226
Oakland to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Aigle Azur $1,182
Sacramento to Basel American, Swiss, United Check Dates
Oakland to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hawaiian, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $850
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Zurich, CH, Switzerland, from $1,110 Round trip from SFO to ZRH