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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Zurich, CH, Switzerland - SFO to ZRH Last modified: May 29, 2016 1:45 AM

Popular flights from San Francisco to Zurich Last modified: May 29, 2016 1:45 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 30, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $1,023
JetBlue Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 21, 2016 Aug 25, 2016 $5,477
Swiss
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 16, 2016 Sep 25, 2016 $779
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 $1,224
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $1,224
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 $1,224
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 14, 2016 $1,224
Aug 30, 2016 Sep 13, 2016 $1,224

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 $1,124.

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 $2,403 $2,351
7-14 days $1,352 $1,352
14-21 days $1,404 $1,357
21-30 days $1,352 $1,357
30-60 days $1,352 $1,356
60-90 days $1,224 $1,028
90+ days $1,124 $1,028

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
$1,352 $1,028 $1,028 $1,040 $1,040 $1,028 $1,352

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
June San Francisco Zurich United 6/5/16 6/14/16 0 $1,352
July San Francisco Zurich United 7/4/16 7/20/16 0 $1,352
August San Francisco Zurich American 8/30/16 9/13/16 2 $1,023
September San Francisco Zurich Swiss 9/16/16 9/25/16 2 $779
October San Francisco Zurich American 10/2/16 10/20/16 1 $1,028
November San Francisco Zurich United 11/1/16 11/8/16 0 $1,124
December San Francisco Zurich United 12/13/16 12/20/16 0 $1,124
January San Francisco Zurich United 1/10/17 1/23/17 0 $1,124

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
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
$1,756
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
$1,756 $1,423
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
$1,423 $1,631
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
$1,631

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 $1,110.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Zurich is $1,233.

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 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 14:30 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 $2,462.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Zurich is $1,109.

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 8 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) Number of flights searched: 506Last modified: May 29, 2016 1:45 AM

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 X X
Air Berlin DUS / TXL 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
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 $343

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, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $808
San Francisco to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes $937
San Francisco to Frankfurt 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, Sun Country, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $967
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 $946
San Francisco to Munich American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America $967
San Francisco to Basel American, Swiss, United $1,079
San Francisco 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, Virgin America, FlexFlight $746
San Francisco to Geneva American, JetBlue, Swiss, United, Virgin America $1,233
San Francisco to Stuttgart American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,038
San Francisco to Rome Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,004
San Francisco to Barcelona Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $1,029
San Francisco to Venice Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,003
San Francisco to Brussels Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America $950
San Francisco to Friedrichshafen American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic Check Dates
San Francisco to Nice Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,132
San Francisco to Istanbul American, Alaska, Atlasjet, Turkish, United, SunExpress $913

Cheap International Flights to Zurich - ZRH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Zurich American, JetBlue, Swiss, United $1,239
Oakland to Zurich American, Alaska, Swiss, United $1,293
San Jose to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,033
Reno to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,239
Fresno to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,363
Monterey to Zurich American, Swiss, United $1,613
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, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,101
Sacramento to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,047
San Jose to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Lufthansa, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Austrian, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $955
Oakland to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Aigle Azur $1,261
Sacramento to Basel American, Swiss, United $1,369
Oakland to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hawaiian, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, City Jet $819
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Zurich, CH, Switzerland, from $779 Round trip from SFO to ZRH