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Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Zurich, CH, Switzerland - SHA to ZRH

Popular flights from Shanghai to Zurich

If your flight days are flexible and you looking for a good deal, our charts on cheap flights provide some insight regarding affordable flight options for your next big adventure.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 15, 2016 Mar 6, 2016 CNY5,575
Feb 17, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 CNY5,575
Feb 27, 2016 Mar 13, 2016 CNY5,575
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Feb 18, 2016 Feb 24, 2016 CNY4,286
Feb 21, 2016 Feb 26, 2016 CNY4,286
Feb 21, 2016 Feb 25, 2016 CNY4,286
Feb 23, 2016 Mar 1, 2016 CNY4,286
Feb 24, 2016 Feb 29, 2016 CNY4,286
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 8, 2016 Jun 28, 2016 CNY6,620
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 18, 2016 Mar 23, 2016 CNY5,437
Swiss
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 1, 2016 Apr 14, 2016 CNY7,139
Apr 22, 2016 Apr 28, 2016 CNY7,139
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 31, 2016 Apr 7, 2016 CNY6,088
Apr 6, 2016 Apr 13, 2016 CNY6,088
May 19, 2016 May 26, 2016 CNY6,088
May 23, 2016 May 30, 2016 CNY6,088
May 30, 2016 Jun 10, 2016 CNY6,088

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Shanghai to Zurich (SHA to ZRH)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Shanghai to Zurich, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CNY4,576.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Shanghai to Zurich (SHA to ZRH)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Shanghai 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 Shanghai to Zurich

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CNY8,480 CNY4,286
7-14 days CNY8,217 CNY4,286
14-21 days CNY8,217 CNY4,648
21-30 days CNY8,329 CNY5,134
30-60 days CNY7,968 CNY5,134
60-90 days CNY7,994 CNY5,785
90+ days CNY7,994 CNY5,739

Cheapest Day To Fly from Shanghai to Zurich

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CNY4,326 CNY4,286 CNY4,286 CNY4,286 CNY5,207 CNY5,358 CNY4,286

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Shanghai to Zurich

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Shanghai Zurich China Eastern 2/18/16 2/24/16 1 CNY4,286
March Shanghai Zurich China Eastern 3/14/16 3/21/16 1 CNY5,134
April Shanghai Zurich China Eastern 4/1/16 4/8/16 1 CNY5,759
May Shanghai Zurich China Eastern 5/23/16 5/30/16 1 CNY5,739
June Shanghai Zurich China Eastern 6/8/16 6/28/16 1 CNY5,739
July Shanghai Zurich Hainan 7/1/16 7/15/16 2 CNY7,494
August Shanghai Zurich Hainan 8/31/16 9/11/16 2 CNY6,837
September Shanghai Zurich Xiamen 9/1/16 9/8/16 2 CNY7,074

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CNY9,716
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CNY9,716
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
CNY8,691
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CNY8,691 CNY8,829
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CNY8,829 CNY8,678
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
CNY8,678

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Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Shanghai to Zurich (SHA to ZRH)

Your Shanghai 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 Shanghai to Zurich is CNY6,022.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Zurich is CNY7,994.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Shanghai to Zurich
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Swiss 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 09:50 09:50

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Shanghai to Zurich (SHA 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 Shanghai 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 Shanghai to Zurich is CNY9,545.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Zurich is CNY6,022.

Shanghai to Zurich Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Shanghai to Zurich?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Zurich flight time is 12 hours and 50 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Shanghai and Zurich?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Zurich is 9028 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Zurich?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Shanghai to Zurich.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Zurich?
Answer: Swiss provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Zurich.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Shanghai to Zurich?
Answer: Amsterdam, NL

Airlines Flying from Shanghai to Zurich (SHA to ZRH)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Shanghai 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 Shanghai to Zurich.

Shanghai to Zurich
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Finnair HEL X X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Cathay HKG X X X X X X X
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH 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
Swiss - X X X X X X X
Qatar DOH X X X X
SAS CPH X X X X X X X
SAS CPH / OSL X X X X
Singapore SIN X X X X X X X
Aeroflot SVO X X X X X X X
Thai BKK 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 Shanghai and Zurich, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap International Flights from Shanghai - SHA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Shanghai to London Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,300
Shanghai to Milan Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY3,925
Shanghai to Paris Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY3,701
Shanghai to Munich Sichuan, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY3,997
Shanghai to Basel Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern CNY5,628
Shanghai to Amsterdam Sichuan, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,240
Shanghai to Frankfurt Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,043
Shanghai to Geneva Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY4,464
Shanghai to Stuttgart Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY3,971
Shanghai to Rome Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY3,603
Shanghai to Friedrichshafen Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic CNY6,318
Shanghai to Venice Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,122
Shanghai to Barcelona Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,181
Shanghai to Lyon Sichuan, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,556
Shanghai to Manchester Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, Thomas Cook, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,904
Shanghai to Vienna Sichuan, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,655
Shanghai to Dusseldorf Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,030
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,407
Shanghai to Prague Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY3,688
Shanghai to Strasbourg Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, SAS, Brussels, Virgin Atlantic CNY5,621
Shanghai to Istanbul Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Hainan, Atlasjet, China Eastern, Turkish, Shenzhen CNY3,682
Shanghai to Berlin Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY3,932
Shanghai to Brussels Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY3,839
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Cheap International Flights to Zurich - ZRH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Zurich Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shenzhen CNY5,102
Hangzhou to Zurich Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern CNY4,286
Ningbo to Zurich Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern Check Dates
Wuxi to Zurich Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, China Eastern Check Dates
Hangzhou to Basel Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern CNY9,381
Nanjing to Basel Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Xiamen, China Eastern Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Zurich, CH, Switzerland, from CNY652 Round trip from SHA to ZRH