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

Popular flights from Shanghai 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.

Air China
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 25, 2016 Jul 1, 2016 CNY5,206
China Eastern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 17, 2016 May 28, 2016 CNY5,070
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 CNY5,070
China Southern Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 14, 2016 May 27, 2016 CNY5,057
Hainan Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 12, 2016 Jun 22, 2016 CNY4,855
Swiss
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 17, 2016 May 28, 2016 CNY5,290
Jun 11, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 CNY5,290
Jun 13, 2016 Jun 23, 2016 CNY5,290
Aug 17, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 CNY5,290
Aug 18, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 CNY5,290
Xiamen Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 20, 2016 May 31, 2016 CNY6,330

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 CNY5,011.

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 CNY0 CNY5,108
7-14 days CNY5,290 CNY5,057
14-21 days CNY5,297 CNY5,063
21-30 days CNY5,297 CNY5,076
30-60 days CNY5,290 CNY5,070
60-90 days CNY5,336 CNY6,688
90+ days CNY5,089 CNY4,953

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
CNY5,070 CNY5,070 CNY5,076 CNY5,095 CNY4,875 CNY5,057 CNY4,855

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
May Shanghai Zurich China Southern 5/14/16 5/27/16 1 CNY5,057
June Shanghai Zurich Hainan 6/12/16 6/22/16 2 CNY4,855
July Shanghai Zurich China Southern 7/3/16 7/13/16 2 CNY5,394
August Shanghai Zurich China Southern 8/23/16 8/31/16 2 CNY5,095
September Shanghai Zurich China Southern 9/11/16 9/26/16 2 CNY5,121
October Shanghai Zurich China Eastern 10/13/16 10/22/16 1 CNY4,953
November Shanghai Zurich Swiss 11/18/16 11/21/16 0 CNY5,264
December Shanghai Zurich Swiss 12/24/16 12/31/16 0 CNY5,089

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
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CNY5,297
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
CNY5,297
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
CNY5,297
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
CNY5,297

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 CNY5,589.

The average price for non-stop flights from Shanghai to Zurich is CNY5,290.

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 09:30 09:30

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 CNY6,454.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Zurich is CNY5,550.

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 20 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
Emirates DXB X X X X X X X
Etihad AUH X X X X X X X
Korean ICN 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
Austrian VIE 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 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 Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Aer Lingus, Tianjin, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,147
Shanghai to Milan Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,335
Shanghai to Paris Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY3,835
Shanghai to Munich Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,959
Shanghai to Basel Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern CNY4,933
Shanghai to Amsterdam Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,589
Shanghai to Frankfurt Sichuan, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, Shandong, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,342
Shanghai to Geneva Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern CNY4,394
Shanghai to Stuttgart Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,933
Shanghai to Rome Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY3,789
Shanghai to Friedrichshafen Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Virgin Atlantic CNY7,734
Shanghai to Venice 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, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,361
Shanghai to Barcelona Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,381
Shanghai to Lyon Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,914
Shanghai to Manchester Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Aer Lingus, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY5,329
Shanghai to Vienna Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,940
Shanghai to Dusseldorf Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Shenzhen CNY4,920
Shanghai to Tokyo Sichuan, Air China, China Southern, Shanghai, Jetstar Japan, Tianjin, Juneyao, Hainan, JAL, Vanilla, Xiamen, Peach, China Eastern, All Nippon, Shandong, Shenzhen CNY1,404
Shanghai to Prague Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY3,809
Shanghai to Strasbourg Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, KLM, Lufthansa, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels CNY6,961
Shanghai to Istanbul Onur Air, Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Atlasjet, China Eastern, Turkish, Shenzhen CNY3,822
Shanghai to Berlin Sichuan, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Condor, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,881
Shanghai to Brussels Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Air China, China Southern, Bulgaria Air, Hainan, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Xiamen, China Eastern, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CNY4,387
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Cheap International Flights to Zurich - ZRH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Nanjing to Zurich Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern CNY5,089
Hangzhou to Zurich Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Capital Airlines, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern CNY5,076
Ningbo to Zurich Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong CNY5,108
Wuxi to Zurich Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, China Eastern Check Dates
Hangzhou to Basel Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern, Shandong Check Dates
Nanjing to Basel Air China, China Southern, Hainan, Swiss, Xiamen, China Eastern Check Dates
Cheap Flights from Shanghai to Zurich, CH, Switzerland, from CNY747 Round trip from SHA to ZRH