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Cheap Flights from Zurich to San Francisco, CA, United States - ZRH to SFO Last modified: Jul 28, 2016 2:59 AM

Popular flights from Zurich to San Francisco Last modified: Jul 28, 2016 2:59 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.

United
ZRHSFO
Wed 10/26
1 stop
SFOZRH
Tue 11/1
1 stop
CHF993
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American
ZRHSFO
Sun 8/28
1 stop
SFOZRH
Mon 9/5
1 stop
CHF1,003
Select
Swiss
ZRHSFO
Wed 10/26
2 stops
SFOZRH
Tue 11/1
2 stops
CHF1,014
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How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Zurich to San Francisco (ZRH to SFO)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Zurich to San Francisco, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CHF1,005.

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

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Zurich to San Francisco 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 Zurich to San Francisco

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days CHF1,866 CHF1,608
7-14 days CHF1,573 CHF1,504
14-21 days CHF1,540 CHF1,485
21-30 days CHF1,255 CHF1,002
30-60 days CHF1,010 CHF999
60-90 days CHF1,016 CHF993
90+ days CHF1,016 CHF993

Cheapest Day To Fly from Zurich to San Francisco

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CHF1,010 CHF1,013 CHF993 CHF1,010 CHF1,005 CHF1,002 CHF999

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Zurich to San Francisco

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Zurich San Francisco United 8/27/16 9/4/16 1 CHF1,002
September Zurich San Francisco United 9/4/16 9/18/16 1 CHF999
October Zurich San Francisco United 10/26/16 11/1/16 1 CHF993
November Zurich San Francisco American 11/6/16 11/13/16 2 CHF1,056
December Zurich San Francisco Swiss 12/10/16 12/17/16 1 CHF1,048
January Zurich San Francisco American 1/25/17 2/13/17 1 CHF1,056
March Zurich San Francisco American 3/20/17 3/27/17 1 CHF1,056
April Zurich San Francisco American 4/27/17 5/11/17 1 CHF1,231

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

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 Zurich to San Francisco.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
CHF1,697
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
CHF1,697 CHF1,586
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CHF1,586
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
CHF1,588
4 5 6 7 8 9 10
CHF1,588

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

Your Zurich to San Francisco 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 Zurich to San Francisco is CHF1,014.

The average price for non-stop flights from Zurich to San Francisco is CHF1,019.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Zurich to San Francisco
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Swiss 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 09:40 13:10

Zurich to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Zurich to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Zurich to San Francisco flight time is 12 hours and 12 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Zurich and San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from Zurich to San Francisco is 9371 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Zurich to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 13 direct flights from Zurich to San Francisco.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Zurich to San Francisco?
Answer: Swiss provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Zurich and San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Zurich to San Francisco?
Answer: New York, NY

Airlines Flying from Zurich to San Francisco (ZRH to SFO) Number of flights searched: 502Last modified: Jul 28, 2016 2:59 AM

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

Zurich to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American JFK X X X X X X X
Air Berlin DUS X X X X X X
Air Berlin TXL / DUS X X 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 JFK X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa FRA 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 ARN / CPH 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 Zurich and San Francisco, 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 Zurich - ZRH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Zurich to Oakland American, Alaska, Swiss, United CHF1,105
Zurich to San Jose American, Swiss, United CHF1,052

Cheap International Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Frankfurt to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Sun Country, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight CHF763
Munich to San Francisco Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CHF807
Geneva to San Francisco American, JetBlue, Etihad Regional, Swiss, United CHF967
Milan to San Francisco Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, BMI Regional, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight CHF548
Luxembourg to San Francisco Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF1,021
Basel to San Francisco American, Swiss, United CHF1,004
Stuttgart to San Francisco Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF680
Nuremberg to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF723
Turin to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF595
Strasbourg to San Francisco American, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, Brussels, United CHF803
Verona to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF621
Innsbruck to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF416
Saarbrucken to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Luxair, Lufthansa, Austrian, Brussels, United Check Dates
Lugano to San Francisco American, Swiss, United CHF1,290
Berne to San Francisco Swiss, United Check Dates
Frankfurt to Oakland American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight CHF794
Milan to Oakland American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CHF659
Geneva to Oakland American, Alaska, United Check Dates
Munich to Oakland American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF964
Turin to Oakland American, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, United CHF953
Frankfurt to Los Angeles American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Sun Country, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight CHF670
Frankfurt to San Jose American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight CHF824
Munich to San Jose American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF783
Frankfurt to Sacramento American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, SAS, Brussels, United CHF956
Milan to San Jose American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, BMI Regional, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF565
Frankfurt to Las Vegas American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Sun Country, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CHF593
Milan to Los Angeles Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, BMI Regional, Blue Panorama, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight CHF539
Geneva to San Jose American, Alaska, Swiss, United CHF1,058
Cheap Flights from Zurich to San Francisco, CA, United States, from CHF993 Round trip from ZRH to SFO