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Cheap Flights from Zurich to San Francisco, CA, United States - ZRH to SFO Last modified: 27.05.2016 08:11

Popular flights from Zurich to San Francisco Last modified: 27.05.2016 08:11

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
08.08.2016 15.08.2016 SFr. 1'092
Swiss
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14.09.2016 28.09.2016 SFr. 1'112
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
14.09.2016 28.09.2016 SFr. 1'098

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 SFr. 1'130.

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 SFr. 1'542 SFr. 1'539
7-14 days SFr. 1'502 SFr. 1'406
14-21 days SFr. 1'486 SFr. 1'354
21-30 days SFr. 1'445 SFr. 1'392
30-60 days SFr. 1'416 SFr. 1'376
60-90 days SFr. 1'117 SFr. 1'109
90+ days SFr. 1'040 SFr. 1'040

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
SFr. 1'092 SFr. 1'113 SFr. 1'147 SFr. 1'109 SFr. 1'163 SFr. 1'145 SFr. 1'139

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
May Zurich San Francisco United 30.05.16 08.06.16 1 SFr. 1'539
June Zurich San Francisco American 18.06.16 26.06.16 2 SFr. 1'334
July Zurich San Francisco American 04.07.16 18.07.16 2 SFr. 1'435
August Zurich San Francisco American 08.08.16 15.08.16 2 SFr. 1'092
September Zurich San Francisco United 14.09.16 28.09.16 1 SFr. 1'098
October Zurich San Francisco United 08.10.16 22.10.16 2 SFr. 1'043
November Zurich San Francisco United 13.11.16 20.11.16 1 SFr. 1'060
December Zurich San Francisco American 05.12.16 15.12.16 2 SFr. 1'002

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
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
SFr. 1'552
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
SFr. 1'552

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 SFr. 1'117.

The average price for non-stop flights from Zurich to San Francisco is SFr. 1'122.

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 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:10 13:10

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Zurich to San Francisco (ZRH to SFO)

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 Zurich to San Francisco. 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 Zurich to San Francisco is SFr. 1'592.

The average price for round trip flights from Zurich to San Francisco is SFr. 1'116.

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 15 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 7 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: 529Last modified: 27.05.2016 08:11

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 ATL 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 OSL / 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 SFr. 1'543
Zurich to San Jose American, Alaska, Swiss, United SFr. 1'152

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, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Sun Country, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight SFr. 830
Munich to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic SFr. 820
Geneva to San Francisco American, JetBlue, Etihad Regional, Swiss, United SFr. 1'070
Milan to San Francisco Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, BMI Regional, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight SFr. 650
Luxembourg to San Francisco Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic SFr. 895
Basel to San Francisco American, Swiss, United SFr. 1'095
Stuttgart to San Francisco Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic SFr. 790
Nuremberg to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic SFr. 851
Turin 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 SFr. 659
Strasbourg to San Francisco American, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United SFr. 1'006
Verona to San Francisco Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic SFr. 844
Innsbruck to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic SFr. 551
Saarbrucken to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United SFr. 1'084
Lugano to San Francisco American, Etihad Regional, Swiss, United SFr. 1'384
Berne to San Francisco United SFr. 1'119
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 SFr. 980
Milan to Oakland American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic SFr. 776
Geneva to Oakland American, Alaska, Swiss, United SFr. 1'433
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 SFr. 1'324
Turin to Oakland American, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Tap Portugal, United SFr. 1'291
Frankfurt to Los Angeles American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Sun Country, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight SFr. 747
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 SFr. 861
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, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic SFr. 853
Frankfurt to Sacramento American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic SFr. 897
Milan to San Jose American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic SFr. 918
Frankfurt to Las Vegas American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Sun Country, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic SFr. 581
Milan to Los Angeles American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, BMI Regional, Blue Panorama, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes SFr. 647
Geneva to San Jose American, Alaska, Swiss, United SFr. 1'055
Cheap Flights from Zurich to San Francisco, CA, United States, from SFr. 1'104 Round trip from ZRH to SFO