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Flights from Zurich to San Francisco, United States Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:55 AM

Zurich to San Francisco Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:55 AM

We've scanned 23,629,223,180 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Zurich to San Francisco. Air France & KLM frequently offer the best deals on Zurich to San Francisco flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Air France
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Sun 10/23
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Mon 11/7
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Air France
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Thu 11/17
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Fri 12/2
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CHF653
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KLM
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Tue 10/4
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Wed 10/12
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CHF657
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KLM
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Wed 10/19
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Mon 10/24
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KLM
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Thu 10/20
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Mon 10/24
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KLM
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Thu 10/20
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Mon 10/24
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KLM
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Fri 11/4
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Sun 11/13
1 stop
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Turkish
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Thu 10/13
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Mon 10/17
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Turkish
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Mon 10/17
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Fri 10/28
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Turkish
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Tue 10/18
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Mon 10/24
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Turkish
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Wed 10/19
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Mon 10/24
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Turkish
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Mon 10/24
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Mon 10/31
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Air Berlin
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Wed 10/19
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Air Berlin
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Thu 10/20
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Iberia
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American
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Sun 11/13
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Wed 11/23
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American
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Wed 12/14
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Wed 12/28
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British Airways
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Tue 11/15
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Fri 11/25
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Finnair
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Wed 12/14
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Wed 12/28
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SAS
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Sun 11/13
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SAS
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Wed 11/30
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SAS
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Tue 11/29
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SAS
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Mon 12/12
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Wed 12/28
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Aer Lingus
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Swiss
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Mon 10/24
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Mon 10/31
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Swiss
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Swiss
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Wed 12/14
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Wed 12/28
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Alitalia
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Mon 11/14
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Fri 12/2
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Lufthansa
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Tue 11/15
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Fri 11/25
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United
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Sun 1/22
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Air Canada
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Sun 1/22
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Brussels
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Sat 1/21
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Sat 1/28
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CHF1,111
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Austrian
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Sat 1/14
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Sat 1/28
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CHF1,127
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Austrian
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Sat 1/21
2 stops
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Sat 1/28
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CHF1,127
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LOT
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Tue 12/20
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Thu 1/5
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CHF1,320
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Icelandair
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Thu 10/20
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Mon 10/24
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Tap Portugal
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Tue 11/29
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Fri 12/2
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CHF3,867
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How Much is a Flight from Zurich to San Francisco?

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 CHF656.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Zurich to San Francisco?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for 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 found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should I book tickets from Zurich to San Francisco?

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Zurich to San Francisco.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CHF1,839 CHF1,443
7-14 days CHF2,009 CHF657
14-21 days CHF1,480 CHF662
21-30 days CHF1,349 CHF653
30-60 days CHF1,151 CHF653
60-90 days CHF1,151 CHF658
90+ days CHF1,055 CHF657

Cheapest Day To Fly from Zurich to San Francisco

We've examined 23,636,053,052 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Zurich to San Francisco is Sunday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
CHF658 CHF657 CHF657 CHF653 CHF657 CHF657 CHF653

Compare Flight Prices from Zurich to San Francisco by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Zurich to San Francisco flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Zurich San Francisco United 9/27/16 10/5/16 1 CHF1,443
October Zurich San Francisco Air France 10/23/16 11/7/16 2 CHF653
November Zurich San Francisco Air France 11/17/16 12/2/16 2 CHF653
December Zurich San Francisco KLM 12/12/16 12/28/16 1 CHF658
January Zurich San Francisco KLM 1/16/17 1/27/17 1 CHF657
February Zurich San Francisco KLM 2/2/17 2/12/17 1 CHF658
March Zurich San Francisco KLM 3/4/17 3/12/17 1 CHF658
April Zurich San Francisco Turkish 4/21/17 5/7/17 1 CHF733

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Zurich to San Francisco

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Zurich to San Francisco. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
25 26 27 28 29 30 1
CHF1,445
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CHF1,445 CHF1,186
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
CHF1,186 CHF662
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
CHF662 CHF657
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
CHF657 CHF667
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
CHF667

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Zurich to San Francisco

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose 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 CHF971.

The average price for direct flights from Zurich to San Francisco is CHF1,177.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Zurich to San Francisco - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Swiss 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 13:10 13:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Zurich to San Francisco

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 not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Zurich to San Francisco is CHF971.

Zurich to San Francisco Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Zurich to San Francisco?
Answer: The average Zurich to San Francisco flight time is 12 hours and 15 minutes.
Question: How far is San Francisco from Zurich?
Answer: The distance from Zurich to San Francisco is 9,371 kilometers (5,823 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Zurich to San Francisco?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Zurich to San Francisco.
Question: What are the most popular Zurich airlines for direct 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: London, GB

Airlines in Zurich flying to San Francisco Last modified: Sep 25, 2016 2:55 AMNumber of routes searched: 130Number of itineraries searched: 172,885

Wondering which airlines fly out of Zurich to San Francisco? We've gathered the average price of Zurich airlines with flights to San Francisco. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Zurich to San Francisco
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Turkish IST
Swiss -
Lufthansa FRA
SAS CPH
KLM AMS
Air France CDG
British Airways LHR
Lufthansa MUC
Air Berlin DUS
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YYZ
United EWR
United IAD
American JFK
United ORD
Emirates DXB
Air Berlin TXL
Cathay HKG
Aer Lingus DUB
Delta ATL
American PHL
United BOS
Air China PEK
Korean ICN
Singapore SIN
Etihad AUH
American MIA
Air India DEL
Delta LAX
Delta LAS
All Nippon NRT

Zurich to San Francisco Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Zurich and San Francisco. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

Farecompare Research Tools

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Cheap International Flights from Zurich - ZRH

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Zurich to Oakland American, Air France, Alitalia, Delta, KLM CHF1,752
Flights from Zurich to San Jose American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United CHF919

Cheap International Flights to San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Frankfurt to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, China Southern, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Brussels, Singapore, Turkish, United, WOW air CHF599
Flights from Munich to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United CHF589
Flights from Geneva to San Francisco Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Brussels, Turkish, United CHF649
Flights from Milan to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United, Air Europa CHF493
Flights from Luxembourg to San Francisco Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Turkish, Tap Portugal CHF595
Flights from Basel to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Brussels, Turkish, United CHF718
Flights from Stuttgart to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United CHF651
Flights from Nuremberg to San Francisco Air Berlin, Air France, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Brussels, Turkish CHF652
Flights from Turin to San Francisco Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Brussels, Turkish CHF496
Flights from Strasbourg to San Francisco Air France, Iberia, KLM, Brussels CHF656
Flights from Verona to San Francisco Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, KLM, Lufthansa CHF551
Flights from Innsbruck to San Francisco Air Berlin, British Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian CHF898
Flights from Saarbrucken to San Francisco Air Berlin, Lufthansa CHF893
Flights from Lugano to San Francisco Swiss CHF1,506
Flights from Berne to San FranciscoCheck Dates
Flights from Frankfurt to Oakland American, Air France, Delta, KLM CHF601
Flights from Milan to Oakland American, Air France, Alitalia, Delta, KLM CHF698
Flights from Geneva to Oakland Air France, Alitalia, Delta, KLM Check Dates
Flights from Munich to Oakland American, Air France, Alitalia, Delta, Norwegian Shuttle, KLM CHF825
Flights from Turin to OaklandCheck Dates
Flights from Frankfurt to Los Angeles American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, Austrian, Qatar, Brussels, Singapore, Turkish, United, WOW air CHF497
Flights from Frankfurt to San Jose American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United CHF605
Flights from Munich to San Jose American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United CHF595
Flights from Frankfurt to Sacramento American, Air France, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Lufthansa, Brussels, United CHF844
Flights from Milan to San Jose American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United CHF705
Flights from Frankfurt to Las Vegas American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, Korean, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United CHF494
Flights from Milan to Los Angeles American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Delta, Norwegian Shuttle, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Qatar, SAS, Brussels, Aeroflot, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa CHF563
Flights from Geneva to San Jose American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United CHF1,275
Cheap Flights from Zurich to San Francisco