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Cheap Flights from Zurich to San Francisco, CA, United States - ZRH to SFO

Popular flights from Zurich to San Francisco

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.

American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Mar 22, 2016 Apr 6, 2016 CHF447
Apr 21, 2016 May 1, 2016 CHF447
Swiss
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 16, 2016 May 28, 2016 CHF541
May 23, 2016 Jun 8, 2016 CHF541
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Apr 8, 2016 Apr 22, 2016 CHF976

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 CHF451.

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 CHF1,268 CHF1,206
7-14 days CHF1,190 CHF1,045
14-21 days CHF1,114 CHF995
21-30 days CHF1,106 CHF455
30-60 days CHF1,106 CHF452
60-90 days CHF1,144 CHF452
90+ days CHF1,031 CHF452

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
CHF451 CHF447 CHF452 CHF447 CHF450 CHF455 CHF455

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
February Zurich San Francisco Swiss 2/19/16 2/29/16 2 CHF1,029
March Zurich San Francisco American 3/22/16 4/6/16 2 CHF447
April Zurich San Francisco American 4/21/16 5/1/16 2 CHF447
May Zurich San Francisco American 5/27/16 6/5/16 2 CHF448
June Zurich San Francisco American 6/11/16 6/26/16 2 CHF452
July Zurich San Francisco American 7/4/16 7/24/16 1 CHF1,180
August Zurich San Francisco Swiss 8/21/16 9/6/16 1 CHF1,095
September Zurich San Francisco United 9/3/16 9/17/16 2 CHF1,069

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
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
CHF1,190
28 29 1 2 3 4 5
CHF1,190 CHF1,133
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
CHF1,133
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
CHF1,630
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
CHF1,630

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 CHF663.

The average price for non-stop flights from Zurich to San Francisco is CHF1,118.

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 13:05 13:05

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 CHF1,754.

The average price for round trip flights from Zurich to San Francisco is CHF663.

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 20 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)

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
Air Canada YYZ 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
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
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 CHF1,142
Zurich to San Jose American, Alaska, Swiss, United CHF1,118

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, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Sun Country, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight CHF453
Munich to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America CHF444
Geneva to San Francisco American, Alaska, JetBlue, Etihad Regional, Swiss, United, Virgin America CHF995
Milan to San Francisco Aegean, HOP!, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, 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 CHF739
Luxembourg to San Francisco Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF305
Basel to San Francisco American, Swiss, United CHF453
Stuttgart to San Francisco Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF728
Nuremberg to San Francisco American, Alaska, United Check Dates
Turin to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF741
Strasbourg to San Francisco American, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF792
Verona to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF767
Innsbruck to San Francisco American, United Check Dates
Saarbrucken to San Francisco American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United CHF843
Lugano to San Francisco American, Etihad Regional, Swiss, United Check Dates
Berne to San Francisco United CHF1,112
Frankfurt to Oakland American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight CHF463
Milan to Oakland American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, SATA, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF756
Geneva to Oakland American, Alaska, Swiss, United CHF1,208
Munich to Oakland 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 CHF497
Turin to Oakland American, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF1,522
Frankfurt to Los Angeles American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Sun Country, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight CHF617
Frankfurt to San Jose American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight CHF462
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 CHF497
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 CHF805
Milan to San Jose American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic CHF749
Frankfurt to Las Vegas American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Sun Country, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CHF483
Milan to Los Angeles American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Blue Panorama, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic CHF692
Geneva to San Jose American, Alaska, Swiss, United CHF1,139
Cheap Flights from Zurich to San Francisco, CA, United States, from CHF458 Round trip from ZRH to SFO