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Cape Town to Zurich Last modified: Dec 13, 2019 2:59 -05:00

We've scanned 48 195 047 545 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights to Zurich. Turkish & Qatar frequently offer the best deals to Zurich flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

Fri 01/17
1 stop
Wed 01/22
1 stop
R9 057
Tue 02/11
1 stop
Tue 02/25
1 stop
R9 201
Tue 02/18
1 stop
Tue 03/03
1 stop
R9 288
Tue 02/11
Tue 02/25
R9 649
Wed 03/11
1 stop
Thu 03/19
1 stop
R9 663
Air France
Wed 03/11
1 stop
Thu 03/19
1 stop
R9 692

How Much is a Flight from Cape Town to Zurich?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Cape Town to Zurich, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be R9 374.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Cape Town to Zurich?

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 think FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Cape Town to Zurich 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 Cape Town to Zurich?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days R15 542 R12 176
7-14 days R13 462 R11 223
14-21 days R12 292 R12 696
21-30 days R18 185 R10 385
30-60 days R9 649 R9 057
60-90 days R9 707 R9 288
90+ days R9 735 R8 696

Cheapest Day To Fly from Cape Town to Zurich

We've examined 57 595 778 181 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Cape Town to Zurich is Friday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
R9 346R9 201R9 302R9 432R9 057R9 678R9 591

Compare Flight Prices from Cape Town to Zurich 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 Cape Town to Zurich flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
December Cape Town Zurich Qatar 2019/12/28 2020/01/14 1 R10 082
January Cape Town Zurich Turkish 2020/01/17 2020/01/22 1 R9 057
February Cape Town Zurich Qatar 2020/02/11 2020/02/25 1 R9 201
March Cape Town Zurich Turkish 2020/03/11 2020/03/19 1 R9 302
April Cape Town Zurich Turkish 2020/04/07 2020/04/27 1 R9 158
May Cape Town Zurich Qatar 2020/05/27 2020/06/03 1 R9 201
June Cape Town Zurich Qatar 2020/06/01 2020/06/11 1 R9 201
July Cape Town Zurich Turkish 2020/07/28 2020/08/11 1 R9 331

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Cape Town to Zurich

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

Next 30 Days

15 16 17 18 19 20 21
R13 866
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
R13 866 R10 877
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
R10 877
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
R13 693
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
R13 693 R9 605
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
R9 605

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Cape Town to Zurich

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 Cape Town to Zurich is R9 317.

The average price for direct flights from Cape Town to Zurich is R11 007.

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Cape Town to Zurich

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 Cape Town 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 Cape Town to Zurich is R6 399.

The average price for round trip flights from Cape Town to Zurich is R9 317.

Cape Town to Zurich Flight Questions

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

Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Cape Town to Zurich?
Answer: Frankfurt, DE

Airlines in Cape Town flying to Zurich Last modified: Dec 13, 2019 2:59 -05:00Number of routes searched: 34Number of itineraries searched: 341 402

Wondering which airlines fly out of Cape Town to Zurich? We've gathered the average price of Cape Town airlines with flights to Zurich. 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.

Cape Town to Zurich
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Swiss -
Air France CDG
British Airways LHR
Cathay HKG
Emirates DXB
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
Austrian VIE
Qatar DOH
South African JNB
Turkish IST
United EWR

Cape Town to Zurich Airports

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

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Cheap Flights from Cape Town to Zurich