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San Francisco to Zurich Last modified: Sep 20, 2018 1:09 -04:00Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Iberia
SFOZRH
Wed 1/16
1 stop
ZRHSFO
Sat 2/2
1 stop
$493
Air France
SFOZRH
Mon 11/5
2 stops
ZRHSFO
Mon 11/12
2 stops
$545
KLM
SFOZRH
Tue 10/30
1 stop
ZRHSFO
Wed 11/7
1 stop
$551
Alitalia
SFOZRH
Wed 11/14
2 stops
ZRHSFO
Tue 11/27
2 stops
$574
Icelandair
SFOZRH
Wed 1/9
1 stop
ZRHSFO
Wed 1/16
1 stop
$615
Swiss
SFOZRH
Mon 10/1
2 stops
ZRHSFO
Mon 10/8
2 stops
$615

How Much is a Flight from San Francisco to Zurich? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Zurich, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $535.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Zurich? Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $1,990 $1,204
7-14 days $910 $615
14-21 days $1,490 $670
21-30 days $1,440 $638
30-60 days $1,310 $545
60-90 days $1,310 $503
90+ days $1,151 $493

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Zurich Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 San Francisco to Zurich is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$545$545$503$545$545$512$545

Compare Flight Prices from San Francisco to Zurich by Month Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 San Francisco to Zurich flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September San Francisco Zurich Swiss 9/30/18 10/18/18 1 $929
October San Francisco Zurich Air France 10/29/18 11/13/18 2 $549
November San Francisco Zurich Iberia 11/28/18 12/7/18 1 $503
December San Francisco Zurich Iberia 12/1/18 12/8/18 1 $512
January San Francisco Zurich Iberia 1/16/19 2/2/19 1 $493
February San Francisco Zurich Iberia 2/6/19 2/20/19 1 $494
March San Francisco Zurich Iberia 3/6/19 3/20/19 1 $494
April San Francisco Zurich Air France 4/1/19 4/10/19 1 $754

Cheap Last Minute Flights from San Francisco to Zurich Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$1,617
30 1 2 3 4 5 6
$1,617 $1,006
7 8 9 10 11 12 13
$1,006 $968
14 15 16 17 18 19 20
$968 $719
21 22 23 24 25 26 27
$719 $898
28 29 30 31 1 2 3
$898

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from San Francisco to Zurich Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 San Francisco to Zurich is $742.

The average price for direct flights from San Francisco to Zurich is $1,484.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from San Francisco to Zurich - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Swiss 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 19:55 19:55
United 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 14:10 14:10

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from San Francisco to Zurich Prices shown were found by travelers like you over the past 30 days

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Zurich is $344.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Zurich is $673.

San Francisco to Zurich Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from San Francisco to Zurich?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Zurich flight time is 10 hours and 54 minutes.
Question: How far is Zurich from San Francisco?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Zurich is 5,823 miles (9,371 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Zurich?
Answer: There are 14 direct flights from San Francisco to Zurich.
Question: What are the most popular San Francisco airlines for direct flights from San Francisco to Zurich?
Answer: Swiss provides 50% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Zurich.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Zurich?
Answer: London, GB

Airlines in San Francisco flying to Zurich Last modified: Sep 20, 2018 1:09 -04:00Number of routes searched: 159Number of itineraries searched: 430,702

Wondering which airlines fly out of San Francisco to Zurich? We've gathered the average price of San Francisco 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.

San Francisco to Zurich
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Major Airlines -
Swiss -
United -
American PHL
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
Air India DEL
Finnair HEL
British Airways LHR
Air China PEK
Cathay HKG
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines JFK
Major Airlines SLC
Aer Lingus DUB
Emirates DXB
Icelandair KEF
Iberia BCN
Iberia MAD
Korean ICN
KLM AMS
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
El Al TLV
All Nippon NRT
SAS CPH
Singapore SIN
Turkish IST
United BOS
United EWR
United IAD
United LAX

San Francisco to Zurich Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in San Francisco 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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