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Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Shanghai 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 Shanghai 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 Shanghai to Zurich?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CN¥9,077 CN¥7,810
7-14 days CN¥5,158 CN¥4,243
14-21 days CN¥6,136 CN¥38,304
21-30 days CN¥5,833 CN¥5,770
30-60 days CN¥5,833 CN¥4,116
60-90 days CN¥6,016 CN¥5,038
90+ days CN¥5,833 CN¥3,793

Compare Flight Prices from Shanghai 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 Shanghai to Zurich flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
February Shanghai Zurich Lufthansa 2/29/20 3/7/20 2 CN¥5,327
August Shanghai Zurich SAS 8/23/20 8/30/20 1 CN¥4,116
September Shanghai Zurich SAS 9/4/20 9/11/20 1 CN¥4,116
May Shanghai Zurich Hainan 5/9/20 5/13/20 1 CN¥3,631
November Shanghai Zurich Etihad 11/2/20 11/9/20 1 CN¥3,891
July Shanghai Zurich Hainan 7/4/20 7/12/20 1 CN¥4,489
August Shanghai Zurich SAS 8/23/20 8/29/20 1 CN¥4,166
February Shanghai Zurich British Airways 2/21/21 2/28/21 1 CN¥4,637

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Shanghai to Zurich

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

Next 30 Days

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16 17 18 19 20 21 22
CN¥6,762 CN¥6,375
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
CN¥6,375 CN¥6,579
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
CN¥6,579 CN¥4,243
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
CN¥4,243 CN¥4,926
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Shanghai 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 Shanghai to Zurich is CN¥12,060.

The average price for direct flights from Shanghai to Zurich is CN¥8,451.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Shanghai to Zurich - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Swiss 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 04:30 04:30

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Shanghai 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 Shanghai 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 Shanghai to Zurich is CN¥3,814.

The average price for round trip flights from Shanghai to Zurich is CN¥12,060.

Shanghai to Zurich Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Shanghai to Zurich?
Answer: The average Shanghai to Zurich flight time is 12 hours and 20 minutes.
Question: How far is Zurich from Shanghai?
Answer: The distance from Shanghai to Zurich is 9,026 kilometers (5,609 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Shanghai to Zurich?
Answer: There are 7 direct flights from Shanghai to Zurich.
Question: What are the most popular Shanghai airlines for direct flights from Shanghai to Zurich?
Answer: Swiss provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Shanghai and Zurich.

Airlines in Shanghai flying to Zurich Last modified: Aug 7, 2020 5:01 -04:00Number of routes searched: 0Number of itineraries searched: 0

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

Shanghai to Zurich Airports

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