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Zurich to Chicago Last modified: Sep 16, 2019 2:00 -04:00

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

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British Airways
Mon 11/4
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Wed 11/20
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Air Canada
Tue 11/5
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Tue 11/19
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How Much is a Flight from Zurich to Chicago?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Zurich to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CHF299.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Zurich to Chicago?

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 Zurich to Chicago 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 Chicago?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CHF633 CHF414
7-14 days CHF593 CHF421
14-21 days CHF503 CHF328
21-30 days CHF458 CHF315
30-60 days CHF457 CHF299
60-90 days CHF457 CHF299
90+ days CHF458 CHF297

Cheapest Day To Fly from Zurich to Chicago

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 Zurich to Chicago is Saturday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

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Compare Flight Prices from Zurich to Chicago 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 Chicago flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Zurich Chicago American 9/30/19 10/12/19 2 CHF340
October Zurich Chicago Finnair 10/28/19 11/5/19 1 CHF308
November Zurich Chicago Finnair 11/9/19 11/15/19 1 CHF298
December Zurich Chicago British Airways 12/30/19 1/9/20 1 CHF313
January Zurich Chicago American 1/20/20 1/28/20 1 CHF299
February Zurich Chicago American 2/8/20 2/22/20 1 CHF299
March Zurich Chicago American 3/11/20 3/25/20 1 CHF297
April Zurich Chicago American 4/25/20 5/8/20 1 CHF299

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Zurich to Chicago

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

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CHF649 CHF641
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CHF641 CHF610
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CHF670 CHF614
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Zurich to Chicago

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 Chicago is CHF344.

The average price for direct flights from Zurich to Chicago is CHF509.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Zurich to Chicago - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Swiss 1 2 1 2 1 2 2 04:40 07:55

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Zurich to Chicago

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 Chicago. 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 Chicago is CHF359.

The average price for round trip flights from Zurich to Chicago is CHF344.

Zurich to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Zurich to Chicago?
Answer: The average Zurich to Chicago flight time is 9 hours and 41 minutes.
Question: How far is Chicago from Zurich?
Answer: The distance from Zurich to Chicago is 7,126 kilometers (4,428 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Zurich to Chicago?
Answer: There are 11 direct flights from Zurich to Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular Zurich airlines for direct flights from Zurich to Chicago?
Answer: Swiss provides 100% of the non-stop flights between Zurich and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Zurich to Chicago?
Answer: London, GB

Airlines in Zurich flying to Chicago Last modified: Sep 16, 2019 2:00 -04:00Number of routes searched: 134Number of itineraries searched: 613,343

Wondering which airlines fly out of Zurich to Chicago? We've gathered the average price of Zurich airlines with flights to Chicago. 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 Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Swiss -
United -
American PHL
Air Canada YUL
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYZ
Air France CDG
Air India DEL
Finnair HEL
Alitalia FCO
British Airways DUB
British Airways LHR
Cathay HKG
Major Airlines ATL
Major Airlines JFK
Aer Lingus DUB
Emirates DXB
Etihad AUH
Icelandair KEF
Iberia MAD
Lufthansa FRA
Lufthansa MUC
All Nippon NRT
Austrian VIE
Royal Jordanian AMM
Brussels BRU
Turkish IST
Tap Portugal LIS
United BOS
United EWR
United IAD
United LAX

Zurich to Chicago Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Zurich and Chicago. 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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