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Zurich to Frankfurt Last modified: Aug 23, 2019 1:51 -04:00

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

Fri 10/18
1 stop
Sun 10/20
1 stop
Wed 12/18
Wed 12/25
Thu 10/3
1 stop
Sat 10/5
1 stop

How Much is a Flight from Zurich to Frankfurt?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Zurich to Frankfurt, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be CHF259.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt?

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 Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt?

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

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days CHF465 CHF390
7-14 days CHF376 CHF323
14-21 days CHF323 CHF341
21-30 days CHF272 CHF289
30-60 days CHF272 CHF263
60-90 days CHF272 CHF286
90+ days CHF272 CHF289

Cheapest Day To Fly from Zurich to Frankfurt

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 Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt 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 Frankfurt flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
August Zurich Frankfurt Lufthansa 8/24/19 8/25/19 1 CHF345
September Zurich Frankfurt Lufthansa 9/21/19 9/22/19 0 CHF197
October Zurich Frankfurt Lufthansa 10/5/19 10/19/19 0 CHF269
November Zurich Frankfurt Lufthansa 11/9/19 11/17/19 0 CHF272
December Zurich Frankfurt Lufthansa 12/18/19 12/25/19 0 CHF272
January Zurich Frankfurt Lufthansa 1/22/20 2/4/20 0 CHF272
February Zurich Frankfurt Lufthansa 2/1/20 2/13/20 0 CHF272
March Zurich Frankfurt Lufthansa 3/5/20 3/9/20 0 CHF272

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt

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

Next 30 Days

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CHF404 CHF323
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CHF323 CHF281
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CHF281 CHF197
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CHF197 CHF272
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Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt

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 Frankfurt is CHF290.

The average price for direct flights from Zurich to Frankfurt is CHF274.

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

Weekly Direct Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Lufthansa 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 03:15 15:00
Swiss 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 01:55 14:00

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Zurich to Frankfurt

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 Frankfurt. 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 Frankfurt is CHF185.

The average price for round trip flights from Zurich to Frankfurt is CHF271.

Zurich to Frankfurt Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is the flight from Zurich to Frankfurt?
Answer: The average Zurich to Frankfurt flight time is an hour and 2 minutes.
Question: How far is Frankfurt from Zurich?
Answer: The distance from Zurich to Frankfurt is 284 kilometers (177 miles).
Question: How common are direct flights from Zurich to Frankfurt?
Answer: There are 70 direct flights from Zurich to Frankfurt.
Question: What are the most popular Zurich airlines for direct flights from Zurich to Frankfurt?
Answer: Lufthansa German Airlines provides 60% of the non-stop flights between Zurich and Frankfurt.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Zurich to Frankfurt?
Answer: Munich, DE

Airlines in Zurich flying to Frankfurt Last modified: Aug 23, 2019 1:51 -04:00Number of routes searched: 89Number of itineraries searched: 1,126,196

Wondering which airlines fly out of Zurich to Frankfurt? We've gathered the average price of Zurich airlines with flights to Frankfurt. 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 Frankfurt
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Lufthansa -
Swiss -
Aegean ATH
Air France CDG
Finnair HEL
Alitalia FCO
British Airways DUB
British Airways LCY
British Airways LHR
airBaltic RIX
Aer Lingus DUB
Bulgaria Air SOF
Icelandair KEF
Iberia MAD
Adria LJU
Air Serbia BEG
Air Malta MLA
Lufthansa BRE
Lufthansa DRS
Lufthansa DUS
Lufthansa HAJ
Swiss GVA
Austrian GRZ
Austrian VIE
Croatia DBV
Croatia SPU
Croatia ZAG
Brussels BRU
Aeroflot SVO
Turkish IST
Tap Portugal LIS
Tap Portugal OPO
Air Europa MAD
Montenegro TGD

Zurich to Frankfurt Airports

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