Cheap flights from California (CA) to Switzerland

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How to find the cheapest flight from
California to Switzerland

All the information you need to plan the best null to ZRH flight in 2021: compare California to Switzerland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Switzerland.
How far in advance should I book a flight from California to Switzerland?

To save up to 10% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 51 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from California to Switzerland from $869 1-2 weeks out and tickets from $934 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

What is the cheapest month to fly from California to Switzerland?

Flights from California to Switzerland lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from California to Switzerland in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $580.

Cheap flights from California to Switzerland in May, June 2021

The best prices found for California to Switzerland flights for May, June
5 Jun - 30 Jun
$519pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
15 Jun - 7 Jul
$553pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
3 Jun - 14 Jun
$558pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

California to Switzerland 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Switzerland from California found for this year
18 Sep - 18 Dec
$416pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SAS
 
1 STOP
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
SAS
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
18 Sep - 18 Dec
$424pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SAS
 
1 STOP
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
SAS
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
6 Sep - 15 Sep
$425pp
SFO
San Francisco
SAS
 
1 STOP
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
SAS
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Switzerland from California

Save time with California to Switzerland direct flight deals
15 Jun - 26 Jun
$875pp
SFO
San Francisco
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
11 May - 25 May
$888pp
SFO
San Francisco
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
8 Jun - 19 Jun
$889pp
SFO
San Francisco
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from California to Switzerland

Late deals on round-trip flights to Switzerland from California, departing today and this week
11 May - 24 May
$670pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
12 May - 20 May
$672pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
16 May - 24 May
$681pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Switzerland from California

The cheapest one-way flights from California to Switzerland
3:55 pm - 11:45 am
SWISS
Nonstop
10h 50m
SFO - ZRH
SWISS
$299
Kiwi.com
3:55 pm - 11:45 am
SWISS
Nonstop
10h 50m
SFO - ZRH
SWISS
$303
Kiwi.com
3:55 pm - 11:45 am
SWISS
Nonstop
10h 50m
SFO - ZRH
SWISS
$305
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From California to Switzerland

Are flight prices decreasing from California to Switzerland due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both California and Switzerland for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from California to Switzerland to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from California to Switzerland are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from California to Switzerland have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like SWISS, British Airways, and United Airlines flying from California to Switzerland have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from California to Switzerland for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from California to Switzerland for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SAS for just $416, but on average you can expect to pay $434.

Are there nonstop flights from California to Switzerland for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from California to Switzerland under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from California to Switzerland is less than $902.

Are there last-minute flights available from California to Switzerland for under $700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from California to Switzerland within the next 7 days for less than $700.

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 47 users have taken a look at flights from California to Switzerland.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from California to Switzerland?

The most popular airlines flying from California to Switzerland are Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the most popular routes from California to Switzerland?

The most popular route from California to Switzerland is San Francisco - Zurich. You may also consider Los Angeles - Zurich or San Francisco - Geneva Geneve-Cointrin.

What are the cheapest Flights from California to Switzerland?

The cheapest flight price from California to Switzerland is $278. On average you can expect to pay $1,619. The most popular route, (San Francisco - Zurich), can usually be booked for $429.

How long is the flight from California to Switzerland?

Departing from California to Switzerland will take you 13h 10m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from California to Switzerland round-trip?

SAS, at $416, was found to be the cheapest airline from California to Switzerland..

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from California to Switzerland one-way?

$299 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from SWISS.

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Airports servicing

Burbank (BUR)
Concord Buchanan Fld (CCR)
Crescent City (CEC)
San Diego Carlsbad-Palomar (CLD)
Fresno (FAT)

Airports servicing

Geneva (GVA)
Lugano (LUG)
Zurich (ZRH)
Thal St Gallen-Altenrhein (ACH)

Top 10 airlines flying from California to Switzerland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from California to Switzerland choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
easyJet
$58 $107 No cancel fee 86%
Alaska Airlines
$314 $406 No cancel fee 75%
Iberia
$331 $575 No cancel fee 77%
Norwegian
$392 $581 No cancel fee 74%
Norwegian Air UK
$386 $643 No cancel fee N/A
Finnair
$322 $705 No cancel fee 76%
KLM
$401 $900 No cancel fee 75%
Austrian Airlines
$607 $938 No cancel fee 78%
Aeroflot
$665 $960 No cancel fee 79%
Turkish Airlines
$706 $1,102 No cancel fee 77%
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