Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Switzerland

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How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Switzerland

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to ZRH flight in 2022: compare San Francisco to Switzerland flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Switzerland.
What is the cheapest month to fly from San Francisco to Switzerland?

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to Switzerland from San Francisco average $761. You can even find prices in November for less than $761, as users have found deals to Switzerland from as low as $351. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Switzerland from San Francisco. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 67%.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Switzerland (SFO - CH)?

When flying from San Francisco to Switzerland, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Francisco to Switzerland?

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco to Switzerland, book at least 50 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 94% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,059 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,574.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Switzerland in June, July 2022

The best prices found for SFO to Switzerland flights for June, July
12 Jul - 13 May
$941pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
Vueling
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
31 Jul - 27 Aug
$1,005pp
SFO
San Francisco
Iberia
 
1 STOP
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
Iberia
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
31 Jul - 26 Aug
$1,024pp
SFO
San Francisco
Iberia
 
1 STOP
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
Iberia
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Switzerland 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Switzerland from San Francisco found for this year
20 Nov - 28 Nov
$416pp
SFO
San Francisco
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
11 Nov - 18 Nov
$420pp
SFO
San Francisco
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Scandinavian Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
8 Nov - 21 Nov
$442pp
SFO
San Francisco
Scandinavian Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Scandinavian Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Switzerland from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Switzerland direct flight deals
10 Nov - 1 Dec
$800pp
SFO
San Francisco
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
8 Nov - 21 Nov
$801pp
SFO
San Francisco
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
27 Oct - 7 Nov
$803pp
SFO
San Francisco
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Switzerland

Late deals on round-trip flights to Switzerland from San Francisco, departing today and this week
6 Jul - 16 Nov
$1,091pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
6 Jul - 9 Nov
$1,096pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
6 Jul - 16 Nov
$1,111pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
GVA
Geneva Geneve-Cointrin
Multiple Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Switzerland from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Switzerland
3:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Scandinavian Airlines
1 Stop
14h 45m
SFO - ZRH
Scandinavian Airlines
$345
oojo
12:25 pm - 3:30 pm
Scandinavian Airlines
1 Stop
18h 05m
SFO - GVA
Scandinavian Airlines
$352
CheapTickets.ch
12:25 pm - 3:45 pm
Scandinavian Airlines
1 Stop
18h 20m
SFO - ZRH
Scandinavian Airlines
$354
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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Switzerland

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to Switzerland?

San Francisco (SFO) is the airport you will fly out of if you book a flight from San Francisco to Switzerland. It is only a 11.8 mi journey to San Francisco (SFO) from San Francisco’s city center.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Francisco to Switzerland have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. SWISS, United Airlines, and Scandinavian Airlines are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like SWISS with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Switzerland for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Scandinavian Airlines for just $416, but on average you can expect to pay $472.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Switzerland for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Switzerland under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Switzerland is less than $875.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Switzerland for under $1,100?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Francisco to Switzerland within the next 7 days for less than $1,100.

How popular is this San Francisco to Switzerland flight route?

Flights from San Francisco to Switzerland have been viewed 32 times in the past calendar month.

What are the most reliable airlines from San Francisco to Switzerland?

No one likes to see their flight delayed. When booking a flight from San Francisco to Switzerland consider choosing United Airlines (79%), SWISS (79%) or Air Canada (73%) as they are the most reliable in getting you off to your destination on time.

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

When booking a flight from San Francisco to Switzerland, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Air Canada or Air France as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Switzerland?

The cheapest flight price from San Francisco to Switzerland is $355. On average you can expect to pay $4,878. The most popular route, (San Francisco - Zurich), can usually be booked for $481.

What are the most popular routes from San Francisco to Switzerland?

The most popular route from San Francisco to Switzerland is San Francisco - Zurich. You may also consider San Francisco - Basel EuroAirport Swiss or San Francisco - Geneva Geneve-Cointrin.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Switzerland

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Switzerland from San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Switzerland

Most visitors from San Francisco can enter Switzerland without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Switzerland.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Switzerland.

Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Switzerland?

Returning to San Francisco from Switzerland

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Switzerland are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Switzerland are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Destination points for flights from San Francisco to Switzerland

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Destination information for Switzerland

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from San Francisco to Switzerland.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = CHF 0.96

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing

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

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Switzerland

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $20 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$281 $617 No cancel fee N/A
British Airways
$287 $713 No cancel fee 70%
American Airlines
$318 $1,237 No cancel fee 71%
Finnair
$322 $736 No cancel fee 76%
Vueling
$383 $803 No cancel fee 88%
Icelandair
$392 $1,018 No cancel fee 76%
Scandinavian Airlines
$434 $609 No cancel fee 77%
Air Canada
$440 $1,045 No cancel fee 67%
SWISS
$441 $1,155 No cancel fee 79%
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