Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Zurich (ZRH)

CHI — ZRH
Dec 6 — Dec 131

The best prices from Chicago to Zurich are usually found in March or February, booked 27 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Thursday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from Chicago (CHI) to Zurich (ZRH)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to ZRH flight in 2022: compare Chicago to Zurich flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zurich.

CHI - ZRH

Price

$577 - $1,180

ZRH

Temperature

32 - 66.2 °F

ZRH

Rainfall

2.5 - 5 inches

Popular inJulyHigh demand for flights, 31% potential price rise
Cheapest inMarchBest time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop
Round-trip from$577From Chicago (CHI) to Zurich
One-way from$409One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Zurich

What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Zurich?

Tuesday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 30%.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Zurich?

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 27 days in advance, which can save you up to 56% on flights from Chicago to Zurich compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 27 days out may not be for everyone, so we have options available for flights within the next two weeks, with the lowest price starting at $1,052. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,512.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Chicago to Zurich?

Flights from Chicago to Zurich lean towards being more expensive in July. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to Zurich in March, with the cheapest ticket starting at $429.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Zurich (CHI - ZRH)?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 39% on flights from Chicago to Zurich by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Zurich in December, January 2022

The best prices found for CHI to ZRH flights for December, January
Jan 11 - Jan 18
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

19h 45m
ZRH

Zurich

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

24h 10m
$357

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Jan 13 - Jan 21
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

10h 35m
ZRH

Zurich

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

11h 20m
$358

Icelandair

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Jan 14 - Jan 20
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

2 stops

37h 10m
ZRH

Zurich

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

30h 35m
$362

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Chicago to Zurich 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zurich from Chicago found for this year
Dec 5 - Dec 12
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

11h 20m
ZRH

Zurich

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 55m
$486

Aer Lingus

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 9 - Dec 13
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

11h 20m
ZRH

Zurich

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 55m
$487

Aer Lingus

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 3 - Dec 6
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

31h 40m
ZRH

Zurich

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 55m
$498

Aer Lingus

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Cheap Delta flights from Chicago to Zurich

Feb 20 - Feb 27
MDW

Chicago Midway

ZRH

Zurich

2 stops

18h 05m
ZRH

Zurich

MDW

Chicago Midway

2 stops

16h 16m
$666

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/1

Feb 28 - Mar 9
MDW

Chicago Midway

ZRH

Zurich

2 stops

16h 30m
ZRH

Zurich

MDW

Chicago Midway

2 stops

16h 16m
$667

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Mar 8 - Mar 15
MDW

Chicago Midway

ZRH

Zurich

2 stops

18h 05m
ZRH

Zurich

MDW

Chicago Midway

2 stops

17h 31m
$669

Delta

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from Chicago to Zurich is Delta. Flights from Delta traveling this route typically cost $1,016.17 RT. This price is typically 66% cheaper than other airlines that offer Chicago to Zurich flights. When booking this route, the cheapest RT price found was $549. Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport is the most common Chicago airport to take off from when flying to Zurich. Zurich Airport is the most popular arrival airport in Zurich. When flying from Chicago to Zurich, Delta flights are 8% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Icelandair flights from Chicago to Zurich

Feb 22 - Mar 15
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

10h 35m
ZRH

Zurich

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

11h 15m
$352

Icelandair

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Jan 13 - Jan 21
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

10h 35m
ZRH

Zurich

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

11h 20m
$358

Icelandair

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Jan 18 - Jan 25
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

10h 35m
ZRH

Zurich

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

11h 15m
$365

Icelandair

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

  • One of the most popular airlines traveling from Chicago to Zurich is Icelandair. Chicago to Zurich flights are typically 32% cheaper than other airlines traveling the same route. Flights from Icelandair typically cost $1,107.32 RT. The cheapest Icelandair flight found for this route was $657. The most popular departure airport in Chicago when flying to Zurich is Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport. The most popular airport to fly into when visiting Zurich is Zurich Airport. When flying from Chicago to Zurich, Icelandair flights are 7% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Zurich from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Zurich direct flight deals
Feb 2 - Feb 9
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

Nonstop

8h 40m
ZRH

Zurich

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

10h 05m
$623

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

Feb 2 - Feb 16
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

Nonstop

8h 40m
ZRH

Zurich

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

10h 20m
$624

SWISS

Pick Dates

Deal found 12/1

Mar 6 - Mar 13
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

Nonstop

9h 00m
ZRH

Zurich

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Nonstop

10h 20m
$625

Lufthansa

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Last minute flights from Chicago to Zurich

Late deals on return flights to Zurich from Chicago, departing today and this week
Dec 9 - Dec 13
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

11h 20m
ZRH

Zurich

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 55m
$487

Aer Lingus

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Dec 6 - Dec 16
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

11h 20m
ZRH

Zurich

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

1 stop

13h 55m
$694

Aer Lingus

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Dec 7 - Dec 19
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

28h 35m
ZRH

Zurich

ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

2 stops

36h 10m
$759

Scandinavian Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

One-way flights to Zurich from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Zurich
Feb 10
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

3 stops

52h 20m
$294

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/30

Jan 11
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

3 stops

40h 27m
$335

Multiple Airlines

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/29

May 7
ORD

Chicago O'Hare Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

12h 10m
$336

TAP AIR PORTUGAL

Pick Dates

Deal found 11/28

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Zurich flights.

What airport do you fly into for flights to Zurich from Chicago?

If you book a flight to Zurich from Chicago, you will be flying to Zurich, which is the city’s only airport. Zurich (ZRH) is located 5.9 mi from the center of Zurich. There are 7 flights from Chicago to Zurich per day from 15 different airlines.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Zurich have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

SWISS, United Airlines, and Scandinavian Airlines are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Zurich for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Zurich for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Scandinavian Airlines for just $344, but on average you can expect to pay $363.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Zurich for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Zurich under $700. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Zurich is less than $681.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Zurich for under $500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Zurich within the next 7 days for less than $500.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Chicago to Zurich round-trip?

Currently priced at $344, Scandinavian Airlines will fly you from Chicago to Zurich and back. In addition to Scandinavian Airlines, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Check Cheapflights for deals on Icelandair for as low as $352. Scandinavian Airlines is currently priced 57% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Zurich one-way?

For one-way options, check prices for TAP AIR PORTUGAL. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $336. Users have also found prices from $348 and $409 on Scandinavian Airlines and Turkish Airlines, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Chicago to Zurich?

Before booking your flight from Chicago to Zurich check out the most popular airlines for this route: Undisclosed Carrier, American Airlines or British Airways.

What are the most reliable airlines from Chicago to Zurich?

Looking for the most reliable airlines to get you to your destination on time? Our data shows these are most likely to get you from Chicago to Zurich on time: Air Canada (93%), Austrian Airlines (93%), Brussels Airlines (93%).

What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Zurich?

Looking for the cheapest flight from Chicago to Zurich? While on average our users pay $2,412, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $370. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Zurich), is priced around $341.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Zurich

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Moline to Genevafrom $837 pp
Bloomington to Zurichfrom $1,023 pp
Peoria to Zurichfrom $1,379 pp

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Zurich

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Zurich choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$14Average$20FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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British AirwaysCheapest$375Average$734FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%COVID-19 safety
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TAP AIR PORTUGALCheapest$399Average$529FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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IcelandairCheapest$421Average$739FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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Scandinavian AirlinesCheapest$433Average$565FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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Aer LingusCheapest$508Average$685FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$515Average$1,008FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Turkish AirlinesCheapest$515Average$645FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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SWISSCheapest$549Average$1,016FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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LufthansaCheapest$623Average$1,027FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Zurich

See what time of day planes typically take off from Chicago to Zurich
1%of flight departuresEarly morningMidnight to 6 am
0%of flight departuresMorning6 am to noon
85%of flight departuresAfternoonNoon to 6 pm
14%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM

Weekly flight availability from Chicago to Zurich

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Chicago to Zurich
Sunday8daily flights
Monday8daily flights
Tuesday2daily flights
Wednesday8daily flights
Thursday8daily flights
Friday8daily flights
Saturday8daily flights