Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Zurich (ZRH) from $453

This is the cheapest round-trip flight price found by a Cheapflights user in the last 72 hours by searching for a flight departing on 11/11. Fares are subject to change and may not be available on all flights or dates of travel. Click the price to replicate the search for this deal.
CHI — ZRH
Jun 16 — Jun 231

The best prices from Chicago to Zurich are usually found in January or February, booked 5 days in advance, depart on a Monday or Wednesday and return on a Sunday

Cheap flight deals from Chicago to Zurich

Discover tips and strategies to find the most affordable flight options for your journey from Chicago (CHI) to Zurich (ZRH). Learn about various techniques such as flexible date searches, comparing prices across and setting up price alerts. Use these methods to find the cheapest flights available for your travel needs. Data last updated June 11, 2024.

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Round-trip from

$639

One-way from

$523
High demand for flights, 38% potential price rise
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From Chicago (CHI) to Zurich
One-way flight from Chicago (CHI) to Zurich

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

Sunday is generally a great day to depart. Flying on this day could help you save up to 18%.

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

Flights from Chicago to Zurich lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from Chicago to Zurich in January, with the cheapest ticket starting at $418.

What is the cheapest time of day to fly from CHI to ZRH?

Unlike at noon, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 42% on flights from Chicago to Zurich by exploring options for tickets in the morning.

Cheap Chicago to Zurich flights in June & July 2024

Find cheap flight options from Chicago to Zurich specifically for the months of June and July 2024. Explore affordable fares based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Prices were last updated on June 11, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Chicago to Zurich in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Mon 7/297:45 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop17h 00mScandinavian Airlines
Sun 8/410:45 amZRH - ORD
2 stops38h 10mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/10$853
Thu 7/113:00 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop12h 05mITA Airways
Tue 7/236:45 pmZRH - ORD
1 stop25h 25mITA Airways
Deal found 6/9$859
Thu 7/117:45 pmORD - ZRH
2 stops30h 30mScandinavian Airlines
Thu 7/2510:20 amZRH - ORD
1 stop14h 35mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/9$873
Tue 7/99:19 amORD - ZRH
3 stops24h 56mMultiple Airlines
Fri 7/193:40 pmZRH - ORD
3 stops31h 50mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/10$874
Wed 7/247:45 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop30h 55mScandinavian Airlines
Sun 8/49:35 amZRH - ORD
2 stops15h 20mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/10$877
Tue 7/97:25 pmORD - ZRH
2 stops13h 55mMultiple Airlines
Tue 7/1612:55 pmZRH - ORD
2 stops15h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/9$881
Sat 7/137:45 pmORD - ZRH
2 stops30h 30mScandinavian Airlines
Thu 7/2510:30 amZRH - ORD
2 stops14h 25mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/10$884
Thu 7/1110:15 pmORD - ZRH
3 stops16h 40mMultiple Airlines
Thu 7/1812:55 pmZRH - ORD
2 stops15h 20mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/11$885
Sun 7/147:45 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop17h 00mScandinavian Airlines
Tue 7/2310:30 amZRH - ORD
2 stops38h 25mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/10$888

Chicago to Zurich 2024 flight deals

Discover exclusive flight deals for travel between Chicago and Zurich in 2024. Find excellent offers based on user searches. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 11, 2024.
Scroll through some of the best deals on flights from Chicago to Zurich in 2024. Check back in a little while for more flight options.
Sat 8/36:00 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop21h 30mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Fri 8/236:10 amZRH - ORD
1 stop16h 50mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/9$846
Sun 8/46:00 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop21h 30mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Fri 8/166:10 amZRH - ORD
1 stop16h 50mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/10$848
Mon 7/297:45 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop17h 00mScandinavian Airlines
Sun 8/410:45 amZRH - ORD
2 stops38h 10mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/10$853
Fri 8/166:00 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop16h 15mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Sat 8/243:40 pmZRH - ORD
2 stops31h 30mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/9$857
Wed 8/77:45 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop30h 55mScandinavian Airlines
Wed 8/142:00 pmZRH - ORD
2 stops34h 55mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/10$858
Thu 7/113:00 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop12h 05mITA Airways
Tue 7/236:45 pmZRH - ORD
1 stop25h 25mITA Airways
Deal found 6/9$859
Mon 8/56:00 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop21h 30mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Mon 8/196:20 amZRH - ORD
1 stop16h 55mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/9$860
Wed 10/2310:11 amMDW - ZRH
2 stops17h 24mDelta
Wed 10/306:45 amZRH - MDW
2 stops16h 18mDelta
Deal found 6/10$868
Thu 8/17:45 pmORD - ZRH
2 stops30h 30mScandinavian Airlines
Tue 8/69:55 amZRH - ORD
2 stops39h 00mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/11$871

Chicago to Zurich flights leaving soon

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Mon 6/177:45 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop17h 00mScandinavian Airlines
Wed 6/268:25 pmZRH - ORD
1 stop28h 30mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/10$948
Thu 6/207:45 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop17h 00mScandinavian Airlines
Tue 6/258:25 pmZRH - ORD
1 stop28h 30mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/10$1,041
Thu 6/207:45 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop17h 00mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 6/2410:20 amZRH - ORD
1 stop14h 35mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/10$1,042
Thu 6/207:45 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop17h 00mScandinavian Airlines
Thu 6/2710:20 amZRH - ORD
1 stop14h 35mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/10$1,048
Mon 6/177:45 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop30h 55mScandinavian Airlines
Wed 6/262:00 pmZRH - ORD
2 stops34h 55mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/10$1,073
Mon 6/177:45 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop30h 55mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 6/2410:20 amZRH - ORD
1 stop14h 35mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/10$1,100
Mon 6/176:00 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop21h 30mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Sat 6/226:20 amZRH - ORD
1 stop14h 50mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/10$1,104
Mon 6/177:45 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop30h 55mScandinavian Airlines
Mon 7/110:20 amZRH - ORD
1 stop14h 35mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/11$1,121
Wed 6/197:45 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop30h 55mScandinavian Airlines
Fri 6/289:55 amZRH - ORD
2 stops39h 00mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/11$1,122

One-way flights to Zurich from Chicago

Search for one-way flight options from Chicago to Zurich. Find affordable one-way fares based on user searches. Compare prices and availability to plan your one-way journey according to your preferred dates and budget. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 11, 2024.
Take a look at some of the one-way flights we've detected from Chicago to Zurich. Those needing a return flight from Chicago to Zurich can use the search form above.
Mon 9/97:45 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop30h 55mScandinavian Airlines
Deal found 6/11$482
Wed 8/1410:15 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop31h 50mIcelandair
Deal found 6/11$485
Sun 6/232:26 pmMDW - ZRH
3 stops47h 24mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/10$486
Fri 7/126:00 pmORD - ZRH
2 stops13h 55mTAP AIR PORTUGAL
Deal found 6/11$486
Fri 8/1610:15 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop31h 50mIcelandair
Deal found 6/9$489
Thu 7/1810:15 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop10h 40mIcelandair
Deal found 6/10$490
Fri 7/1210:15 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop31h 50mIcelandair
Deal found 6/11$491
Fri 7/1910:15 pmORD - ZRH
1 stop31h 50mIcelandair
Deal found 6/10$498
Fri 8/96:00 pmORD - ZRH
2 stops31h 55mMultiple Airlines
Deal found 6/10$500

Find flights from Chicago to Zurich within your budget

Customize your flight search to find flights from Chicago to Zurich that fit within your specific budget. Explore options based on user searches and filter the results based on your desired price range. Find flights that match your budget for a cost-effective journey. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 11, 2024.

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Chicago O'Hare IntlZurich

ORD - ZRH

ORDZRH

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Mon 11/11

1 stop17h 35m

Zurich

Mon 11/25

1 stop12h 25m

$453

Chicago O'Hare IntlZurich

ORD - ZRH

ORDZRH

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 11/6

1 stop11h 25m

Zurich

Wed 11/13

1 stop13h 55m

$534

Chicago O'Hare IntlZurich

ORD - ZRH

ORDZRH

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Fri 11/8

1 stop13h 45m

Zurich

Fri 11/22

1 stop16h 20m

$548

Chicago O'Hare IntlZurich

ORD - ZRH

ORDZRH

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 9/25

1 stop19h 40m

Zurich

Wed 10/2

1 stop25h 40m

$578

Chicago O'Hare IntlZurich

ORD - ZRH

ORDZRH

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Sat 11/23

1 stop10h 35m

Zurich

Sat 12/7

1 stop11h 20m

$615

Chicago O'Hare IntlZurich

ORD - ZRH

ORDZRH

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 11/6

1 stop12h 55m

Zurich

Wed 11/13

Nonstop10h 05m

$670

Chicago O'Hare IntlZurich

ORD - ZRH

ORDZRH

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Mon 10/28

1 stop11h 00m

Zurich

Thu 11/7

Nonstop10h 05m

$671

Chicago O'Hare IntlZurich

ORD - ZRH

ORDZRH

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Wed 11/6

2 stops15h 50m

Zurich

Wed 11/13

2 stops25h 36m

$678

Chicago O'Hare IntlZurich

ORD - ZRH

ORDZRH

Chicago O'Hare Intl

Mon 8/5

1 stop19h 55m

Zurich

Tue 8/20

1 stop25h 25m

$692

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

Use this chart to determine the optimal time to book a round-trip flight from Chicago to Zurich. Price data was last updated on May 31, 2024.
Booking 5 days in advance of your planned departure date is, on average, the best time to get cheap flights from Chicago to Zurich. The general trend is that the closer you book to the departure date, the more expensive your flight will be.
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What is the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Zurich?

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Temperature and rainfall in Zurich by month

Plan your trip to Zurich by taking into account the average temperature and rainfall totals by month.

ZRH

Temperature

32 - 66.2 °F

If weather is an important factor for your trip to Zurich, use this chart to help with planning. For those seeking warmer temperatures, July is the ideal time of year to visit, when temperatures reach an average of 66.2 F. Travelers looking to avoid the cold should look outside of January, when temperatures are typically at their lowest (around 32.0 F).

Reviews of airlines servicing Zurich

Get insights into the airlines that provide service to Zurich. Read reviews, discover amenities, and learn about the overall travel experience offered by airlines. Use this information to make informed decisions when choosing an airline for your flight to Zurich. Reviews last updated June 11, 2024.
Read through reviews of airlines operating flights from Chicago to Zurich, such as Scandinavian Airlines, TAP AIR PORTUGAL and Icelandair. You can also see how each airline compares in terms of entertainment options, comfort, food, crew/service, and boarding process.
8.0
Very good
10,277 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

8.0
Very good
10,277 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,277 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

7.7
Good
1,910 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,277 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

7.5
Good
1,701 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,277 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

7.4
Good
10,629 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,277 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

7.4
Good
3,714 reviews
8.0
Very good
10,277 reviews

Entertainment

8.0

Boarding

8.2

Crew

8.6

Food

7.4

Comfort

7.9

Overall

8.0

Reviews

1 / 10

Bad experience with the staff boarding the gate. I couldn’t board with my carry on, personal item and a funny bag. I had to put my passport inside my pockets and put the funny bag inside the personal item. Then after passing the staff pull out everything again.

Related info for your journey

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  • 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 6 flights from Chicago to Zurich per day from 14 different airlines.

  • Can I find flights from Chicago to Zurich for under $500 on Cheapflights?

    Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Zurich for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Scandinavian Airlines for just $453, but on average you can expect to pay $544.

  • 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 $813.

  • Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Zurich for under $1,000?

    There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Zurich within the next 7 days for less than $1,000.

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

    Currently priced at $453, 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. Search Cheapflights for deals from Aer Lingus and TAP AIR PORTUGAL - these airlines can fly you to your destination from $534 and $548, respectively. Scandinavian Airlines is currently priced 49% 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 Scandinavian Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as $482. Users have also found prices from $485 and $486 on Icelandair and TAP AIR PORTUGAL, respectively.

  • 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 (87%), Austrian Airlines (87%), Brussels Airlines (87%).

  • What are the cheapest flights from Chicago to Zurich?

    Looking for the cheapest flight from Chicago to Zurich? While on average our users pay $4,142, our data indicates the cheapest price to be $496. The most popular route (Chicago O'Hare Intl - Zurich), is priced around $453.

  • What does ORD to ZRH mean?

    These are just IATA (International Air Transport Association) codes. They are used in aviation to identify and differentiate airports. That’s why a Chicago O'Hare Intl Airport to Zurich Airport flight would often be abbreviated as a ORD to ZRH flight. This flight route has multiple associated airports, so we think it might be helpful to learn the name and codes of them as well. They are Chicago Midway Airport (MDW), Chicago Greater Rockford Airport (RFD).

  • Can I find deals for flights from Chicago to Zurich that include extra baggage allowance?

    The amount of baggage you can bring on your Chicago to Zurich flight depends on the airline and the type of fare you've chosen. After entering your flight details, you'll be able to view the specific baggage policies for each deal in the search results. Keep in mind that certain deals may offer additional baggage allowance.

  • Can I find deals on flights from Chicago to Zurich with specific airlines?

    Yes, Cheapflights allows you to browse and filter Chicago to Zurich flight deals by airline. After entering your origin and destination, use the available filters to view flights offered by airlines.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Chicago to Zurich that include hotel bookings?

    Yes. In addition to deals on Chicago to Zurich flights, Cheapflights offers vacation packages that include both flights and hotel.

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    After entering your origin and destination, apply the non-stop filter on the search result page to find direct flights from Chicago to Zurich.

  • Can I find deals for business class flights from Chicago to Zurich?

    Yes. Cheapflights offers flight deals from Chicago to Zurich by cabin class. In addition to browsing deals, you can also filter by cabin class on the search results page after making a search.

  • Can I find deals for flights from Chicago to Zurich that allow pets onboard?

    Many airlines flying from Chicago to Zurich offer the option to travel with pets. After selecting a flight deal, you can find more information about the airline's pet policy on their official website or by contacting the airline directly. Please note that additional fees and restrictions may apply.

  • Can I find deals on last-minute flights from Chicago to Zurich?

    Yes, you can often find last-minute deals on Chicago to Zurich flights on Cheapflights. However, these deals can vary and may not always be available. We recommend checking back frequently or signing up for price alerts for the most up-to-date deals.

  • How recently were the Chicago to Zurich flight deals updated?

    The Chicago to Zurich flight deals you see on this page were last updated on 6/11.

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

  • What is the cheapest month to book a flight from Chicago to Zurich?

    Currently, November is the cheapest month in which you can book a flight from Chicago to Zurich (average of $639). Flying from Chicago to Zurich in June is currently the most expensive (average of $1,331). There are several factors that can impact the price of a flight, so comparing airlines, departure airports and flight times can provide users with more options.

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Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Zurich

Discover the top 10 airlines that operate flights from Chicago to Zurich. Compare their services, reliability, and customer satisfaction ratings to choose the airline that best suits your travel preferences and needs. Over the last 7 days, Cheapflights users made 3,117,830 searches. Data last updated June 11, 2024.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-time
IcelandairCheapest$407Average$702FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%
Scandinavian AirlinesCheapest$411Average$622FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
American AirlinesCheapest$482Average$691FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%
Aer LingusCheapest$542Average$805FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
Turkish AirlinesCheapest$569Average$688FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%
SWISSCheapest$569Average$1,091FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%
British AirwaysCheapest$574Average$805FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time70%
TAP AIR PORTUGALCheapest$605Average$972FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A
United AirlinesCheapest$650Average$1,122FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time69%
DeltaCheapest$847Average$1,117FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/A

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Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Zurich

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25%of flight departuresEvening6 pm to midnight
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Weekly flight availability from Chicago to Zurich

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