Cheap flights from Des Moines (DSM) to Zurich (ZRH)

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Des Moines (DSM) to Zurich (ZRH)

All the information you need to plan the best DSM to ZRH flight in 2021: compare Des Moines to Zurich flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zurich.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Des Moines to Zurich?

Users have found that flying from Des Moines to Zurich on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Des Moines to Zurich (DSM - ZRH)?

When flying from Des Moines to Zurich, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 41% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from Des Moines to Zurich in December, January 2022

The best prices found for DSM to ZRH flights for December, January
5 Jan - 12 Jan
$568pp
DSM
Des Moines
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
5 Jan - 12 Jan
$762pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines
5 Jan - 12 Jan
$898pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
DSM
Des Moines

Des Moines to Zurich 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zurich from Des Moines found for this year
17 Dec - 21 Jan
$1,028pp
DSM
Des Moines
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
United Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
3 Dec - 5 Dec
$1,238pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines
17 Dec - 21 Jan
$1,282pp
DSM
Des Moines
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
DSM
Des Moines

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Flight FAQs

From Des Moines to Zurich

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like American Airlines, United Airlines, and Lufthansa flying from Des Moines to Zurich have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Des Moines to Zurich for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Des Moines to Zurich for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on United Airlines for just $563, but on average you can expect to pay $1,022.

What are the cheapest flights from Des Moines to Zurich?

On average you can expect to pay $809 for a flight from Des Moines to Zurich. The cheapest flight overall is $809 while the most popular route, (Des Moines - Zurich) is currently priced at $613.

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

When booking a flight from Des Moines to Zurich, you may want to consider flying on American Airlines, Lufthansa or United Airlines as they are the most popular for this route.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Zurich from Des Moines?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Des Moines to Zurich

Most visitors from Des Moines need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Zurich.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Des Moines must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Zurich.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Des Moines are not required to quarantine after entering Zurich.

Documents
Entry Form - Travelers, including those in transit, must fill up an entry form before entering Switzerland. The form can be completed 48 hours before entry at the earliest. Children can be included in the form of an adult traveling with them.

Health Pass For Public Activity - Travelers aged 16 years and older must have proof of vaccination, recovery, or a negative test for COVID-19 in order to enter events, festivals, bars, restaurants, museums, and other venues and activities in Switzerland.

If you have been vaccinated, you can either show a Swiss COVID Certificate, EU Digital COVID Certificate, or a certificate that is compatible with the EU Digital Covid Certificate.

Travelers who have been vaccinated abroad with a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and who are resident in or traveling to Switzerland are able to obtain a Swiss COVID certificate. This means that travelers who have been vaccinated abroad or have recovered abroad, such as tourists, can also participate in social activities in Switzerland. The documents can be submitted electronically. Currently, only the certificates of countries using the EU Digital COVID Certificate are compatible with the Swiss system.

You will be issued with the COVID certificate on the application on paper or as a PDF document with a QR code. With the COVID Certificate app, you can host your COVID certificate on your mobile device.

If you are unvaccinated, you must have a test, and if the result is negative you can then be issued with a COVID certificate.




Do I need a test to fly back to Des Moines from Zurich?

Returning to Des Moines from Zurich

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Zurich must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to Des Moines.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Zurich are not required to quarantine after entering Des Moines.

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Alternative routes for Des Moines to Zurich

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Destination information for Zurich

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Des Moines to Zurich.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = CHF 0.92
Average temperature for December in Zurich
39.2 °F
Avg rainfall for December in Zurich
3.1 ″

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