Cheap flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Zurich (ZRH)

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The best prices from Los Angeles to Zurich are usually found in January or February, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Los Angeles (LAX) to Zurich (ZRH)

All the information you need to plan the best LAX to ZRH flight in 2022: compare Los Angeles to Zurich flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zurich.
LAX - ZRH
Price
$548 - $1,037
ZRH
Temperature
32 - 66.2 °F
ZRH
Precipitation
2.5 - 5 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 26% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 29% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$548

From Los Angeles to Zurich

One-way from

$324

One-way flight from Los Angeles to Zurich

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
When is the cheapest time to fly from Los Angeles to Zurich (LAX - ZRH)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from Los Angeles to Zurich is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the evening tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the afternoon could potentially save you up to 23% on airfare.

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

When searching for a good deal, it’s best to be prepared for potential fluctuations in price. We recommend booking at least 57 days in advance, which can save you up to 41% on flights from Los Angeles to Zurich compared to booking the week you need them. Waiting 57 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 $894. For sooner than that we have options available in the next 3 days from $1,071.

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

Friday flights are generally found to be more expensive for flights from Los Angeles to Zurich. This shouldn’t discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Zurich.

Cheap flights from Los Angeles to Zurich in January, February 2022

The best prices found for LAX to ZRH flights for January, February
19 Feb - 5 Mar
$472pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SAS
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SAS
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Feb - 6 Mar
$473pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SAS
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SAS
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
17 Feb - 22 Feb
$487pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SAS
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SAS
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Los Angeles to Zurich 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zurich from Los Angeles found for this year
19 Mar - 26 Mar
$396pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SAS
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SAS
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
19 Mar - 26 Mar
$399pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SAS
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SAS
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
7 Sep - 21 Sep
$408pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SAS
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SAS
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

Non-stop flights to Zurich from Los Angeles

Save time with Los Angeles to Zurich direct flight deals
10 Mar - 24 Mar
$716pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
16 Mar - 28 Mar
$745pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles
14 Feb - 21 Feb
$756pp
LAX
Los Angeles
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
LAX
Los Angeles

Last minute flights from Los Angeles to Zurich

Late deals on round-trip flights to Zurich from Los Angeles, departing today and this week
27 Jan - 3 Feb
$550pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
LAX
Los Angeles
25 Jan - 31 Jan
$568pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles
26 Jan - 31 Jan
$569pp
LAX
Los Angeles
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
LAX
Los Angeles

One-way flights to Zurich from Los Angeles

The cheapest one-way flights from Los Angeles to Zurich
6:10 am - 11:45 am
SAS
1 Stop
20h 35m
LAX - ZRH
SAS
$334
Flights by SU
9:35 am - 5:45 pm
SAS
1 Stop
23h 10m
LAX - ZRH
SAS
$341
KAYAK
8:55 am - 4:30 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
22h 35m
LAX - ZRH
Multiple Airlines
$324
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Flight FAQs

From Los Angeles to Zurich

What airports do I use to fly from Los Angeles to Zurich?

If you wish to fly to Zurich from Los Angeles, then you need to book flights from Los Angeles to Zurich. There are 2 flights from Los Angeles (LAX) to Zurich (ZRH) per day to choose from. Flights to Zurich from Los Angeles are available from 18 different airlines, which means you should have some options if you want to compare airfare deals. 10h 55m is how long a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Zurich typically takes.

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

SWISS, British Airways, and American 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 Los Angeles to Zurich for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Los Angeles to Zurich for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SAS for just $396, but on average you can expect to pay $442.

Are there nonstop flights from Los Angeles to Zurich for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Los Angeles to Zurich under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from Los Angeles to Zurich is less than $817.

Are there last-minute flights available from Los Angeles to Zurich for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Los Angeles to Zurich within the next 7 days for less than $600.

How popular is this Los Angeles to Zurich flight route?

This flight path from Los Angeles to Zurich was viewed by 47 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Los Angeles to Zurich round-trip?

Flying on SAS is currently your cheapest option to Zurich, with prices starting at $396. SAS is priced at 48% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

Consider Major Airline, American Airlines or Air Canada when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Los Angeles to Zurich.

What are the cheapest flights from Los Angeles to Zurich?

On average you can expect to pay $1,526 for a flight from Los Angeles to Zurich. The cheapest flight overall is $433 while the most popular route, (Los Angeles - Zurich) is currently priced at $419.

What are the most reliable airlines from Los Angeles to Zurich?

The top 3 most reliable airlines when flying from Los Angeles to Zurich are United Airlines (81%), SWISS (81%) and Lufthansa (81%).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Zurich from Los Angeles?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Los Angeles to Zurich

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Zurich.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Los Angeles 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.

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. Your personal details on the COVID certificate should correspond with those in your passport or on your ID card.

Only travelers with a valid vaccination and recovery certificate are able to go inside restaurants, cultural, sporting, and leisure venues and attend indoor events (2G). To provide additional protection, masks must also be worn in these settings, and food and drink may only be consumed while seated.

In settings where masks cannot be worn, such as brass band practice, or where it is not possible to eat or drink while seated, such as at bars and discos, admission will be limited to vaccinated or recovered persons who also present a negative COVID-19 test result (2G+). People who within the last 4 months have been fully vaccinated received a booster, or recovered from COVID-19 do not have to take a further test.

Visitor Visa - To visit Switzerland for Business or Tourism, you require a visa.

A paper or embassy visa is the only type of visa available for visitors. Typically the visa is a stamp or sticker added to your passport. You must submit your application through the consulate or local visa center.




Do I need a test to fly back to Los Angeles from Zurich?

Returning to Los Angeles from Zurich

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Zurich must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 24 hours before departing to Los Angeles.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Zurich are not required to quarantine after entering Los Angeles.

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Alternative routes for Los Angeles to Zurich

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Zurich

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Los Angeles to Zurich.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = CHF 0.92
Average temperature for January in Zurich
37.4 °F
Avg rainfall for January in Zurich
2.2 ″

Airports servicing Los Angeles

Airports servicing Zurich

Top 10 airlines flying from Los Angeles to Zurich

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Los Angeles to Zurich 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
SWISS
$289 $1,021 No cancel fee 79%
Finnair
$331 $560 No cancel fee 76%
SAS
$347 $949 No cancel fee 77%
American Airlines
$352 $678 No cancel fee 71%
British Airways
$361 $696 No cancel fee 70%
Iberia
$371 $539 No cancel fee 77%
Delta
$484 $1,460 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$494 $933 No cancel fee 75%
Air France
$512 $1,045 No cancel fee 77%
Aer Lingus
$527 $872 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from Los Angeles to Zurich

See what time of day planes typically take off from Los Angeles towards Zurich.
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Weekly flight availability
from Los Angeles to Zurich
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Los Angeles to Zurich.
Sunday
3 daily flights
Monday
3 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
3 daily flights
Thursday
3 daily flights
Friday
0 flights
Saturday
3 daily flights
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