Cheap flights from New York (NYC) to Zurich (ZRH)

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The best prices from New York to Zurich are usually found in January or November, booked 43 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Monday

How to find the cheapest flight from
New York (NYC) to Zurich (ZRH)

All the information you need to plan the best NYC to ZRH flight in 2021: compare New York to Zurich flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zurich.
NYC - ZRH
Price
$533 - $848
ZRH
Temperature
32 - 66.2 °F
ZRH
Precipitation
2.5 - 5 inches

Popular in

July

High demand for flights, 23% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 18% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$533

From New York (NYC) to Zurich

One-way from

$239

One-way flight from New York (NYC) to Zurich

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from New York to Zurich?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Tuesday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

When is the cheapest time to fly from New York to Zurich (NYC - ZRH)?

One of the essential ways to save on airfare from New York to Zurich is to remain as flexible as possible. Flights that are in the afternoon tend to be the most expensive. A flight in the morning could potentially save you up to 20% on airfare.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 36% by booking at least 42 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from New York to Zurich within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $703.

Cheap flights from New York to Zurich in October, November 2021

The best prices found for NYC to ZRH flights for October, November
9 Nov - 15 Nov
$335pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
9 Nov - 23 Nov
$336pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
13 Nov - 25 Nov
$337pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

New York to Zurich 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zurich from New York found for this year
9 Nov - 15 Nov
$335pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
9 Nov - 23 Nov
$336pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
13 Nov - 25 Nov
$337pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Zurich from New York

Save time with New York to Zurich direct flight deals
1 Dec - 13 Dec
$475pp
EWR
Newark
United Airlines
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
United Airlines
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
29 Nov - 30 Nov
$502pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
17 Jan - 18 Jan
$508pp
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
JFK
New York John F Kennedy Intl

Last minute flights from New York to Zurich

Late deals on round-trip flights to Zurich from New York, departing today and this week
26 Oct - 11 Jan
$435pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
31 Oct - 11 Nov
$448pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
26 Oct - 7 Nov
$449pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Zurich from New York

The cheapest one-way flights from New York to Zurich
5:15 pm - 1:50 pm
Vueling
2 Stops
39h 35m
JFK - ZRH
Vueling
$239
Kiwi.com
8:40 pm - 6:20 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
28h 40m
EWR - ZRH
Multiple Airlines
$259
Kiwi.com
5:05 pm - 6:55 am
SWISS
Nonstop
7h 50m
JFK - ZRH
SWISS
$263
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">New York</span> to <span class="emphasized">Zurich</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From New York to Zurich

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

Located just 5.9 mi from the city center, Zurich is the airport most travelers will use when flying to Zurich from New York. Booking flights from New York to Zurich (ZRH) should be relatively easy as there are 8 daily inbound flights from New York from 18 different airlines.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from New York to Zurich that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are SWISS, Delta, and United Airlines. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from New York to Zurich for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $332, but on average you can expect to pay $339.

Are there nonstop flights from New York to Zurich for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from New York to Zurich under $500. A good price for a nonstop flight from New York to Zurich is less than $526.

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

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

What days are nonstop flights available from New York to Zurich?

Nonstop flights are available for this route on the following days: Tuesday.

How many flights depart from New York to Zurich on average per day?

Travelers can expect 2 flights from New York to Zurich on average per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from New York to Zurich?

Airlines like TAP AIR PORTUGAL fly from New York to Zurich in about 12h 55m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to . There are 3942 mi between New York and Zurich.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from New York to Zurich round-trip?

Currently priced at $332, TAP AIR PORTUGAL will fly you from New York to Zurich and back. In addition to TAP AIR PORTUGAL, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. This flight start at 49% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

When booking a flight from New York to Zurich, you may want to consider flying on Major Airline, American Airlines or Air France as they are the most popular for this route.

What are the cheapest flights from New York to Zurich?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $189. While the most popular route (New York John F Kennedy Intl - Zurich) can be booked for $338 on average our data indicates $1,688 when flying from New York to Zurich

What are the most popular routes from New York to Zurich?

Most travelers choose New York John F Kennedy Intl - Zurich, Newark - Zurich or New York LaGuardia - Zurich when deciding on the best route from New York to Zurich.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Zurich from New York?

Information is based on travel restrictions from New York to Zurich

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from New York 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 New York are not required to quarantine after entering Zurich.

Documents
Travel Declaration Form - Children can be included in the form of an adult traveling with them.


Do I need a test to fly back to New York from Zurich?

Returning to New York 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 New York.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Zurich are not required to quarantine after entering New York.

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland

Alternative routes for New York 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 New York to Zurich.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = CHF 0.93
Average temperature for October in Zurich
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for October in Zurich
3.7 ″

Airports servicing New York

Newark (EWR)
LaGuardia (LGA)
New York Skyports SPB (NYS)

Airports servicing Zurich

Top 10 airlines flying from New York to Zurich

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from New York 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
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$154 $443 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$248 $715 No cancel fee 71%
Iberia
$261 $405 No cancel fee 77%
Air Europa
$264 $481 No cancel fee 83%
British Airways
$274 $610 No cancel fee 70%
SAS
$327 $758 No cancel fee 77%
Eurowings
$378 $582 No cancel fee 87%
Icelandair
$398 $726 No cancel fee 76%
Aer Lingus
$427 $605 No cancel fee N/A
Delta
$450 $725 No cancel fee N/A

Hourly flight availability from New York to Zurich

See what time of day planes typically take off from New York towards Zurich.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 57% of NYC to ZRH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 42% of NYC to ZRH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 1% of NYC to ZRH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of NYC to ZRH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from New York to Zurich
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from New York to Zurich.
Sunday
9 daily flights
Monday
9 daily flights
Tuesday
7 daily flights
Wednesday
9 daily flights
Thursday
9 daily flights
Friday
9 daily flights
Saturday
9 daily flights
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