Cheap flights from Newark (EWR) to Zurich (ZRH)

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The best prices from Newark to Zurich are usually found in January or November, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Newark (EWR) to Zurich (ZRH)

All the information you need to plan the best EWR to ZRH flight in 2021: compare Newark to Zurich flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zurich.
EWR - ZRH
Price
$501 - $830
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, 22% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$501

From Newark to Zurich

One-way from

$323

One-way flight from Newark to Zurich

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Newark Airport 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 Newark Airport to Zurich within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at $703.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Newark Airport to Zurich (EWR - ZRH)?

When flying from Newark Airport to Zurich, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 19% versus a flight in the evening.

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

Travelers have found that booking a Wednesday departure is the best way to save up to 24% on the cost of booking your flights compared to booking on days of the week where this route is of high demand.

Cheap flights from Newark to Zurich in December, January 2022

The best prices found for EWR to ZRH flights for December, January
20 Jan - 3 Feb
$339pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
20 Jan - 3 Feb
$340pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
23 Jan - 6 Feb
$341pp
EWR
Newark
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

Newark to Zurich 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zurich from Newark found for this year
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$452pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
8 Dec - 16 Dec
$516pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
28 Dec - 12 Jan
$539pp
EWR
Newark
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Non-stop flights to Zurich from Newark

Save time with Newark to Zurich direct flight deals
3 Mar - 17 Mar
$534pp
EWR
Newark
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
2 Mar - 16 Mar
$535pp
EWR
Newark
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark
16 Feb - 23 Feb
$536pp
EWR
Newark
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
EWR
Newark

Last minute flights from Newark to Zurich

Late deals on round-trip flights to Zurich from Newark, departing today and this week
9 Dec - 13 Dec
$452pp
EWR
Newark
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
EWR
Newark
8 Dec - 16 Dec
$516pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark
8 Dec - 15 Dec
$548pp
EWR
Newark
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Turkish Airlines
 
1 STOP
EWR
Newark

One-way flights to Zurich from Newark

The cheapest one-way flights from Newark to Zurich
4:50 pm - 6:35 am
SWISS
Nonstop
7h 45m
EWR - ZRH
SWISS
$323
Kiwi.com
12:45 pm - 5:45 pm
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 Stop
23h 00m
EWR - ZRH
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$350
Travelgenio
12:45 pm - 11:40 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
16h 55m
EWR - ZRH
Multiple Airlines
$356
Kiwi.com

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Newark to Zurich

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

For a flight from Newark to Zurich, you will be flying into Zurich. Zurich (ZRH) is just 5.9 mi from the center of the city. Zurich is the only Zurich airport and it handles 5 inbound flights from Newark per day. 14 airlines have flights to Zurich from Newark on a regular basis.

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

Some of our airline partners flying from Newark to Zurich have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. SWISS, United Airlines, and Eurowings are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like SWISS with this kind of flexibility.

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

Yes, there are multiple flights from Newark Airport to Zurich for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $338, but on average you can expect to pay $356.

Are there nonstop flights from Newark Airport to Zurich for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Newark Airport to Zurich under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from Newark Airport to Zurich is less than $557.

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

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

How popular is this Newark Airport to Zurich flight route?

Flights from Newark to Zurich have been viewed 64 times in the past calendar month.

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

TAP AIR PORTUGAL, at $338, was found to be the cheapest airline from Newark Airport to Zurich.Alternate airlines to your destination round-trip include SAS and Icelandair. TAP AIR PORTUGAL is currently priced 47% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with SWISS, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $269. SAS flights start at $309 while deals on TAP AIR PORTUGAL start at $350 one-way.

What are the most reliable airlines from Newark Airport 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 Newark Airport to Zurich on time: United Airlines (79%), SWISS (79%), Air Canada (79%).

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

The most popular airlines flying from Newark Airport to Zurich are Major Airline, American Airlines and Air Canada. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from Newark Airport to Zurich?

While on average a flight from Newark Airport to Zurich is generally $1,397, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is $317. When looking at the most popular route, (Newark - Zurich), you can expect to pay $340 for that flight.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Zurich from Newark?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Newark to Zurich

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

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Newark 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 Newark 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 Newark from Zurich?

Returning to Newark 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 Newark.

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

Hide COVID Travel Restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland

Alternative routes for Newark 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 Newark 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 ″

Airports servicing Newark

Airports servicing Zurich

Top 10 airlines flying from Newark to Zurich

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Newark 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 $410 No cancel fee N/A
British Airways
$274 $608 No cancel fee 70%
SAS
$327 $758 No cancel fee 77%
Icelandair
$412 $724 No cancel fee 76%
Aer Lingus
$427 $571 No cancel fee N/A
American Airlines
$431 $705 No cancel fee 71%
Eurowings
$450 $573 No cancel fee 87%
Delta
$450 $729 No cancel fee N/A
SWISS
$450 $794 No cancel fee 79%
United Airlines
$451 $768 No cancel fee 69%

Hourly flight availability from Newark to Zurich

See what time of day planes typically take off from Newark towards Zurich.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 75% of EWR to ZRH departures
Evening 6 PM to midnight 25% of EWR to ZRH departures
Early morning Midnight to 6 AM 0% of EWR to ZRH departures
Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of EWR to ZRH departures
Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Newark to Zurich
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Newark to Zurich.
Sunday
2 daily flights
Monday
7 daily flights
Tuesday
5 daily flights
Wednesday
7 daily flights
Thursday
7 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
7 daily flights
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