Cheap flights from San Diego (SAN) to Zurich (ZRH)

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The best prices from San Diego to Zurich are usually found in February or March, booked 40 days in advance, depart on a Saturday or Thursday and return on a Saturday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Diego (SAN) to Zurich (ZRH)

All the information you need to plan the best SAN to ZRH flight in 2022: compare San Diego to Zurich flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zurich.
SAN - ZRH
Price
$558 - $1,261
ZRH
Temperature
32 - 66.2 °F
ZRH
Rainfall
2.5 - 5 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 27% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 39% potential price drop

Average price

$1,261

Average for round-trip flights in June 2022

Round-trip from

$558

From San Diego 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 San Diego to Zurich?

Departing on a Friday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 24% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

How far in advance should I book a flight from San Diego to Zurich?

Users have found that booking a flight from San Diego to Zurich at least 40 days early can save you up to 109% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 40 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from San Diego to Zurich for as little as $1,336 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as $1,741 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Diego to Zurich (SAN - ZRH)?

Unlike in the morning, when flights are generally more expensive, you can save up to 30% on flights from San Diego to Zurich by exploring options for tickets at noon.

What is the cheapest month to fly from San Diego to Zurich?

Flights from San Diego to Zurich lean towards being more expensive in June. Prices are generally better when you fly from San Diego to Zurich in February, with the cheapest ticket starting at $544.

Cheap flights from San Diego to Zurich in June, July 2022

The best prices found for SAN to ZRH flights for June, July
25 Jul - 11 Aug
$1,136pp
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
25 Jul - 11 Aug
$1,147pp
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
28 Jul - 11 Aug
$1,150pp
SAN
San Diego
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
American Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

San Diego to Zurich 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zurich from San Diego found for this year
28 Nov - 12 Dec
$794pp
SAN
San Diego
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
13 Sep - 21 Sep
$803pp
SAN
San Diego
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Air Canada
 
1 STOP
SAN
San Diego
13 Sep - 21 Sep
$808pp
SAN
San Diego
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Air Canada
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

Last minute flights from San Diego to Zurich

Late deals on round-trip flights to Zurich from San Diego, departing today and this week
7 Jul - 14 Jul
$1,681pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
4 Jul - 11 Jul
$1,699pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego
4 Jul - 11 Jul
$1,777pp
SAN
San Diego
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
SAN
San Diego

One-way flights to Zurich from San Diego

The cheapest one-way flights from San Diego to Zurich
1:15 pm - 12:25 pm
Lufthansa
1 Stop
14h 10m
SAN - ZRH
Lufthansa
$957
Lufthansa
2:29 am - 4:15 am
United Airlines
1 Stop
16h 46m
SAN - ZRH
United Airlines
$971
United
3:41 am - 9:25 am
Scandinavian Airlines
2 Stops
20h 44m
SAN - ZRH
Scandinavian Airlines
$1,079
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Flight FAQs

From San Diego to Zurich

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

Some of our airline partners flying from San Diego to Zurich have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. SWISS, United Airlines, and Lufthansa 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 San Diego to Zurich for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Diego to Zurich for under $800. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Air Canada for just $794, but on average you can expect to pay $828.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Diego to Zurich for under $1,700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from San Diego to Zurich within the next 7 days for less than $1,700.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from San Diego to Zurich round-trip?

Our cheapest airline available from San Diego to Zurich is Air Canada. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $794 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Scandinavian Airlines and American Airlines, starting at $812 and $818 round-trip. Air Canada is currently priced 13% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from San Diego to Zurich one-way?

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Diego to Zurich are Lufthansa ($957), United Airlines ($971), and Scandinavian Airlines ($1,079).

What are the most popular airlines that fly from San Diego to Zurich?

American Airlines, Air Canada and Finnair are the most popular airlines when flying from San Diego to Zurich.

What are the cheapest flights from San Diego to Zurich?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $498. While the most popular route (San Diego - Zurich) can be booked for $809 on average our data indicates $4,444 when flying from San Diego to Zurich.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Zurich from San Diego?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Diego to Zurich

Most visitors from San Diego can enter Zurich without restrictions.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Diego are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering Zurich.

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

Do I need a test to fly back to San Diego from Zurich?

Returning to San Diego from Zurich

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Zurich are not required to present a negative COVID-19 PCR test or antigen result upon entering San Diego.

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

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Alternative routes for San Diego 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 San Diego to Zurich.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = CHF 0.96
Average temperature for June in Zurich
71.6 °F
Avg rainfall for June in Zurich
5.0 ″

Airports servicing San Diego

Airports servicing Zurich

Top 7 airlines flying from San Diego to Zurich

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Diego 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
Juneyao Airlines
$12 $20 No cancel fee 66%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by Juneyao Airlines. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

Air Canada
$470 $543 No cancel fee 67%
United Airlines
$504 $783 No cancel fee 69%
Lufthansa
$538 $866 No cancel fee 76%
SWISS
$542 $1,200 No cancel fee 79%
American Airlines
$581 $1,068 No cancel fee 71%
British Airways
$598 $882 No cancel fee 70%
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