Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Zurich (ZRH)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Zurich are usually found in February or November, booked 54 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Zurich (ZRH)

SFO - ZRH
Price
$660 - $1,188
ZRH
Temperature
37.4 - 75.2 °F
ZRH
Rainfall
2.2 - 5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 30% potential price rise

Cheapest in

February

Best time to find cheap flights, 21% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$660

From San Francisco to Zurich

One-way from

$343

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 Francisco to Zurich?

Departing on a Monday is a good option for securing a great price. You can expect to save up to 38% when planning your travel around this day of the week.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 51 days in advance to save up to 10% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 51 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from San Francisco to Zurich 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as $869, or $934 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

February is one of the best times of the year to fly to Zurich from San Francisco. Prices for February average $841 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $580. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July. Opting for a February flight can save you 28% on your journey compared to booking in February

When is the cheapest time to fly from San Francisco to Zurich (SFO - ZRH)?

When flying from San Francisco to Zurich, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the afternoon, which can drop the price by up to 38% versus a flight at noon.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Zurich in April, May 2021

1 May - 8 May
$527pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
KLM
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
22 May - 6 Jun
$530pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
KLM
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
15 May - 29 May
$532pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Zurich 2021 flight deals

9 Sep - 23 Sep
$310pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
10 Jun - 4 Aug
$316pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
9 Sep - 23 Sep
$318pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Zurich from San Francisco

9 Jun - 26 Jun
$882pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
12 Jun - 26 Jun
$883pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
15 May - 29 May
$886pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
United Airlines
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Zurich

17 Apr - 1 May
$538pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
KLM
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
17 Apr - 24 Apr
$548pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco
17 Apr - 1 May
$549pp
SFO
San Francisco
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
KLM
   
2 STOPS
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Zurich from San Francisco

6:40 am - 7:40 am
SWISS
1 Stop
16h 00m
SFO - ZRH
SWISS
$343
Kiwi.com
4:00 am - 12:30 pm
Vueling
2 Stops
23h 30m
SFO - ZRH
Vueling
$363
Kissandfly.com
3:30 am - 2:55 pm
Iberia
2 Stops
26h 25m
SFO - ZRH
Iberia
$373
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Zurich

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco to Zurich due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both San Francisco and Zurich for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from San Francisco to Zurich to control the spread of COVID-19?

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Delta is one of them. Some of the new policies that have been implemented to accommodate travelers flying from San Francisco to Zurich are improved sanitation, HEPA filters, mask requirements, social distance seating (for a limited time), and pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms. Policies will vary by airline.

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

SWISS, United Airlines, 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 San Francisco to Zurich for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Zurich for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $309, but on average you can expect to pay $398.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Zurich for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Zurich under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Zurich is less than $917.

Are there last-minute flights available from San Francisco to Zurich for under $600?

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

How popular is this flight route?

Within the past month, 32 users have taken a look at flights from San Francisco to Zurich.

Does it rain more in San Francisco or Zurich?

When traveling, it's generally smart to pack in preparation for rain or any other conditions that may arise. The rainfall in San Francisco is roughly less than Zurich. You can assume this to be the case over the next 10 days.

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Zurich?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 77 °F's in September, on average. The temperature in Zurich is generally colder than in San Francisco. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Zurich?

For as low as $318, TAP AIR PORTUGAL can have you in Zurich from San Francisco in 15h 55m.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from San Francisco to Zurich round-trip?

According to our current data, TAP AIR PORTUGAL ($309), offers the cheapest pricing from San Francisco to Zurich. Users have found that TAP AIR PORTUGAL is 62% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Francisco to Zurich are SWISS ($303), Vueling ($350), and Iberia ($371).

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Today's exchange rate
$1 = CHF 0.93
Average temperature for April in Zurich
57.2 °F
Avg rainfall for April in Zurich
3.4 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Zurich

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Zurich

Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Iberia
$331 $445 No cancel fee 77%
Air France
$394 $629 No cancel fee 77%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$350 $706 No cancel fee N/A
Delta
$324 $717 No cancel fee N/A
Finnair
$322 $736 No cancel fee 76%
KLM
$405 $808 No cancel fee 75%
Austrian Airlines
$682 $1,003 No cancel fee 78%
Thomas Cook Airlines
$930 $1,173 No cancel fee N/A

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

SAS
$486 $1,266 No cancel fee 77%
Turkish Airlines
$808 $1,357 No cancel fee 77%
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