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

SFO — ZRH
Feb 12 — Feb 191

The best prices from San Francisco to Zurich are usually found in February or March, booked 48 days in advance, depart on a Thursday or Tuesday and return on a Wednesday

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

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to ZRH flight in 2023: compare San Francisco to Zurich flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zurich.

SFO - ZRH

Price

$599 - $1,393

ZRH

Temperature

32 - 66.2 °F

ZRH

Rainfall

2.5 - 5 inches

Popular inJuneHigh demand for flights, 31% potential price rise
Cheapest inFebruaryBest time to find cheap flights, 37% potential price drop
Round-trip from$599From San Francisco to Zurich
One-way from$372One-way flight from San Francisco to Zurich

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

Users have found that leaving on a Wednesday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 13% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

Travelers have found it’s best to book a flight 49 days in advance to save up to 40% 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 49 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 $1,325, or $1,569 for flights within the next 24 hours.

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

The best pricing can be found in the month of February. Prices to Zurich from San Francisco average $957. You can even find prices in February for less than $957, as users have found deals to Zurich from as low as $426. The month of June appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Zurich from San Francisco. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 45%.

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 44% versus a flight in the morning.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Zurich in February, March 2023

The best prices found for SFO to ZRH flights for February, March

San Francisco to Zurich 2023 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zurich from San Francisco found for this year

Cheap SWISS flights from San Francisco to Zurich

  • If you’re traveling from San Francisco to Zurich, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is SWISS. Flights on this route from SWISS typically cost $1,204.29 RT, a price that is 50% more expensive than the average San Francisco to Zurich flight. The cheapest flight found was $621 RT. When traveling from San Francisco to Zurich on SWISS, the most popular airport to depart from is San Francisco Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Zurich Airport. When flying from San Francisco to Zurich, SWISS flights are -1% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Cheap Turkish Airlines flights from San Francisco to Zurich

  • If you’re traveling from San Francisco to Zurich, one of the more common airlines traveling that route is Turkish Airlines. Flights on this route from Turkish Airlines typically cost $1,273.47 RT, a price that is 48% more expensive than the average San Francisco to Zurich flight. The cheapest flight found was $754 RT. When traveling from San Francisco to Zurich on Turkish Airlines, the most popular airport to depart from is San Francisco Airport and the most popular airport to arrive at is Zurich Airport. When flying from San Francisco to Zurich, Turkish Airlines flights are -3% more popular than any other airline flying that same route.

Non-stop flights to Zurich from San Francisco

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Last minute flights from San Francisco to Zurich

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One-way flights to Zurich from San Francisco

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Reviews of Airlines Servicing Zurich

SWISS
7.7
Good
317 reviews

Boarding

7.9

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.0

Overall

7.7

Crew

8.4

Comfort

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew were friendly, approachable, accommodating. I had a pleasant experience with United/Swiss airlines. Will fly again with them.

SWISS
7.7
Good
317 reviews
SWISS
7.7
Good
317 reviews

Boarding

7.9

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.0

Overall

7.7

Crew

8.4

Comfort

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew were friendly, approachable, accommodating. I had a pleasant experience with United/Swiss airlines. Will fly again with them.

United Airlines
7.6
Good
1,217 reviews
SWISS
7.7
Good
317 reviews

Boarding

7.9

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.0

Overall

7.7

Crew

8.4

Comfort

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew were friendly, approachable, accommodating. I had a pleasant experience with United/Swiss airlines. Will fly again with them.

American Airlines
7.4
Good
1,670 reviews
SWISS
7.7
Good
317 reviews

Boarding

7.9

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.0

Overall

7.7

Crew

8.4

Comfort

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew were friendly, approachable, accommodating. I had a pleasant experience with United/Swiss airlines. Will fly again with them.

Turkish Airlines
7.3
Good
1,160 reviews
SWISS
7.7
Good
317 reviews

Boarding

7.9

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.0

Overall

7.7

Crew

8.4

Comfort

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew were friendly, approachable, accommodating. I had a pleasant experience with United/Swiss airlines. Will fly again with them.

Scandinavian Airlines
6.9
Okay
103 reviews
SWISS
7.7
Good
317 reviews

Boarding

7.9

Food

7.3

Entertainment

7.0

Overall

7.7

Crew

8.4

Comfort

7.5

Reviews

1 / 10

The crew were friendly, approachable, accommodating. I had a pleasant experience with United/Swiss airlines. Will fly again with them.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about San Francisco to Zurich flights.

What airports do I use to fly from San Francisco to Zurich?

If you book a flight from San Francisco to Zurich, you will be flying from San Francisco to Zurich. Flights to Zurich (ZRH) from San Francisco (SFO) take 10h 50m for a nonstop flight. There is 1 flight from San Francisco to Zurich per day from 22 airlines.

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

SWISS, United Airlines, and Scandinavian 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 $600 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Zurich for under $600. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Scandinavian Airlines for just $584, but on average you can expect to pay $603.

Are there nonstop flights from San Francisco to Zurich for under $600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Zurich under $600. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Zurich is less than $744.

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

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

How popular is this San Francisco to Zurich flight route?

This flight path from San Francisco to Zurich was viewed by 149 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

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

Flying on Scandinavian Airlines is currently your cheapest option to Zurich, with prices starting at $584. Additional round-trip tickets that might be worth considering are offered by SWISS and United Airlines, with the lowest prices starting at $596 and $605, respectively. Scandinavian Airlines is currently priced 38% below the average price you’ll pay for this route.

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

The cheapest airline one-way is TAP AIR PORTUGAL, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $287. However, be on the lookout for offers from Turkish Airlines and Scandinavian Airlines, as they are both options that can get you from San Francisco to Zurich for a low price.

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

The most popular airlines flying from San Francisco to Zurich are American Airlines, Air Canada and Air France. Something to consider prior to booking your flight.

What are the cheapest flights from San Francisco to Zurich?

On average you can expect to pay $3,026 for a flight from San Francisco to Zurich. The cheapest flight overall is $380 while the most popular route, (San Francisco - Zurich) is currently priced at $586.

Alternative routes for San Francisco to Zurich

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Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Zurich

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco to Zurich choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Juneyao AirlinesCheapest$12Average$20FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time66%COVID-19 safety
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FinnairCheapest$322Average$736FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time76%COVID-19 safety
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TAP AIR PORTUGALCheapest$437Average$804FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Scandinavian AirlinesCheapest$471Average$660FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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VuelingCheapest$544Average$827FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time88%COVID-19 safety
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SWISSCheapest$621Average$1,204FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time79%COVID-19 safety
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American AirlinesCheapest$648Average$1,369FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time71%COVID-19 safety
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Turkish AirlinesCheapest$650Average$817FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time77%COVID-19 safety
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DeltaCheapest$677Average$1,095FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-timeN/ACOVID-19 safety
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Austrian AirlinesCheapest$682Average$1,003FlexibilityNo cancel feeOn-time78%COVID-19 safety
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Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Zurich

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Weekly flight availability from San Francisco to Zurich

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Monday2daily flights
Tuesday2daily flights
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