Cheap flights from Washington (WAS) to Zurich (ZRH)

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The best prices from Washington to Zurich are usually found in January or March, booked 52 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Tuesday and return on a Friday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Washington (WAS) to Zurich (ZRH)

All the information you need to plan the best WAS to ZRH flight in 2021: compare Washington to Zurich flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zurich.
WAS - ZRH
Price
$623 - $927
ZRH
Temperature
37.4 - 75.2 °F
ZRH
Rainfall
2.2 - 5 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 18% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

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

Round-trip from

$623

From Washington to Zurich

One-way from

$341

One-way flight from Washington 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 Washington to Zurich?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Zurich. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

February can be a great time to fly to Zurich from Washington with a flight ticket averaging about $841. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of February for as cheap as $580. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of July.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Washington to Zurich (WAS - ZRH)?

When flying from Washington to Zurich, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight at noon, which can drop the price by up to 27% versus a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Washington to Zurich in May, June 2021

The best prices found for WAS to ZRH flights for May, June
31 May - 28 Jun
$526pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
26 May - 7 Jun
$542pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
15 May - 18 May
$555pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Washington to Zurich 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zurich from Washington found for this year
24 Aug - 7 Sep
$424pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SAS
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
31 Aug - 14 Sep
$425pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SAS
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
17 Aug - 31 Aug
$427pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
SAS
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SAS
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Non-stop flights to Zurich from Washington

Save time with Washington to Zurich direct flight deals
23 May - 6 Jun
$755pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
23 May - 30 May
$756pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
17 May - 24 May
$758pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
United Airlines
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

Last minute flights from Washington to Zurich

Late deals on round-trip flights to Zurich from Washington, departing today and this week
15 May - 18 May
$555pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Non-Stop
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
19 May - 20 May
$568pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
SWISS
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
17 May - 21 May
$576pp
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl
Multiple Airlines
Non-Stop
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
IAD
Washington Dulles Intl

One-way flights to Zurich from Washington

The cheapest one-way flights from Washington to Zurich
1:40 pm - 3:55 am
Lufthansa
Nonstop
8h 15m
IAD - ZRH
Lufthansa
$341
Kiwi.com
5:55 pm - 1:15 pm
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 Stop
13h 20m
IAD - ZRH
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$362
Gotogate
2:15 pm - 12:30 pm
SWISS
1 Stop
16h 15m
IAD - ZRH
SWISS
$364
Kiwi.com

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Flight FAQs

From Washington to Zurich

Are flight prices decreasing from Washington 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 Washington 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.

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

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like SWISS, United Airlines, and Icelandair flying from Washington to Zurich have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

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

Most people fly into Zurich (ZRH) if they book a flight to Zurich from Washington. On average, Zurich has 4 inbound flights from Washington per day from 15 airlines. Zurich is conveniently located just 5.9 mi from Zurich’s city center.

Can I find flights from Washington to Zurich for under $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Washington to Zurich for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SAS for just $424, but on average you can expect to pay $440.

Are there nonstop flights from Washington to Zurich for under $800 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Washington to Zurich under $800. A good price for a nonstop flight from Washington to Zurich is less than $794.

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

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

Is Washington weather warmer or cooler than Zurich?

Temperatures around the 90 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Zurich is colder than in Washington. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Washington to Zurich?

SWISS and SAS can get you from Washington to Zurich in just under 8h 15m. Your travel time can differ by up to 2h 15m. Both multi-stop and nonstop flights can be found to your destination and back.

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

Our cheapest airline available from Washington to Zurich is SAS. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $424 on this airline. SAS is priced at 44% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from Washington to Zurich are SWISS ($311), Lufthansa ($330), and Air Europa ($341).

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Destination information for Zurich

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Washington to Zurich.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = CHF 0.91
Average temperature for May in Zurich
66.2 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Zurich
4.8 ″

Airports servicing Washington

Reagan National (DCA)

Airports servicing Zurich

Top 10 airlines flying from Washington to Zurich

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Washington 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
British Airways
$313 $587 No cancel fee 70%
American Airlines
$284 $687 No cancel fee 71%
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$449 $699 No cancel fee N/A
Delta
$465 $707 No cancel fee N/A
Turkish Airlines
$625 $725 No cancel fee 77%
Icelandair
$496 $827 No cancel fee 76%
SWISS
$532 $885 No cancel fee 79%
SAS
$394 $907 No cancel fee 77%
Austrian Airlines
$613 $917 No cancel fee 78%
KLM
$516 $927 No cancel fee 75%

Hourly flight availability from Washington to Zurich

See what time of day planes typically take off from Washington towards Zurich.
Afternoon Noon to 6 PM 100% of WAS to ZRH departures
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Morning 6 AM to noon 0% of WAS to ZRH departures
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Midnight
6 AM
Noon
6 PM
Weekly flight availability
from Washington to Zurich
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Washington to Zurich.
Sunday
5 daily flights
Monday
5 daily flights
Tuesday
0 flights
Wednesday
5 daily flights
Thursday
5 daily flights
Friday
5 daily flights
Saturday
5 daily flights
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