Cheap Flights from San Francisco, CA to Zurich from $174

On Cheapflightsplus.com you will find 4 direct and 269 connecting flights from San Francisco to Zurich. You can compare airfare deals from 21 airlines and multiple travel sites from $174, book and save on cheap plane tickets and last minute offers. Also check out SFO-ZRH flight schedule to find best flight time, convenient departure and arrival airports.

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Departure Arrival Flight Details Flight Duration Price
14:25 — 10:20
+1 day
14:25 — 10:20 LX3209 SWISS International Air Lines
San Francisco — Zurich
10h 55m
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from$609
14:25 — 10:20
+1 day
14:25 — 10:20 UA44 United Airlines
San Francisco — Zurich
10h 55m
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from$752
19:50 — 15:45
+1 day
19:50 — 15:45 UA9725 United Airlines
San Francisco — Zurich
10h 55m
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from$752
20:50 — 15:45
+1 day
20:50 — 15:45 LX39 SWISS International Air Lines
San Francisco — Zurich
10h 55m
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from$609
07:00 — 12:40
+1 day
07:00 — 13:05 UA556 United Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
2h 50m stop
15:55 — 05:40 TP242 TAP Portugal
Chicago — Lisbon
3h 10m stop
08:50 — 12:40 TP932 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Zurich
20h 40m
including layover
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from$258
08:00 — 12:40
+1 day
08:00 — 13:58 AA2614 American Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
1h 57m stop
15:55 — 05:40 TP242 TAP Portugal
Chicago — Lisbon
3h 10m stop
08:50 — 12:40 TP932 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Zurich
19h 40m
including layover
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from$258
08:30 — 13:25
+1 day
08:30 — 16:25 UA1178 United Airlines
San Francisco — Washington D.C.
3h 30m stop
19:55 — 08:20 TP232 TAP Portugal
Washington D.C. — Lisbon
1h 20m stop
09:40 — 13:25 TP932 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Zurich
19h 55m
including layover
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from$240
09:09 — 17:10
+1 day
09:09 — 17:34 UA1449 United Airlines
San Francisco — Miami
5h 21m stop
22:55 — 11:50 TP226 TAP Portugal
Miami — Lisbon
1h 30m stop
13:20 — 17:10 TP926 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Zurich
23h 1m
including layover
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from$293
09:09 — 22:45
+1 day
09:09 — 17:34 UA1449 United Airlines
San Francisco — Miami
5h 21m stop
22:55 — 11:50 TP226 TAP Portugal
Miami — Lisbon
7h 5m stop
18:55 — 22:45 TP928 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Zurich
28h 36m
including layover
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10:40 — 18:35
+1 day
10:40 — 18:46 UA516 United Airlines
San Francisco — Washington D.C.
3h 49m stop
22:35 — 11:00 TP232 TAP Portugal
Washington D.C. — Lisbon
3h 55m stop
14:55 — 18:35 TP926 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Zurich
22h 55m
including layover
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13:05 — 19:25
+1 day
13:05 — 08:15 TP236 TAP Portugal
San Francisco — Lisbon
1h 45m stop
10:00 — 12:45 TP1352 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — London
3h 50m stop
16:35 — 19:25 BA718 British Airways
London — Zurich
21h 20m
including layover
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from$242
13:05 — 14:10
+2 days
13:05 — 08:15 TP236 TAP Portugal
San Francisco — Lisbon
8h 55m stop
17:10 — 20:00 TP1036 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Barcelona
16h 15m stop
12:15 — 14:10 IB5416 Iberia
Barcelona — Zurich
40h 5m
including layover
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from$281
14:20 — 13:25
+2 days
14:20 — 22:31 UA444 United Airlines
San Francisco — Washington D.C.
21h 24m stop
19:55 — 08:20 TP232 TAP Portugal
Washington D.C. — Lisbon
1h 20m stop
09:40 — 13:25 TP932 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Zurich
38h 5m
including layover
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15:45 — 12:40
+2 days
15:45 — 23:59 AS1088 Alaska Airlines
San Francisco — Washington D.C.
18h 1m stop
18:00 — 06:00 TP232 TAP Portugal
Washington D.C. — Lisbon
2h 50m stop
08:50 — 12:40 TP932 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Zurich
35h 55m
including layover
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from$263
16:40 — 20:15
+2 days
16:40 — 11:30 TP236 TAP Portugal
San Francisco — Lisbon
3h 10m stop
14:40 — 17:30 TP1356 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — London
23h 55m stop
17:25 — 20:15 BA708 British Airways
London — Zurich
42h 35m
including layover
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from$188
16:40 — 18:20
+2 days
16:40 — 11:30 TP236 TAP Portugal
San Francisco — Lisbon
3h 10m stop
14:40 — 17:30 TP1356 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — London
22h 5m stop
15:35 — 18:20 BA718 British Airways
London — Zurich
40h 40m
including layover
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from$196
17:40 — 15:45
+2 days
17:40 — 11:30 TP236 TAP Portugal
San Francisco — Lisbon
8h 25m stop
19:55 — 22:40 TP1366 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — London
14h 20m stop
13:00 — 15:45 BA716 British Airways
London — Zurich
38h 5m
including layover
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from$174
17:40 — 15:45
+2 days
17:40 — 11:30 TP236 TAP Portugal
San Francisco — Lisbon
3h 10m stop
14:40 — 17:30 TP1356 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — London
19h 30m stop
13:00 — 15:45 BA716 British Airways
London — Zurich
38h 5m
including layover
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from$192
18:50 — 19:40
+2 days
18:50 — 22:26 AC8590 Air Canada
San Francisco — Calgary
22h 19m stop
20:45 — 11:20 WS1 WestJet
Calgary — London
5h 35m stop
16:55 — 19:40 U28117 EasyJet
London — Zurich
40h 50m
including layover
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from$289
18:50 — 10:25
+3 days
18:50 — 22:26 AC8590 Air Canada
San Francisco — Calgary
21h 29m stop
19:55 — 11:25 WS1 WestJet
Calgary — London
20h 15m stop
07:40 — 10:25 U28113 EasyJet
London — Zurich
54h 35m
including layover
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from$301
19:45 — 09:00
+2 days
19:45 — 15:30 BF711 Bluebird Cargo
San Francisco — Paris
4h 35m stop
20:05 — 21:45 VY8021 Vueling
Paris — Barcelona
9h 20m stop
07:05 — 09:00 VY6246 Vueling
Barcelona — Zurich
28h 15m
including layover
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from$238
19:45 — 14:15
+2 days
19:45 — 15:30 BF711 Bluebird Cargo
San Francisco — Paris
2h 50m stop
18:20 — 20:00 TO3238 Transavia France
Paris — Barcelona
16h 20m stop
12:20 — 14:15 VY6244 Vueling
Barcelona — Zurich
33h 30m
including layover
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from$244
20:30 — 20:30
+2 days
20:30 — 15:20 BF711 Bluebird Cargo
San Francisco — Paris
20h 40m stop
12:00 — 13:10 VY1985 Vueling
Paris — Porto
3h 45m stop
16:55 — 20:30 U27593 EasyJet
Porto — Zurich
40h
including layover
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from$222
20:30 — 17:30
+2 days
20:30 — 15:20 BF711 Bluebird Cargo
San Francisco — Paris
4h 20m stop
19:40 — 21:45 U24258 EasyJet
Paris — Naples
18h stop
15:45 — 17:30 U24825 EasyJet
Naples — Zurich
37h
including layover
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from$232
22:35 — 13:25
+2 days
22:35 — 07:27 AA2688 American Airlines
San Francisco — Miami
11h 48m stop
19:15 — 08:20 TP224 TAP Portugal
Miami — Lisbon
1h 20m stop
09:40 — 13:25 TP932 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Zurich
29h 50m
including layover
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from$292
22:35 — 12:40
+2 days
22:35 — 07:27 AA596 American Airlines
San Francisco — Miami
9h 18m stop
16:45 — 05:40 TP224 TAP Portugal
Miami — Lisbon
3h 10m stop
08:50 — 12:40 TP932 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Zurich
29h 5m
including layover
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from$293
23:11 — 18:35
+2 days
23:11 — 07:22 UA1707 United Airlines
San Francisco — Washington D.C.
15h 13m stop
22:35 — 11:00 TP232 TAP Portugal
Washington D.C. — Lisbon
3h 55m stop
14:55 — 18:35 TP926 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Zurich
34h 24m
including layover
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from$239
23:59 — 12:40
+2 days
23:59 — 06:00 UA1682 United Airlines
San Francisco — Chicago
10h 55m stop
16:55 — 05:40 TP242 TAP Portugal
Chicago — Lisbon
3h 10m stop
08:50 — 12:40 TP932 TAP Portugal
Lisbon — Zurich
28h 41m
including layover
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from$239
*Departure and arrival times - local. Updated on May 20, 2024

Flight Information

Below we will explain in detail what the flights cost on the destination from San Francisco to Zurich depends on and how to choose the most interesting flight option for you.

Distance between San Francisco and Zurich is 9376 miles. Time difference between the cities is 9h. Airplanes depart 00:25 to 23:59 from 3 San Francisco airports and arrive 00:25 to 23:59 to 1 Zurich airport. Average flight time is 10h 55m.

  • The fastest flight 10h 55m
  • Average flight time 10h 55m
  • The earliest flight 00:25
  • The latest flight 23:59
  • Distance 5826 ml

What is the lowest airfare San Francisco to Zurich?

The cheapest plane ticket found by our users is $174. This airfare is for economy class on one-way TP236 flight by TAP Portugal for October 31, 2020 which leaves San Francisco in San Francisco at 17:40 am and arrives at Zurich Zurich at 15:45.

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Popular Airlines on the Route

The flight San Francisco — Zurich is served by 21 regular airline and 3 low-cost airlines. Most of the flights on this route are operated by KLM - 3 departures per week at the price of from $ 729 . And the most expensive tickets are offered by United Airlines airline - from $ 1523.

Direct flights

There are 4 nonstop flights on the route. The fastest direct flight is LX3209 by SWISS International Air Lines takes 10h 55m and the cheapest is TP236 by TAP Portugal for $609.

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Connecting Flights

There are 269 flights with layovers on the route. The fastest connecting flight is UA194 by United Airlines takes 12h 50m and the cheapest is TP236 by TAP Portugal for $174.

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  • AA - American Airlines
    from $258
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  • LO - LOT
    from $892
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  • BF - Bluebird Cargo
    from $222
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  • AF - Air France
    from $398
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  • LV - Albanian Airlines
    from $234
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  • LX - SWISS International Air Lines
    from $609
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  • AS - Alaska Airlines
    from $263
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  • F9 - Frontier Airlines
    from $1343
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Airports

You can fly from San Francisco to Zurich from 3 airports (San Francisco, Embarkadero, China Basin Heliport).

San Francisco airports

  • San Francisco-SFO
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  • Embarkadero-EMB
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  • China Basin Heliport-JCC
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Zurich airports

  • Zurich-ZRH
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