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Flights San Francisco - Zurich

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Currency and cost comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 1.06 CHF
Euro Swiss Franc
1 CHF = 0.96 EUR
Last checked on 19 January 2022
Train
Local, one-way ticket
46%

Trains are 46% more expensive in Zurich than in San Francisco.

San Francisco
2.63€
Zurich
3.83€
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
37%

The average meal is 37% more expensive in Zurich than in San Francisco.

San Francisco
17.51€
Zurich
23.96€
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
88%

Taxis are 88% more expensive in Zurich than in San Francisco.

San Francisco
3.06€
Zurich
5.75€
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
14%

Coffee is 14% more expensive in Zurich than in San Francisco.

San Francisco
4.22€
Zurich
4.79€
San Francisco airports
  • ( San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO)
    How far from city centre: 18 kms
  • ( Oakland Intl (OAK)
    How far from city centre: 19 kms
  • ( Embarkader (EMB)
    How far from city centre: 4 kms
Zurich airports
  • ( Zurich (ZRH)
    How far from city centre: 9 kms
  • ( Basel Euroairport (BSL)
    How far from city centre: 80 kms
  • ( Mulhouse Euroairport (MLH)
    How far from city centre: 80 kms
K Distance: 9371 kms

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Are you excited for an amazing trip from San Francisco to Zurich? You are in the right place! If you need a little getaway to see a loved one or a comfortable flight for your business trip, the best deal prices and airline carriers are a click away from you. You either are looking for a cheap flight or are in a hurry to find a last-minute ticket, no worries! eDreams will take care of everything you need for a perfect vacation in Zurich. You will get a large selection of airfares from standard and low cost airlines worldwide and easily book your tickets for this route. Don´t forget to book a hotel and choose a car for your perfect trip as a package. Choose the best-suited flight and fasten your seatbelt, we are flying!

How is COVID-19 currently affecting flights fromSan Francisco to Zurich?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to Switzerland. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from San Francisco to Zurich, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between San Francisco and Zurich. By taking into account the combinations of airlines, stopovers, direct flights as well as the various criteria for the journeys, our search engine allows us to offer our customers the best price under the best conditions.
Is Zurich more expensive than San Francisco to visit?
Looking at the price of taxis, a ride in Zurich costs an around 5.76 EUR euros, 86% more expensive than San Francisco, with a fare of 3.10 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 44% more in Zurich: 3.84 EUR euros against 2.66 EUR euros in San Francisco. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 24.00 EUR euros in Zurich, 36% more than the 17.70 EUR euros in San Francisco. The price of a coffee is approximately 13% more expensive in Zurich, with an average of 4.81 EUR euros, while in San Francisco the coffee costs 4.24 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for San Francisco to Zurich flights?
The most popular month for flights from San Francisco to Zurich are: November, March and December.
When is the best time to travel from San Francisco to Zurich?
A good period of the year to visit Zurich from San Francisco really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, June is the best month to fly to Zurich from San Francisco, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by August and December. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds October, November and February are the months with fewer searches for the route San Francisco -  Zurich.
What is the duration of a flight from San Francisco to Zurich?
Flight time, on average, fromSan Francisco to Zurich is usually 14:19 hours on average, at an average distance of 11,178 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Zurich compared to San Francisco?
The average temperature in San Francisco the average temperature is 32.98 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 6.0 mm , Zurich's temperatures reach 31.95 during the hot season, with 12.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -8.07 degrees in Zurich, compared to the 2.36 average degrees reported in San Francisco. During the winter period, San Francisco can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Zurich have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between San Francisco and Zurich?
The most common route form San Francisco to Zurich is: San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO) to Zurich (ZRH). These airlines fly this route:
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
  • United Airlines.
The airlines that fly indirectly from San Francisco to Zurich are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from San Francisco to Zurich are:
  • United Airlines, stopping in London for 105 minutes at least.
  • Virgin Atlantic, with 155 minutes stop in London.
  • Turkish Airlines, with 185 minutes scale in Istanbul.
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