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Zurich Cape Town
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Mon, 19 Jun ZRH - CPT
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Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 20.66 ZAR
Euro South African Rand
1 ZAR = 0.05 EUR
Last checked on 09 June 2023
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in Cape Town are 78% cheaper than in Zurich.

Cape Town
Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in Cape Town is 70% cheaper than a meal in Zurich.

Cape Town
Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in Cape Town is 86% cheaper than in Zurich.

Cape Town
Regular cappuccino

Coffee in Cape Town is 72% cheaper than in Zurich.

Cape Town
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
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 18 kms
K Distance: 9097 kms

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Are you excited for an amazing trip from Zurich to Cape Town? 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 Cape Town. 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 from Zurich to Cape Town?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to South Africa. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from Zurich to Cape Town, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Zurich and Cape Town. 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 Cape Town more expensive than Zurich to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in Cape Town costs an average of 0.98 EUR euros, 86% cheaper than Zurich, with a fare of 7.18 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 78% less in Cape Town: 0.98 EUR euros against 4.51 EUR euros in Zurich. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 7.57 EUR euros in Cape Town, 70% less than the 25.64 EUR euros in Zurich. The price of a coffee is approximately 72% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.58 EUR euros, while in Zurich the coffee costs 5.61 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Zurich to Cape Town flights?
The most popular month for flights from Zurich to Cape Town are: January, March and May.
When is the best time to travel from Zurich to Cape Town?
A good period of the year to visit Cape Town from Zurich really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, December is the best month to fly to Cape Town from Zurich, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by January and February. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds September, May and August are the months with fewer searches for the route Zurich -  Cape Town.
What is the duration of a flight from Zurich to Cape Town?
Flight time, on average, from Zurich to Cape Town is usually 13:08 hours on average, at an average distance of 9,847 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in Cape Town compared to Zurich?
The average temperature in Zurich the average temperature is 31.95 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 12.0 mm , Cape Town's temperatures reach 28.98 during the hot season, with 9.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 4.54 degrees in Cape Town, compared to the -8.07 average degrees reported in Zurich. During the winter period, Zurich can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Cape Town have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Zurich and Cape Town?
The most common route form Zurich to Cape Town is: Zurich (ZRH) to Cape Town International Airport (CPT). These airlines fly this route:
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
  • Edelweiss Air.
The airlines that fly indirectly from Zurich to Cape Town are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from Zurich to Cape Town are:
  • Lufthansa, stopping in Frankfurt for 120 minutes at least.
  • Condor, with 75 minutes stop in Frankfurt.
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