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Flights Zurich - San Francisco

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Departure Fri, 17 Sep Return Thu, 23 Sep
ZRH Zurich
SFO San Francisco
return from 591€
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Exchange rate
1.00 EUR = 1.2 USD
Euro US Dollar
1 USD = 0.84 EUR
Last checked on 19 October 2021
Local, one-way ticket

Trains in San Francisco are 35% cheaper than in Zurich.

San Francisco
Mid-priced restaurant

A meal in San Francisco is 27% cheaper than a meal in Zurich.

San Francisco
Standard daytime start rate

A taxi fare in San Francisco is 47% cheaper than in Zurich.

San Francisco
Regular cappuccino

Coffee in San Francisco is 12% cheaper than in Zurich.

San Francisco
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
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
K Distance: 9371 kms

Find flights from Zurich - San Francisco

Are you excited for an amazing trip from Zurich to San Francisco? 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 San Francisco. 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 fromZurich to San Francisco?
Using the flexible flight ticket, you're guaranteed a refund or a rebooking option (without fees) in case of flight cancellations when travelling to United States. At eDreams have you covered!
For flights from Zurich to San Francisco, how can I find the cheapest price?
On eDreams we use machine learning to find the most economical flight between Zurich and San Francisco. 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 San Francisco more expensive than Zurich to visit?
Looking at taxi prices, a ride in San Francisco costs an average of 2.99 EUR euros, 47% cheaper than Zurich, with a fare of 5.59 EUR euros, while train tickets cost 31% less in San Francisco: 2.56 EUR euros against 3.72 EUR euros in Zurich. Comparing the price of a meal, they range from 17.07 EUR euros in San Francisco, 27% less than the 23.28 EUR euros in Zurich. The price of a coffee is approximately 13% cheaper in San Francisco, with an average of 4.06 EUR euros, while in Zurich the coffee costs 4.65 EUR.
When booking, when is the best time to do so in order to get the best prices for Zurich to San Francisco flights?
The most popular month for flights from Zurich to San Francisco are: January, March and November.
When is the best time to travel from Zurich to San Francisco?
A good period of the year to visit San Francisco from Zurich really depends on lots of personal preferences, price being one of the main criteria When it comes to popularity, July is the best month to fly to San Francisco from Zurich, basedd on searches from our customers, followed by March and May. If you prefer to avoid the busy season and get away from the crowds February, September and November are the months with fewer searches for the route Zurich -  San Francisco.
What is the duration of a flight from Zurich to San Francisco?
Flight time, on average, fromZurich to San Francisco is usually 14:38 hours on average, at an average distance of 10,482 km, for flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
What is the weather like in San Francisco compared to Zurich?
The average temperature in Zurich the average temperature is 31.95 degrees in summer, with precipitation around 12.0 mm , San Francisco's temperatures reach 32.98 during the hot season, with 6.0 average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 2.36 degrees in San Francisco, compared to the -8.07 average degrees reported in Zurich. During the winter period, Zurich can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while San Francisco have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Zurich and San Francisco?
The most common route form Zurich to San Francisco is: Zurich (ZRH) to San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO). These airlines fly this route:
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
  • United Airlines.
The airlines that fly indirectly from Zurich to San Francisco are:
The airlines that fly indirectly from Zurich to San Francisco are:
  • Virgin Atlantic, stopping in London for 125 minutes at least.
  • Scandinavian Airlines, with 205 minutes stop in Copenhagen.
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