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Cape Town to Zurich flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Cape Town and Zurich take, on average, 13 hours and 33 minutes minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Cape Town with Zurich found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Cape Town International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Cape Town and Zurich
Arriving AirportFlights departing Cape Town with Zurich as destination arrives at Zurich

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Departure Fri, 02 Jul Return Fri, 09 Jul
CPT Cape Town
ZRH Zurich
return from £458
Departure Sun, 18 Jul Return Sun, 25 Jul
CPT Cape Town
ZRH Zurich
return from £431
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.28 CHF
British Pound Sterling Swiss Franc
1 CHF = 0.79 GBP
Last checked on 23 June 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
219%

Trains are 219% more expensive in Zurich than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£1.01
Zurich
£3.22
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
211%

The average meal is 211% more expensive in Zurich than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£6.31
Zurich
£19.62
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
481%

Taxis are 481% more expensive in Zurich than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£0.81
Zurich
£4.71
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
168%

Coffee is 168% more expensive in Zurich than in Cape Town.

Cape Town
£1.48
Zurich
£3.96
Cape Town airports
  • ( Cape Town International Airport (CPT)
    How far from city centre: 11 miles
Zurich airports
  • ( Zurich (ZRH)
    How far from city centre: 6 miles
  • ( Basel Euroairport (BSL)
    How far from city centre: 50 miles
  • ( Mulhouse Euroairport (MLH)
    How far from city centre: 50 miles
K Distance: 5653 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Cape Town to Zurich

😷 Is it safe to travel from Cape Town to Zurich during the Covid-19 situation?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions Switzerland may apply when travelling from Cape Town. Is your flight cancelled? We've got your back! With our flexible ticket guarantee you can decide if you want to book another flight - free of rebooking fee - or get a full refund!
🔍 How can I find cheap flights from Cape Town to Zurich at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Cape Town to Zurich is 431£. At Opodo we use different machine learned based methodologies to find our costumers the best option available, considering airline combinations, stopovers and direct flights as well as different criteria for inbound and outbound journeys.
💰 Is Zurich expensive to visit compared to Cape Town?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Zurich costs an average of 4.68 GBP, 378% more expensive than Cape Town, with a fare of 0.98 GBP, while train tickets costs 235% more in Zurich: 3.28 GBP against 0.98 GBP in Cape Town. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 19.51 GBP in Zurich, 232% more than the 5.87 GBP in Cape Town. The price of the coffee is around 188% more expensive in Zurich, with an average of 3.95 GBP , while in Cape Town the coffee costs 1.37 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Cape Town to Zurich?
The most popular months to book a trip from Cape Town to Zurich are January, March and November, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Cape Town to Zurich?
The best time of the year to go to Zurich when flying from Cape Town depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, December is the top 1º month to fly to Zurich from Cape Town in terms of searches from our customer, followed by March and February. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, July and April are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Cape Town -  Zurich.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Cape Town to Zurich?
The total flight time between Cape Town and Zurich is of around 13:33 hours on average, considering an average distance of 10,189 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
🌡️ How is the weather in Zurich compared to Cape Town?
While in Cape Town the temperatures can reach an average of 28.98 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 9.0 mm ,Zurich's temperatures can go up to 31.95 ºC during the hot season, with 12.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around -8.07 ºC in Zurich, compared to the 4.54 ºC average degrees reported in Cape Town. During the winter period, Cape Town can register 12.0 mm precipitation, while Zurich have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Cape Town and Zurich?
The main airport route flying between Cape Town and Zurich is: Cape Town International Airport (CPT) to Zurich (ZRH). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
  • Edelweiss Air.
Airlines with indirect flights from Cape Town to Zurich are:
  • British Airways, with 110 minutes scale in London.
  • British Airways, with 110 minutes scale in London.
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