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Johannesburg to Zurich flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Johannesburg and Zurich take, on average, 12 h and 4 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Johannesburg with Zurich found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport OR Tambo International Airport is the departure airport operating flights between Johannesburg and Zurich
Arriving AirportFlights departing Johannesburg with Zurich as destination arrives at Zurich

Cheap last minute flights to Zurich

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Departure Mon, 01 Nov Return Fri, 05 Nov
JNB Johannesburg
ZRH Zurich
return from £264
Departure Sat, 20 Nov Return Sun, 28 Nov
JNB Johannesburg
ZRH Zurich
return from £273
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.27 CHF
British Pound Sterling Swiss Franc
1 CHF = 0.8 GBP
Last checked on 25 October 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
85%

Trains are 85% more expensive in Zurich than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.71
Zurich
£3.17
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
153%

The average meal is 153% more expensive in Zurich than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£7.83
Zurich
£19.84
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
178%

Taxis are 178% more expensive in Zurich than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.71
Zurich
£4.76
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
181%

Coffee is 181% more expensive in Zurich than in Johannesburg.

Johannesburg
£1.4
Zurich
£3.93
Johannesburg airports
  • ( OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)
    How far from city centre: 1 miles
  • ( Grand Central (GCJ)
    How far from city centre: 4 miles
  • ( Rand (QRA)
    How far from city centre: 8 miles
  • ( Lanseria Intl Apt (HLA)
    How far from city centre: 30 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: 5226 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Johannesburg to Zurich

😷 Is it safe to travel from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg. 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 Johannesburg to Zurich at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Johannesburg to Zurich is 264£. 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 Johannesburg?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Zurich costs an average of 4.76 GBP, 178% more expensive than Johannesburg, with a fare of 1.71 GBP, while train tickets costs 85% more in Zurich: 3.17 GBP against 1.71 GBP in Johannesburg. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 19.84 GBP in Zurich, 153% more than the 7.83 GBP in Johannesburg. The price of the coffee is around 181% more expensive in Zurich, with an average of 3.93 GBP , while in Johannesburg the coffee costs 1.40 GBP.
📉 When is the best time to book a flight from Johannesburg to Zurich?
The most popular months to book a trip from Johannesburg to Zurich are January, July and June, based on the searches of our customers.
📅 When is the best time to travel from Johannesburg to Zurich?
The best time of the year to go to Zurich when flying from Johannesburg depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, June is the top 1º month to fly to Zurich from Johannesburg in terms of searches from our customer, followed by July and October. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, May, April and March are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Johannesburg -  Zurich.
🕑 How long does the flight take to go from Johannesburg to Zurich?
The total flight time between Johannesburg and Zurich is of around 12:04 hours on average, considering an average distance of 8,903 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 Johannesburg?
While in Johannesburg the temperatures can reach an average of 31.84 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 6.0 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 -0.43 ºC average degrees reported in Johannesburg. During the winter period, Johannesburg can register 0.9 mm precipitation, while Zurich have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
🛄 Which airports have flights between Johannesburg and Zurich?
The main airport route flying between Johannesburg and Zurich is: OR Tambo International Airport (JNB) to Zurich (ZRH). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
  • South African Airways.
Airlines with indirect flights from Johannesburg to Zurich are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Johannesburg to Zurich are:
  • South African Airways, stoping in Frankfurt for 90 minutes minimun.
  • Air France, with 105 minutes scale in Paris.
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