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Shanghai Zurich
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Fri, 09 Aug SHA - ZRH
Sat, 10 Aug ZRH - SHA
£888 £874
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Shanghai Zurich
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Mon, 22 Jul SHA - ZRH
£274 £264
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
805% Trains are 805% more expensive in Zurich than in Shanghai.
Shanghai £0.43
Zurich £3.89
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
580% The average meal is 580% more expensive in Zurich than in Shanghai.
Shanghai £3.19
Zurich £21.6
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 1.16 CHF
1 CHF = 0.87 GBP
Last checked on 13 July 2024
Distance: 5600 miles
Shanghai airports
Hongqiao (SHA) How far from city centre: 4 miles
Pu Dong (PVG) How far from city centre: 19 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

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Shanghai to Zurich

Now you are a little bit closer to your destination. If you are looking for cheap flights from Shanghai to Zurich, here you will find all the information you need to book your tickets.


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1. What can I do to save money when booking flights from Shanghai to Zurich?

To save money when booking flights from Shanghai to Zurich, you can follow these tips:

By following these strategies, you can efficiently save money when booking flights from Shanghai to Zurich, ensuring a more economical and enjoyable journey.

2. Can the price of my tickets from Shanghai to Zurich change during the booking process?

Prices for tickets from Shanghai to Zurich may fluctuate while you are in the process of booking. While this isn't a common occurrence, it can happen because Opodo operates as an online travel agency, and ticket prices and availability are ultimately determined by the airlines. Therefore, if the airline adjusts prices or if the available tickets are depleted while you are making your reservation, you will receive confirmation within 48 hours after your ticket purchase.

3. Can I book last-minute flights from Shanghai to Zurich on Opodo?

When booking a flight, you may encounter situations where your desired travel date is unavailable or the flight price has increased beyond your budget. Rest assured, Opodo offers a solution. Explore our last-minute flight deals to find affordable options, especially if you have flexibility with your travel dates. Whether you need to depart on short notice or simply want to discover the cheapest day to fly between Shanghai and Zurich, our last-minute flights section has you covered.

4. How to make my reservation through the Opodo search engine?

Opodo provides you with all the useful information about the flights covering the route between Shanghai to Zurich airports. Preparing for your trip is very easy! All you have to do is enter into Opodo search engine your departure and destination airports, the dates of travel, and the number of passengers. A list of all available flights will appear on your screen in a matter of seconds! For your convenience, you can sort it according to your preferences, such as time, price, or duration of the trip.


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Frequently asked questions about flights from Shanghai to Zurich

How long does the flight take to go from Shanghai to Zurich?
The total flight time between Shanghai and Zurich is of around 15:11 hours on average, considering an average distance of 10,180 km, for both direct and indirect flights for the route (which may have 1 or more stops in other cities in between).
How can I find cheap flights from Shanghai to Zurich at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Shanghai 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 Shanghai?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Zurich costs an average of 5.62 GBP, 231% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.70 GBP, while train tickets costs 805% more in Zurich: 3.89 GBP against 0.43 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 21.60 GBP in Zurich, 577% more than the 3.19 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 72% more expensive in Zurich, with an average of 4.58 GBP , while in Shanghai the coffee costs 2.66 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Shanghai to Zurich?
The most popular months to book a trip from Shanghai to Zurich are November, April and May, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Shanghai to Zurich?
The best time of the year to go to Zurich when flying from Shanghai 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 Shanghai in terms of searches from our customer, followed by January and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, March, October and November are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Shanghai - Zurich.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Shanghai to Zurich?
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 Shanghai. 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 is the weather in Zurich compared to Shanghai?
While in Shanghai the temperatures can reach an average of 37.03 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 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 -2.66 ºC average degrees reported in Shanghai. During the winter period, Shanghai can register 3.0 mm precipitation, while Zurich have an average of 6.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Shanghai and Zurich?
The main airport route flying between Shanghai and Zurich is: Pu Dong (PVG) to Zurich (ZRH). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Shanghai to Zurich are:
China Southern Airlines, stopping in Amsterdam for 180 minutes minimum.
  • Air France, with 165 minutes scale in Amsterdam.
  • British Airways, with 90 minutes scale in London.
Flight Duration 15 h and 11 m Flights between Shanghai and Zurich take, on average, 15 h and 11 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £264 Cheapest price for a flight between Shanghai and Zurich found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Pu Dong The airport Pu Dong is the departure airport operating flights between Shanghai and Zurich
Arriving Airport Zurich Flights departing Shanghai with Zurich as destination arrive at Zurich

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