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Shanghai to Zurich flights

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Flight DurationFlights between Shanghai and Zurich take, on average, 15 hours and 11 minutes minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flightCheapest price for a one-way flight between Shanghai with Zurich found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing AirportThe airport Pu Dong is the departure airport operating flights between Shanghai and Zurich
Arriving AirportFlights departing Shanghai with Zurich as destination arrives at Zurich

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Departure Tue, 29 Jun Return Tue, 29 Jun
SHA Shanghai
ZRH Zurich
return from £6,532
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Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.28 CHF
British Pound Sterling Swiss Franc
1 CHF = 0.79 GBP
Last checked on 20 June 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
616%

Trains are 616% more expensive in Zurich than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£0.45
Zurich
£3.22
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
482%

The average meal is 482% more expensive in Zurich than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£3.37
Zurich
£19.62
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
200%

Taxis are 200% more expensive in Zurich than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£1.57
Zurich
£4.71
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
31%

Coffee is 31% more expensive in Zurich than in Shanghai.

Shanghai
£3.03
Zurich
£3.96
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
K Distance: 5600 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Shanghai to Zurich

😷 Is it safe to travel from Shanghai 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 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 can I find cheap flights from Shanghai to Zurich at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Shanghai to Zurich is 6532£. 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 4.68 GBP, 198% more expensive than Shanghai, with a fare of 1.57 GBP, while train tickets costs 629% more in Zurich: 3.28 GBP against 0.45 GBP in Shanghai. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 19.51 GBP in Zurich, 482% more than the 3.35 GBP in Shanghai. The price of the coffee is around 25% more expensive in Zurich, with an average of 3.95 GBP , while in Shanghai the coffee costs 3.16 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.
🕑 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 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.
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