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Zurich Cape Town
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Wed, 13 Mar ZRH - CPT
Sat, 16 Mar CPT - ZRH
£709 £697
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Zurich Cape Town
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Mon, 08 Apr ZRH - CPT
£312 £304
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Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
79% Trains in Cape Town are 79% cheaper than in Zurich.
Zurich £3.94
Cape Town £0.82
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
71% A meal in Cape Town is 71% cheaper than a meal in Zurich.
Zurich £22.39
Cape Town £6.54
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 24.41 ZAR
1 ZAR = 0.05 GBP
Last checked on 24 February 2024
Distance: 5653 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
Cape Town airports
Cape Town International Airport (CPT) How far from city centre: 11 miles

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Zurich to Cape Town

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

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

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

Prices for tickets from Zurich to Cape Town 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.

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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 Zurich and Cape Town, 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 Zurich to Cape Town 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 Zurich to Cape Town

How long does the flight take to go from Zurich to Cape Town?
The total flight time between Zurich and Cape Town is of around 13:08 hours on average, considering an average distance of 9,847 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 Zurich to Cape Town at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Zurich to Cape Town is 304£. 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 Cape Town expensive to visit compared to Zurich?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in Cape Town costs an average of 0.82 GBP, 89% cheaper than Zurich, with a fare of 7.17 GBP, while train tickets costs 79% less in Cape Town: 0.82 GBP against 3.94 GBP in Zurich. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 6.54 GBP in Cape Town, 71% less than the 22.39 GBP in Zurich. The price of the coffee is around 69% cheaper in Cape Town, with an average of 1.52 GBP, while in Zurich the coffee costs 4.86 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Zurich to Cape Town?
The most popular months to book a trip from Zurich to Cape Town are December, October and November, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Zurich to Cape Town?
The best time of the year to go to Cape Town when flying from Zurich 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 Cape Town from Zurich in terms of searches from our customer, followed by November and January. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, August, May and June are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Zurich - Cape Town.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Zurich to Cape Town?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions South Africa may apply when travelling from Zurich. 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 Cape Town compared to Zurich?
While in Zurich the temperatures can reach an average of 31.95 ºC in summer, with precipitation levels up to 12.0 mm ,Cape Town's temperatures can go up to 28.98 ºC during the hot season, with 9.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 4.54 ºC in Cape Town, compared to the -8.07 ºC average degrees reported in Zurich. During the winter period, Zurich can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while Cape Town have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Zurich and Cape Town?
The main airport route flying between Zurich and Cape Town is: Zurich (ZRH) to Cape Town International Airport (CPT). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
  • Edelweiss Air.
Airlines with indirect flights from Zurich to Cape Town are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Zurich to Cape Town are:
  • Swiss International Air Lines, stoping in Frankfurt for 75 minutes minimun.
Flight Duration 13 h and 8 m Flights between Zurich and Cape Town take, on average, 13 h and 8 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £304 Cheapest price for a flight between Zurich and Cape Town found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Zurich The airport Zurich is the departure airport operating flights between Zurich and Cape Town
Arriving Airport Cape Town International Airport Flights departing Zurich with Cape Town as destination arrive at Cape Town International Airport

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