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Zurich San Francisco
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Sun, 31 Mar ZRH - SFO
Thu, 04 Apr SFO - ZRH
£738 £728
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Zurich San Francisco
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Wed, 08 May ZRH - SFO
£255 £247
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Flight route information

Currency and price comparison

Train Local, one-way ticket
45% Trains in San Francisco are 45% cheaper than in Zurich.
Zurich £3.98
San Francisco £2.17
Meal Mid-priced restaurant
12% A meal in San Francisco is 12% cheaper than a meal in Zurich.
Zurich £22.34
San Francisco £19.75
Exchange rate
1 GBP = 1.27 USD
1 USD = 0.8 GBP
Last checked on 04 March 2024
Distance: 5823 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
San Francisco airports
San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO) How far from city centre: 11 miles
San Jose Mnpl (SJC) How far from city centre: 40 miles
Oakland Intl (OAK) How far from city centre: 12 miles
San Carlos (SQL) How far from city centre: 21 miles
Novato (NOT) How far from city centre: 24 miles
Sonoma County Airport (STS) How far from city centre: 55 miles

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Tips for booking cheap flights from Zurich to San Francisco

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

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

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

Prices for tickets from Zurich to San Francisco 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 Zurich to San Francisco 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 Zurich and San Francisco, 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco

How long does the flight take to go from Zurich to San Francisco?
The total flight time between Zurich and San Francisco is of around 14:38 hours on average, considering an average distance of 10,482 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 San Francisco at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Zurich to San Francisco is 247£. 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 San Francisco expensive to visit compared to Zurich?
If you compare transportation prices, the taxi ride in San Francisco costs an average of 3.16 GBP, 56% cheaper than Zurich, with a fare of 7.15 GBP, while train tickets costs 45% less in San Francisco: 2.17 GBP against 3.98 GBP in Zurich. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 19.75 GBP in San Francisco, 12% less than the 22.34 GBP in Zurich. The price of the coffee is around 11% cheaper in San Francisco, with an average of 4.31 GBP, while in Zurich the coffee costs 4.84 GBP.
When is the best time to book a flight from Zurich to San Francisco?
The most popular months to book a trip from Zurich to San Francisco are January, March and June, based on the searches of our customers.
When is the best time to travel from Zurich to San Francisco?
The best time of the year to go to San Francisco when flying from Zurich depends on several preference factors like climate, seasonality and, of course, price. When it comes to popularity, July is the top 1º month to fly to San Francisco from Zurich in terms of searches from our customer, followed by August and June. If you prefer to avoid high peaks of turism, however, and escape a crowded period, January, September and April are the months with less volume of searchs for the route Zurich - San Francisco.
Is it possible to purchase a flexible ticket for my flight from Zurich to San Francisco?
At Opodo we want to make sure that your travel plans are not affected by any cancelation as well as any possible restrictions United States 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 San Francisco 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 ,San Francisco's temperatures can go up to 32.98 ºC during the hot season, with 6.0 mm average of rain rate . In winter, however, weather indicators show around 2.36 ºC in San Francisco, compared to the -8.07 ºC average degrees reported in Zurich. During the winter period, Zurich can register 6.0 mm precipitation, while San Francisco have an average of 12.0 mm rain level.
Which airports have flights between Zurich and San Francisco?
The main airport route flying between Zurich and San Francisco is: Zurich (ZRH) to San Francisco Intl Airport (SFO). This route is covered by the following airline(s):
  • Swiss International Air Lines.
  • United Airlines.
Airlines with indirect flights from Zurich to San Francisco are:
Airlines with indirect flights from Zurich to San Francisco are:
  • Air Canada, stoping in Montreal for 125 minutes minimun.
Flight Duration 14 h and 38 m Flights between Zurich and San Francisco take, on average, 14 h and 38 m minutes, but the time can vary according to other factors
Cheapest flight £247 Cheapest price for a flight between Zurich and San Francisco found by our customers in the last 72 hours
Departing Airport Zurich The airport Zurich is the departure airport operating flights between Zurich and San Francisco
Arriving Airport San Francisco Intl Airport Flights departing Zurich with San Francisco as destination arrive at San Francisco Intl Airport

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