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Zurich to San Francisco flights

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Departure Sat, 30 Jan Return Sat, 06 Feb
ZRH Zurich
SFO San Francisco
return from £2,838
Departure Mon, 08 Feb Return Tue, 16 Feb
ZRH Zurich
SFO San Francisco
return from £430
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Currency and price comparison
Exchange rate
1.00 GBP = 1.37 USD
British Pound Sterling US Dollar
1 USD = 0.74 GBP
Last checked on 19 January 2021
Train
Local, one-way ticket
38%

Trains in San Francisco are 38% cheaper than in Zurich.

Zurich
£3.59
San Francisco
£2.21
Meal
Mid-priced restaurant
32%

A meal in San Francisco is 32% cheaper than a meal in Zurich.

Zurich
£20.65
San Francisco
£13.99
Taxi
Standard daytime start rate
55%

A taxi fare in San Francisco is 55% cheaper than in Zurich.

Zurich
£5.74
San Francisco
£2.58
Coffee
Regular cappuccino
16%

Coffee in San Francisco is 16% cheaper than in Zurich.

Zurich
£4.13
San Francisco
£3.47
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
  • ( Oakland Intl (OAK)
    How far from city centre: 12 miles
  • ( Embarkader (EMB)
    How far from city centre: 2 miles
K Distance: 5823 miles

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Frequent asked questions about flights from Zurich to San Francisco

😷 Is it safe to travel from Zurich to San Francisco 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 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 can I find cheap flights from Zurich to San Francisco at Opodo?
The cheapest price for a flight from Zurich to San Francisco is 430£. 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 2.70 GBP, 54% cheaper than Zurich, with a fare of 5.88 GBP, while train tickets costs 36% less in San Francisco: 2.31 GBP against 3.61 GBP in Zurich. If you compare the price of a lunch meal, however, you can find it from 13.87 GBP in San Francisco, 34% less than the 21.01 GBP in Zurich. The price of the coffee is around 15% cheaper in San Francisco, with an average of 3.59 GBP, while in Zurich the coffee costs 4.20 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.
🕑 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 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.
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