Flights from Zurich to San Francisco

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from Zurich to San Francisco

Favorite airline: Lufthansa
The majority of passengers on the route Zurich – San Francisco prefer to fly with Lufthansa.
Lufthansa
9 %
United Airlines
4 %
Swiss
3 %
Tip: book 6 months before departure
The best time to find a cheap flight on this route is 6 months before travel. Save up to 44 %.
179 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Wednesday
The cheapest days to fly on this route are Wednesday.
Stopover flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are $ 7.00 more expensive on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
11h 50min
17h 40min
20h 44min
$502
$495
$509
Favourite connection: via Frankfurt
When booking flights from Zurich to San Francisco 14 % of travelers prefer to fly via Frankfurt.
Route
bookings
1 stopover Frankfurt-Main
13h 55min, from $508
14 %
Direct flights
11h 50min, from $502
11 %
1 stopover Istanbul
30h 50min, from $728
10 %
Flight information Zurich - San Francisco
Flight details Zurich - San Francisco
  • Flight duration: min. 12:00 / max. 12:00
  • Distance: 9386 km
  • Flights per week: 8
  • Return flight duration: min. 10:55 / max. 10:55