Cheap flights from Cape Town to Zurich

The best prices from Cape Town Intl to Zurich are usually found in July or August, booked 20 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Thursday

How to find the cheapest flight from Cape Town to Zurich

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to ZRH flight in 2022: compare Cape Town to Zurich flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zurich.

CPT - ZRH

Price

R655 - R793

ZRH

Temperature

0 - 19 °C

ZRH

Precipitation

63 - 128 mm

Popular in

January

High demand for flights, 10% potential price rise

Cheapest in

July

Best time to find cheap flights, 8% potential price drop

Round-trip from

R10 080

From Cape Town Intl to Zurich

One-way from

R5 494

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Zurich

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Cape Town to Zurich?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Monday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Cape Town to Zurich?

Users have found that booking a flight from Cape Town to Zurich at least 21 days early can save you up to 18% on average compared to booking a flight this week. If booking 21 days before your flight isn’t an option for you, users have found flights from Cape Town to Zurich for as little as R12 019 when booking for a departure date within the next two weeks. You can also check prices now. Some users have found airline tickets as low as R14 482 for flights departing within the next 3 days.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Cape Town to Zurich?

July can be a great time to fly to Zurich from Cape Town with a flight ticket averaging about R10 925. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as R8 911. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of January.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Cape Town to Zurich (CPT - ZRH)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Cape Town to Zurich at midday. Doing so could potentially save you 11% on the flight price compared to flying in the afternoon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Zurich in January, February 2022

The best prices found for CPT to ZRH flights in January, February
Feb 17 - Feb 24
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

19h 00m
ZRH

Zurich

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

36h 50m
R6 402

Emirates

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Deal found 1/18/22

Jan 25 - Feb 3
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

18h 30m
ZRH

Zurich

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

18h 20m
R6 679

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 25 - Jan 29
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

18h 30m
ZRH

Zurich

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

25h 10m
R6 756

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Cape Town to Zurich 2022 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zurich from Cape Town found for this year
Jun 9 - Jun 23
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

31h 15m
ZRH

Zurich

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

18h 35m
R6 325

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Feb 17 - Feb 24
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

19h 00m
ZRH

Zurich

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

36h 50m
R6 402

Emirates

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Jul 5 - Aug 9
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

18h 25m
ZRH

Zurich

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

18h 20m
R6 433

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Direct flights to Zurich from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Zurich direct flight deals
Mar 8 - Mar 14
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ZRH

Zurich

Nonstop

11h 25m
ZRH

Zurich

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

11h 20m
R10 311

SWISS

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Feb 1 - Mar 30
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ZRH

Zurich

Nonstop

11h 25m
ZRH

Zurich

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

11h 25m
R11 234

SWISS

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Feb 3 - Apr 13
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ZRH

Zurich

Nonstop

11h 25m
ZRH

Zurich

CPT

Cape Town Intl

Nonstop

11h 25m
R12 158

SWISS

View Deal

Deal found 1/18/22

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Zurich

Late deals on return flights to Zurich from Cape Town, departing today and this week
Jan 25 - Feb 3
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

18h 30m
ZRH

Zurich

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

18h 20m
R6 679

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 25 - Jan 29
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

18h 30m
ZRH

Zurich

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

25h 10m
R6 756

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Jan 25 - Jan 28
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

18h 30m
ZRH

Zurich

CPT

Cape Town Intl

1 stop

36h 50m
R6 833

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

One-way flights to Zurich from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Zurich
May 23
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

18h 25m
R4 140

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/20/22

Jan 31
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

18h 30m
R4 371

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Jan 27
CPT

Cape Town Intl

ZRH

Zurich

1 stop

18h 30m
R4 448

Qatar Airways

View Deal

Deal found 1/19/22

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Cape Town to Zurich flights.

Which airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Zurich have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Emirates, SWISS, and Qatar Airways flying from Cape Town Intl to Zurich have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Zurich for under R6 400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Zurich for under R6 400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Emirates for just R6 325, but on average you can expect to pay R7 326.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Zurich for under R10 400 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 8 direct flights from Cape Town to Zurich under R10 400. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Zurich is less than R22 961.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Zurich for under R6 700?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Cape Town to Zurich within the next 7 days for less than R6 700.

How popular is this Cape Town to Zurich flight route?

This flight path from Cape Town Intl to Zurich was viewed by 1 826 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Cape Town to Zurich round-trip?

Flying on Emirates is currently your cheapest option to Zurich, with prices starting at R6 325. Another option worth looking into is Qatar Airways, starting at R6 433 round trip. You may be able to fly from Cape Town to Zurich for 42% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Cape Town to Zurich one-way?

R4 140 is the cheapest one-way deal found within the past few days, from Qatar Airways. You may also be able to find cheap deals on Emirates and KLM, with prices starting from R5 032 and R5 540, respectively.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Cape Town to Zurich?

Air France, British Airways and Emirates are the most popular airlines when flying from Cape Town to Zurich.

What are the cheapest flights from Cape Town to Zurich?

While on average a flight from Cape Town to Zurich is generally R14 588, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R494. When looking at the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Zurich), you can expect to pay R6 325 for that flight.

Can I fly to Zurich from Cape Town Intl right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Cape Town Intl to Zurich

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl will not be allowed to enter Zurich.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Zurich.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Cape Town Intl are not required to quarantine after entering Zurich.

Documents
Entry Form - Travelers, including those in transit, must fill up an entry form before entering Switzerland. The form can be completed 48 hours before entry at the earliest. Children can be included in the form of an adult traveling with them.

Health Pass For Public Activity - Travelers aged 16 years and older must have proof of vaccination, recovery, or a negative test for COVID-19 in order to enter events, festivals, bars, restaurants, museums, and other venues and activities in Switzerland.

If you have been vaccinated, you can either show a Swiss COVID Certificate, EU Digital COVID Certificate, or a certificate that is compatible with the EU Digital Covid Certificate. Travelers who have been vaccinated abroad with a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and who are resident in or traveling to Switzerland are able to obtain a Swiss COVID certificate. This means that travelers who have been vaccinated abroad or have recovered abroad, such as tourists, can also participate in social activities in Switzerland. The documents can be submitted electronically.

You will be issued with the COVID certificate on the application on paper or as a PDF document with a QR code. With the COVID Certificate app, you can host your COVID certificate on your mobile device.

If you are unvaccinated, you must have a test, and if the result is negative you can then be issued with a COVID certificate. Your personal details on the COVID certificate should correspond with those in your passport or on your ID card.

Only travelers with a valid vaccination and recovery certificate are able to go inside restaurants, cultural, sporting, and leisure venues and attend indoor events (2G). To provide additional protection, masks must also be worn in these settings, and food and drink may only be consumed while seated.

In settings where masks cannot be worn, such as brass band practice, or where it is not possible to eat or drink while seated, such as at bars and discos, admission will be limited to vaccinated or recovered persons who also present a negative COVID-19 test result (2G+). People who within the last 4 months have been fully vaccinated received a booster, or recovered from COVID-19 do not have to take a further test.

Visitor Visa - To visit Switzerland for Business or Tourism, you require a visa.

A paper or embassy visa is the only type of visa available for visitors. Typically the visa is a stamp or sticker added to your passport. You must submit your application through the consulate or local visa center.




Can I fly back to Cape Town Intl from Zurich?

Returning to Cape Town Intl from Zurich

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Zurich must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Cape Town Intl.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Zurich are not required to quarantine after entering Cape Town Intl.

Alternative routes for Cape Town to Zurich

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Cape Town to Genevafrom R9 782 pp

Top 10 airlines flying from Cape Town to Zurich

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Cape Town to Zurich choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
CheapestR7 059
AverageR9 879
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
British Airways
CheapestR7 263
AverageR9 337
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time70%
COVID-19 safety
Air France
CheapestR8 609
AverageR11 028
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time77%
COVID-19 safety
Qatar Airways
CheapestR8 643
AverageR10 868
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time68%
COVID-19 safety
KLM
CheapestR8 803
AverageR11 546
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Austrian Airlines
CheapestR9 009
AverageR10 547
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time78%
COVID-19 safety
Lufthansa
CheapestR9 074
AverageR13 977
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time76%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
CheapestR9 079
AverageR10 951
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
SWISS
CheapestR9 128
AverageR12 475
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time79%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
CheapestR10 161
AverageR11 878
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety

Hourly flight availability from Cape Town to Zurich

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Weekly flight availability from Cape Town to Zurich

See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Cape Town to Zurich
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Thursday2daily flights
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