Cheap flights from Cape Town to Zurich

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Cape Town (CPT) to Zurich (ZRH)

All the information you need to plan the best CPT to ZRH flight in 2021: compare Cape Town to Zurich flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zurich.
CPT - ZRH
Price
R9 770 - R11 828
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

9 770 kr

From Cape Town Intl to Zurich

One-way from

R5 743

One-way flight from Cape Town Intl to Zurich

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
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 R11 649 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 036 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 589. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of July for as cheap as R8 636. 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 September, October 2021

The best prices found for CPT to ZRH flights in September, October
29 Sep - 6 Oct
R6 101pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
23 Oct - 30 Oct
R6 787pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
29 Sep - 6 Oct
R7 592pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town Intl to Zurich 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zurich from Cape Town found for this year
24 Nov - 4 Dec
R5 623pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
29 Sep - 6 Oct
R6 101pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
5 Nov - 21 Nov
R6 130pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to Zurich from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Zurich direct flight deals
6 Oct - 13 Oct
R38 527pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
SWISS
Direct
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Last-minute flights from Cape Town to Zurich

Late deals on return flights to Zurich from Cape Town, departing today and this week
7 Oct - 11 Oct
R7 801pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
7 Oct - 11 Oct
R8 069pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Emirates
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Emirates
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
2 Oct - 9 Oct
R9 994pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qatar Airways
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Zurich from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Zurich
19:10 - 18:25
KLM
1 stop
23h 15m
CPT - ZRH
KLM
R5 743
KLM
19:20 - 12:40
Air France
2 stops
18h 20m
CPT - ZRH
Air France
R6 011
13:25 - 7:25
Emirates
1 stop
19h 00m
CPT - ZRH
Emirates
R6 190

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Zurich

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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Cape Town Intl to Zurich to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. Airline carriers are regularly disinfecting and sanitising their aircraft. Masks are provided and are mandatory while on board. Pre-flight testing for symptoms and antibodies, alongside socially-distanced seating (for a limited time) will work towards keeping travellers safer while flying from Cape Town Intl to Zurich. Policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Zurich for under R5 700 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Zurich for under R5 700. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R5 623, but on average you can expect to pay R7 145.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Zurich for under R38 600 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 1 direct flight from Cape Town to Zurich under R38 600. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Zurich is less than R38 527.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Zurich for under R7 800?

There are currently 14+ open flights from Cape Town to Zurich within the next 7 days for less than R7 800.

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 return?

Flying on Qatar Airways is currently your cheapest option to Zurich, with prices starting at R5 623. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by Emirates and SWISS, with the lowest prices starting at R6 623 and R6 995, respectively. You may be able to fly from Cape Town to Zurich for 46% less than the average price by searching for these airlines.

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

R3 774 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 KLM and Air France, with prices starting from R5 399 and R5 638, 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 R20 998, our data shows the cheapest flight currently is R5 227. When looking at the most popular route, (Cape Town Intl - Zurich), you can expect to pay R5 623 for that flight.

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COVID Restrictions

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Do I need a COVID test to fly to Zurich from Cape Town?

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

Most visitors from Cape Town Intl need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine 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 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Zurich.

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

Documents
Travel Declaration Form - Children can be included in the form of an adult traveling with them.


Do I need a test to fly back to Cape Town 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.

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Alternative routes for Cape Town to Zurich

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Destination information for Zurich

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Cape Town to Zurich.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = CHF 0,07
Average temperature for September in Zurich
19.0 °C
Avg rainfall for September in Zurich
94.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Zurich

Top 10 airlines flying from Cape Town Intl 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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Turkish Airlines
R6 842 R9 575 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
R7 040 R9 050 No cancel fee 70%
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Air France
R8 343 R10 688 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
R8 377 R10 533 No cancel fee 68%
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KLM
R8 532 R11 190 No cancel fee 75%
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Austrian Airlines
R8 732 R10 222 No cancel fee 78%
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Lufthansa
R8 795 R13 547 No cancel fee 76%
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Emirates
R8 800 R10 614 No cancel fee 75%
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SWISS
R8 847 R12 091 No cancel fee 79%
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Etihad Airways
R9 848 R11 512 No cancel fee 75%
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