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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 380 - R11 356
ZRH
Temperature
3 - 24 °C
ZRH
Rainfall
55 - 127 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

R9 380

From Cape Town to Zurich

One-way from

R5 428

One-way flight from Cape Town 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?

Flights from Cape Town to Zurich are generally found to be more expensive on Thursday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching, as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Zurich.

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

To save up to 20% on this flight, we recommend booking at least 61 days prior to travel. The price may fluctuate and will likely increase closer to your departure date. Users on Cheapflights have found tickets from Cape Town to Zurich from R9 495 1-2 weeks out and tickets from R11 471 for flights departing within the next 72 hours.

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

May can be a great time to fly to Zurich from Cape Town with a flight ticket averaging about R9 174. Cheapflights users have found deals in the month of May for as cheap as R7 676. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December.

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

A simple way to save on the total cost of your ticket is to fly from Cape Town to Zurich at midday. If you’re flexible enough to do this you can expect to save up to 11% on your trip compared to booking a flight in the afternoon.

Cheap flights from Cape Town to Zurich in June, July 2021

The best prices found for CPT to ZRH flights in June, July
30 Jun - 23 Jul
R7 991pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jun - 23 Jul
R8 721pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jun - 23 Jul
R8 879pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Cape Town to Zurich 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zurich from Cape Town found for this year
22 Dec - 4 Jan
R7 662pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jun - 23 Jul
R7 991pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
22 Dec - 4 Jan
R8 048pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
SWISS
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

Direct flights to Zurich from Cape Town

Save time with Cape Town to Zurich direct flight deals
7 Dec - 21 Jan
R55 307pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
SWISS
Direct
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
7 Dec - 20 Jan
R60 864pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
SWISS
Direct
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Direct
CPT
Cape Town Intl
3 Dec - 21 Jan
R67 924pp
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
30 Jun - 23 Jul
R7 991pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jun - 23 Jul
R8 721pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
KLM
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
KLM
 
1 STOP
CPT
Cape Town Intl
30 Jun - 23 Jul
R8 879pp
CPT
Cape Town Intl
Multiple airlines
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
CPT
Cape Town Intl

One-way flights to Zurich from Cape Town

The cheapest one-way flights from Cape Town to Zurich
3:00 - 3:10
Qatar Airways
2 stops
24h 10m
CPT - ZRH
Qatar Airways
R5 428
Combigo
13:50 - 10:05
Turkish Airlines
1 stop
20h 15m
CPT - ZRH
Turkish Airlines
R5 643
6:50 - 12:45
KLM
2 stops
29h 55m
CPT - ZRH
KLM
R5 829
KLM

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Flight FAQs

From Cape Town to Zurich

Can I find flights from Cape Town to Zurich for under R8 593 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Cape Town to Zurich for under R8 593. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R7 991, but on average you can expect to pay R9 695.

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.

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.

Are there direct flights from Cape Town to Zurich for under R55 852 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 4 direct flights from Cape Town to Zurich under R55 852. A good price for a direct flight from Cape Town to Zurich is less than R64 387.

Are there last-minute flights available from Cape Town to Zurich for under R8 593?

There are currently 5+ open flights from Cape Town to Zurich within the next 7 days for less than R8 593.

How popular is this flight route?

Flights from Cape Town Intl to Zurich have been viewed 1 826 times in the past calendar month.

Does it rain more in Cape Town or Zurich?

When travelling, we recommend packing in preparation to handle common weather conditions. The rainfall in Cape Town is typically similar to Zurich. We can gather that this will continue over the next 16 days.

Is Cape Town weather warmer or cooler than Zurich?

You can imagine temperatures to be in the 29 °C range in February. The weather in Zurich is generally colder than Cape Town's. As flight availability is subject to become more limited as peak season approaches it is ideal to book in a timely manner.

How long does is the flight from Cape Town to Zurich?

There are many flights that can get you from Cape Town to Zurich in 16h 05m. Fly via Turkish Airlines, KLM, or Ethiopian Air to get the fastest option. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Cape Town to Zurich return?

Currently priced at R7 992, Qatar Airways will fly you from Cape Town to Zurich and back. In addition to Qatar Airways, many other airlines offer competitively priced options for your trip. Search Cheapflights for deals from KLM and Turkish Airlines - these airlines can fly you to your destination from R8 507 and R9 166, respectively. These flights start at 21% lower than the current average price 3 months from now.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Turkish Airlines. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R5 142. Users have also found prices from R5 428 and R5 672 on Turkish Airlines and Qatar Airways, respectively.

Alternative routes for Cape Town to Zurich

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

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 June in Zurich
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Zurich
127.0 mm

Airports servicing Cape Town

Airports servicing Zurich

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.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
British Airways
R472 R607 No cancel fee 70%
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Turkish Airlines
R459 R642 No cancel fee 77%
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Austrian Airlines
R585 R685 No cancel fee 78%
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Qatar Airways
R562 R706 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R590 R712 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
R559 R717 No cancel fee 77%
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KLM
R572 R750 No cancel fee 75%
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Etihad Airways
R660 R772 No cancel fee 75%
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SWISS
R593 R811 No cancel fee 79%
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South African
R668 R879 No cancel fee 78%

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by South African. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

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