Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Zurich

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How to find the cheapest flight from
Johannesburg (JNB) to Zurich (ZRH)

All the information you need to plan the best JNB to ZRH flight in 2021: compare Johannesburg to Zurich flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zurich.
JNB - ZRH
Price
R7 802 - R9 988
ZRH
Temperature
3 - 24 °C
ZRH
Rainfall
55 - 127 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 12% potential price rise

Cheapest in

May

Best time to find cheap flights, 11% potential price drop

Average price

R8 977

Average for round-trip flights in June 2021

Round-trip from

R7 802

From Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Zurich?

Flying to your destination on a Friday can be more expensive, but this shouldn’t discourage you from finding affordable options to get to Zurich. Check prices with Cheapflights to find a great deal for your trip.

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

Find a great deal and save up to 20% by booking at least 61 days prior to your desired departure date, rather than waiting until the week of travel. According to our data, there are a number of flights available from Johannesburg to Zurich within the next two weeks, with the cheapest ticket starting at R9 059.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Johannesburg to Zurich?

Flights from Johannesburg to Zurich lean towards being more expensive in December. Prices are generally better when you fly from Johannesburg to Zurich in May, with the cheapest ticket starting at R7 323.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Zurich (JNB - ZRH)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Johannesburg to Zurich in the morning. Doing so could potentially save you 13% on the flight price compared to flying in the evening, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Zurich in June, July 2021

The best prices found for JNB to ZRH flights in June, July
30 Jun - 7 Jul
R6 572pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Jul - 24 Jul
R6 695pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Jul - 29 Jul
R6 845pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Zurich 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zurich from Johannesburg found for this year
30 Jun - 7 Jul
R6 572pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Jul - 24 Jul
R6 695pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
22 Jul - 29 Jul
R6 845pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qatar Airways
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Zurich from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Zurich direct flight deals
8 Dec - 15 Dec
R8 157pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
Direct
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
10 Jul - 23 Jul
R8 170pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
Direct
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
14 Jul - 18 Jul
R9 414pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
Direct
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Zurich

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Zurich for under R6 831 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Zurich for under R6 831. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Qatar Airways for just R6 572, but on average you can expect to pay R8 129.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Zurich to control the spread of COVID-19?

Etihad Airways and Alitalia are some of the many airlines that have implemented additional safety measures to control the spread of COVID-19. 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 Johannesburg OR Tambo to Zurich. Policies will vary by airline.

Which airlines flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Zurich have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like SWISS, Emirates, and Alitalia flying from Johannesburg OR Tambo to Zurich have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Zurich for under R8 198 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 3 direct flights from Johannesburg to Zurich under R8 198. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Zurich is less than R8 580.

How popular is this flight route?

The Johannesburg OR Tambo to Zurich flight path was viewed by 3 829 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

Does it rain more in Johannesburg or Zurich?

The rainfall in Johannesburg is generally more than the rainfall in Zurich. This will continue over the next 3 days.

Is Johannesburg weather warmer or cooler than Zurich?

Temperatures around the 26 °Cs can be experienced in January. The weather in Zurich is colder than in Johannesburg. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long does is the flight from Johannesburg to Zurich?

Airlines like SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and KLM fly from Johannesburg to Zurich in about 10h 45m. The time it takes to get you to your destination can typically vary by up to 5h 30m. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What are the cheapest airlines to flying from Johannesburg to Zurich return?

Cheapflights users have booked flights from Johannesburg to Zurich from R6 572 return. Other airlines that can offer you cheap pricing are Turkish Airlines, from R8 116, and SWISS, from R8 171. Users have found that Qatar Airways is 24% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

Alternative routes for Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg to Zurich.
Today's exchange rate
R1 = CHF 0,07
Flight duration
10h 37m
Average temperature for June in Zurich
22.0 °C
Avg rainfall for June in Zurich
127.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Airports servicing Zurich

Top 10 airlines flying from Johannesburg to Zurich

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Johannesburg 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
Iberia
R435 R557 No cancel fee 77%
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Etihad Airways
R469 R563 No cancel fee 75%
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Emirates
R534 R624 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
R531 R637 No cancel fee 68%
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Turkish Airlines
R493 R661 No cancel fee 77%
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Alitalia
R549 R676 No cancel fee 81%
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British Airways
R462 R685 No cancel fee 70%
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KLM
R573 R693 No cancel fee 75%
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Air France
R573 R730 No cancel fee 77%
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Kenya Airways
R486 R740 No cancel fee 82%
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Hourly flight availability from Johannesburg to Zurich

See what time of day planes typically take off from Johannesburg towards Zurich.
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Weekly flight availability
from Johannesburg to Zurich
See how many times per day planes take to the skies headed from Johannesburg to Zurich.
Sunday
0 flights
Monday
2 daily flights
Tuesday
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Wednesday
2 daily flights
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Saturday
2 daily flights
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