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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.
ZA1 - ZRH
Price
R571 - R731
ZRH
Temperature
0 - 19 °C
ZRH
Precipitation
63 - 128 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

Round-trip from

R8 424

From Johannesburg to Zurich

One-way from

R5 149

One-way flight from Johannesburg to Zurich

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
How far in advance should I book a flight from Johannesburg to Zurich?

Travellers have found it’s best to book a flight 61 days in advance to save up to 20% compared to booking the same week of travel. As your travel date approaches, the cost of this flight route may potentially increase. While opting to book 61 days out may not be an option for all, there are still additional ways to secure a deal in the near future. You might find a flight from Johannesburg to Zurich 1-2 weeks in advance for as low as R9 782, or R11 818 for flights within the next 24 hours.

What is the cheapest day to fly return from Johannesburg to Zurich?

Users have found that leaving on a Monday can be a cost-effective option. It’s possible to save up to 18% on your flight compared to booking on days when demand is much higher.

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

May is one of the best times of the year to fly to Zurich from Johannesburg. Prices for May average R9 451 per person but you can even find prices for as low as R7 908. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a May flight can save you 14% on your journey compared to booking in May

When is the cheapest time to fly from Johannesburg to Zurich (ZA1 - ZRH)?

When flying from Johannesburg to Zurich, the time of day you fly usually plays a role in the price. Save by searching for a flight in the morning, which can drop the price by up to 13% versus a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Johannesburg to Zurich in October, November 2021

The best prices found for JNB to ZRH flights in October, November
22 Nov - 29 Nov
R5 179pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
Direct
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Nov - 9 Nov
R5 459pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Nov - 28 Nov
R5 488pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Johannesburg to Zurich 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zurich from Johannesburg found for this year
22 Nov - 29 Nov
R5 179pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
Direct
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
3 Nov - 9 Nov
R5 459pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Nov - 28 Nov
R5 488pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Direct flights to Zurich from Johannesburg

Save time with Johannesburg to Zurich direct flight deals
22 Nov - 29 Nov
R5 179pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
Direct
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
17 Mar - 31 Mar
R5 341pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
Direct
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
26 Nov - 28 Nov
R5 488pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
SWISS
Direct
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
SWISS
Direct
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

Last-minute flights from Johannesburg to Zurich

Late deals on return flights to Zurich from Johannesburg, departing today and this week
3 Nov - 9 Nov
R5 459pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
5 Nov - 12 Nov
R5 503pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
KLM
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
2 Nov - 12 Nov
R5 562pp
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
KLM
 
1 STOP
JNB
Johannesburg OR Tambo

One-way flights to Zurich from Johannesburg

The cheapest one-way flights from Johannesburg to Zurich
16:45 - 7:15
Etihad Airways
2 stops
39h 30m
JNB - ZRH
Etihad Airways
R5 149
Travel2Be
15:25 - 7:25
Emirates
1 stop
17h 00m
JNB - ZRH
Emirates
R5 267
Travel2Be
16:45 - 1:15
Egypt Air
1 stop
33h 30m
JNB - ZRH
Egypt Air
R24 506

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Flight FAQs

From Johannesburg to Zurich

What airport do you fly into for flights to Zurich from Johannesburg?

If you book a flight to Zurich from Johannesburg, you will be flying to Zurich, which is the city’s only airport. Zurich (ZRH) is located 9,4 km from the centre of Zurich. There is 1 flight from Johannesburg to Zurich per day from 14 different airlines.

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

Some of the carriers operating flights from Johannesburg to Zurich that may be offering flexible cancellation policies are SWISS, Emirates, and ITA - Airways. Our site will let you filter for all airlines offering greater flexibility due to COVID-19.

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

Airlines globally have implemented additional safety measures to accommodate you. Etihad Airways is one of them. New policies for travellers booking flights from Johannesburg to Zurich include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Johannesburg to Zurich for under R5 200 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Johannesburg to Zurich for under R5 200. The cheapest flight booked recently is on SWISS for just R5 179, but on average you can expect to pay R5 577.

Are there direct flights from Johannesburg to Zurich for under R5 200 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has 20 direct flights from Johannesburg to Zurich under R5 200. A good price for a direct flight from Johannesburg to Zurich is less than R7 436.

Are there last-minute flights available from Johannesburg to Zurich for under R5 500?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Johannesburg to Zurich within the next 7 days for less than R5 500.

What days are direct flights available from Johannesburg to Zurich?

Days when direct flights are available for this flight are: Friday.

How popular is this Johannesburg to Zurich flight route?

Flights from Johannesburg to Zurich have been viewed 3 829 times in the past calendar month.

How many flights depart from Johannesburg to Zurich on average per day?

Travellers can expect 2 flights from Johannesburg to Zurich on average per day.
Evening (6pm - Midnight) - 100% of flight departures

How long is the flight from Johannesburg to Zurich?

For as low as R5 179, SWISS can have you in Zurich from Johannesburg in 10h 45m. The distance between Johannesburg and Zurich is about 8465 km. When browsing for deals, the options you’ll see will be for both direct flights and flights with stops.

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

Flying on SWISS is currently your cheapest option to Zurich, with prices starting at R5 179. Additional return tickets that might be worth considering are offered by KLM and Etihad Airways, with the lowest prices starting at R5 415 and R5 680, respectively. Users have found that SWISS is 45% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

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

For one-way options, check prices for Etihad Airways. According to our data, you can fly for as low as R5 149. Users have also found prices from R5 267 and R6 315 on Etihad Airways and Emirates, respectively.

What are the cheapest flights from Johannesburg to Zurich?

The cheapest flight price from Johannesburg to Zurich is R5 452. On average you can expect to pay R18 840. The most popular route, (Johannesburg OR Tambo - Zurich), can usually be booked for R5 179.

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

Consider Air France, ITA - Airways or British Airways when booking your flight. These represent the most popular airlines when flying from Johannesburg to Zurich.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Zurich from Johannesburg?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Johannesburg to Zurich

Most visitors from Johannesburg need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Zurich.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg 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 Johannesburg from Zurich?

Returning to Johannesburg from Zurich

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

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Zurich are not required to quarantine after entering Johannesburg.

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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 from Johannesburg to ZRH
10h 37m
Average temperature for October in Zurich
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Zurich
95.0 mm

Airports servicing Johannesburg

Lanseria (HLA)

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
R6 424 R8 218 No cancel fee 77%
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British Airways
R6 814 R10 108 No cancel fee 70%
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Etihad Airways
R6 913 R8 301 No cancel fee 75%
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Kenya Airways
R7 171 R10 923 No cancel fee 82%
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Turkish Airlines
R7 278 R9 759 No cancel fee 77%
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Qatar Airways
R7 832 R9 405 No cancel fee 68%
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Emirates
R7 872 R9 211 No cancel fee 75%
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Lufthansa
R8 042 R11 198 No cancel fee 76%
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ITA - Airways
R8 103 R9 977 No cancel fee 81%
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SWISS
R8 237 R11 826 No cancel fee 79%
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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
1 daily flight
Wednesday
2 daily flights
Thursday
0 flights
Friday
2 daily flights
Saturday
0 flights
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