The cheapest times to fly from DRS to ZRH are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 16th to July 15th (except the weeks of May 21st and May 28th)
  • November 5th to November 18th

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from DRS to ZRH is early to mid July. Prices can be as high as $218 for Sunday flights during early to mid October, or as low as $124 for Wednesday flights around early to mid July.


When to Fly to Zürich

Flying from Dresden (DRS) to Zurich (ZRH) will usually cost between $125 to $183 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid July with an average ticket price of $133. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid October, with an average price of $172. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $39 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $145 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DRS to ZRH flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the DRS to ZRH route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

DRS to ZRH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DRS to ZRH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Dresden. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ZRH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into DRS. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $37 (20%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $135. Return trip prices are from the ZRH to DRS flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from DRS to ZRH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 36 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from DRS to ZRH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Stuttgart Airport (STR) in Stuttgart

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from ZRH
  • Usually 19.38% less expensive than ZRH
  • Nonstop flights available

See DRS to STR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from DRS to ZRH? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 12 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aeroflot, Air France, Air Malta, Austrian, Eurowings, KLM, Lufthansa, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Zurich Airport to Dresden Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 346 miles or 557 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from DRS to ZRH?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DRS to ZRH flight is about 1 hour 36 minutes.

How many flights go between Dresden and Zurich?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 48 available flights from DRS to ZRH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeDRS
Origination airport nameDresden Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeZRH
Destination airport nameZurich Airport


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