The cheapest times to fly from SAW to ZRH are

  • September 10th to March 18th (except the week of January 1st)

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 SAW to ZRH is early February. Prices can be as high as $2404 for Thursday flights during early May, or as low as $102 for Wednesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Zürich

Flying from Istanbul (SAW) to Zurich (ZRH) will usually cost between $105 to $2183 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $108. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early May, with an average price of $2293. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $2185 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $174 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SAW to ZRH flight.

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

SAW to ZRH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SAW to ZRH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Istanbul. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, which is far 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 SAW. Thursdays are the most expensive days to fly to Zürich, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Istanbul. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $364 (43%) 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 $176. Return trip prices are from the ZRH to SAW 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 SAW to ZRH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 2 hour 60 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 SAW to ZRH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Euro Airport (BSL) in Mulhouse

  • 48 miles (77 km) away from ZRH
  • Usually 8.93% less expensive than ZRH
  • Nonstop flights available

See SAW to BSL flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Alitalia, Eurowings, KLM, Lufthansa, Pegasus, Royal Air Maroc, SunExpress, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Zurich Airport to Sabiha Gokcen Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1119 miles or 1801 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SAW to ZRH flight is about 2 hour 60 minutes.

How many flights go between Istanbul and Zurich?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 26 available flights from SAW to ZRH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeSAW
Origination airport nameSabiha Gokcen Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeZRH
Destination airport nameZurich Airport


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