The cheapest times to fly from AUS to ZRH are

  • January 1st to February 18th
  • April 23rd to May 6th
  • August 20th to February 18th (except the weeks of December 17th and December 24th)

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 AUS to ZRH is late January. Prices can be as high as $1553 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $810 for Tuesday flights around late January.


When to Fly to Zürich

Flying from Austin, TX (AUS) to Zurich (ZRH) will usually cost between $870 to $1347 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January with an average ticket price of $888. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1432. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $544 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1019 can be considered a good price for a round-trip AUS to ZRH flight.

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

AUS to ZRH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the AUS to ZRH flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Austin. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Zürich, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Austin. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $81 (7%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1015. Return trip prices are from the ZRH to AUS 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 AUS to ZRH can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 10 hour 41 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from AUS to ZRH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Milan

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from ZRH
  • Usually 12.46% less expensive than ZRH
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUS to MXP flights

Destination alternative #2: Milano Linate Airport (LIN) in Milan

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from ZRH
  • Usually 3.73% less expensive than ZRH
  • 1-layover flights available

See AUS to LIN flights


Flight Hacking AUS to ZRH

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from AUS to ZRH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: London (AUS > LHR > ZRH)

  • Price for both tickets: $648
  • Average savings: $371 (36.41%)

See AUS to LHR flights

Hack #2: London (AUS > LGW > ZRH)

  • Price for both tickets: $690
  • Average savings: $329 (32.29%)

See AUS to LGW flights

Hack #3: Boston, MA (AUS > BOS > ZRH)

  • Price for both tickets: $720
  • Average savings: $300 (29.39%)

See AUS to BOS flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 24 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Zurich Airport to Austin – Bergstrom International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5390 miles or 8674 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop AUS to ZRH flight is about 10 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between Austin, TX and Zurich?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 95 available flights from AUS to ZRH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeAUS
Origination airport nameAustin – Bergstrom International Airport
CityAustin, TX
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeZRH
Destination airport nameZurich Airport


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