The cheapest times to fly from EWR to ZRH are

  • January 8th to May 13th
  • September 24th to October 7th
  • October 22nd to December 9th

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 EWR to ZRH is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $916 for Saturday flights during mid December, or as low as $363 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Zürich

Flying from Newark, NJ (EWR) to Zurich (ZRH) will usually cost between $387 to $709 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $394. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is mid December, with an average price of $744. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $351 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $491 can be considered a good price for a round-trip EWR to ZRH flight.

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

EWR to ZRH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the EWR to ZRH flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Newark. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.08, 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 EWR. Saturdays 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 $66 (12%) 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 $476. Return trip prices are from the ZRH to EWR 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 EWR to ZRH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 4 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking EWR 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 EWR to ZRH — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Madrid (EWR > MAD > ZRH)

  • Price for both tickets: $432
  • Average savings: $60 (12.12%)

See EWR to MAD flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (EWR > BCN > ZRH)

  • Price for both tickets: $474
  • Average savings: $17 (3.46%)

See EWR to BCN flights

Hack #3: London (EWR > LHR > ZRH)

  • Price for both tickets: $475
  • Average savings: $17 (3.36%)

See EWR to LHR flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from EWR 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, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Luxair, Norwegian, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, XL Airways, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Zurich Airport to Newark Liberty International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3934 miles or 6331 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop EWR to ZRH flight is about 8 hour 4 minutes.

How many flights go between Newark, NJ and Zurich?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 73 available flights from EWR to ZRH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code EWR
Origination airport name Newark Liberty International Airport
City Newark, NJ
Country the United States
Latitude 40.7
Longitude -74.2

Return Airport

Destination code ZRH
Destination airport name Zurich Airport
City Zurich
Country Switzerland
Latitude 47.5
Longitude 8.6


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