The cheapest times to fly from LAX to ZRH are

  • January 8th to May 6th
  • October 8th 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 LAX to ZRH is late November to early December. Prices can be as high as $1307 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $435 for Tuesday flights around late November to early December.


When to Fly to Zürich

Flying from Los Angeles, CA (LAX) to Zurich (ZRH) will usually cost between $453 to $1013 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late November to early December with an average ticket price of $483. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1149. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $666 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $642 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LAX to ZRH flight.

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

LAX to ZRH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LAX to ZRH flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Los Angeles. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, 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 Los Angeles. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $95 (12%) 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 $638. Return trip prices are from the ZRH to LAX 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 LAX to ZRH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 39 minutes may be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Barcelona (LAX > BCN > ZRH)

  • Price for both tickets: $519
  • Average savings: $123 (19.16%)

See LAX to BCN flights

Hack #2: London (LAX > LHR > ZRH)

  • Price for both tickets: $554
  • Average savings: $89 (13.79%)

See LAX to LHR flights

Hack #3: London (LAX > LGW > ZRH)

  • Price for both tickets: $581
  • Average savings: $61 (9.5%)

See LAX to LGW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 39 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Air New Zealand, Air Tahiti Nui, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, easyJet, Emirates, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet, XL Airways, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Zurich Airport to Los Angeles International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5923 miles or 9532 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LAX to ZRH flight is about 11 hour 39 minutes.

How many flights go between Los Angeles, CA and Zurich?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 120 available flights from LAX to ZRH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LAX
Origination airport name Los Angeles International Airport
City Los Angeles, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 33.9
Longitude -118.4

Return Airport

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


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