The cheapest times to fly from ROC to ZRH are

  • January 1st to April 1st
  • April 16th to May 13th
  • October 1st to December 16th

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 ROC to ZRH is early December. Prices can be as high as $1445 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $822 for Monday flights around early December.


When to Fly to Zürich

Flying from Rochester, NY (ROC) to Zurich (ZRH) will usually cost between $822 to $1263 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early December with an average ticket price of $864. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1252. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $388 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1051 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ROC to ZRH flight.

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

ROC to ZRH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ROC to ZRH flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Rochester. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.16, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to ZRH, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into ROC. 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 $104 (9%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $974. Return trip prices are from the ZRH to ROC 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 ROC 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 8 hour 8 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 ROC to ZRH while comparing.

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

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from ZRH
  • Usually 18.13% less expensive than ZRH
  • 1-layover flights available

See ROC to STR flights

Destination alternative #2: Malpensa Airport (MXP) in Milan

  • 127 miles (204 km) away from ZRH
  • Usually 1.09% less expensive than ZRH
  • 1-layover flights available

See ROC to MXP flights


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

Hack #1: Boston, MA (ROC > BOS > ZRH)

  • Price for both tickets: $621
  • Average savings: $430 (40.93%)

See ROC to BOS flights

Hack #2: New York, NY (ROC > JFK > ZRH)

  • Price for both tickets: $662
  • Average savings: $389 (37.03%)

See ROC to JFK flights

Hack #3: New York, NY (ROC > LGA > ZRH)

  • Price for both tickets: $685
  • Average savings: $366 (34.84%)

See ROC to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeromexico, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Zurich Airport to Greater Rochester International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3977 miles or 6400 kilometers.

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

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

How many flights go between Rochester, NY and Zurich?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 18 available flights from ROC to ZRH.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeROC
Origination airport nameGreater Rochester International Airport
CityRochester, NY
Countrythe United States

Return Airport

Destination codeZRH
Destination airport nameZurich Airport


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