The cheapest times to fly from ZRH to FWA are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to June 24th
  • October 29th to December 9th (except the week of November 26th)

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 ZRH to FWA is late May to early June. Prices can be as high as $1172 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $584 for Tuesday flights around late May to early June.


When to Fly to Fort Wayne

Flying from Zurich (ZRH) to Fort Wayne, IN (FWA) will usually cost between $609 to $953 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late May to early June with an average ticket price of $590. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $958. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $368 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $687 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZRH to FWA flight.

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

ZRH to FWA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZRH to FWA flight is cheaper than the average and costs about as much as the average flight leaving from Zürich. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.1, 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. 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 $114 (10%) 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 $678. Return trip prices are from the FWA to ZRH 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 ZRH to FWA 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 51 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 ZRH to FWA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 144 miles (232 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 18.49% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See ZRH to MDW flights

Destination alternative #2: South Bend International Airport (SBN) in South Bend, IN

  • 77 miles (124 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 7.57% less expensive than FWA
  • 2-layover flights available

See ZRH to SBN flights

Destination alternative #3: Toledo Express Airport (TOL) in Toledo, OH

  • 83 miles (134 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 3.35% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See ZRH to TOL flights

Destination alternative #4: James M Cox/Dayton International Airport (DAY) in Dayton, OH

  • 90 miles (145 km) away from FWA
  • Usually 0.66% less expensive than FWA
  • 1-layover flights available

See ZRH to DAY flights


Flight Hacking ZRH to FWA

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 ZRH to FWA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Toronto (ZRH > YYZ > FWA)

  • Price for both tickets: $643
  • Average savings: $44 (6.4%)

See ZRH to flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air France, American, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SWISS, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Fort Wayne International Airport to Zurich Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4370 miles or 7033 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZRH to FWA flight is about 8 hour 51 minutes.

How many flights go between Zurich and Fort Wayne, IN?

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


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeZRH
Origination airport nameZurich Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeFWA
Destination airport nameFort Wayne International Airport
CityFort Wayne, IN
Countrythe United States


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