The cheapest times to fly from ZRH to JFK are
- January 8th to March 25th
- April 23rd to June 24th
- October 29th 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 ZRH to JFK is early June. Prices can be as high as $955 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $389 for Monday flights around early June.
When to Fly to New York
Flying from Zurich (ZRH) to New York, NY (JFK) will usually cost between $402 to $617 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early June with an average ticket price of $401. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $738. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $337 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $427 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZRH to JFK flight.
See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the ZRH to JFK route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.
Compared to other flights, the ZRH to JFK flight is much cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from Zürich. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.07, which is far below average.
Flight Prices by Day of the Week
Monday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays 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 $70 (13%) 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 $440. Return trip prices are from the JFK to ZRH flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.
Departing Prices by Day
Return Trip Prices by Day
Nonstop Flights and Layovers
Travelers looking to fly from ZRH to JFK can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 2 minutes may 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 a nonstop flight from ZRH to JFK while comparing.
- 21 miles (34 km) away from JFK
- Usually 0.35% less expensive than JFK
- Nonstop flights available
Flight Questions Answered
Still have questions about flying from ZRH to JFK? We’ve got answers.
Which airlines fly this route?
You can find 37 major airlines flying this route most often: Adria, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air Europa, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, easyJet, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, Vietnam Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Wizz Air, and potentially more during busy seasons.
How far away is it from John F. Kennedy International Airport to Zurich Airport?
The distance between the two airports is roughly 3920 miles or 6309 kilometers.
How long does it take to fly from ZRH to JFK?
The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZRH to JFK flight is about 8 hour 2 minutes.
How many flights go between Zurich and New York, NY?
It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 79 available flights from ZRH to JFK.
Airport Location Info
|Origination airport name||Zurich Airport|
|Destination airport name||John F. Kennedy International Airport|
|City||New York, NY|
|Country||the United States|
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