The cheapest times to fly from ZRH to PHL are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the week of February 19th)
  • 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 PHL is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $863 for Saturday flights during late July, or as low as $425 for Tuesday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Philadelphia

Flying from Zurich (ZRH) to Philadelphia, PA (PHL) will usually cost between $434 to $733 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $426. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $770. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $343 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $468 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZRH to PHL flight.

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

ZRH to PHL Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZRH to PHL 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

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to PHL, and Thursday the cheapest day to fly back into ZRH. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Philadelphia, and Fridays are the most expensive days to return to Zürich. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $90 (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 $484. Return trip prices are from the PHL 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 PHL can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 12 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 PHL while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) in Newark, NJ

  • 80 miles (129 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 9.19% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See ZRH to EWR flights

Destination alternative #2: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) in New York, NY

  • 94 miles (151 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 8.87% less expensive than PHL
  • Nonstop flights available

See ZRH to JFK flights

Destination alternative #3: LaGuardia Airport (LGA) in New York, NY

  • 95 miles (153 km) away from PHL
  • Usually 6.84% less expensive than PHL
  • 1-layover flights available

See ZRH to LGA flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 21 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Philadelphia International Airport to Zurich Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4013 miles or 6458 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZRH to PHL flight is about 8 hour 12 minutes.

How many flights go between Zurich and Philadelphia, PA?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 57 available flights from ZRH to PHL.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code PHL
Destination airport name Philadelphia International Airport
City Philadelphia, PA
Country the United States
Latitude 39.9
Longitude -75.2


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