The cheapest times to fly from ZRH to PHX are

  • January 8th to April 1st (except the weeks of February 5th and February 19th)
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • June 4th to June 24th
  • August 20th to September 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 ZRH to PHX is early to mid September. Prices can be as high as $1470 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $738 for Monday flights around early to mid September.


When to Fly to Phoenix

Flying from Zurich (ZRH) to Phoenix, AZ (PHX) will usually cost between $825 to $1092 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid September with an average ticket price of $831. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1155. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $324 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $866 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZRH to PHX flight.

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

ZRH to PHX Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZRH to PHX flight is cheaper than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Zürich. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, 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 $138 (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 $871. Return trip prices are from the PHX 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 PHX can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 11 hour 19 minutes may not be realistic.


Flight Hacking ZRH to PHX

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 PHX — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Amsterdam (ZRH > AMS > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $623
  • Average savings: $244 (28.12%)

See ZRH to DUB flights

Hack #2: Dublin (ZRH > DUB > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $674
  • Average savings: $192 (22.17%)

See ZRH to AMS flights

Hack #3: Toronto (ZRH > YYZ > PHX)

  • Price for both tickets: $689
  • Average savings: $178 (20.5%)

See ZRH to YYZ flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Air Canada, Air Europa, Air France, Alaska, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport to Zurich Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5745 miles or 9246 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZRH to PHX flight is about 11 hour 19 minutes.

How many flights go between Zurich and Phoenix, AZ?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 77 available flights from ZRH to PHX.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeZRH
Origination airport nameZurich Airport

Return Airport

Destination codePHX
Destination airport namePhoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
CityPhoenix, AZ
Countrythe United States


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