The cheapest times to fly from ZRH to SBN are

  • January 8th to March 25th (except the week of March 12th)
  • April 16th to May 20th
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 22nd and 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 SBN is early December. Prices can be as high as $1189 for Saturday flights during early to mid July, or as low as $586 for Tuesday flights around early December.


When to Fly to South Bend

Flying from Zurich (ZRH) to South Bend, IN (SBN) will usually cost between $586 to $944 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 $601. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid July, with an average price of $979. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $378 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $635 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZRH to SBN flight.

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

ZRH to SBN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZRH to SBN 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 $0.09, 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 $147 (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 $639. Return trip prices are from the SBN 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 SBN can generally find a 2-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 8 hour 52 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 SBN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) in Chicago, IL

  • 84 miles (135 km) away from SBN
  • Usually 19.53% less expensive than SBN
  • Nonstop flights available

See ZRH to ORD flights

Destination alternative #2: Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) in Chicago, IL

  • 74 miles (119 km) away from SBN
  • Usually 11.81% less expensive than SBN
  • 1-layover flights available

See ZRH to MDW flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, American, ANA, JAL, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from South Bend International Airport to Zurich Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4381 miles or 7051 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZRH to SBN flight is about 8 hour 52 minutes.

How many flights go between Zurich and South Bend, IN?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 34 available flights from ZRH to SBN.


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 SBN
Destination airport name South Bend International Airport
City South Bend, IN
Country the United States
Latitude 41.7
Longitude -86.3


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