The cheapest times to fly from ZRH to SSH are

  • January 1st to March 25th (except the week of January 22nd)
  • April 30th to June 17th (except the weeks of May 14th and May 28th)
  • October 29th to December 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 SSH is mid to late November. Prices can be as high as $810 for Saturday flights during early to mid April, or as low as $216 for Tuesday flights around mid to late November.


When to Fly to Sharm El-Sheikh

Flying from Zurich (ZRH) to Sharm El Sheikh (SSH) will usually cost between $242 to $619 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid to late November with an average ticket price of $240. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early to mid April, with an average price of $663. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $424 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $356 can be considered a good price for a round-trip ZRH to SSH flight.

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

ZRH to SSH Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the ZRH to SSH 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 $0.11, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to SSH, and Friday the cheapest day to fly back into ZRH. Saturdays are the most expensive days to fly to Sharm El-Sheikh, and Sundays are the most expensive days to return to Zürich. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $42 (8%) 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 $352. Return trip prices are from the SSH 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 SSH can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 4 hour 28 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 SSH while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Hurghada International Airport (HRG) in Hurghada

  • 66 miles (106 km) away from SSH
  • Usually 2.53% less expensive than SSH
  • Nonstop flights available

See ZRH to HRG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 17 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Air Arabia Egypt, Air Cairo, Air Italy, Air Serbia, Alitalia, Austrian, Chair Airlines, EgyptAir, Etihad, LOT, Lufthansa, Nile Air, Pegasus, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Sharm El Sheikh International Airport to Zurich Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 1934 miles or 3112 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop ZRH to SSH flight is about 4 hour 28 minutes.

How many flights go between Zurich and Sharm El Sheikh?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 26 available flights from ZRH to SSH.


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 SSH
Destination airport name Sharm El Sheikh International Airport
City Sharm El Sheikh
Country Egypt
Latitude 28
Longitude 34.4


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