Flights from Chicago to Zurich

Selected fares from Chicago to Zurich

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI ZRH Sun, Nov 1 - Sun, Nov 8 $769
CHI ZRH Sun, Sep 20 - Tue, Oct 6 $951
CHI ZRH Thu, Mar 12 - Thu, Mar 19 $992
CHI ZRH Tue, Mar 24 - Tue, Mar 31 $1,001
CHI ZRH Sun, Nov 1 - Sun, Nov 8 $1,020
CHI ZRH Sun, Apr 26 - Mon, May 4 $1,128
CHI ZRH Sun, Apr 26 - Mon, May 4 $1,128
CHI ZRH Sun, Apr 26 - Mon, May 4 $1,153
CHI ZRH Thu, Apr 23 - Thu, Apr 30 $1,158
CHI ZRH Wed, Jun 24 - Fri, Jun 26 $1,176
CHI ZRH Tue, Apr 7 - Tue, Apr 28 $1,183
CHI ZRH Sun, Apr 26 - Mon, May 4 $1,187
CHI ZRH Thu, Apr 9 - Thu, Apr 16 $1,193
CHI ZRH Thu, Apr 23 - Thu, Apr 30 $1,193
CHI ZRH Thu, Apr 23 - Thu, Apr 30 $1,214
CHI ZRH Thu, Apr 23 - Thu, Apr 30 $1,229
CHI ZRH Sun, Nov 1 - Sun, Nov 8 $1,258
CHI ZRH Thu, Apr 23 - Thu, Apr 30 $1,262
CHI ZRH Fri, Apr 24 - Fri, May 1 $1,279
CHI ZRH Thu, Oct 8 - Mon, Oct 19 $1,381
CHI ZRH Thu, Sep 17 - Thu, Sep 24 $1,469

Chicago and Zurich airports and terminals

Airports in Chicago IL, US

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    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

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    O'Hare Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to ZRH

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 5 SWISS, United Airlines
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Airports in Zurich , CH

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    Zurich Airport (ZRH)

    Distance from City Center: 6.1 miles

    Carriers for flights from CHI to ZRH

    Carriers
    SWISS, United Airlines
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April

Cheapest weekend flights in April from Chicago to Zurich

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Apr 24 Chicago (ORD) Zurich (ZRH) Turkish Airlines $844
Earn $8.44
Return Mon, Apr 27 Zurich (ZRH) Chicago (ORD) Turkish Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in April from Chicago to Zurich

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Apr 6 Chicago (ORD) Zurich (ZRH) Turkish Airlines $819
Earn $8.19
Return Thu, Apr 16 Zurich (ZRH) Chicago (ORD) Turkish Airlines

Best one-week trip in April from Chicago to Zurich

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Thu, Apr 23 Chicago (ORD) Zurich (ZRH) Turkish Airlines $844
Earn $8.44
Return Thu, Apr 30 Zurich (ZRH) Chicago (ORD) Turkish Airlines
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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Chicago to Zurich

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 1 Chicago (ORD) Zurich (ZRH) Turkish Airlines $844
Earn $8.44
Return Mon, May 4 Zurich (ZRH) Chicago (ORD) Turkish Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Chicago to Zurich

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 1 Chicago (ORD) Zurich (ZRH) Turkish Airlines $844
Earn $8.44
Return Fri, May 8 Zurich (ZRH) Chicago (ORD) Turkish Airlines

Best one-week trip in May from Chicago to Zurich

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 1 Chicago (ORD) Zurich (ZRH) Turkish Airlines $844
Earn $8.44
Return Fri, May 8 Zurich (ZRH) Chicago (ORD) Turkish Airlines
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June

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Chicago to Zurich

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, Jun 16 Chicago (ORD) Zurich (ZRH) Turkish Airlines $1,113
Earn $11.13
Return Mon, Jul 6 Zurich (ZRH) Chicago (ORD) Turkish Airlines
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Flights to Zurich

Airports in Chicago

The city of Chicago is primarily served by two international airports. Travelers looking for low-fare flights from Chicago can use Orbitz.com to find flights from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare International Airport is located approximately 17 miles northwest of downtown Chicago. Midway International Airport is located on the city's southwest side, approximately eight miles from Chicago's Loop. O'Hare serves as a hub for American Airlines and United Airlines, and Midway is a hub for Southwest Airlines.

Chicago Airport Parking

Daily, hourly, and valet parking are available at O'Hare. Rates vary from $2.00 to $10.00 per hour. An economy parking lot is also available at a rate of $2.00 per hour. Similar parking options and rates apply at Midway.

Chicago Airport Transportation

There are numerous transportation options for getting to and from both O'Hare and Midway. O'Hare can be accessed via regional trains, buses, and local mass transit lines. The CTA Blue Line offers a fast and convenient transportation option to and from this airport. Midway is served by the CTA Orange Line. Car rental services are available at both airports, and travelers can quickly book car rental services at either airport using Orbitz.com.

Chicago Airport Restaurants

Both O'Hare and Midway offer a variety of restaurant options for travelers. Restaurants located in both airports include Starbuck's Coffee, Chicago Style Hot Dogs, McDonald's, Auntie Anne's, Chili's, Cinnabon, and Dunkin Donuts, making it easy for visitors to grab a quick breakfast, snack, or meal. By using Orbitz.com, travelers can quickly and easily find low-fare flights from Chicago.

Zurich Airport

Though Zurich is a popular destination, it has only one airport that services the city. You still have a choice of when you want to fly, and Orbitz.com can help you pick the best flights to Zurich. Located in the nearby city of Kloten, the airport is less than seven miles from Zurich's city limits and just a short drive from the downtown area. The airport underwent a major renovation in the early 2000s, which resulted in a new terminal, a parking area and a railway system that transports passengers to their airline gate through underground tunnels. Most major international airlines operate out of the airport, including Contact Air, Skyways, Hello, and Delta.

Transportation in Zurich

More than half of Zurich residents and those visiting the city rely on the public transportation system because it's a bargain compared to renting a car. Also known as the ZVV system, it consists of buses, trams, trains and electric-powered trolleys. The city clearly marks the public transit stops along the road, and you can also purchase a ZVV ticket at one of the central hubs. The ticket is your pass to ride any of the public transportation units in the city. You can find the clearly marked public transportation stops at the Zurich Airport, and the maps will show you which units go to your hotel. A ticket will cost less than $10.

Zurich Weather

Zurich is popular with skiers and outdoor lovers during the winter months because the area gets a high level of snow and temperatures drop below 40 degrees. The humidity and temperatures begin to climb during the spring, and by the time summer arrives, you typically see temperatures between 50 and 70 degrees.

Tourist Hot Spots

Travelers often enjoy the sites around the Main railway station, which includes some of the oldest buildings in the country. Other popular spots include the Zurich Museum of Art, the Zoological Garden, the Swiss National Museum and the Chinese Garden. With Orbitz.com, you can find flights to Zurich, reserve your hotel room, and purchase tickets to attractions that you want to visit in Zurich.

Interesting facts about flights from Chicago to Zurich

    • 2 direct flights are operating from Chicago to Zurich today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 8h 40m.
    • SWISS flight 9 (7:15 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A330-300) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to Zurich.
    • SWISS flight 9 (7:15 PM GMT, Airbus Industrie A330-300) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to Zurich.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to Zurich (SWISS flight 9, Airbus Industrie A330-300) takes 8h 40m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to Zurich (SWISS flight 9, Airbus Industrie A330-300) takes 8h 40m.
    • Flights from Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Zurich Airport (ZRH) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Chicago to Zurich on Sat, Mar 7, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
Air Canada/Air Canada AC7436/AC6820 ORD 10:20 AM ZRH 6:20 AM E75/330 13hr 0min
Air Canada/SWISS AC7436/LX87 ORD 10:20 AM ZRH 6:20 AM E75/333 13hr 0min
United Airlines/Air Canada UA8432/AC6820 ORD 10:20 AM ZRH 6:20 AM E75/330 13hr 0min
United Airlines/SWISS UA8432/LX87 ORD 10:20 AM ZRH 6:20 AM E75/333 13hr 0min
Lufthansa/SWISS LH9153/LX3613 ORD 1:50 PM ZRH 7:30 AM 763/735 10hr 40min
United Airlines/SWISS UA944/LX3613 ORD 1:50 PM ZRH 7:30 AM 763/735 10hr 40min
airberlin/airberlin AB4522/AB4713 ORD 1:00 PM ZRH 7:55 AM 738/763 11hr 55min
Lufthansa/Lufthansa LH9153/LH1184 ORD 1:50 PM ZRH 9:25 AM 763/733 12hr 35min
Lufthansa/SWISS LH9153/LX3601 ORD 1:50 PM ZRH 9:25 AM 763/733 12hr 35min
United Airlines/Lufthansa UA944/LH1184 ORD 1:50 PM ZRH 9:25 AM 763/733 12hr 35min
United Airlines/SWISS UA944/LX3601 ORD 1:50 PM ZRH 9:25 AM 763/733 12hr 35min
United Airlines/United Airlines UA944/UA9032 ORD 1:50 PM ZRH 9:25 AM 763/733 12hr 35min
United Airlines/SWISS UA8837/LX3601 ORD 4:15 PM ZRH 9:25 AM 74H/733 10hr 10min