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Travelers usually depart from Zürich Airport, Zürich Hauptbahnhof, Zurich Bus Station, or Zurich - Oerlikon Railway Station when they travel from Zürich to San Francisco. Book your trip to arrive at San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, or San Francisco, CA Train Station. The distance between Zürich and San Francisco is 9386 km. The most popular airlines for this route are KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, United Airlines, Swiss International Air Lines, Lufthansa, and Delta Air Lines. Zürich and San Francisco have 177 direct flights per week. When you arrive at San Francisco, consider visiting Big Sur, Alcatraz, and Golden Gate Bridge.

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Number of flights20181540-4341

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Check-in for a flight from Zürich to San Francisco

NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingAirport check-in closesOnline check-in available
KLM Royal Dutch AirlinesKLMKLYesUnknownNo
United AirlinesUALUAYesUnknownNo
Swiss International Air LinesSWRLXYesUnknownNo
LufthansaDLHLHYesUnknownNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesUnknownNo

Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Zürich to San Francisco?

A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Zürich and San Francisco takes around 12 hours.

What is the flight distance between Zürich and San Francisco?

The flight distance between Zürich and San Francisco is 9386 km.

What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Zürich and San Francisco?

Several carriers operate flights between Zürich and San Francisco. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines.

What are the most popular routes to and from Zürich?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Zürich and Sabiha Gökçen International, Charles de Gaulle Airport, Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas, Porto, Belgrade Nikola Tesla, Ben Gurion, Fuerteventura, Tehran Imam Khomeini International, Valencia, Esenboğa International, Jerez.

What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?

Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and McCarran International, Denver International, Phoenix Sky Harbor International, San Diego International, Portland International, Minneapolis–Saint Paul International, San Antonio International, Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International, John Wayne, Palm Springs International, General Mitchell International.

What airports are near Zürich?

The main airport in Zürich is Zürich Airport. It is also served by Zürich Airport, Milan–Malpensa, Milan Bergamo International Airport, Geneva, Stuttgart, Linate, EuroAirport Basel Mulhouse Freiburg, Mulhouse/Basel EuroAirport French FR, Memmingen, Innsbruck.

What airports are near San Francisco?

The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County.

What buses and trains depart from Zürich?

A number of bus and train companies depart from Zürich, including SBB.

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