Cheap Flights from New York to Zurich

Flight information New York to Zurich

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Average flight time, total distance 3922 miles

7h 35min

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1 airport

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Zurich Hotels



The Dolder Grand


NH Zurich Airport


Baur au Lac


Fly From New York to Zurich

Zurich, the largest city in Switzerland, is considered by some to have the best quality of life in the world. This cultural hub and economic powerhouse offers much to see and do for the traveler interested in exploring the riches of inland Europe. Travel to Zurich from New York is easy thanks to the multiple nonstop routes offered by Swiss Air and United Airlines out of both John F. Kennedy International Airport and nearby Newark Liberty International Airport straight to Zurich Airport.

Facilities at New York and Zurich

John F. Kennedy is the biggest airport in the New York metropolitan area and boasts six extant terminals and a bounty of cafes, restaurants, bars and shops in which to pass the time before your departure. Flights to Europe generally depart from terminals 1 and 4. Newark Liberty is across the Hudson in New Jersey and features three terminals, of which Terminal B services European flights. No matter which airport you choose to fly out of, you’ll arrive in Zurich’s airport at Terminal E or possibly Terminal B.

Travel from Miami International

Zurich Airport is very well connected to the public transportation grid with bus routes, trams and rail connections to the city of Zurich and surroundings. Depending on the hotel you stay at, you may be able to take shuttle straight to your room. There are also taxis and limousines available for hire.

Renting a car is an easy and affordable option at Zurich Airport. Use our car rental search to discover the perfect car for your Swiss journey.

Hints and Tips for Zurich

The climate in Zurich is nice and mild, with fairly even temperatures in the summer and winter. There is a high amount of precipitation throughout the year with winter months being the most cloudy. Nearby Lake Zurich offers much for fans of the outdoors, with steamboat tours and watersports being choice draws for tourists. There are many parks as well for those who enjoy a brisk hike.

Zurich Old Town contains historic architecture and churches for history buffs, while the plentiful museums in the city boast collections of some of Europe’s most distinctive artworks. The city is a center for economic activity and higher education, housing the world-famous Swiss Stock Exchange and over 20 universities, colleges and educational institutions.

Zurich is one of the priciest cities you’ll find in Europe. Expect to pay $25 or more for a quick lunch and over $100 for a three-course meal for two. Fortunately, your hotel stay doesn’t have to break the bank; our hotel search helps you find the best deals on accommodations in the city, allowing you to filter and sort based on price, reviews and more.

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