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Cheap flights from Melbourne to Zurich

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Melbourne (MEL) to Zurich (ZRH)

All the information you need to plan the best MEL to ZRH flight in 2021: compare Melbourne to Zurich flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Zurich.
ME1 - ZRH
Price
$826 - $1,269
ZRH
Temperature
0 - 19 °C
ZRH
Precipitation
63 - 128 mm

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 25% potential price rise

Cheapest in

November

Best time to find cheap flights, 13% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$1,106

From Melbourne to Zurich

One-way from

$814

One-way flight from Melbourne to Zurich

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly return from Melbourne to Zurich?

It’s generally more expensive to depart on a Sunday, if you have to leave on this day you can still search on Cheapflights to find great options that meet your needs.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Melbourne to Zurich (ME1 - ZRH)?

It’s typically best to fly out from Melbourne to Zurich in the afternoon. Doing so could potentially save you 15% on the flight price compared to flying at midday, which is usually more expensive.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Melbourne to Zurich?

To save on the cost of your flight from Melbourne to Zurich, book at least 60 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 10% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $1,344 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $1,494.

What is the cheapest month to fly from Melbourne to Zurich?

The best pricing can be found in the month of November. Prices to Zurich from Melbourne average $1,274. You can even find prices in November for less than $1,274, as users have found deals to Zurich from as low as $1,015. The month of December appears to be one of the more expensive times to travel to Zurich from Melbourne. Flying in the targeted month can save you up to 33%.

Cheap flights from Melbourne to Zurich in October, November 2021

The best prices found for MEL to ZRH flights in October, November
15 Nov - 17 Jan
$1,490pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
26 Nov - 3 Feb
$1,529pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
27 Nov - 30 Jan
$1,556pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Melbourne to Zurich 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Zurich from Melbourne found for this year
15 Nov - 17 Jan
$1,490pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
26 Nov - 3 Feb
$1,529pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
27 Nov - 30 Jan
$1,556pp
MEL
Melbourne
Multiple airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qantas Airways
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne

Last-minute flights from Melbourne to Zurich

Late deals on return flights to Zurich from Melbourne, departing today and this week
1 Nov - 9 Nov
$1,823pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
31 Oct - 9 Nov
$1,860pp
MEL
Melbourne
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Singapore Airlines
 
1 STOP
MEL
Melbourne
1 Nov - 9 Nov
$1,868pp
MEL
Melbourne
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
ZRH
Zurich
ZRH
Zurich
Qantas Airways
   
2 STOPS
MEL
Melbourne

One-way flights to Zurich from Melbourne

The cheapest one-way flights from Melbourne to Zurich
11:40 - 01:25
SWISS
1 stop
23h 45m
MEL - ZRH
SWISS
$814
swiss
19:45 - 13:20
Japan Airlines
2 stops
27h 35m
MEL - ZRH
Japan Airlines
17:45 - 07:15
Etihad Airways
1 stop
23h 30m
MEL - ZRH
Etihad Airways

Related info for your journey

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Flight FAQs

From Melbourne to Zurich

What airport do you fly into for flights to Zurich from Melbourne?

Zurich (ZRH), located 9.4 km from the city centre, is the airport you fly into when you book flights from Melbourne to Zurich. 17 airlines have flights to Zurich from Melbourne on a regular basis. Booking flights from Melbourne to Zurich should not be difficult; the airport handles an average of 0 inbound flights from Melbourne per day.

Which airlines flying from Melbourne to Zurich have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Singapore Airlines, Thai Airways, and Etihad Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Melbourne to Zurich to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Etihad Airways to help keep travellers safe while flying. New policies for travellers booking flights from Melbourne to Zurich include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitisation, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially-distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

Can I find flights from Melbourne to Zurich for under $1,300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Melbourne to Zurich for under $1,300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $1,257, but on average you can expect to pay $1,644.

Are there last-minute flights available from Melbourne to Zurich for under $1,900?

There are currently 16+ open flights from Melbourne to Zurich within the next 7 days for less than $1,900.

How popular is this Melbourne to Zurich flight route?

This flight path from Melbourne to Zurich was viewed by 1,702 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the cheapest airlines flying from Melbourne to Zurich return?

Our cheapest airline available from Melbourne to Zurich is SWISS. Our recent data shows that you can find tickets from as low as $1,354 on this airline. Additional options worth looking into are Etihad Airways and Lufthansa, starting at $1,424 and $1,447 round-trip.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Melbourne to Zurich one-way?

To fly one-way, consider booking your trip with Japan Airlines, which is currently one of the cheapest options available, starting at $793. Etihad Airways flights start at $801 while deals on SWISS start at $813 one-way.

What are the cheapest flights from Melbourne to Zurich?

Looking at all options, your cheapest flight can be booked for $535. While the most popular route (Melbourne - Zurich) can be booked for $1,257 on average our data indicates $2,403 when flying from Melbourne to Zurich

What are the most popular airlines that fly from Melbourne to Zurich?

Air France, Air China and Cathay Pacific are the most popular airlines when flying from Melbourne to Zurich.

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Zurich, Switzerland

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Zurich from Melbourne?

Information is based on travel restrictions from Melbourne to Zurich

Most visitors from Melbourne need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Zurich.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Melbourne must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 48 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Zurich.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Melbourne are not required to quarantine after entering Zurich.

Documents
Travel Declaration Form - Children can be included in the form of an adult traveling with them.


Do I need a test to fly back to Melbourne from Zurich?

Returning to Melbourne from Zurich

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Zurich must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) test taken 72 hours before departing to Melbourne.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Zurich are not required to quarantine after entering Melbourne.

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Destination information for Zurich

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Melbourne to Zurich.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = CHF 0.69
Average temperature for October in Zurich
14.0 °C
Avg rainfall for October in Zurich
95.0 mm

Airports servicing Melbourne

Avalon (AVV)
Melbourne Essendon (MEB)

Airports servicing Zurich

Top 10 airlines flying from Melbourne to Zurich

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from Melbourne to Zurich choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
Air China
$758 $977 No cancel fee 67%
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China Southern
$907 $1,303 No cancel fee 69%
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Thai Airways
$963 $1,374 No cancel fee 77%
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Etihad Airways
$988 $1,375 No cancel fee 75%
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Qatar Airways
$1,015 $1,400 No cancel fee 68%
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Cathay Pacific
$1,036 $1,386 No cancel fee 72%
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Singapore Airlines
$1,081 $1,476 No cancel fee 81%
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KLM
$1,087 $1,639 No cancel fee 75%
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Virgin Australia
$1,120 $1,594 No cancel fee 80%
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Qantas Airways
$1,145 $1,644 No cancel fee 74%
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