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There are 4 ways to get from Toronto to Zurich Airport (ZRH) by plane or train

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly Toronto to Zurich

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Zurich (ZRH)

Fly Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich

  1. Fly from Billy Bishop Toronto City (YTZ) to Zurich (ZRH)

Fly Toronto to Basel, train

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Basel (BSL)
  2. Take the train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB

Fly Toronto to Friedrichshafen, train

  1. Fly from Toronto (YYZ) to Friedrichshafen (FDH)
  2. Take the train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
  3. Take the train from Schaffhausen to Zürich Flughafen

Toronto (YYZ) to Zurich (ZRH) flights

The flight time between Toronto (YYZ) and Zurich (ZRH) is around 12h 10m and covers a distance of around 6491 km. This includes an average layover time of around 2h 52m. The fastest flight normally takes 7h 35m. Services are operated by Air Canada, Icelandair, American Airlines and others. Typically 174 flights run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average flight journey times

Time on flight:
9h 17m
Layover time:
2h 52m
Total time:
12h 10m

Flight route information

Fastest flight journey time:
7h 35m
Flight distance:
6491 km
Flights per week:
174
Cheapest price:
SFr 272
Carbon emissions:
1316 kg CO2

First and last flights

First flight departs at:
11:03
Last flight departs at:
22:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Toronto (YYZ) to Zurich (ZRH) flight schedules

Flights departing Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Toronto to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to fly which costs $440 - $1,000 and takes 10h.

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The quickest way to get from Toronto to Zurich Airport (ZRH) is to fly which costs $440 - $1,000 and takes 10h.

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It is approximately 6478 km to get from Toronto to Zurich Airport (ZRH).

It takes approximately 10h to get from Toronto to Zurich Airport (ZRH), including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Toronto Airport to Zurich Airport is the direct flight which takes 7h 35m.

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Zurich Airport (ZRH) is 6h ahead of Toronto. It is currently 5:25 AM in Toronto and 11:25 AM in Zurich Airport (ZRH).

Air Canada, Lufthansa, Swiss and five other airlines offer flights from Toronto Airport to Zurich Airport.

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There are 491+ hotels available in Zurich Airport (ZRH). Prices start at SFr 87 per night.

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The best way to get from Toronto to Toronto Airport is to train which takes 25 min and costs $2 - $13.

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Map of how to get from Toronto to Zurich Airport (ZRH).
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  • Distance: 6478.2 km
  • Duration: 10h

What companies run services between Toronto, ON, Canada and Zurich Airport (ZRH), Switzerland?

Air Canada, Icelandair and 10 other airlines fly from Toronto to Zurich Airport (ZRH) hourly.

Airlines
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Toronto to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 500 - SFr 1600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Montreal
Ave. Duration
12h 37m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 260 - SFr 900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Montreal, Brussels
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 750 - SFr 1900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Montreal, Barcelona
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 750 - SFr 1900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Montreal, London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
13h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 750 - SFr 1900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Newark
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 260 - SFr 900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h 40m
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
SFr 750 - SFr 1900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Ottawa, Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 750 - SFr 1900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Montreal, Munich
Ave. Duration
18h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 300 - SFr 900
Flights from Toronto to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 360 - SFr 1100
Flights from Toronto to Basel via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 350 - SFr 1200
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Toronto to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 500 - SFr 1600
Flights from Toronto to Zurich via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 600 - SFr 1700
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Newark
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 260 - SFr 900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Montreal, Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 300 - SFr 900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Boston, Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 310 - SFr 900
Flights from Toronto to Basel via Munich
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 380 - SFr 1100
Flights from Toronto to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 360 - SFr 1100
Flights from Toronto to Basel via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
SFr 350 - SFr 1200
Flights from Toronto to Friedrichshafen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 410 - SFr 1300
Flights from Toronto to Friedrichshafen via Munich, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
15h
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 430 - SFr 1300
Flights from Toronto to Friedrichshafen via Montreal, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 410 - SFr 1300
Flights from Toronto to Friedrichshafen via Madrid, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 440 - SFr 1400
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Toronto to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 500 - SFr 1600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 270 - SFr 900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Boston
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 270 - SFr 900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Boston, Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 310 - SFr 900
Flights from Toronto to Friedrichshafen via Madrid, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 45m
When
Friday
Estimated price
SFr 440 - SFr 1400
Flights from Toronto to Friedrichshafen via Philadelphia, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 50m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
SFr 430 - SFr 1300
Flights from Toronto to Friedrichshafen via Newark, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 5m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 430 - SFr 1300
Flights from Toronto to Friedrichshafen via Boston, Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
13h 15m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 420 - SFr 1300
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Toronto to Zurich
Ave. Duration
7h 35m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 500 - SFr 1600
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Newark
Ave. Duration
10h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 270 - SFr 900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Montreal
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 260 - SFr 900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Boston
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 270 - SFr 900
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Montreal, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 750 - SFr 1900
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Toronto to Zurich via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
10h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 270 - SFr 900
Flights from Toronto to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 470 - SFr 2100
Flights from Toronto to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 310 - SFr 1200
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Toronto to Zurich via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 470 - SFr 2100
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Boston, Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 380 - SFr 1100
Flights from Toronto to Basel via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 25m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 310 - SFr 1200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Toronto to Zurich via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 490 - SFr 1300
Flights from Toronto to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 360 - SFr 1300
Flights from Toronto to Basel via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 350 - SFr 1100
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Toronto to Basel via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
9h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
SFr 360 - SFr 1300
Flights from Toronto to Basel via Montreal, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 360 - SFr 1300
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Toronto to Zurich via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
10h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 390 - SFr 1400
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Toronto to Zurich via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
SFr 440 - SFr 1200
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Billy Bishop Toronto City to Zurich via Boston, Dublin
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
SFr 380 - SFr 1100
Train operators
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
SFr 30 - SFr 60
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Schaffhausen to Zürich Flughafen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
SFr 22 - SFr 40
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 25 - SFr 35
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Sbb
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Schedules at
delfi.de
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
SFr 27 - SFr 40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
SFr 33 - SFr 38
1st Class
SFr 27 - SFr 32
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Basel Sbb to Zuerich Hb
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 22
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Basel SBB to Zürich HB
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
DB ZugBus RAB GmbH
Website
zugbus-rab.de
Train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
DB ZugBus RAB
Schedules at
SBB
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Friedrichshafen Flughafen to Schaffhausen
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 16 - SFr 24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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