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There are 6 ways to get from Zürich to New York 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 Zurich to New York JFK  •  12h 2m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to New York JFK (JFK) ZRH - JFK

$200 - $580

5 alternative options

Fly Zurich to Newark  •  12h 3m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Newark (EWR) ZRH - EWR

$248 - $836

Fly Zurich to New York La Guardia  •  14h 32m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to New York La Guardia (LGA) ZRH - LGA

$256 - $879

Fly Zurich to Philadelphia, train  •  14h 28m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Philadelphia (PHL) ZRH - PHL
  2. Take the train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station

$593 - $1,736

Train to Milan Malpensa, fly to New York JFK  •  16h 42m

  1. Take the train from Zürich HB to Lugano
  2. Fly from Milan Malpensa (MXP) to New York JFK (JFK) MXP - JFK

$303 - $766

Fly Zurich to Boston, train  •  15h 44m

  1. Fly from Zurich (ZRH) to Boston (BOS) ZRH - BOS
  2. Take the train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station

$369 - $1,117

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Zürich to New York is to fly which costs SFr 190 - SFr 600 and takes 12h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Zürich to New York is to fly which costs SFr 190 - SFr 600 and takes 12h 2m.

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The distance between Zürich and New York is 6323 km.

It takes approximately 12h 2m to get from Zürich to New York, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Zurich Airport to New York JFK Airport is the direct flight which takes 9h 10m.

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New York is 6h behind Zürich. It is currently 2:55 PM in Zürich and 8:55 AM in New York.

Delta, Icelandair, KLM and four other airlines offer flights from Zurich Airport to New York JFK Airport.

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There are 2071+ hotels available in New York. Prices start at $99 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Zürich to Zurich Airport is to line 16 train which takes 13m and costs SFr 10 - SFr 20.

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  • Distance: 3951.9 miles
  • Duration: 12h 2m

What companies run services between Zürich, Switzerland and New York, NY, USA?

Swiss, Delta and 14 other airlines fly from Zürich to New York hourly.

Airlines
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Zurich to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from Zurich to New York JFK via Geneva
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from Zurich to New York JFK via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to New York JFK via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
13h 14m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from Zurich to New York La Guardia via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
13h 9m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$480 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to New York La Guardia via Chicago O'Hare
Ave. Duration
13h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Zurich to New York La Guardia via Frankfurt, Montreal
Ave. Duration
12h 54m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from Zurich to New York La Guardia via Brussels, Montreal
Ave. Duration
13h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from Zurich to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Zurich to Philadelphia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,300
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Zurich to Boston
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Flights from Zurich to Boston via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,300
Flights from Zurich to Boston via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,300
Flights from Zurich to Boston via Newark
Ave. Duration
12h 26m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,900
Flights from Zurich to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
13h 3m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,900
Flights from Zurich to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Zurich to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 51m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Zurich to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Zurich to Philadelphia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Flights from Zurich to Boston via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,000
Flights from Zurich to Boston via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Zurich to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,300
Flights from Zurich to New York La Guardia via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
15h 32m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$330 - $1,700
Flights from Zurich to Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
9h 50m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,900
Flights from Zurich to Philadelphia via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $2,400
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 40m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$460 - $1,600
Flights from Zurich to Boston via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,000
Flights from Zurich to Boston via Philadelphia
Ave. Duration
12h 13m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $4,600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Zurich to New York JFK via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to New York JFK via Munich
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Geneva
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Philadelphia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$650 - $2,300
Flights from Zurich to Boston via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,300
Flights from Zurich to Boston via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,300
Flights from Zurich to Boston via Washington Dulles
Ave. Duration
13h 3m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $3,900
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Zurich to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from Zurich to New York JFK via Geneva
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from Zurich to Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Geneva
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Philadelphia via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$550 - $3,100
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK via Zurich
Ave. Duration
12h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,500
Flights from Zurich to Boston
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Air Canada
Website
aircanada.com
Flights from Zurich to Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Brussels
Ave. Duration
10h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Geneva
Ave. Duration
10h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
11h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to New York La Guardia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
11h 28m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from Zurich to New York La Guardia via Montreal
Ave. Duration
12h 31m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$460 - $2,300
Flights from Zurich to New York La Guardia via Brussels, Montreal
Ave. Duration
13h 24m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,100
Flights from Zurich to Philadelphia via Toronto
Ave. Duration
12h 34m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $2,200
Flights from Zurich to Boston via Munich
Ave. Duration
11h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$800 - $3,300
Flights from Zurich to Boston via Toronto
Ave. Duration
13h 3m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$750 - $3,300
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Zurich to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $2,900
Flights from Zurich to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $3,000
Flights from Zurich to New York JFK via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,900
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 2m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to New York La Guardia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
13h 28m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$440 - $2,300
Flights from Zurich to Philadelphia via Atlanta
Ave. Duration
14h 21m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $2,600
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Zurich to Boston via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,000
Flights from Zurich to Boston via New York JFK
Ave. Duration
12h 28m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$800 - $4,500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Zurich to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$480 - $3,000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,700
Flights from Zurich to Boston via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
10h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $3,000
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Zurich to New York JFK via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$470 - $2,900
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$490 - $1,800
Icelandair
Website
icelandair.com
Flights from Zurich to New York JFK via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$390 - $1,500
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Monday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,800
Flights from Zurich to Philadelphia via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
11h 20m
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,500
Flights from Zurich to Boston via Reykjavik Keflavik Nas
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Monday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$450 - $1,600
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$700 - $2,100
Flights from Zurich to Philadelphia via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Flights from Zurich to Boston via Dublin
Ave. Duration
11h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$700 - $1,800
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Zurich to Newark
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $3,200
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Vienna
Ave. Duration
12h 40m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$600 - $3,200
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$600 - $2,000
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Zurich to Newark via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
11h 25m
When
Monday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $750
Meridiana
Website
meridiana.it
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 5m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $2,100
Emirates
Website
emirates.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK
Ave. Duration
9h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$500 - $1,900
Royal Air Maroc
Website
royalairmaroc.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK via Casablanca
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$500 - $1,800
Norwegian Air Shuttle
Website
norwegian.com
Flights from Milan Malpensa to New York JFK via Oslo
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$340 - $2,000
Train operators
Amtrak Acela Express

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 215-856-7924
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Philadelphia 30th Street Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$75 - $210
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$75 - $180
First Class Seat
$150 - $210
Train from Boston Back Bay Station to New York Penn Station
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$120 - $340
Website
amtrak.com
Business Seat
$120 - $260
First Class Seat
$220 - $340
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. Swiss Railways codeshares with American Airlines and Swiss International Air Lines out of Zurich International Airport.

Contact Details
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Zürich HB to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Website
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Schedules at
fahrplan.sbb.ch
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Zuerich Hb to Lugano
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
orario.trenitalia.com

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