Deal alert: Flights to Switzerland from $409 round-trip

Feb 20, 2020

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Flights to the Swiss cities of Zurich and Geneva are currently available from $409 round-trip.

You may score a discount flight, but Switzerland is notorious for being a pricey destination so here are a few tricks for making it more affordable. (Though if you’re looking to ride the famous Swiss rails, expect to budget a bit more.)

However you choose to see Switzerland, you’re guaranteed to be surrounded by pure beauty, making it a rejuvenation vacation.

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To search, head to Google Flights and enter your origin and destination cities. Scroll through the calendar function to find dates and prices that work for you. Finally, click through to book directly with the airline or through an OTA like Priceline, Orbitz or Expedia.

Airline: American, Aer Lingus, United
Routes: PHL/EWR/BOS/FLL to ZRH/GVA
Cost: $409+ round-trip
Travel Dates: March-May 2020
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Here are a few examples of what you can book:

Philadelphia (PHL) to Zurich (ZRH) for $409 round-trip, nonstop on American:

Newark (EWR) to Zurich (ZRH) for $429 round-trip on Aer Lingus:Boston (BOS) to Zurich (ZRH) for $435 round-trip on Aer Lingus:

Ft. Lauderdale (FLL) to Geneva (GVA) for $522 round-trip on United:

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