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Distance between Frankfurt (FRA) and Zurich (ZRH)

Flight distance from Frankfurt to Zurich (Frankfurt Airport – Zurich Airport) is 177 miles / 285 kilometers / 154 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 50 minutes.

Driving distance from Frankfurt (FRA) to Zurich (ZRH) is 253 miles / 407 kilometers and travel time by car is about 3 hours 50 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Frankfurt to Zurich.

Shortest flight path between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Zurich Airport (ZRH).

How far is Zurich from Frankfurt?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Frankfurt and Zurich. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 177.012 miles
  • 284.874 kilometers
  • 153.820 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 176.997 miles
  • 284.849 kilometers
  • 153.806 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Frankfurt Airport
City: Frankfurt
Country: Germany Flag of Germany
IATA Code: FRA
ICAO Code: EDDF
Coordinates: 50°1′35″N, 8°32′35″E

B Zurich Airport
City: Zurich
Country: Switzerland Flag of Switzerland
IATA Code: ZRH
ICAO Code: LSZH
Coordinates: 47°27′52″N, 8°32′57″E

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Frankfurt and Zurich.

Time Difference

Frankfurt

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Zurich

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 51 kg (113 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Frankfurt (FRA) → Zurich (ZRH).

Distance:
177
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
177

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