Cheap flights from South Island to Zermatt

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What is the cheapest month to fly from South Island to Zermatt?

June is one of the best times of the year to fly to Zermatt from South Island. Prices for June average $2,032 per person but you can even find prices for as low as $1,516. The most expensive prices can be found in the month of December. Opting for a June flight can save you 31% on your journey compared to booking in June

When is the cheapest time to fly from South Island to Zermatt (EDG - ZE9)?

When flying from South Island to Zermatt, the time of day you decide to fly out makes little to no difference towards the overall price you’ll pay on tickets.

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about South Island to Zermatt flights.

Which airlines flying from South Island to Zermatt have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Some of our airline partners flying from South Island to Zermatt have new flexible policies in place due to COVID-19. Etihad Airways, China Southern, and Emirates are some of the carriers where you may find flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for airlines like Etihad Airways with this kind of flexibility.

How popular is this South Island to Zermatt flight route?

The South Island to Zermatt flight path was viewed by 24 users in the past month. Keep an eye out for changes in search interest prior to high and low season.

What are the most popular airlines that fly from South Island to Zermatt?

Before booking your flight from South Island to Zermatt, check out the most popular airlines for this route: China Southern, Emirates or Etihad Airways.

What are the cheapest flights from South Island to Zermatt?

The cheapest flight price from South Island to Zermatt is $1,409. On average you can expect to pay $1,786. The most popular route, (Christchurch - Geneva Geneve-Cointrin), can usually be booked for $2,133.

Can I fly to Zermatt from South Island right now?

Information is based on travel restrictions from South Island to Zermatt

Most visitors from South Island need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Zermatt.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from South Island must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 for RT-PCR (NAAT) and 24 Antigen (quick-test) hours before departing to Zermatt.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from South Island are not required to quarantine after entering Zermatt.

Documents
Entry Form - Travelers, including those in transit, must fill up an entry form before entering Switzerland. The form can be completed 48 hours before entry at the earliest. Children can be included in the form of an adult traveling with them.

Health Pass For Public Activity - Travelers aged 16 years and older must have proof of vaccination, recovery, or a negative test for COVID-19 in order to enter events, festivals, bars, restaurants, museums, and other venues and activities in Switzerland.

If you have been vaccinated, you can either show a Swiss COVID Certificate, EU Digital COVID Certificate, or a certificate that is compatible with the EU Digital Covid Certificate. Travelers who have been vaccinated abroad with a vaccine approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and who are resident in or traveling to Switzerland are able to obtain a Swiss COVID certificate. This means that travelers who have been vaccinated abroad or have recovered abroad, such as tourists, can also participate in social activities in Switzerland. The documents can be submitted electronically.

You will be issued with the COVID certificate on the application on paper or as a PDF document with a QR code. With the COVID Certificate app, you can host your COVID certificate on your mobile device.

If you are unvaccinated, you must have a test, and if the result is negative you can then be issued with a COVID certificate. Your personal details on the COVID certificate should correspond with those in your passport or on your ID card.

Only travelers with a valid vaccination and recovery certificate are able to go inside restaurants, cultural, sporting, and leisure venues and attend indoor events (2G). To provide additional protection, masks must also be worn in these settings, and food and drink may only be consumed while seated.

In settings where masks cannot be worn, such as brass band practice, or where it is not possible to eat or drink while seated, such as at bars and discos, admission will be limited to vaccinated or recovered persons who also present a negative COVID-19 test result (2G+). People who within the last 4 months have been fully vaccinated received a booster, or recovered from COVID-19 do not have to take a further test.

Visitor Visa - To visit Switzerland for Business or Tourism, you require a visa.

A paper or embassy visa is the only type of visa available for visitors. Typically the visa is a stamp or sticker added to your passport. You must submit your application through the consulate or local visa center.




Can I fly back to South Island from Zermatt?

Returning to South Island from Zermatt

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Zermatt are not required to quarantine after entering South Island.

Alternative routes for South Island to Zermatt

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.
Auckland to Zurichfrom $1,052 pp
Auckland to Genevafrom $1,413 pp
Wellington to Zurichfrom $2,827 pp

Top 3 airlines flying from South Island to Zermatt

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users travelling from South Island to Zermatt choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
AirlineCheapestAverageFlexibilityOn-timeCOVID-19 safety
China Southern
Cheapest$1,193
Average$1,436
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time69%
COVID-19 safety
Etihad Airways
Cheapest$1,605
Average$1,832
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety
Emirates
Cheapest$2,031
Average$2,376
FlexibilityNo cancel fee
On-time75%
COVID-19 safety