Advance seat reservation

Where would you like to sit?

If you would like a window seat, more legroom or are in a group and want to sit with your fellow travellers, you can book the best seats.

How to choose your seat in advance

  1. While booking your flight

    You can book the seat of your choice while booking your flight on swiss.com.

  2. After booking

    If you have already booked a flight, you can book your preferred seat later through your personal profile up to 48 hours before departure.

  3. More information

    You can book the seat of your choice on any SWISS-operated flight up to 48 hours before departure. As a Miles & More status customer, you can take advantage of this offer until just before departure free of charge (tariff Economy Light for a fee).

  • Standard seat - SWISS Economy

    Decide where you would like to sit. Would you prefer an aisle seat or one by a window? Reserve the seat of your choice now on any SWISS European or intercontinental flight.

  • European flights

    The standard seat is already included in the Classic and Flex rates. With the Light fare, you can reserve it for a surcharge of CHF 12.00 per route.

  • Intercontinental flights

    You can reserve a standard seat for a surcharge of CHF 29.00 per route.

Book standard seat now

  • Seats in the preferred zone - SWISS Economy

    Saving time made easy - choose a seat in our preferred zone,which is just behind Business class, and you will be one of the first passengers to disembark.

  • European flights

    The Flex rate already includes a seat in your preferred zone. With the Light and Classic rates, you can reserve it for a surcharge from CHF 25.001 per route. The price is dependent upon the length of the leg.

  • Intercontinental flights

    You can reserve a seat in your preferred zone for a surcharge from CHF 40.001 per route. The price is dependent upon the length of the leg.

Book a seat in the preferred zone now

  • Seats with extra legroom - SWISS Economy

    Enjoy more freedom in SWISS Economy. Secure yourself one of our popular seats with extra legroom, and enjoy even greater comfort on your trip.

  • European flights

    You can reserve a seat with extra legroom for a surcharge from CHF 30.002 per route. The price is dependent upon the length of the leg.

  • Intercontinental flights

    You can reserve a seat with extra legroom for a surcharge from CHF 65.002 per route. The price is dependent upon the length of the leg.

Book seat with extra legroom now

  • Privacy seat - SWISS Business

    Whether you're flying on leisure or business, the "Privacy seat" brings you ultimate privacy and wider table-top space, allowing you to reach your destination even more relaxed.

  • Intercontinental flights

    The price depends on the length of flight and varies between CHF 99 and CHF 199.

Book Privacy seat now

All prices indicated in Swiss Francs are references values for Switzerland.

Benefits for Miles & More status customers

As a Miles & More status customer (Senator and HON Circle), you can now reserve seats until just before departure on any flight operated by SWISS. There is no charge except for Economy Light fare. Simply sign in with your Miles & More profile to choose your seat.

  1. Prices for tickets issued until 27 June 2017 and travel until 5 September 2017: CHF 25 (Europe), CHF 49 (intercontinental)
  2. Prices for tickets issued until 27 June 2017 and travel until 5 September 2017: CHF 29 (Europe), CHF 99 (intercontinental)