Cheap flights from Chicago (CHI) to Frankfurt (FRA)

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The best prices from Chicago to Frankfurt are usually found in January or February, booked 56 days in advance, depart on a Wednesday or Monday and return on a Tuesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
Chicago (CHI) to Frankfurt (FRA)

All the information you need to plan the best CHI to FRA flight in 2021: compare Chicago to Frankfurt flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Frankfurt.
CHI - FK0
Price
$611 - $949
FK0
Temperature
41 - 77 °F
FK0
Rainfall
1 - 1.7 inches

Popular in

June

High demand for flights, 24% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 16% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$611

From Chicago to Frankfurt

One-way from

$393

One-way flight from Chicago to Frankfurt

Flight route prices based on searches on Cheapflights within the last 3 days, monthly prices based on aggregated historical data.
What is the cheapest day to fly round-trip from Chicago to Frankfurt?

Flights from Chicago to Frankfurt are found to be more expensive on Friday. This shouldn't discourage you from searching as you can still find great deals by being flexible with your options. Use our search form to find deals on tickets to Frankfurt.

How far in advance should I book a flight from Chicago to Frankfurt?

To save on the cost of your flight from Chicago to Frankfurt, book at least 22 days before your planned departure. Booking around this time can save you about 9% on the cost of this flight compared to booking a flight leaving this week. We have found prices from $692 if you need a flight within two weeks. For flights within the next 72 hours, you can find tickets from as low as $759.

When is the cheapest time to fly from Chicago to Frankfurt (CHI - FK0)?

It’s optimal to fly from Chicago to Frankfurt in the morning. By choosing this option you can save up to 5% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Frankfurt in May, June 2021

The best prices found for CHI to FRA flights for May, June
10 Jun - 24 Jun
$571pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Jun - 14 Jun
$574pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
2 Jun - 14 Jun
$579pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Frankfurt 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Frankfurt from Chicago found for this year
19 Sep - 2 Oct
$407pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
25 Dec - 4 Jan
$413pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
11 Dec - 11 Jan
$414pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
SAS
 
1 STOP
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
SAS
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Non-stop flights to Frankfurt from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Frankfurt direct flight deals
4 Nov - 13 Nov
$839pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
3 Nov - 14 Nov
$890pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
28 Oct - 7 Nov
$937pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Last minute flights from Chicago to Frankfurt

Late deals on round-trip flights to Frankfurt from Chicago, departing today and this week
15 May - 30 May
$723pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 May - 27 Jun
$756pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
15 May - 30 May
$762pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

One-way flights to Frankfurt from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Frankfurt
12:00 pm - 8:40 am
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
1 Stop
13h 40m
ORD - FRA
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$393
Kiwi.com
6:05 pm - 12:25 pm
SAS
1 Stop
11h 20m
ORD - FRA
SAS
$400
Flyus
2:35 pm - 2:55 am
Multiple Airlines
3 Stops
29h 20m
ORD - FRA
Multiple Airlines
$408
FlightNetwork

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about <span class="emphasized">Chicago</span> to <span class="emphasized">Frankfurt</span> flights.

Flight FAQs

From Chicago to Frankfurt

Are flight prices decreasing from Chicago to Frankfurt due to COVID-19 (coronavirus)?

At this time, Cheapflights has noticed price decreases for many domestic flights due to COVID-19. Travel is not necessarily recommended at this time, and flights may be prone to cancellation: please check with local authorities in both Chicago and Frankfurt for travel alerts, and be sure to review the airline's cancellation policy and travel advisories before booking. For more information, please view our post on what to know about COVID-19 (coronavirus) and travel.

Which airlines flying from Chicago to Frankfurt am Main have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Due to the rapidly changing circumstances due to COVID-19, airlines like Lufthansa, United Airlines, and Icelandair flying from Chicago to Frankfurt am Main have implemented new flexible cancellation policies.

Can I find flights from Chicago to Frankfurt for under $400 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Frankfurt for under $400. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $394, but on average you can expect to pay $424.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Frankfurt for under $900 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Frankfurt under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Frankfurt is less than $1,040.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Frankfurt for under $800?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Frankfurt within the next 7 days for less than $800.

Is Chicago weather warmer or cooler than Frankfurt?

Temperatures around the 84 °F's can be experienced in July. The weather in Frankfurt is colder than in Chicago. Plan for potential changes in flight availability as peak weather approaches in this location.

How long is the flight from Chicago to Frankfurt?

There are many flights that can get you from Chicago to Frankfurt in 12h 15m. Fly via SAS, Delta, or Virgin Atlantic to get the fastest option. This flight may include one or multiple stops.

What is the cheapest airline to fly from Chicago to Frankfurt round-trip?

According to our current data, SAS ($414), offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Frankfurt. Users have found that SAS is 42% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

What are the cheapest airlines to fly from Chicago to Frankfurt one-way?

The cheapest airline one-way is TAP AIR PORTUGAL, with whom users have recently found tickets for as low as $380. Check flights for SAS, as they currently have the next best price.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Frankfurt

See prices for flight routes from nearby airports that may be better suited for you.

Destination information for Frankfurt

Things to know before you go - useful duration and weather info for your trip from Chicago to Frankfurt.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.83
Average temperature for May in Frankfurt
68.0 °F
Avg rainfall for May in Frankfurt
1.1 ″

Airports servicing Chicago

Chicago Midway (MDW)
Rockford (RFD)

Airports servicing Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt-Hahn (HHN)

Top 10 airlines flying from Chicago to Frankfurt

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from Chicago to Frankfurt choose most often. Cheapest and average prices are based on aggregated data from the past 12 months.
Airline Cheapest Average Flexibility On-time COVID-19 safety
WOW air
$325 $536 No cancel fee N/A

We couldn't confirm the COVID-19 safety measures taken by WOW air. Please check directly on their website for additional information.

TAP AIR PORTUGAL
$403 $565 No cancel fee N/A
Iberia
$527 $630 No cancel fee 77%
British Airways
$333 $651 No cancel fee 70%
SWISS
$592 $665 No cancel fee 79%
Thai Airways
$596 $698 No cancel fee 77%
Air France
$585 $723 No cancel fee 77%
Delta
$489 $737 No cancel fee N/A
KLM
$542 $740 No cancel fee 75%
American Airlines
$352 $792 No cancel fee 71%

Hourly flight availability from Chicago to Frankfurt

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