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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)

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

$212

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 13% on the cost of your flight, compared to a flight in the evening.

Cheap flights from Chicago to Frankfurt in January, February 2021

The best prices found for CHI to FRA flights for January, February
31 Jan - 19 May
$538pp
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
31 Jan - 31 Mar
$545pp
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 Jan - 5 Feb
$552pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Multiple Airlines
     
3 STOPS
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Multiple Airlines
   
2 STOPS
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl

Chicago to Frankfurt 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Frankfurt from Chicago found for this year
10 Apr - 17 Apr
$481pp
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
10 Apr - 17 Apr
$487pp
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
4 May - 15 May
$502pp
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

Non-stop flights to Frankfurt from Chicago

Save time with Chicago to Frankfurt direct flight deals
9 Mar - 17 Mar
$621pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Apr - 27 Apr
$668pp
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
ORD
Chicago O'Hare Intl
20 Apr - 13 May
$671pp
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
24 Jan - 3 Feb
$585pp
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
24 Jan - 1 Feb
$594pp
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
24 Jan - 30 Jan
$603pp
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

One-way flights to Frankfurt from Chicago

The cheapest one-way flights from Chicago to Frankfurt
11:55 am - 5:55 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
23h 00m
ORD - FRA
Multiple Airlines
$212
CheapFlights
11:55 am - 6:10 am
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
35h 15m
ORD - FRA
Multiple Airlines
$228
Kiwi.com
11:55 am - 5:50 pm
Multiple Airlines
2 Stops
22h 55m
ORD - FRA
Multiple Airlines
$229
CheapFlights

Related info for your journey

Useful info, stats and facts about Chicago to Frankfurt 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.

What safety measures are being taken by airlines flying from Chicago to Frankfurt am Main to control the spread of COVID-19?

New policies can now be found on Delta to help keep travelers safe while flying. New policies for travelers booking flights from Chicago to Frankfurt am Main include masks being provided and required on board, daily cleaning and sanitization, use of HEPA filters, pre-flight testing for antibodies and symptoms, and socially distanced seating (for a limited time). Keep in mind that policies will vary by airline.

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 $500 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from Chicago to Frankfurt for under $500. The cheapest flight booked recently is on Multiple Airlines for just $481, but on average you can expect to pay $525.

Are there nonstop flights from Chicago to Frankfurt for under $700 on Cheapflights?

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from Chicago to Frankfurt under $700. A good price for a nonstop flight from Chicago to Frankfurt is less than $901.

Are there last-minute flights available from Chicago to Frankfurt for under $600?

There are currently 20+ open flights from Chicago to Frankfurt within the next 7 days for less than $600.

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 54m. Fly via Delta, KLM, or Lufthansa 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, Lufthansa ($556), offers the cheapest pricing from Chicago to Frankfurt. Users have found that Lufthansa is 23% cheaper than the other options available to this destination.

Alternative routes for Chicago to Frankfurt

Destination information for Frankfurt

Things to know before you go. Useful info for your trip from Chicago to Frankfurt
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.83
Average temperature for January in Frankfurt
41.0 °F
Avg rainfall for January 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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