Cheap flights from San Francisco (SFO) to Frankfurt (FRA)

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The best prices from San Francisco to Frankfurt are usually found in January or February, booked 57 days in advance, depart on a Tuesday or Wednesday and return on a Wednesday

How to find the cheapest flight from
San Francisco (SFO) to Frankfurt (FRA)

All the information you need to plan the best SFO to FRA flight in 2021: compare San Francisco to Frankfurt flight prices with the expected peak season, weather and rainfall in Frankfurt.
SFO - FK0
Price
$650 - $1,114
FK0
Temperature
41 - 77 °F
FK0
Precipitation
1 - 1.7 inches

Popular in

December

High demand for flights, 28% potential price rise

Cheapest in

January

Best time to find cheap flights, 19% potential price drop

Round-trip from

$650

From San Francisco to Frankfurt

One-way from

$372

One-way flight from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Frankfurt?

Users have found that flying from San Francisco to Frankfurt on a Friday typically leans towards higher prices. However, this doesn’t mean you still can’t find a deal. Flexibility with other aspects of your flight can still land a great price for your trip.

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

To save on the cost of your flight from San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Frankfurt (SFO - FK0)?

It’s typically best to fly out from San Francisco to Frankfurt in the evening. Doing so could potentially save you 32% on the flight price compared to flying at noon, which is usually more expensive.

Cheap flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt in July, August 2021

The best prices found for SFO to FRA flights for July, August
12 Aug - 19 Aug
$300pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
19 Aug - 9 Sep
$535pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
27 Aug - 16 Sep
$554pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

San Francisco to Frankfurt 2021 flight deals

Cheap flights to Frankfurt from San Francisco found for this year
9 Sep - 9 Oct
$300pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
2 Dec - 12 Dec
$364pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
2 Dec - 12 Dec
$365pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

Non-stop flights to Frankfurt from San Francisco

Save time with San Francisco to Frankfurt direct flight deals
27 Aug - 15 Sep
$842pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
8 Nov - 22 Nov
$863pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco
13 Dec - 10 Jan
$870pp
SFO
San Francisco
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
Lufthansa
Non-Stop
SFO
San Francisco

Last minute flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt

Late deals on round-trip flights to Frankfurt from San Francisco, departing today and this week
6 Aug - 29 Aug
$777pp
SFO
San Francisco
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
TAP AIR PORTUGAL
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
6 Aug - 15 Aug
$790pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco
6 Aug - 29 Aug
$791pp
SFO
San Francisco
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
FRA
Frankfurt am Main
United Airlines
 
1 STOP
SFO
San Francisco

One-way flights to Frankfurt from San Francisco

The cheapest one-way flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt
3:30 am - 4:50 am
KLM
1 Stop
16h 20m
SFO - FRA
KLM
$372
KLM
6:47 pm - 3:55 am
Delta
1 Stop
24h 08m
SFO - FRA
Delta
$376
Delta
2:10 am - 3:55 am
Virgin Atlantic
1 Stop
16h 45m
SFO - FRA
Virgin Atlantic
$390
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Flight FAQs

From San Francisco to Frankfurt

Are flight prices decreasing from San Francisco 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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Frankfurt am Main have flexible cancellations due to COVID-19?

Lufthansa, United Airlines, and British Airways are some of the carriers that may have flexible cancellation policies. You can use our site to filter for other airlines that may also have this kind of flexibility.

What airport do you fly from for flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt am Main?

For a flight from San Francisco to Frankfurt am Main, you will be flying from San Francisco. San Francisco (SFO) is just 11.8 mi from the center of the city. San Francisco is the only San Francisco airport and it handles 0 outbound flights to Frankfurt am Main per day. 23 airlines have flights to Frankfurt am Main from San Francisco on a regular basis.

Can I find flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt for under $300 on Cheapflights?

Yes, there are multiple flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt for under $300. The cheapest flight booked recently is on TAP AIR PORTUGAL for just $300, but on average you can expect to pay $410.

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

Cheapflights has at least 20 direct flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt under $900. A good price for a nonstop flight from San Francisco to Frankfurt is less than $931.

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

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

Is San Francisco weather warmer or cooler than Frankfurt?

We forecast the temperature to be around the 77 °F's in July, on average. The temperature in Frankfurt is generally hotter than in San Francisco. Book flights in a timely manner in correlation to your departure date.

How long is the flight from San Francisco to Frankfurt?

TAP AIR PORTUGAL can get you from San Francisco to Frankfurt in just under 15h 25m. Your travel time can differ by up to .

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

Flying on TAP AIR PORTUGAL is currently your cheapest option to Frankfurt, with prices starting at $300. TAP AIR PORTUGAL is priced at 62% lower than the current average price of a flight leaving 3 months from now.

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

The cheapest airlines for a one-way flight from San Francisco to Frankfurt are KLM ($372), Delta ($376), and Virgin Atlantic ($390).

COVID Restrictions

View COVID Travel Restrictions for Frankfurt, Germany

Do I need a COVID test to fly to Frankfurt from San Francisco?

Information is based on travel restrictions from San Francisco to Frankfurt am Main

Most visitors from San Francisco need to provide a negative COVID-19 test result and/or quarantine to enter Frankfurt am Main.

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from San Francisco must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 48 hours before departing to Frankfurt am Main.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from San Francisco are not required to quarantine after entering Frankfurt am Main.

Do I need a test to fly back to San Francisco from Frankfurt?

Returning to San Francisco from Frankfurt am Main

COVID-19 testing requirements
Visitors from Frankfurt am Main must present a negative RT-PCR (NAAT) or Antigen (quick-test) test taken 72 hours before departing to San Francisco.

Quarantine requirements
Visitors from Frankfurt am Main are not required to quarantine after entering San Francisco.

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Alternative routes for San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Frankfurt.
Today's exchange rate
$1 = €0.85
Average temperature for July in Frankfurt
77.0 °F
Avg rainfall for July in Frankfurt
1.7 ″

Airports servicing San Francisco

Airports servicing Frankfurt am Main

Frankfurt-Hahn (HHN)

Top 10 airlines flying from San Francisco to Frankfurt

The chart below displays the airlines Cheapflights users traveling from San Francisco 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
Iberia
$352 $456 No cancel fee 77%
SWISS
$602 $768 No cancel fee 79%
Finnair
$402 $770 No cancel fee 76%
Air New Zealand
$630 $804 No cancel fee 78%
KLM
$529 $858 No cancel fee 75%
Air France
$600 $873 No cancel fee 77%
Brussels Airlines
$594 $902 No cancel fee N/A
Air Canada
$541 $921 No cancel fee 67%
Singapore Airlines
$723 $954 No cancel fee 81%
Austrian Airlines
$648 $1,082 No cancel fee 78%

Hourly flight availability from San Francisco to Frankfurt

See what time of day planes typically take off from San Francisco towards Frankfurt.
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