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We've scanned 20,789,023,501 round trip itineraries and found the cheapest flights from Chicago to Frankfurt. Air Canada & United frequently offer the best deals on Chicago to Frankfurt flights, or select your preferred carrier below to see the cheapest days to fly.

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United
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Air France
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Lufthansa
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Sat 1/21
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American
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Brussels
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Icelandair
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Icelandair
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Air Berlin
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Air Berlin
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Air Berlin
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Air Berlin
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Alitalia
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KLM
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Turkish
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LOT
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Iberia
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British Airways
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Aer Lingus
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Aer Lingus
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Finnair
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Air India
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How Much is a Flight from Chicago to Frankfurt?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Chicago to Frankfurt, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $552.

Where To Buy Cheap Flights from Chicago to Frankfurt?

The best way to find a great deal on airfare is to search multiple sites. When you run a search on FareCompare, we search multiple sites and fare sources all at once so you don't have to - which is why we thinking FareCompare is the best place to find cheap tickets. Airlines can adjust prices for tickets from Chicago to Frankfurt based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have found that Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays are often the best days to book flights. If you'd like to learn more, read our article about the best time to buy airline tickets.

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

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance to book your flight from Chicago to Frankfurt.

Non Stop versus Connecting
Advanced PurchaseNon StopConnecting
< 7 days $1,842 $572
7-14 days $838 $552
14-21 days $1,292 $552
21-30 days $838 $552
30-60 days $838 $550
60-90 days $838 $552
90+ days $452 $431

Cheapest Day To Fly from Chicago to Frankfurt

We've examined 20,795,316,600 itinerary searches that we've seen for departures in the next 90 days and found that the cheapest day to fly from Chicago to Frankfurt is Wednesday. See the chart below to compare prices for other days of the week.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$552 $551 $550 $551 $552 $552 $552

Compare Flight Prices from Chicago to Frankfurt by Month

Low priced flights are most commonly available by purchasing between one and three months in advance. International or holiday flights may need to be purchased even further in advance. The chart below shows the cheapest flight prices by month for Chicago to Frankfurt flights.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
September Chicago Frankfurt Turkish 9/30/16 10/10/16 1 $704
October Chicago Frankfurt Turkish 10/6/16 10/18/16 1 $552
November Chicago Frankfurt Turkish 11/23/16 12/3/16 1 $550
December Chicago Frankfurt Turkish 12/1/16 12/10/16 1 $552
January Chicago Frankfurt Air Canada 1/11/17 1/21/17 1 $452
February Chicago Frankfurt Air Canada 2/8/17 2/12/17 1 $452
March Chicago Frankfurt Air Canada 3/3/17 3/13/17 1 $452
April Chicago Frankfurt Icelandair 4/1/17 4/9/17 1 $431

Cheap Last Minute Flights from Chicago to Frankfurt

Looking for cheap last minute flights or a weekend getaway? We've got you covered with weekend flight deals from Chicago to Frankfurt. The chart below shows the best last minute deals and cheap flights this weekend we could find.

Next 30 Days

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25 26 27 28 29 30 1
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23 24 25 26 27 28 29
$644
30 31 1 2 3 4 5
$644

Connecting Flights vs Direct Flights from Chicago to Frankfurt

Flights between some cities may be significantly cheaper if you choose a multi-stop airline ticket. Although these connecting flights sacrifice some convenience, on average, travelers save 20%-60% when they choose to fly multi-stop versus a direct flight.

The average price for connecting flights from Chicago to Frankfurt is $823.

The average price for direct flights from Chicago to Frankfurt is $846.

The chart below shows up to date information regarding non-stop flights from Chicago to Frankfurt.

Weekly Direct Flights from Chicago to Frankfurt - By Carrier
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Lufthansa 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 16:00 16:00
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 14:35 18:15

One Way Flights vs Round Trip Flights from Chicago to Frankfurt

We have found that there is often no price difference between buying a round trip flight versus a one way flight. Increased flexibility is the main benefit when it comes to buying a one way flight from Chicago to Frankfurt. However, booking a round trip flight can be a simpler process. You can compare round trip and one way flights by using our flight comparison.

The average price for one way flights from Chicago to Frankfurt is not available.

The average price for round trip flights from Chicago to Frankfurt is $823.

Chicago to Frankfurt Flight Questions

Below are some common questions that asked about this flight route:

Question: How long is the flight from Chicago to Frankfurt?
Answer: The average Chicago to Frankfurt flight time is 8 hours and 21 minutes.
Question: How far is Frankfurt from Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Chicago to Frankfurt is 4,330 miles (6,968 kilometers).
Question: How common are direct flights from Chicago to Frankfurt?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from Chicago to Frankfurt.
Question: What are the most popular Chicago airlines for direct flights from Chicago to Frankfurt?
Answer: United Airlines provides 66% of the non-stop flights between Chicago and Frankfurt.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Chicago to Frankfurt?
Answer: London, GB

Airlines in Chicago flying to Frankfurt Last modified: Sep 26, 2016 12:58 AMNumber of routes searched: 181Number of itineraries searched: 671,851

Wondering which airlines fly out of Chicago to Frankfurt? We've gathered the average price of Chicago airlines with flights to Frankfurt. Different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary showing which days of the week individual carriers offer flights for the next 30 days.

Chicago to Frankfurt
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Lufthansa -
LOT WAW
Air Berlin TXL
Air Canada YYZ
SAS ARN
Swiss ZRH
Air Canada YUL
Turkish IST
SAS CPH
Iberia MAD
British Airways LHR
Icelandair KEF
Austrian VIE
KLM AMS
Lufthansa MUC
Air France CDG
United IAD
American CLT
United EWR
United BOS
United IAH
Lufthansa BRU
American DFW
Finnair HEL
American PHL
Delta DTW
Alitalia FCO
Delta ATL
Delta JFK
Cathay HKG
All Nippon HND
Air Canada YOW
Delta MSP
Emirates DXB
British Airways DUB
United SEA
Royal Jordanian AMM
Air China PEK
Korean ICN
Air China PVG
Etihad AUH
Lufthansa EDI
American LAX
American SFO
Air Canada YVR
Air Canada YYC
Air India DEL
JAL NRT
Qatar DOH

Chicago to Frankfurt Airports

These are the major commercial airports we're currently monitoring in Chicago and Frankfurt. If your route includes a city with multiple airports, you may be able to find substantial savings by choosing an alternate airport.

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Cheap Domestic Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Chicago to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Delta, Spirit, United $107
Flights from Chicago to Los Angeles American, Alaska, Delta, Frontier, Spirit, United, Virgin America $117

Cheap International Flights from Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Chicago to London American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, Qatar, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic, WestJet $507
Flights from Chicago to Paris American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Qatar, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United $416
Flights from Chicago to Amsterdam American, Air Canada, Air France, AeroMexico, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Copa, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, China Eastern, Qatar, SAS, Turkish, United $419
Flights from Chicago to Zurich American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Etihad, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United $549
Flights from Chicago to Munich American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Icelandair, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Austrian, Qatar, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United $521
Flights from Chicago to Dusseldorf American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Etihad, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Turkish, United $600
Flights from Chicago to Stuttgart American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United $601
Flights from Chicago to Rome American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, Qatar, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United $566
Flights from Chicago to Brussels American, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Icelandair, Iberia, JAL, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United $456
Flights from Chicago to Berlin American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Etihad, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Swiss, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, United $550
Flights from Chicago to Milan American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Air China, Delta, Aer Lingus, Emirates, Icelandair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Qatar, SAS, Brussels, Turkish, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa $546

Cheap International Flights to Frankfurt - FRA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Flights from Indianapolis to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Brussels, United $1,005
Flights from Milwaukee to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air Canada, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United $1,066
Flights from Grand Rapids to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, United $1,244
Flights from Madison to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, British Airways, Delta, Aer Lingus, Iberia, JAL, United $1,282
Flights from Appleton to Frankfurt Delta Check Dates
Flights from Peoria to Frankfurt American, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, United $2,223
Flights from Ft Wayne to Frankfurt American, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, United $1,139
Flights from Green Bay to Frankfurt American, British Airways, Delta, Iberia $1,294
Flights from Springfield to Frankfurt American, United $1,307
Flights from Lansing to Frankfurt American, Delta, United Check Dates
Flights from Moline to Frankfurt American, Delta, Iberia, United $1,394
Flights from Toledo to Frankfurt American, British Airways, Iberia Check Dates
Flights from South Bend to Frankfurt Delta, United $1,119
Flights from Bloomington - Normal to Frankfurt American, Delta, Iberia Check Dates
Flights from Champaign to Frankfurt American, British Airways $1,949
Flights from Dubuque to Frankfurt American, Iberia $1,948
Flights from Kalamazoo to Frankfurt American, British Airways, Delta, Iberia, United $1,345
Cheap Flights from Chicago to Frankfurt