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Cheap Flights from Frankfurt to Chicago, IL, United States - FRA to CHI

Popular flights from Frankfurt to Chicago

We’ve got the inside scoop on finding the best time to fly for the best price. Not sure when to travel for your next vacation? Find details below on when-to-fly and when-to-buy.

Aer Lingus
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Sep 2, 2016 Sep 18, 2016 EUR590
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 6, 2016 May 20, 2016 EUR486
May 7, 2016 May 8, 2016 EUR486
May 7, 2016 May 9, 2016 EUR486
May 10, 2016 May 17, 2016 EUR486
May 10, 2016 May 18, 2016 EUR486
Air Europa
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 10, 2016 May 18, 2016 EUR808
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 12, 2016 May 23, 2016 EUR493
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Sep 2, 2016 EUR613
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 11, 2016 May 26, 2016 EUR493
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 12, 2016 May 20, 2016 EUR501
May 12, 2016 May 22, 2016 EUR501
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 12, 2016 May 23, 2016 EUR489
May 12, 2016 May 22, 2016 EUR489
May 12, 2016 May 20, 2016 EUR489
Brussels Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 24, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 EUR622
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 11, 2016 May 18, 2016 EUR491
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 12, 2016 May 22, 2016 EUR502
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 12, 2016 May 22, 2016 EUR493
May 12, 2016 May 23, 2016 EUR493
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 EUR750
Aug 18, 2016 Aug 29, 2016 EUR750
Aug 18, 2016 Aug 31, 2016 EUR750
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 6, 2016 EUR750
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 5, 2016 EUR750
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 12, 2016 May 20, 2016 EUR501
May 12, 2016 May 22, 2016 EUR501
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 19, 2016 Jun 2, 2016 EUR612
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 12, 2016 May 20, 2016 EUR484
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 16, 2016 Jun 20, 2016 EUR1,020

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from Frankfurt to Chicago (FRA to CHI)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from Frankfurt to Chicago, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be EUR501.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from Frankfurt to Chicago (FRA to CHI)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from Frankfurt to Chicago based on the day and time that you decide to book your flight. We have collected data from all airlines, and have discovered that the best days to book flights are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays. Read our article to find more information about the best time to buy airline tickets.

How far in advance should you book flights from Frankfurt to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding how far in advance a flight from Frankfurt to Chicago should be booked.

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days EUR488 EUR486
7-14 days EUR488 EUR484
14-21 days EUR612 EUR604
21-30 days EUR604 EUR596
30-60 days EUR604 EUR586
60-90 days EUR612 EUR604
90+ days EUR471 EUR419

Cheapest Day To Fly from Frankfurt to Chicago

The chart below shows up-to-date information regarding the cheapest days to fly from Frankfurt to Chicago.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
EUR491 EUR486 EUR486 EUR484 EUR486 EUR486 EUR596

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from Frankfurt to Chicago

The chart below shows the lowest fare by month when flying from Frankfurt to Chicago.

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May Frankfurt Chicago United 5/12/16 5/20/16 1 EUR484
June Frankfurt Chicago Air Berlin 6/30/16 7/8/16 1 EUR586
July Frankfurt Chicago Finnair 7/2/16 7/16/16 1 EUR604
August Frankfurt Chicago Air Berlin 8/24/16 8/30/16 1 EUR580
September Frankfurt Chicago Air Berlin 9/2/16 9/18/16 1 EUR580
October Frankfurt Chicago Air Berlin 10/1/16 10/8/16 1 EUR580
November Frankfurt Chicago Air Berlin 11/7/16 11/14/16 1 EUR420
December Frankfurt Chicago Iberia 12/7/16 12/27/16 1 EUR463

Cheapest Weekend Non-Stop Flights for the Next 30 Days from Frankfurt to Chicago

If you're ready to take a trip in the next 30 days and want to fly on the weekend, you might be wondering which weekend is the cheapest to fly. The chart below shows up-to-date data regarding weekend flight prices from Frankfurt to Chicago.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
EUR921
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
EUR921 EUR1,141
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
EUR1,141
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
EUR1,183
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
EUR1,183

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from Frankfurt to Chicago (FRA to CHI)

Your Frankfurt to Chicago flight can be significantly cheaper by choosing 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 Frankfurt to Chicago is EUR785.

The average price for non-stop flights from Frankfurt to Chicago is EUR612.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from Frankfurt to Chicago
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Lufthansa 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 10:45 17:05
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 08:10 12:45

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from Frankfurt to Chicago (FRA to CHI)

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 Frankfurt to Chicago. 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 Frankfurt to Chicago is EUR1,942.

The average price for round trip flights from Frankfurt to Chicago is EUR785.

Frankfurt to Chicago Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from Frankfurt to Chicago?
Answer: The average Frankfurt to Chicago flight time is 9 hours and 15 minutes.
Question: How many kilometers are there between Frankfurt and Chicago?
Answer: The distance from Frankfurt to Chicago is 6968 kilometers.
Question: How common are direct flights from Frankfurt to Chicago?
Answer: There are 28 direct flights from Frankfurt to Chicago.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from Frankfurt to Chicago?
Answer: Lufthansa German Airlines provides 50% of the non-stop flights between Frankfurt and Chicago.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from Frankfurt to Chicago?
Answer: Detroit, MI

Airlines Flying from Frankfurt to Chicago (FRA to CHI)

Below are the different airlines that fly from Frankfurt to Chicago with the average price of their plane tickets. Just remember that different airlines offer different levels of comfort and service, so consider convenience when choosing your airline.

Below is the full flight schedule summary of the next 30 days for flights from Frankfurt to Chicago.

Frankfurt to Chicago
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American CLT X X X X X X X
Air Berlin TXL X X X X X X X
Air Canada YYZ X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
Alitalia FCO X X X X X
Alitalia LIN / FCO X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Delta DTW X X X X X X X
Aer Lingus DUB X X X X X X X
Icelandair KEF X X X X X
Iberia MAD X X X X X X X
Iberia MAD / BOS X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa - X X X X X X X
LOT WAW X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
Austrian VIE X X X X X X X
Austrian GRZ / VIE X X X X X X X
SAS CPH X X X X X X X
Turkish IST X X X X X X X
United - X X X X X X X

Airports for Your Route

These pages contain information about the major airports in Frankfurt and Chicago, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap International Flights from Frankfurt - FRA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Frankfurt to New York American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Singapore, Sun Country, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Great Lakes EUR478
Frankfurt to Toronto Aegean, Air Berlin, Air Canada, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, Air Transat, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, WestJet EUR503
Frankfurt to Detroit American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic EUR818
Frankfurt to Atlanta American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic EUR814
Frankfurt to Milwaukee American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, United, Virgin Atlantic EUR1,068
Frankfurt to Dallas - Ft Worth American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Sun Country, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic EUR815
Frankfurt to Indianapolis Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic EUR860
Frankfurt to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Flybe, BMI Regional, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Eurowings, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, FlexFlight, WIZZ, Monarch EUR143
Frankfurt to Washington American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, SAS, Brussels, Sun Country, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight EUR597

Cheap International Flights to Chicago - CHI

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Brussels to Chicago American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Great Lakes EUR600
Munich to Chicago American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic EUR548
Zurich to Chicago American, JetBlue, Etihad Regional, Swiss, United, Great Lakes EUR695
Dusseldorf to Chicago American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic EUR451
Stuttgart to Chicago Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic EUR445
Luxembourg to Chicago Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic EUR897
Basel to Chicago American, Swiss, United EUR851
Hanover to Chicago American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic EUR729
Cologne - Bonn to Chicago American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United EUR465
Nuremberg to Chicago American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic EUR589
Leipzig - Halle to Chicago Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United EUR741
Munster - Osnabruck to Chicago American, Air Berlin, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Brussels, United EUR656
Friedrichshafen to Chicago American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic EUR2,614
Dortmund to Chicago Finnair, British Airways, Lufthansa, Austrian, Brussels, United EUR958
Karlsruhe - Baden Baden to Chicago American, Air Berlin, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Brussels, United EUR588
Saarbrucken to Chicago American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, Brussels, United Check Dates
Strasbourg to Chicago Aegean, American, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, Brussels, United EUR1,326
Paderborn - Lippstadt to Chicago American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United EUR962
Brussels to New York Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, TAROM, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Jetairfly, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Great Lakes EUR463
Munich to New York American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Bulgaria Air, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, TAROM, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Great Lakes EUR531
Zurich to London Germanwings, Aegean, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, airBaltic, Norwegian Air, Condor, Aer Lingus, Eurowings, Etihad Regional, Bulgaria Air, Ryanair, NIKI, Iberia, Meridiana, Adria, KLM, Air Malta, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Swiss, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SmartWings, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, easyJet, Air Europa, Vueling, WIZZ, Monarch EUR124
Cheap Flights from Frankfurt to Chicago, IL, United States, from EUR555 Round trip from FRA to CHI