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Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt, DE, Germany - SFO to FRA

Popular flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt

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
Jun 7, 2016 Jun 14, 2016 $1,217
Air Berlin
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 25, 2016 Sep 7, 2016 $1,058
Air Europa
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 23, 2016 Aug 28, 2016 $1,849
Air France
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 31, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $1,200
Alaska Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 5, 2016 May 11, 2016 $1,007
Alitalia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 8, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $1,873
American Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 9, 2016 May 19, 2016 $1,138
Austrian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 31, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $1,260
British Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $1,153
Brussels Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 31, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $1,225
Condor Flugdienst
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 2, 2016 May 19, 2016 $1,001
May 3, 2016 May 11, 2016 $1,001
May 12, 2016 May 16, 2016 $1,001
Finnair
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 9, 2016 May 23, 2016 $1,153
FlexFlight
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 8, 2016 Aug 26, 2016 $1,035
Iberia
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 18, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $1,153
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 31, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $1,195
LOT Polish Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Aug 10, 2016 Aug 30, 2016 $1,813
Lufthansa German Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 9, 2016 May 26, 2016 $1,177
May 9, 2016 May 25, 2016 $1,177
May 9, 2016 May 23, 2016 $1,177
May 16, 2016 Jun 2, 2016 $1,177
May 18, 2016 Jun 7, 2016 $1,177
Sas Scandinavian Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 9, 2016 May 15, 2016 $1,176
May 9, 2016 May 23, 2016 $1,176
May 11, 2016 May 15, 2016 $1,176
Tap Portugal
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 9, 2016 Jun 26, 2016 $4,590
United Airlines
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 30, 2016 Jun 9, 2016 $1,158
Virgin America
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
May 26, 2016 May 30, 2016 $1,305
Virgin Atlantic Airways
Departure Date Return Date Lowest Price
Jun 23, 2016 Jul 5, 2016 $1,905
Aug 2, 2016 Aug 16, 2016 $1,905

How Much Does it Cost to Fly from San Francisco to Frankfurt (SFO to FRA)?

We have collected flight cost data from across the web for travel from San Francisco to Frankfurt, and have found the average flight price for this trip to be $1,078.

When Can I Buy the Cheapest Flight from San Francisco to Frankfurt (SFO to FRA)?

Airlines can adjust prices for plane tickets from San Francisco to Frankfurt 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 San Francisco to Frankfurt

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

Non Stop versus 1-Stop
Advanced PurchaseNon StopOne Stop
< 7 days $1,914 $1,001
7-14 days $1,160 $1,001
14-21 days $1,160 $1,140
21-30 days $1,158 $1,127
30-60 days $1,160 $1,081
60-90 days $1,816 $1,229
90+ days $1,377 $956

Cheapest Day To Fly from San Francisco to Frankfurt

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

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
$1,001 $1,001 $1,140 $1,001 $1,127 $1,152 $1,127

Lowest Fares Chart By Month from San Francisco to Frankfurt

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

Month Origin Destination Carrier Depart Date Return Date Stops Price
May San Francisco Frankfurt Condor 5/2/16 5/19/16 1 $1,001
June San Francisco Frankfurt FlexFlight 6/21/16 6/29/16 1 $1,081
July San Francisco Frankfurt FlexFlight 7/26/16 8/12/16 1 $1,229
August San Francisco Frankfurt FlexFlight 8/8/16 8/26/16 1 $1,035
September San Francisco Frankfurt FlexFlight 9/19/16 10/6/16 1 $964
October San Francisco Frankfurt FlexFlight 10/18/16 11/7/16 1 $983
November San Francisco Frankfurt FlexFlight 11/1/16 11/16/16 1 $956
December San Francisco Frankfurt Air Berlin 12/25/16 1/6/17 2 $1,051

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

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 San Francisco to Frankfurt.

Next 30 Days

SunMonTueWedThuFriSat
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
$1,270
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
$1,270
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
$1,309
29 30 31 1 2 3 4
$1,309 $2,066
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
$2,066

Non-Stop vs Connecting Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt (SFO to FRA)

Your San Francisco to Frankfurt 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 San Francisco to Frankfurt is $1,466.

The average price for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt is $1,168.

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

Nonstop Flight Details from San Francisco to Frankfurt
CarrierMonTueWedThuFriSatSunEarliest FlightLatest Flight
Lufthansa 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 15:00 15:00
United 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 14:05 19:05

Round Trip vs One Way Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt (SFO to FRA)

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 San Francisco 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 San Francisco to Frankfurt is $2,387.

The average price for round trip flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt is $1,465.

San Francisco to Frankfurt Flight Questions

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

Question: How long is a direct flight from San Francisco to Frankfurt?
Answer: The average San Francisco to Frankfurt flight time is 10 hours and 50 minutes.
Question: How many miles are there between San Francisco and Frankfurt?
Answer: The distance from San Francisco to Frankfurt is 5683 miles.
Question: How common are direct flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt?
Answer: There are 21 direct flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt.
Question: What is the most popular airline for non-stop flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt?
Answer: United Airlines provides 66% of the non-stop flights between San Francisco and Frankfurt.
Question: What are the most popular connecting cities when flying from San Francisco to Frankfurt?
Answer: Amsterdam, NL

Airlines Flying from San Francisco to Frankfurt (SFO to FRA)

Below are the different airlines that fly from San Francisco to Frankfurt 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 San Francisco to Frankfurt.

San Francisco to Frankfurt
Airline Connections Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
American DFW X X X X X X X
Air Berlin DUS / TXL X X X
Air Canada YYZ X X X X X X X
Air France CDG X X X X X X X
British Airways LHR X X X X X X X
Delta JFK X X X X X X X
Korean ICN X X X X X X X
KLM AMS X X X X X X X
Lufthansa - X X X X X X X
Lufthansa MUC X X X X X X X
Swiss ZRH X X X X X X X
SAS CPH X X X X X X X
SAS CPH / OSL 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 San Francisco and Frankfurt, so you can feel comfortable knowing how to get around whether you are about to take off or you just landed.

Cheap Domestic Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to New York American, Alaska, JetBlue, Frontier, Sun Country, United, Virgin America $272

Cheap International Flights from San Francisco - SFO

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
San Francisco to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight, Great Lakes $657
San Francisco to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $640
San Francisco to Amsterdam American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Arkefly, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $882
San Francisco to Munich American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America $998
San Francisco to Zurich American, Alaska, JetBlue, Etihad Regional, Swiss, United, Virgin America, Great Lakes $1,101
San Francisco to Dusseldorf American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,049
San Francisco to Brussels American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America $1,037
San Francisco to Cologne - Bonn American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United $1,170
San Francisco to Stuttgart American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,168
San Francisco to Milan Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, BMI Regional, Condor, Aer Lingus, Air Dolomiti, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $983
San Francisco to Luxembourg American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Luxair, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,679
San Francisco to Berlin Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, airBaltic, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SATA, XL Airways, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, Virgin America, FlexFlight $916
San Francisco to Nuremberg American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,391
San Francisco to Rome Aegean, American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Air Malta, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,048
San Francisco to Prague American, Air Berlin, Air France, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, Adria, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Czech, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $1,054

Cheap International Flights to Frankfurt - FRA

FlightsAirlineLowest Price
Sacramento to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,134
Oakland to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic $959
San Jose to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Lufthansa, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $981
Reno to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,383
Fresno to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, British Airways, Condor, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, Brussels, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,345
Monterey to Frankfurt American, Air Berlin, Alaska, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United Check Dates
San Luis Obispo to Frankfurt American, Finnair, British Airways, Iberia, Lufthansa, United $1,363
Chico to FrankfurtCheck Dates
Redding to Frankfurt Alaska, Finnair, British Airways, Iberia, PenAir, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,841
Modesto to FrankfurtCheck Dates
Santa Rosa to Frankfurt American, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, British Airways, Condor, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United Check Dates
Sacramento to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic $1,242
Oakland to London American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Condor, Aer Lingus, Hawaiian, Iberia, Meridiana, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Thomas Cook, Austrian, SATA, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $831
San Jose to Paris American, Air Berlin, Air France, Alaska, Finnair, Alitalia, JetBlue, British Airways, Lufthansa, Condor, OpenSkies, Aer Lingus, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, LOT, Austrian, SAS, Brussels, Tap Portugal, United, Air Europa, Virgin Atlantic, FlexFlight $1,240
Cheap Flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt, DE, Germany, from $1,001 Round trip from SFO to FRA