Flights from Chicago to Frankfurt

Selected fares from Chicago to Frankfurt

Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
CHI FRA Fri, Nov 20 - Mon, Nov 30 $765
CHI FRA Thu, Nov 5 - Wed, Nov 18 $910
CHI FRA Thu, Nov 12 - Thu, Nov 26 $972
CHI FRA Mon, Nov 16 - Mon, Nov 30 $996
CHI FRA Wed, Oct 14 - Wed, Oct 28 $997
CHI FRA Mon, Dec 7 - Sat, Dec 19 $1,079
CHI FRA Mon, May 11 - Mon, May 18 $1,153
CHI FRA Thu, Nov 26 - Thu, Dec 3 $1,178
CHI FRA Wed, Oct 14 - Wed, Oct 28 $1,185
CHI FRA Tue, Sep 1 - Tue, Sep 8 $1,235
CHI FRA Wed, May 13 - Wed, May 20 $1,313
CHI FRA Wed, May 13 - Wed, May 20 $1,313
CHI FRA Mon, May 11 - Wed, May 20 $1,324
CHI FRA Wed, May 13 - Wed, May 20 $1,327
CHI FRA Wed, May 13 - Wed, May 20 $1,327
CHI FRA Mon, May 11 - Wed, May 20 $1,341
CHI FRA Wed, May 13 - Wed, May 20 $1,342
CHI FRA Thu, May 14 - Thu, May 21 $1,359
CHI FRA Thu, Nov 5 - Wed, Nov 18 $1,393
CHI FRA Tue, May 5 - Thu, May 21 $1,731
CHI FRA Fri, Nov 6 - Wed, Nov 11 $4,060
CHI FRA Tue, Nov 3 - Tue, Nov 17 $4,319

Chicago and Frankfurt airports and terminals

Airports in Chicago IL, US

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  • 1

    Midway Airport (MDW)

    Distance from City Center: 9.5 miles

  • 2

    O'Hare Airport (ORD)

    Distance from City Center: 15.1 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from ORD to FRA

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Lufthansa, United Airlines
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Airports in Frankfurt , DE

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  • 1

    Frankfurt Int'l Airport (FRA)

    Distance from City Center: 6.6 miles

    Terminals and carriers for flights from CHI to FRA

    Terminal Carriers
    Terminal 1 Lufthansa, United Airlines
  • 2

    Hahn airport (HHN)

    Distance from City Center: 63.8 miles

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May

Cheapest weekend flights in May from Chicago to Frankfurt

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, May 8 Chicago (ORD) Frankfurt (FRA) airberlin $1,096
Earn $10.96
Return Mon, May 11 Frankfurt (FRA) Chicago (ORD) airberlin

Lowest roundtrip airfare in May from Chicago to Frankfurt

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Tue, May 5 Chicago (ORD) Frankfurt (FRA) Turkish Airlines $958
Earn $9.58
Return Thu, May 21 Frankfurt (FRA) Chicago (ORD) Turkish Airlines

Best one-week trip in May from Chicago to Frankfurt

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, May 11 Chicago (ORD) Frankfurt (FRA) airberlin $1,046
Earn $10.46
Return Mon, May 18 Frankfurt (FRA) Chicago (ORD) airberlin
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June

Cheapest weekend flights in June from Chicago to Frankfurt

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jun 5 Chicago (ORD) Frankfurt (FRA) SAS Scandinavian Airlines $1,129
Earn $11.29
Return Mon, Jun 8 Frankfurt (FRA) Chicago (ORD) SAS Scandinavian Airlines

Lowest roundtrip airfare in June from Chicago to Frankfurt

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jun 5 Chicago (ORD) Frankfurt (FRA) SAS Scandinavian Airlines $1,079
Earn $10.79
Return Sun, Jun 21 Frankfurt (FRA) Chicago (ORD) SAS Scandinavian Airlines

Best one-week trip in June from Chicago to Frankfurt

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Fri, Jun 5 Chicago (ORD) Frankfurt (FRA) SAS Scandinavian Airlines $1,129
Earn $11.29
Return Fri, Jun 12 Frankfurt (FRA) Chicago (ORD) SAS Scandinavian Airlines
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July

Lowest roundtrip airfare in July from Chicago to Frankfurt

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Mon, Jul 20 Chicago (ORD) Frankfurt (FRA) Turkish Airlines $1,071
Earn $10.71
Return Mon, Sep 14 Frankfurt (FRA) Chicago (ORD) Turkish Airlines

Best one-week trip in July from Chicago to Frankfurt

Travel dates Departure Arrival Stops: Round-trip
Leave Wed, Jul 8 Chicago (ORD) Frankfurt (FRA) Turkish Airlines $1,176
Earn $11.76
Return Wed, Jul 15 Frankfurt (FRA) Chicago (ORD) Turkish Airlines
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Fly from Chicago to Frankfurt

Flights from Chicago to Frankfurt let any traveler take an international vacation. These flights depart from O'Hare and land at the Frankfurt Airport, giving you the chance to see the best things about the city. Find great prices and deals on almost any flight you might want through Orbitz.com.

Chicago, Illinois

Millions of travelers visit Chicago every year for the historic sites, landmarks, museums, restaurants, and shops, but locals often escape the city by flying from O'Hare International Airport. Some residents take a bus to the airport by using the CTA Bus Line or PACE, while others rent a taxi or limousine. Taxi drivers often charge around $40 for a trip to the airport. You can also take your own car to the airport and park at one of the on-site lots. The daily lots charge $33 on weekdays and $31 on weekends. Valet parking costs $48, and you can also park in the economy lots for less than $20 per day.

Food at O'Hare is available from Starbuck's Coffee, Reggio's Hot Dogs, Auntie Anne's, America's Dog, and many other fast food restaurants. If you have more time available, you might try one of the sit-down restaurants.

Frankfurt, Germany

Millions of people use air travel to reach Frankfurt every year. The city is home to Oktoberfest, jazz festivals, and dozens of other festivals devoted to the arts. Travelers also get the chance to see live performances at some of the top theaters in the city, which let you enjoy the traditional culture of Germany.

See Frankfurt up Close

The Frankfurt Airport boasts two terminals, and each terminal has rental car agencies on-site. Advantage, Sixt, Hertz, and several others are in Terminal 1, while Terminal 2 is home to seven agencies, including Alamo, Europcar, and Budget. Travelers can also take a hotel shuttle to their hotel, or you can find a taxi outside the airport. It usually takes 30 minutes or less to reach downtown from the airport.

Before you choose a flight, you should think about when you want to travel. Winter starts in November, and temperatures can drop as low as 27 degrees Fahrenheit. Summer brings temperatures in the mid-70s to high 70s, and you can enjoy some of the top festivals during this season. The annual jazz festival occurs in March; however, if you visit for this event, wear warm clothing, because temperatures typically only reach the high 40s.

Even if you visit Frankfurt for one of these events, you will still want to find other things to do. The Tigerpalast Variete Theatre and English Theatre show traditional performances and shows throughout the year. The Stadel Museum, Senckenberg Natural History Museum, and German Film Museum appeal to those interested in history and culture. Some travelers also enjoy spending time walking through downtown and touring the many skyscrapers in the city.

Visit the City of Skyscrapers

United Airlines offers nonstop flights to Germany, but companies like Brussels Airlines, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, and several others provide connecting flights. When you need flights from Chicago to Frankfurt, visit Orbitz.com. In addition to discount flights, you can arrange for a rental car, hotel room, or tickets to events and attractions.

Interesting facts about flights from Chicago to Frankfurt

    • 8 direct flights are operating from Chicago to Frankfurt today.
    • Today's average time for a direct flight is 8h 28m.
    • Lufthansa flight 9153 (2:15 PM GMT, Boeing 777) is today's earliest available flight from Chicago to Frankfurt.
    • Lufthansa flight 433 (10:35 PM GMT, Boeing 747-8I Passenger Jet) is today's latest available flight from Chicago to Frankfurt.
    • Today's shortest direct flight from Chicago to Frankfurt (Lufthansa flight 431, Boeing 747-8I Passenger Jet) takes 8h 20m.
    • Today's longest direct flight from Chicago to Frankfurt (Lufthansa flight 9151, Boeing 777) takes 8h 45m.
    • Flights from Midway Airport (MDW), O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Frankfurt Int'l Airport (FRA), Hahn airport (HHN) are available for this route.

Flight schedule for flights from Chicago to Frankfurt on Tue, Apr 28, 2015

Carrier Flight # Departing Arriving Aircraft Flight time
Airport Time Airport Time
American Airlines/Lufthansa AA1435/LH423 ORD 10:10 AM FRA 5:40 AM 738/744 12hr 30min
American Airlines/United Airlines AA1435/UA8852 ORD 10:10 AM FRA 5:40 AM 738/744 12hr 30min
American Airlines/Lufthansa AA186/LH423 ORD 11:50 AM FRA 5:40 AM 738/744 10hr 50min
American Airlines/United Airlines AA186/UA8852 ORD 11:50 AM FRA 5:40 AM 738/744 10hr 50min
US Airways/Lufthansa US1435/LH423 ORD 10:10 AM FRA 5:40 AM 738/744 12hr 30min
US Airways/United Airlines US1435/UA8852 ORD 10:10 AM FRA 5:40 AM 738/744 12hr 30min
US Airways/Lufthansa US186/LH423 ORD 11:50 AM FRA 5:40 AM 738/744 10hr 50min
US Airways/United Airlines US186/UA8852 ORD 11:50 AM FRA 5:40 AM 738/744 10hr 50min
Lufthansa LH9153 ORD 2:15 PM FRA 5:45 AM 777 8hr 30min
United Airlines UA944 ORD 2:15 PM FRA 5:45 AM 777 8hr 30min
Air Canada/Air Canada AC7398/AC872 ORD 11:20 AM FRA 6:10 AM E75/77W 11hr 50min
Air Canada/Lufthansa AC7398/LH6789 ORD 11:20 AM FRA 6:10 AM E75/77W 11hr 50min
US Airways/Air Canada US3401/AC872 ORD 11:55 AM FRA 6:10 AM CR7/77W 11hr 15min