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Fares from $291 One Way, $489 Round Trip from Chicago to Frankfurt

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Route Information for Flights from Chicago to Frankfurt

Origin Airport IATA CodeCHI
Destination Airport IATA CodeFRA
Distance4330 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir Canada, Thai Airways International, Air India, United Airlines, Lufthansa
Earliest Flight Arrival6:25AM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival8:45AM UTC

Flights Review

Dec 12, 2019

all was ok thanks!

Aug 9, 2019

flight was great but airport staff in frankfurt were pretty unfriendly.

Aug 2, 2019

Nice flight

Jan 29, 2019

Great trip. Everything went smoothly.

Dec 16, 2018

Enough toilets on plane

Oct 15, 2018

Even for thin people, the bathrooms are WAY too small. Port-O-Potties have more room.

Sep 22, 2018

I would have liked to have USB ports to charge my phone.

Sep 3, 2018

Outstanding!My favorite airline!

Mar 28, 2018

First time flying thru Lufthansa thoroughly enjoyed the experience

Mar 16, 2018

Check in was great. Staff was very helpful to my disabled parents

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.

Flights from Chicago to Frankfurt - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Chicago to Frankfurt?

Two carriers operate nonstop flights from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.) — Lufthansa and United Airlines. They'll take you where you need to go in style and comfort.

What is the shortest flight from Chicago to Frankfurt?

The fastest flight time from Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) to Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.) is 8 hours and 10 minutes, which gives you lots of time to enjoy a wine or get absorbed in a good book.

What airlines fly from Chicago (and vicinity) to Frankfurt (and vicinity) most frequently?

United Airlines (UA) is one of the airlines with the most flights from Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-OHare Intl.) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.). It offers 47 services each month on this route. Escaping on vacation is one of life's greatest pleasures, and this carrier will get you where you need to go. If you want a few more options, look up the ticket prices with Lufthansa (LH), which operates 40 flights from Chicago (and vicinity) to Frankfurt (and vicinity) each month.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Frankfurt?

We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Frankfurt have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.

Are there flights to Frankfurt with flexible change policies?

In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Frankfurt without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.

What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?

Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.

What is the cheapest month to fly?

We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.

How can I save money on flights?

To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!

*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.