Selected fares from San Francisco to Frankfurt

Travel from San Francisco to Frankfurt

Germany's equivalent to Manhattan, Frankfurt is a bustling city filled with contradictions. You'll find skyscrapers towering over half-timbered houses and congested shopping areas hiding a cozy tavern. If you're traveling from San Francisco to Frankfurt, let Orbitz.com be your travel planner.

Flying Out of San Francisco

The San Francisco International Airport is located near the Highway 380 and Highway 101 junction, 13 miles south of downtown San Francisco. Ten airlines offer flights from San Francisco to Frankfurt, including Delta Airlines, Air France, American Airlines and United Airlines.

If you need to leave your car at the airport while you travel, the airport has two long-term parking options for international travelers. International garages A & G offer long-term parking for $28 per day. The long-term garage offers parking for $18 per day. Bay Area Rapid Transit, known as BART, runs from downtown San Francisco to the SFO BART Station in the International Terminal. You can take BART to the airport for between $7 and $8.50, depending on what part of San Francisco you're coming from. You can also take a taxicab to the airport for approximately $37.

If you want to grab a bite to eat before your flight, the airport has numerous dining options located in the International Terminal. Amoura Café serves deli-style sandwiches, salads and breakfast; Ebisu serves Japanese food; Lori's Diner serves breakfast, burgers and sandwiches and the Euro Café offers a variety of sweets.

Frankfurt, Germany

Over 2 million people reside in Frankfurt, making it the largest city in the German state of Hesse and the fifth-largest city in Germany. It flanks both sides of the Main River, just southeast of the Taunus mountain range. The city is filled with shops, restaurants, and magnificent buildings, including Saint Bartholomew's Cathedral.

Experience Frankfurt

Flights arriving from San Francisco arrive at the Frankfurt Airport. The airport is located on Hugo-Eckner Ring 1, 7.5 miles from central Frankfurt. You can get from the airport to the city by taking a bus, train, taxicab or rental car. The train station is located in B Concourse of Terminal 1 on Level 0. Buses stop outside of both terminals at 10-minute intervals. Taxicabs are also available outside of the terminals 24 hours per day. Cab rides take between 20 and 30 minutes, depending on traffic and cost around $30. If you want your own transportation, you can reserve a rental car using Orbitz.com. The airport houses eight car-rental companies, including Avis, Budget and Alamo.

Frankfurt has a temperate, oceanic climate with warm summers and cold winters. Winter temperatures average in the mid-30s, and summer temperatures average in the 60s. The city has a variety of shopping districts. Hauptwache is located in the center of the city and features bookstores, clothing stores and cute boutiques. If you want to do some serious shopping, head to the Golden Mile. The pedestrian-only shopping district is filled with upscale shopping venues. History buffs will enjoy Altstadt. Known as Old Town, the area is filled with half-timbered houses and historic buildings dating back to the 15th century.

Plan a Trip to Frankfurt

With dozens of flight options available to people traveling from San Francisco to Frankfurt, it's easy to plan your trip. If you're looking for good deals on travel expenses, use Orbitz.com to plan your vacation. The website offers packages, designed to save you money, that include your flight, hotel room and rental car.

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Hotels in Frankfurt

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Hilton Frankfurt Airport
Hilton Frankfurt Airport
The Squaire, Frankfurt
4.5 out of 5.0
4.6 out of 5 (22 reviews)

This family-friendly Frankfurt hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of The Squaire and Lufthansa Flight Training Center. Ruesselsheim City Park and Opel Villas are also ...

$125

$125
Hilton Garden Inn Frankfurt Airport
Hilton Garden Inn Frankfurt Airport
The Squaire, Frankfurt
3.0 out of 5.0
4.4 out of 5 (61 reviews)

This family-friendly Frankfurt hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of The Squaire and Lufthansa Flight Training Center. Ruesselsheim City Park and Opel Villas are also ...

$104

$104
MEININGER Hotel Frankfurt/Main Airport
MEININGER Hotel Frankfurt/Main Airport
Bessie-Coleman-Straße 11, Frankfurt
3.5 out of 5.0
3.0 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 1.2 mi (2 km) from The Squaire and 2.1 mi (3.5 km) from Lufthansa Flight Training Center. Commerzbank-Arena and University ...

$57

$57
Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof
Steigenberger Frankfurter Hof
Am Kaiserplatz, Frankfurt
5.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (10 reviews)

Luxury hotel on the Kaiserplatz in central Frankfurt, less than 500 metres from the Opera House; Alte Oper and Goethehaus are within walking distance. Shopping ...

$154

$154
InterCityHotel Frankfurt Airport
InterCityHotel Frankfurt Airport
Am Luftbruckendenkmal 1, Frankfurt
4.0 out of 5.0
3.8 out of 5 (31 reviews)

Modern 3-story business hotel linked to the airport terminals and train station by a hotel shuttle (surcharge); sited 10 kilometres from the city centre.

$62

$62
Victoria Hotel
Victoria Hotel
Elbestrasse 24-26, Frankfurt
4.5 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Located in Bahnhofsviertel, this luxury hotel is within a 10-minute walk of English Theatre, Frankfurt Opera House, and Maintower. Staedel Museum and St. Paul's ...

$112

$112
NH Frankfurt Airport
NH Frankfurt Airport
Moerfelder Strasse 113, Kelsterbach
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (71 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from Lufthansa Flight Training Center and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from The Squaire. Commerzbank-Arena and Staedel ...

$81

$81
Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Center
Sheraton Frankfurt Airport Hotel & Conference Center
Flughafen Terminal 1, Frankfurt
5.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (50 reviews)

With its bold modern design, this hotel is directly connected to Frankfurt International Airport's Terminal 1, near downtown, and close to European Central Bank ...

$142

$142
Smart Stay Hotel Frankfurt
Smart Stay Hotel Frankfurt
Niddastraße 45-47, Frankfurt
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (1 reviews)

Located in Bahnhofsviertel, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Deutsche Bank Twin Towers, Maintower, and Frankfurt Opera House. Alte Oper and Messeturm ...

$15

$15
Steigenberger Airport Hotel
Steigenberger Airport Hotel
Unterschweinstiege 16, Frankfurt
5.0 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (106 reviews)

This modern hotel, set in the city's woods and linked to the airport by a free 24-hour shuttle, is just 7.4 miles (12 kilometers) from Frankfurt Fair Grounds ...

$89

$89

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