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Fares from $264 One Way, $458 Round Trip from Frankfurt to Chicago

Prices starting at $458 for return flights and $264 for one-way flights to Chicago were the cheapest prices found within the past 7 days, for the period specified. Prices and availability are subject to change. Additional terms apply.

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Flights from Frankfurt to Chicago - Frequently Asked Questions

Are there non-stop flights from Frankfurt to Chicago?

Two carriers offer nonstop flights from Frankfurt Airport (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) — Lufthansa and United Airlines. They'll get you where you need to go quickly and comfortably.

What is the shortest flight from Frankfurt to Chicago?

With the shortest flight time from Frankfurt Airport (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.) to Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) being 9 hours and 10 minutes, it’s wise to have a few in-flight survival strategies in your repertoire. Neck pillows, earplugs and eye-masks should be among the essentials you pack in your hand luggage.

What airlines fly from Frankfurt to Chicago most frequently?

The airlines that offer the most frequent flights between Frankfurt Airport (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.) and Chicago, IL Airport (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) include Lufthansa (LH). This popular option offers 59 flights on the route every month. Alternatively, reserve your favorite aisle (or window) seat with United Airlines (UA). You'll have 23 monthly flights between Frankfurt and Chicago to choose from with this carrier.

Route Information for Flights from Frankfurt to Chicago

Origin Airport IATA CodeFRA
Destination Airport IATA CodeCHI
Distance4330 mi
Direct Flight AirlinesAir Canada, Thai Airways International, Air India, United Airlines, Lufthansa
Earliest Flight Arrival1:30PM UTC
Latest Flight Arrival1:30PM UTC

Flights Review

Feb 19, 2020

I had a wonderful travel. Love the service.

Dec 13, 2019

Keep the prices low and competutive

Dec 2, 2019

Headphones were not meant for the plane we were on. Plane had a bad odor.

Jul 9, 2018

My only complaint was that on the flight from Frankfurt to Chicago the plane did not have a designated toilet for business class. Had to go all the way back into the coach/economy section to use that toilet. And God forbid that business class passengers should be allowed to use the first class toilet!!! I think it takes a lot of gall to charge and offer "business class" service without providing designated toilet facilities for that class of service. I would have to seriously re-think the feasibility of choosing Lufthansa/United for international business class flights.

Apr 26, 2018

Friendly and caring staff.

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Getting to Frankfurt's Airport

Located approximately 12 miles from downtown at Hugo Eckener Ring in Frankfurt, Germany, the Rhein-Main-Flughafen is a major international airport with connections to over 110 countries. Using Orbitz.com, travelers can find cheap flights from Frankfurt available through most major domestic and international airlines. The popular carrier, Lufthansa, makes their home here, and shares Terminal 1 with Star Alliance and their affiliates. Terminal 2 is served by Oneworld and SkyTeam partners, including Delta Air Lines, British Airways, Air France and Qantas Airways.

Parking at Flughafen

With help from Orbitz.com, the best deals on parking and transportation can be found at Flughafen. Parking directly at the terminals costs from €2.50 for 30 minutes to €25.00 for a full day. Pull in, park and pay at the end of your stay. Discount holiday parking with a free shuttle to the terminals costs approximately €64.00 each week. Specialty business rates for secure, extra-wide slots and car maintenance can be discussed with the airport on an individual basis.

Transportation to and From Frankfurt's Airport

A number of car rental companies service Flughafen, including Alamo, Avis, Budget and Europcar. Travelers can use Orbitz.com to search for the best car rental prices. Airlines and hotels regularly offer free shuttles to and from the airport to various locations around the city. Taxi, bus and rail service can be purchased, as well, ranging from an economical city pass to more expensive single rides.

Restaurants Near Flughafen

Both terminals have their own restaurants where passengers can grab a bite to eat. From low-cost options like Burger King and Asia Snack Box to more traditional dining like Cotidiano and Chillers, visitors to Franfurt can get their first taste of the city before they even pick up their bags. Along with finding cheap flights from Frankfurt, Orbitz.com can help travelers discover the best places to eat near the airport.

Airports in Chicago

Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.

Transportation from the Airport

Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.

Weather in Chicago

Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.

Highlights and Attractions

Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.

^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.