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Flights from Chicago to Frankfurt, Germany

Choose Icelandair to fly from Chicago (ORD) to Frankfurt (FRA). Enjoy a relaxing travel experience, which includes hundreds of hours of movies and music in our in-flight entertainment system, authentic Icelandic snacks and refreshments, and Wi-Fi access.

Chicago to Frankfurt passengers with Icelandair will enjoy an easy transit at our Keflavík hub and one of the shortest flying times between North America and Europe, too.

FAQs about travel from Chicago to Frankfurt

Helpful information for travelers visiting Frankfurt

What is the flight time from Chicago to Frankfurt?

The average flight time from Chicago O’Hare Airport (ORD) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA) is around 8 hours and 25 minutes non-stop. However, this does not take into consideration any layovers you have scheduled.

When you book flights to Frankfurt from Chicago with Icelandair, you can extend your stay in Iceland for up to 7 days at no extra airfare.

How can I find cheap flights from Chicago to Frankfurt?

If you’re looking for cheap flights from Chicago to Frankfurt, Germany, being flexible about when you visit can help you find a good deal on your flights and accommodation.

January – February is typically the cheapest time to visit Frankfurt as the demand is lower.

We also advise booking your plane tickets in advance and checking our flight deals often.

Does Icelandair offer direct flights from Chicago to Frankfurt?

Icelandair passengers flying from Chicago to Frankfurt will change at Keflavík Airport. From there, you will fly directly to Frankfurt. The flight duration from KEF to FRA is around 3 hours and 35 minutes.

When is the best time to book flights from Chicago to Frankfurt, Germany?

The best time to visit Frankfurt largely depends on what you’d like to get up to once you arrive. However, a trip to Frankfurt during spring will not disappoint.

From March to June, you can enjoy outdoor activities and cultural events, and explore the city's charming attractions with ease.

With nature at its finest and a bustling atmosphere, spring showcases all of Frankfurt's best bits but without the large summer crowds.

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