Chicago O'Hare to Frankfurt

Getting to Frankfurt International Airport from O'Hare International Airport is very straight forward. There are 5 airliners who all offer direct flights several times a week. The flight time is approximately 9 hours.

The exact cost of the flight we vary quite significantly base on the dates you travel, the time of day you will depart and how long in advance you pre book the flights. The cheapest flights available will generally be mid week or late in the evening, so if you are on a budget then these are the flight times you should consider. Alternatively, you could book well in advance and you flight could be up to 50% cheaper, especially with budget airliners. We recommend our viewers to pay and reserve the seats in advance. This ensures you get the best seats on the plane at the cheapest prices.

When arriving at Frankfurt International Airport don’t forget to set your watch to the local time!

Please see below the airlines that fly from O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to Frankfurt International Airport (FRA) and the amount of daily flights in operation.

AirlinerMoTuWeThFrSaSuFirst FlightLast Flight
United Airlines422211109:3516:10
Air Canada300000009:3516:10
Thai Airways100000016:1016:10
Air India100000016:1016:10

Lufthansa offer the highest number of flights for this route with departures times between 09:35 and 22:00.

You can find the latest flight availability and prices from Lufthansa at / You can also book direct and get their latest discounts.

Flight times for Lufthansa are summarised in the table below. These time were correct at the time of writing, but please be aware that times may vary from time to time so please check their website for exact times and the dates you wish to fly.

DayFlying Time
Monday09:35, 13:40, 14:25 and 16:10
Tuesday13:40 and 16:10
Wednesday16:10 and 22:00
Thursday13:40 and 16:10
Friday13:40 and 16:10
Saturday13:40 and 16:10
Sunday13:40 and 16:10

Please remember to leave plenty of time to get though customers when you are departing form the airports. Flights regulations are getting very strict these days so getting through customs can take in excess of 1 hour in some cases.