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Amazing SFO to FRA Flight Deals

The cheapest flights to Frankfurt Intl. found within the past 7 days were $573 round trip and $410 one way. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Flight Schedule for SFO to FRA

Carrier Flight Depart SFO Arrive FRA Tue
UA 58 02:15 pm 09:20 am Check fare Check fare Check fare Check fare Check fare Check fare Check fare 0 stop(s)
LH 455 03:50 pm 11:10 am Check fare - Check fare - - Check fare - 0 stop(s)

FAQs about flights from San Francisco Intl. Airport (SFO) to Frankfurt Intl. Airport (FRA)

Are there direct flights from San Francisco Airport to Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.)?

Your next unforgettable adventure is on the opposite side of just one flight. You can fly direct from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.) with multiple airlines, including United Airlines and Lufthansa.

If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I change my booking to a later date?

For more info about changing your flight to Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.), please visit our Customer Service Portal.

How long is the flight from San Francisco Airport to Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.)?

Feel welcome to stand up and move about during your flight from San Francisco to Frankfurt. The flight takes an average of 11 hours and 40 minutes, so exercising your muscles will help keep you comfortable during this long-haul journey.

What is the flight distance from San Francisco Airport to Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.)?

From San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.), there's a flight distance of 5,903 mi. So, it'll be wise to have a good selection of entertainment to choose from. Movies, magazines, puzzles ... whatever you enjoy. If you're adequately prepared, it won't feel like too long before you hear the announcement for landing.

What airlines fly from San Francisco Airport to Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.)?

There are a few airlines that advertise direct flights from San Francisco, CA (SFO-San Francisco Intl.) to Frankfurt (FRA-Frankfurt Intl.). United Airlines (UA) is reputable, operating at least 65 flights every month. It's a good idea to also pore through the deals on offer from Lufthansa (LH). Another leading airline, it operates 33 flights monthly on the San Francisco to Frankfurt route. Be sure to compare the two to walk away with the best fare.

What is the best day to buy a plane ticket?

This just in! Airfares offered on Tuesdays tend to be the cheapest, according to flight demand on Travelocity in 2019. Wednesday and Friday prices are also good, but you may want to prepare your budget if booking on a Monday, as data shows the start of the week is when prices are generally at their highest.

What are the cheapest days to fly?

Frequent travelers may already know this, but earlier in the week can be the cheapest time to fly. In 2019, flights departing on a Tuesday were generally the cheapest of the week, whereas you may pay a premium for weekend flights when demand is usually high. On average, tickets were most expensive for Saturday departures, so if you need to fly out on a weekend, you might look for deals ahead of time.

How far in advance can you book a flight?

Trying to figure out how early you should book your flight? It's possible to start comparing international airfares on Travelocity up to 12 months in advance. However, it does depend on the carrier as not all airlines release their prices that far out. According to our 2019 flight demand trends, last minute planners can still bag a bargain with some of the cheapest fares appearing 1-2 weeks prior to their travel dates.

How can I save money on airline tickets?

We'll let you in on a secret...You can save big on flights if you mix and match your airlines and fare types. In fact, travelers who booked flights on Travelocity in 2019 saved nearly 50% when their return flights consisted of two different airlines or fare types.

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

San Francisco Intl. to Frankfurt Intl. Flight FAQ

Traveling FromSan Francisco Intl.
Traveling ToFrankfurt Intl.
Shortest Flight Time28 hours 55 mins
Earliest Departure Time2:00PM CET
Latest Departure Time2:00PM CET
Lowest Flight Price$573

San Francisco to Frankfurt Carriers and Route Information

Flight path for flights from San Francisco International Airport to Frankfurt am Main Airport

5,716.00 miles

Airlines & Aircraft Used on SFO to FRA Flight Routes

Airline Carrier
Air New Zealand
Embraer RJ145 Amazon
American Airlines
Canadair Regional Jet
United Airlines
Airbus A319
United Airlines
Airbus A320-100/200
United Airlines
Airbus A321-100/200
United Airlines
Boeing 737-300 pax
United Airlines
Boeing 737-500 pax
*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.