The cheapest times to fly from FRA to STN are

  • January 8th to March 18th
  • July 30th to December 9th (except the weeks of October 1st, October 22nd, October 29th, and November 19th)

based on data collected exclusively by Champion Traveler across tens of millions of flights. Among all the dates above, the very cheapest time to fly from FRA to STN is early September. Prices can be as high as $271 for Sunday flights during late December, or as low as $68 for Tuesday flights around early September.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Frankfurt (FRA) to London (STN) will usually cost between $76 to $144 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early September with an average ticket price of $78. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late December, with an average price of $160. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $82 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $107 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FRA to STN flight.

See below for a graph of average weekly prices for the FRA to STN route. All prices are for round-trip tickets in USD.

FRA to STN Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FRA to STN flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Frankfurt. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.17, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly out or take a return trip. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $19 (16%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Tuesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $98. Return trip prices are from the STN to FRA flight, and often highlight the quality of our data in showing the same trend.

Departing Prices by Day

Departure Day Prices

Return Trip Prices by Day

Return Day Prices


Nonstop Flights and Layovers

Travelers looking to fly from FRA to STN can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 40 minutes may be realistic.


Alternative Nearby Airports

Champion Traveler tells you which airports are nearby and whether tickets might be cheaper alternative airports nearby. Sometimes it’s worth it to fly into a closer airport and then commute to your destination. Remember that there is a nonstop flight from FRA to STN while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Manchester Airport (MAN) in Manchester

  • 146 miles (235 km) away from STN
  • Usually 6.10% less expensive than STN
  • Nonstop flights available

See FRA to MAN flights


Flight Questions Answered

Still have questions about flying from FRA to STN? We’ve got answers.

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Baltic, Air Moldova, Austrian, British Airways, Iberia, Lufthansa, Pegasus, Ryanair, SAS, Wideroe, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from London Stansted Airport to Frankfurt Main Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 384 miles or 618 kilometers.

How long does it take to fly from FRA to STN?

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FRA to STN flight is about 1 hour 40 minutes.

How many flights go between Frankfurt and London?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 37 available flights from FRA to STN.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination codeFRA
Origination airport nameFrankfurt Main Airport

Return Airport

Destination codeSTN
Destination airport nameLondon Stansted Airport
Countrythe United Kingdom


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