The cheapest times to fly from SCN to FRA are

  • July 2nd to July 15th
  • October 29th to April 22nd (except the weeks of December 3rd and March 26th)

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 SCN to FRA is early January. Prices can be as high as $672 for Sunday flights during early August, or as low as $268 for Wednesday flights around early January.


When to Fly to Frankfurt

Flying from Saarbrucken (SCN) to Frankfurt (FRA) will usually cost between $301 to $530 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early January with an average ticket price of $326. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $500. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $174 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $375 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SCN to FRA flight.

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

SCN to FRA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SCN to FRA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from Saarbr├╝cken. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $2.72, which is above average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FRA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into SCN. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Frankfurt, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Saarbr├╝cken. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $279 (39%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Wednesday and returning a week later will cost an average of $338. Return trip prices are from the FRA to SCN 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 SCN to FRA can generally find a 1-layover flight. Because there is not usually a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 8 minutes may not 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 not usually a nonstop flight from SCN to FRA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Luxembourg Airport (LUX) in Luxembourg

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 20.27% less expensive than FRA
  • Nonstop flights available

See SCN to LUX flights


Flight Hacking SCN to FRA

Flight hacking is when you book two tickets instead of a layover, sometimes with different airlines. You will need to either bring only a carry-on bag (highly recommended) or leave yourself plenty of time to go through security again. Flight hacking is completely allowed, but airlines don’t always tell you the cheapest way to get from SCN to FRA ÔÇö but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Hamburg (SCN > HAM > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $293
  • Average savings: $83 (22%)

See SCN to HAM flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 5 major airlines flying this route most often: Lufthansa, Luxair, SAS, SunExpress, SWISS, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Frankfurt Main Airport to Saarbruecken Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 86 miles or 138 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SCN to FRA flight is about 1 hour 8 minutes.

How many flights go between Saarbrucken and Frankfurt?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 32 available flights from SCN to FRA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SCN
Origination airport name Saarbruecken Airport
City Saarbrucken
Country Germany
Latitude 49.2
Longitude 7.1

Return Airport

Destination code FRA
Destination airport name Frankfurt Main Airport
City Frankfurt
Country Germany
Latitude 50
Longitude 8.6


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