The cheapest times to fly from DEL to FRA are

  • May 14th to May 27th
  • September 24th to December 9th (except the week of October 8th)
  • December 24th to April 1st

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 DEL to FRA is late January and early February. Prices can be as high as $759 for Friday flights during late July, or as low as $520 for Wednesday flights around late January and early February.


When to Fly to Frankfurt

Flying from Delhi (DEL) to Frankfurt (FRA) will usually cost between $530 to $698 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is late January and early February with an average ticket price of $533. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $692. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $159 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $575 can be considered a good price for a round-trip DEL to FRA flight.

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

DEL to FRA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the DEL to FRA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New Delhi. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Frankfurt, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to New Delhi. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $33 (5%) 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 $570. Return trip prices are from the FRA to DEL 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 DEL to FRA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 7 hour 50 minutes may be realistic.


Flight Hacking DEL 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 DEL to FRA — but Champion Traveler does!

Hack #1: Moscow (DEL > DME > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $552
  • Average savings: $23 (3.92%)

See DEL to KBP flights

Hack #2: Kiev (DEL > KBP > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $570
  • Average savings: $5 (0.78%)

See DEL to DME flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 30 major airlines flying this route most often: Adria, Aeroflot, Air Astana, Air China, Air France, Air India, Alitalia, Austrian, Azerbaijan Airlines, British Airways, EgyptAir, Emirates, Ethiopian, Etihad, Finnair, Gulf Air, Iraqi, KLM, Kuwait Airways, LOT, Lufthansa, Oman Air, Qantas, Qatar Airways, SAS, Saudia, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, Virgin Atlantic, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Frankfurt Main Airport to Indira Gandhi International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3803 miles or 6120 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop DEL to FRA flight is about 7 hour 50 minutes.

How many flights go between Delhi and Frankfurt?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 91 available flights from DEL to FRA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code DEL
Origination airport name Indira Gandhi International Airport
City Delhi
Country India
Latitude 28.6
Longitude 77.1

Return Airport

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


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