The cheapest times to fly from FAT to FRA are

  • January 1st to May 6th (except the week of April 2nd)
  • October 8th to December 9th (except the week of 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 FAT to FRA is mid January. Prices can be as high as $1956 for Saturday flights during late June, or as low as $801 for Monday flights around mid January.


When to Fly to Frankfurt

Flying from Fresno, CA (FAT) to Frankfurt (FRA) will usually cost between $817 to $1536 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid January with an average ticket price of $868. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late June, with an average price of $1679. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $810 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1107 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FAT to FRA flight.

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

FAT to FRA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FAT to FRA flight is slightly more expensive than the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Fresno. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.12, which is far below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Monday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FRA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into FAT. Saturdays 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 $156 (12%) on this flight.

Departing prices are for round-trip flights returning on the day of departure. For example, a flight departing on Monday and returning a week later will cost an average of $1058. Return trip prices are from the FRA to FAT 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 FAT 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 11 hour 10 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 FAT to FRA while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: Duesseldorf Airport (DUS) in Dusseldorf

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 5.65% less expensive than FRA
  • 2-layover flights available

See FAT to DUS flights

Destination alternative #2: Koeln Bonn Airport (CGN) in Cologne

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 1.22% less expensive than FRA
  • 2-layover flights available

See FAT to CGN flights


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

Hack #1: Boston, MA (FAT > BOS > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $922
  • Average savings: $185 (16.72%)

See FAT to BOS flights

Hack #2: Seattle, WA (FAT > SEA > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $935
  • Average savings: $172 (15.5%)

See FAT to SEA flights

Hack #3: Portland, OR (FAT > PDX > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $959
  • Average savings: $148 (13.33%)

See FAT to PDX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 14 major airlines flying this route most often: Air Canada, Air France, Air New Zealand, Alaska, American, Austrian, British Airways, Condor, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Frankfurt Main Airport to Fresno Yosemite International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 5661 miles or 9110 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FAT to FRA flight is about 11 hour 10 minutes.

How many flights go between Fresno, CA and Frankfurt?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 17 available flights from FAT to FRA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code FAT
Origination airport name Fresno Yosemite International Airport
City Fresno, CA
Country the United States
Latitude 36.8
Longitude -119.7

Return Airport

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


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