The cheapest times to fly from FRA to LCY are

  • January 8th to July 8th (except the weeks of April 2nd, April 9th, May 28th, and June 11th)
  • November 5th to November 18th

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 LCY is mid April. Prices can be as high as $329 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $153 for Tuesday flights around mid April.


When to Fly to London

Flying from Frankfurt (FRA) to London (LCY) will usually cost between $153 to $246 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid April with an average ticket price of $163. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $207. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $44 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $160 can be considered a good price for a round-trip FRA to LCY flight.

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

FRA to LCY Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the FRA to LCY 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 $0.26, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Tuesday is usually the cheapest day to depart and return on this flight. 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 $68 (30%) 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 $156. Return trip prices are from the LCY 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 LCY 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 LCY while comparing.

Destination alternative #1: London Stansted Airport (STN) in London

  • 27 miles (43 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 33.44% less expensive than LCY
  • Nonstop flights available

See FRA to STN flights

Destination alternative #2: London Heathrow Airport (LHR) in London

  • 22 miles (35 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 23.44% less expensive than LCY
  • Nonstop flights available

See FRA to LHR flights

Destination alternative #3: Birmingham Airport (BHX) in Birmingham

  • 101 miles (163 km) away from LCY
  • Usually 9.38% less expensive than LCY
  • Nonstop flights available

See FRA to BHX flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 10 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Alitalia, British Airways, Kenya Airways, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Luxair, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 385 miles or 620 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop FRA to LCY 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 46 available flights from FRA to LCY.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

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

Return Airport

Destination code LCY
Destination airport name London City Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude 0.1


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