The cheapest times to fly from JFK to FRA are

  • January 8th to April 1st
  • April 23rd to May 13th
  • September 17th to December 9th (except the week of September 24th)

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 JFK to FRA is early February. Prices can be as high as $1000 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $463 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Frankfurt

Flying from New York, NY (JFK) to Frankfurt (FRA) will usually cost between $471 to $877 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early February with an average ticket price of $484. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $890. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $406 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $555 can be considered a good price for a round-trip JFK to FRA flight.

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

JFK to FRA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the JFK to FRA flight is cheaper than the average and costs less than the average flight leaving from New York. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.09, which is far 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 $76 (11%) 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 $566. Return trip prices are from the FRA to JFK 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 JFK 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 54 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 JFK to FRA while comparing.

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

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 0.81% less expensive than FRA
  • 1-layover flights available

See JFK to LUX flights


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

Hack #1: Madrid (JFK > MAD > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $400
  • Average savings: $155 (27.93%)

See JFK to MAD flights

Hack #2: Barcelona (JFK > BCN > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $463
  • Average savings: $92 (16.58%)

See JFK to BCN flights

Hack #3: Paris (JFK > CDG > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $485
  • Average savings: $71 (12.7%)

See JFK to CDG flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 32 major airlines flying this route most often: Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Europa, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Condor, CSA, Delta, Finnair, Iberia, Icelandair, JetBlue, KLM, LOT, Lufthansa, Norwegian, Norwegian Air International, Norwegian Air UK, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Thomas Cook Airlines, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Frankfurt Main Airport to John F. Kennedy International Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 3845 miles or 6188 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop JFK to FRA flight is about 7 hour 54 minutes.

How many flights go between New York, NY and Frankfurt?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 76 available flights from JFK to FRA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code JFK
Origination airport name John F. Kennedy International Airport
City New York, NY
Country the United States
Latitude 40.6
Longitude -73.8

Return Airport

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


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