The cheapest times to fly from LGW to FRA are

  • January 1st to March 25th
  • May 7th to May 20th
  • August 27th to October 14th (except the week of September 24th)
  • October 29th to December 9th

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 LGW to FRA is early February. Prices can be as high as $413 for Saturday flights during early August, or as low as $148 for Tuesday flights around early February.


When to Fly to Frankfurt

Flying from London (LGW) to Frankfurt (FRA) will usually cost between $154 to $325 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 $157. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $306. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $149 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $201 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LGW to FRA flight.

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

LGW to FRA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LGW to FRA flight is much cheaper than the average and costs much less than the average flight leaving from London. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.32, which is in the normal range for a flight.


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 $57 (23%) 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 $192. Return trip prices are from the FRA to LGW 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 LGW 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 41 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 LGW to FRA while comparing.

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

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 53.23% less expensive than FRA
  • Nonstop flights available

See LGW to DUS flights

Destination alternative #2: Stuttgart Airport (STR) in Stuttgart

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 21.89% less expensive than FRA
  • Nonstop flights available

See LGW to STR flights

Destination alternative #3: Luxembourg Airport (LUX) in Luxembourg

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 4.98% less expensive than FRA
  • Nonstop flights available

See LGW to LUX flights


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

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

  • Price for both tickets: $169
  • Average savings: $33 (16.17%)

See LGW to BCN flights

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

  • Price for both tickets: $191
  • Average savings: $11 (5.22%)

See LGW to MAD flights

Hack #3: Dublin (LGW > DUB > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $191
  • Average savings: $11 (5.22%)

See LGW to DUB flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 25 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Baltic, Air Europa, Air France, Air Malta, Austrian, British Airways, China Airlines, Croatia, CSA, easyJet, Iberia, Icelandair, KLM, LATAM, Lufthansa, Royal Air Maroc, Smartwings, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Ukraine International, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 392 miles or 631 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LGW to FRA flight is about 1 hour 41 minutes.

How many flights go between London and Frankfurt?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 38 available flights from LGW to FRA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LGW
Origination airport name London Gatwick Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.1
Longitude -0.2

Return Airport

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


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