The cheapest times to fly from LHR to FRA are

  • January 1st to March 25th (except the weeks of February 12th and February 19th)
  • May 28th to July 8th (except the week of June 25th)
  • August 27th to September 30th (except the week of September 17th)
  • October 29th to December 16th

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 LHR to FRA is early to mid June. Prices can be as high as $214 for Sunday flights during late July, or as low as $122 for Wednesday flights around early to mid June.


When to Fly to Frankfurt

Flying from London (LHR) to Frankfurt (FRA) will usually cost between $123 to $176 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is early to mid June with an average ticket price of $122. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is late July, with an average price of $177. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $55 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $137 can be considered a good price for a round-trip LHR to FRA flight.

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

LHR to FRA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the LHR 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 $0.21, which is below average.


Flight Prices by Day of the Week

Wednesday is usually the cheapest day to fly to FRA, and Tuesday the cheapest day to fly back into LHR. Sundays are the most expensive days to fly to Frankfurt, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to London. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $15 (10%) 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 $135. Return trip prices are from the FRA to LHR 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 LHR to FRA can generally find a 0-layover flight. Because there is a direct flight option the real-world direct flight time of 1 hour 43 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 LHR to FRA while comparing.

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

  • 109 miles (175 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 37.96% less expensive than FRA
  • Nonstop flights available

See LHR to LUX flights

Destination alternative #2: Duesseldorf Airport (DUS) in Dusseldorf

  • 117 miles (188 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 35.04% less expensive than FRA
  • Nonstop flights available

See LHR to DUS flights

Destination alternative #3: Koeln Bonn Airport (CGN) in Cologne

  • 85 miles (137 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 27.74% less expensive than FRA
  • Nonstop flights available

See LHR to CGN flights

Destination alternative #4: Stuttgart Airport (STR) in Stuttgart

  • 97 miles (156 km) away from FRA
  • Usually 16.79% less expensive than FRA
  • Nonstop flights available

See LHR to STR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 47 major airlines flying this route most often: Aegean, Aer Lingus, Aeroflot, Air Algerie, Air Austral, Air China, Air France, Air India, Air Malta, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Asiana, Austrian, Azul, BoA, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Bulgaria Air, China Airlines, China Eastern, China Southern, Croatia, EgyptAir, El Al, Finnair, Garuda Indonesia, Iberia, Icelandair, JAL, Kenya Airways, KLM, LATAM, LOT, Lufthansa, Malindo Air, Royal Air Maroc, SAS, Singapore Airlines, SWISS, Tap Air Portugal, TAROM, THAI, Tunisair, Turkish Airlines, Vietnam Airlines, Xiamen, and potentially more during busy seasons.

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

The distance between the two airports is roughly 407 miles or 655 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop LHR to FRA flight is about 1 hour 43 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 61 available flights from LHR to FRA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code LHR
Origination airport name London Heathrow Airport
City London
Country the United Kingdom
Latitude 51.5
Longitude -0.5

Return Airport

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


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