The cheapest times to fly from SPI to FRA are

  • October 1st to April 1st (except the week of December 17th)

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 SPI to FRA is mid November. Prices can be as high as $1575 for Friday flights during early August, or as low as $757 for Tuesday flights around mid November.


When to Fly to Frankfurt

Flying from Springfield, IL (SPI) to Frankfurt (FRA) will usually cost between $757 to $1374 per person if booking more than four weeks in advance. On average the very cheapest time to fly is mid November with an average ticket price of $799. Due to high demand the most expensive time to fly is early August, with an average price of $1339. Planning your trip to low-cost times can easily save you $540 on economy flights and even more on first-class flights. Generally, any price below $1054 can be considered a good price for a round-trip SPI to FRA flight.

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

SPI to FRA Flight Prices

Compared to other flights, the SPI to FRA flight is priced close to the average and costs slightly more than the average flight leaving from Springfield. The average price per mile (for a direct flight) is $0.15, 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. Fridays are the most expensive days to fly to Frankfurt, and Saturdays are the most expensive days to return to Springfield. Selecting flights on the least expensive days could save you up to $165 (14%) 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 $965. Return trip prices are from the FRA to SPI 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 SPI 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 9 hour 5 minutes may not be realistic.


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

Hack #1: Chicago, IL (SPI > ORD > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $828
  • Average savings: $226 (21.45%)

See SPI to ORD flights

Hack #2: Boston, MA (SPI > BOS > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $896
  • Average savings: $158 (15%)

See SPI to BOS flights

Hack #3: Newark, NJ (SPI > EWR > FRA)

  • Price for both tickets: $933
  • Average savings: $121 (11.49%)

See SPI to EWR flights


Flight Questions Answered

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

Which airlines fly this route?

You can find 20 major airlines flying this route most often: Adria, Air Canada, Air France, Air Serbia, Alitalia, American, Austrian, British Airways, Brussels Airlines, Croatia, Delta, Eurowings, Finnair, Iberia, KLM, Lufthansa, SAS, SWISS, Turkish Airlines, United, and potentially more during busy seasons.

How far away is it from Frankfurt Main Airport to Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport?

The distance between the two airports is roughly 4500 miles or 7242 kilometers.

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

The real-world flight time for a nonstop SPI to FRA flight is about 9 hour 5 minutes.

How many flights go between Springfield, IL and Frankfurt?

It depends on the day of the week and the date, but a typical day might have around 14 available flights from SPI to FRA.


Airport Location Info


Departing Airport

Origination code SPI
Origination airport name Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport
City Springfield, IL
Country the United States
Latitude 39.8
Longitude -89.7

Return Airport

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


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