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Travelers usually depart from Frankfurt International Airport, Frankfurt–Hahn, Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof, Frankfurt - Südbahnhof, or Frankfurt-Westbahnhof when they travel from Frankfurt to Chicago. Book your trip to arrive at O Hare International, Chicago Midway International, Chicago, IL - Union Station, Chicago Rockford International, or Chicago Downtown Greyhound Station. The distance between Frankfurt and Chicago is 6978 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Lufthansa, United Airlines, Ryanair, Delta Air Lines, and TAP Portugal. Frankfurt and Chicago have 371 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
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Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
TAP PortugalTAPTPYesOpens 36 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from Frankfurt to Chicago?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between Frankfurt and Chicago takes around 9.4 hours.
What is the flight distance between Frankfurt and Chicago?
The flight distance between Frankfurt and Chicago is 6978 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between Frankfurt and Chicago?
Several carriers operate flights between Frankfurt and Chicago. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, Lufthansa.
What are the most popular routes to and from Frankfurt?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Frankfurt and New York, Los Angeles, London, Boston, Budapest, Denver, San Francisco, Tel Aviv, Washington, D.C., Rome, Orlando, Barcelona, Dublin, Atlanta, Berlin, Athens, Kyiv, Istanbul, Madrid, Dallas.
What are the most popular routes to and from Chicago?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Chicago and Phoenix, Las Vegas, Denver, Orlando, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Tampa, Miami, Salt Lake City, New York, Atlanta, London, Sacramento, Minneapolis, Mexico City, Paris, Austin, Washington, D.C., Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers.
Which airports are there in Frankfurt?
Frankfurt is mainly served by Frankfurt International Airport. But there are other airports nearby, including Frankfurt–Hahn.
What airports are near Frankfurt?
The main airport in Frankfurt is Frankfurt International Airport. It is also served by Düsseldorf International Airport, Cologne Bonn Airport, Luxembourg, Nuremberg, Stuttgart, Weeze, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Dortmund, Strasbourg, Maastricht Aachen.
What airports are near Chicago?
The main airport in Chicago is O Hare International. It is also served by Gerald R. Ford International, General Mitchell International, General Wayne A. Downing Peoria International, Dane County Regional, Fort Wayne International, Central Illinois Regional, South Bend International, Quad City International, Kalamazoo/Battle Creek International, Decatur.
What buses and trains depart from Frankfurt?
A number of bus and train companies depart from Frankfurt, including Deutsche Bahn, Flixtrain.
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