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Travelers usually depart from San Francisco International, San Francisco, CA Bus Stop, San Francisco, CA - Salesforce Plaza, San Francisco, CA Train Station, or San Francisco, CA - Fisherman’s Wharf when they travel from San Francisco to Frankfurt. Book your trip to arrive at Frankfurt International Airport, Frankfurt–Hahn, Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof, Frankfurt - Südbahnhof, or Frankfurt-Westbahnhof. The distance between San Francisco and Frankfurt is 9159 km. The most popular airlines for this route are Ryanair, Lufthansa, United Airlines, Condor, and Delta Air Lines. San Francisco and Frankfurt have 401 direct flights per week.

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NameCarrier codeIATA CodePassport needed during bookingOnline check-in available
RyanairRYRFRNoOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 2 hours before flight
LufthansaDLHLHYes0
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United AirlinesUALUAYesNo
CondorCFGDENoNo
Delta Air LinesDALDLYesOpens 24 days before flight
Closes 1 hours before flight
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Frequently asked questions

How long does it take to travel from San Francisco to Frankfurt?
A one-way nonstop (direct) flight between San Francisco and Frankfurt takes around 11 hours.
What is the flight distance between San Francisco and Frankfurt?
The flight distance between San Francisco and Frankfurt is 9159 km.
What airlines offer nonstop (direct) flights between San Francisco and Frankfurt?
Several carriers operate flights between San Francisco and Frankfurt. Airlines offering nonstop (direct) flights include United Airlines, Condor, Lufthansa.
What are the most popular routes to and from San Francisco?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as San Francisco and Las Vegas, Paris, Barcelona, Denver, Washington, D.C., Mexico City, Chicago, Guadalajara, London, Atlanta, Rome, Austin, Lisbon, Madrid, New York, Dublin, Amsterdam, New Orleans, Berlin, Athens.
What are the most popular routes to and from Frankfurt?
Travelers frequently search for route combinations, such as Frankfurt and New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Denver, Orlando, Miami, Austin, Dallas, London, Chicago, Atlanta, Malta, Tel Aviv, Fort Lauderdale, Oakland, Budapest, Washington, D.C., Beirut, Madrid, Rome.
What airports are near San Francisco?
The main airport in San Francisco is San Francisco International. It is also served by San Francisco International, Sacramento International, Oakland International, San Jose International, Stockton Metropolitan, Monterey Regional, Charles M. Schulz–Sonoma County, Merced Regional, Buchanan Field.
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, Dortmund, Weeze, Karlsruhe/Baden-Baden, Strasbourg, Maastricht Aachen.
What buses and trains depart from San Francisco?
A number of bus and train companies depart from San Francisco, including Greyhound.
Is it possible to combine flights, buses, and trains in one itinerary when traveling between San Francisco and Frankfurt?
Yes, it's possible to combine different modes of transport between San Francisco and Frankfurt thanks to our Virtual Interlining technology. Making use of not only flights but also trains and buses between San Francisco and Frankfurt can give rise to new adventures. Read more about how Virtual Interlining works on Kiwi.com Stories.
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