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Low Season:
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2%
expected price decrease
High Season:
July
Most popular time to fly
8%
expected price increase
Average Price:
$1113
(avg. price over the last 2 weeks)
Good Deal:
$695
or less (round trip)

When to Book Flights from Frankfurt am Main to San Jose

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Looking for a cheap flight? 25% of our users found flights on this route for $694 or less.
The cheapest flight from Frankfurt am Main to San Jose was found 46 days before departure, on average.
Book at least 3 weeks before departure in order to get a below-average price.
High season is considered to be June, July and August. The cheapest month to fly is September.
Morning departure is around 5% more expensive than an evening flight, on average*.
*Average of the lowest prices shown in KAYAK’s search results for departures within the next 30 days

FAQs for Booking Frankfurt am Main to San Jose Flights

How long does a flight from Frankfurt am Main to San Jose take?
An average nonstop flight takes 11h 45m, covering a distance of 5688 miles.
Which airlines provide the cheapest flights from Frankfurt am Main to San Jose?
In the past 3 days, the cheapest round-trip tickets were found on KLM ($597), British Airways ($736) and Multiple Airlines ($811).
Do I need a passport to fly between Frankfurt am Main and San Jose?
Yes.
What’s the cheapest day of the week to fly Frankfurt am Main to San Jose?
For Frankfurt am Main to San Jose, Friday is the cheapest day to fly on average and Wednesday is the most expensive. Flying from San Jose back to Frankfurt am Main, the best deals are generally found on Sunday, with Wednesday being the most expensive.

Book cheap flights from Frankfurt am Main to San Jose (round-trip)

Airports
Origin
Frankfurt am Main
$597
only
$597
Destination
San Jose
$597
only
$597
Fri, May 25
FRA
SJC
18h 30m
Tue, Jun 5
SJC
FRA
19h 55m
Trip: 12 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1538 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.0
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.2
Food
7.5
FCO
AMS
Excellent 10.0

Flight crew was pleasant and attentive. Seats were comfortable for economy as well. We were allowed to check in extra baggage for free at check in which really helped since we would be catching a connecting flight in Amsterdam

JFK
AMS
Good 7.6

Two hours delay in the start.

JNB
AMS
Excellent 8.0

Good multi media access and content

JNB
AMS
Excellent 9.6

Comfort economy well worth the extra.

ATL
CLE
Okay 4.6

old plane, tight and uncomfortable

Sat, Jan 13
FRA
SJC
38h 16m
Mon, Jan 15
SJC
FRA
17h 20m
Trip: 3 days
7.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.3 Good
Based on 13992 reviews
Overall
7.5
Boarding
7.6
Comfort
7.2
Crew
8.0
Entertainment
7.0
Food
6.9
LHR
DEL
Good 7.6

Seats were comfortable again.

Crew seemed to be a little more aggressive and rude than last flight from BA.

LHR
EWR
Excellent 8.6

Most things

Luggage took forever to be delivered in Newark--one of the longest waits I've ever experienced.

BOS
LHR
Mediocre 2.0

nothing

Announcement was made that flight was delayed for at least two hours and that delay might be longer or might be cancelled. Desk staff specifically said they would not help rebook until the 2 hour delay had passed. I bought a ticket on Delta amd actually flew to London.

DEN
LHR
Excellent 8.3

Seats were comfortable and staff was very attentive as well as respectful of us when I was sleeping

There was condensation leaking from the ceiling of the cabin. A crew member said this was normal, would have been nice to know this ahead of time to reassure me that for a first-time overseas flier that this is normal.

ORD
LHR
Okay 4.0

Connecting flight experience

Thu, Apr 5
FRA
SJC
14h 45m
Fri, Apr 13
SJC
FRA
14h 25m
Trip: 9 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Sat, May 5
FRA
SJC
20h 26m
Tue, May 15
SJC
FRA
17h 35m
Trip: 11 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 14235 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.1
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.4
Entertainment
7.5
Food
7.3
ATL
DFW
Excellent 10.0

My entire flight experience was delightful. Was dry impressed with the staff both at Hartsfield-Jackson and DFW...and our flight crew was positively sublime.

JFK
YYZ
Excellent 10.0

The staff is very friendly. Most pleasant airline I've flown with.

GSO
ATL
Excellent 10.0

Plane nice and comfortable

LGA
YUL
Excellent 8.0

it was easy to navigate .

IND
DTW
Okay 4.0

No wifi couldn’t do any work

Was looking forward to completing some work but the wifi never came on.

Wed, May 2
FRA
SJC
11h 45m
Wed, May 16
SJC
FRA
16h 10m
Trip: 15 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 5 reviews
Overall
8.2
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.8
Food
7.7
AMS
FRA
Excellent 10.0

Staff were amazingly helpful n friendly. Food was yummy.

SEA
FRA
Good 7.0

it was quite comfortable

luggage got delayed by 2 days. No dresses to even wear. Plus lufthanse didn't know where my bags were.

IAH
FRA
Excellent 10.0

excellent service and crew

MUC
ATH
Okay 5.3

They don’t have order while boarding No space for the carry on- they didn’t ask to check them for free.

DTW
FRA
Mediocre 2.0

entertainment was not working! the flight to Frankfurt was late and I missed the connection to rome! crew told me to run for the connection but ad the gate they told me they had already put me on a later flight! no need to run like crazy across the airport if they had me already booked me on a later flight! missed my train connection in rome to bari...asked the airport lufthansa rep. to put me on a flight to bari but they told me they couldn't do it although there was a flight available!

Sat, Mar 31
FRA
SJC
58h 35m
Tue, Apr 3
SJC
FRA
38h 35m
Trip: 4 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1538 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.0
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.2
Food
7.5
KRK
AMS
Mediocre 3.0

Flight way delayed 3 hours. Staff gave no information and wouldn't help rebook us onto other flights. They gave us food vouchers 2 minutes before we finally boarded, so we couldn't use them. The food on the plane had spoiled so we were all starving on the flight, and we all missed our connections. Horrible experience and wouldn't fly with KLM again.

AMS
ATL
Good 7.0

newer plane, good staff

need better and more food options, more often

JFK
AMS
Good 7.6

Two hours delay in the start.

SFO
AMS
Excellent 10.0

From pre-boarding, to boarding, to the food, and the attentiveness, everything was top notch! The cleanliness of the plane was only topped by the friendliness of the crew.

The flight was marked at almost 11hrs but ended up being only 9...not a negative other than it meant not spending as much time on board!

FCO
AMS
Excellent 10.0

Flight crew was pleasant and attentive. Seats were comfortable for economy as well. We were allowed to check in extra baggage for free at check in which really helped since we would be catching a connecting flight in Amsterdam

Sat, Jan 13
FRA
SJC
22h 38m
Sun, Jan 14
SJC
FRA
17h 55m
Trip: 2 days
7.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.3 Good
Based on 13992 reviews
Overall
7.5
Boarding
7.6
Comfort
7.2
Crew
8.0
Entertainment
7.0
Food
6.9
FRA
LHR
Mediocre 2.0

Absolute nightmare dealing with British cancelled flight and then having them rebook me with American, their "partner" company. Spent three hours this morning dealing with these two unprofessional companies and their lack of communication between each other.

DEN
LHR
Excellent 8.3

Seats were comfortable and staff was very attentive as well as respectful of us when I was sleeping

There was condensation leaking from the ceiling of the cabin. A crew member said this was normal, would have been nice to know this ahead of time to reassure me that for a first-time overseas flier that this is normal.

LHR
ORD
Mediocre 2.0

No one could help. Finnair wouldn’t issue a refund. British Airways were not helpful.

Everything

LHR
LAS
Mediocre 3.3

This seems like an old plane. Poor quality of screen to watch movies and very small selection of movies. No charging spot to plug and charge our phones. This was a long trip and these two elements are important to make the trip enjoyable.

TXL
LHR
Mediocre 3.0

British Airways overbooked this flight and made it unclear if I can board my flight. Overbooking is such a greedy behavior and airlines should refrain from engaging in this dubious policy. It is the second time this happens to me with BA.

Tue, May 8
FRA
SJC
18h 06m
Tue, May 29
SJC
FRA
21h 45m
Trip: 22 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1538 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.0
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.2
Food
7.5
SFO
AMS
Excellent 10.0

From pre-boarding, to boarding, to the food, and the attentiveness, everything was top notch! The cleanliness of the plane was only topped by the friendliness of the crew.

The flight was marked at almost 11hrs but ended up being only 9...not a negative other than it meant not spending as much time on board!

AMS
ATL
Good 7.0

newer plane, good staff

need better and more food options, more often

SFO
AMS
Okay 5.0

Crew was very helpful.food

Food was not upto the mark.

ABZ
AMS
Excellent 10.0

Thankful for coffee being served without charge. Not all airlines do that.

KRK
AMS
Mediocre 3.0

Flight way delayed 3 hours. Staff gave no information and wouldn't help rebook us onto other flights. They gave us food vouchers 2 minutes before we finally boarded, so we couldn't use them. The food on the plane had spoiled so we were all starving on the flight, and we all missed our connections. Horrible experience and wouldn't fly with KLM again.

Fri, May 11
FRA
SJC
19h 40m
Mon, May 28
SJC
FRA
29h 50m
Trip: 18 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Wed, May 2
FRA
SJC
18h 06m
Thu, May 17
SJC
FRA
17h 50m
Trip: 16 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1538 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.0
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.2
Food
7.5
JNB
AMS
Excellent 8.0

Good multi media access and content

JFK
AMS
Good 7.6

Two hours delay in the start.

SFO
AMS
Okay 5.0

Crew was very helpful.food

Food was not upto the mark.

ATL
CLE
Okay 4.6

old plane, tight and uncomfortable

ABZ
AMS
Excellent 10.0

Thankful for coffee being served without charge. Not all airlines do that.

Sat, Apr 7
FRA
SJC
20h 08m
Sun, Apr 8
SJC
FRA
18h 22m
Trip: 2 days
7.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.3 Good
Based on 13992 reviews
Overall
7.5
Boarding
7.6
Comfort
7.2
Crew
8.0
Entertainment
7.0
Food
6.9
LHR
EWR
Excellent 8.6

Most things

Luggage took forever to be delivered in Newark--one of the longest waits I've ever experienced.

LHR
ORD
Mediocre 2.0

No one could help. Finnair wouldn’t issue a refund. British Airways were not helpful.

Everything

TXL
LHR
Mediocre 3.0

British Airways overbooked this flight and made it unclear if I can board my flight. Overbooking is such a greedy behavior and airlines should refrain from engaging in this dubious policy. It is the second time this happens to me with BA.

DEN
LHR
Excellent 8.3

Seats were comfortable and staff was very attentive as well as respectful of us when I was sleeping

There was condensation leaking from the ceiling of the cabin. A crew member said this was normal, would have been nice to know this ahead of time to reassure me that for a first-time overseas flier that this is normal.

IND
ORD
Okay 4.0

Connecting flight experience - Had to wait in a line for around 5 hours just to speak with a customer service representative at the London airport because my previous flight was delayed and I had missed my connecting flight.

Thu, May 3
FRA
SJC
18h 06m
Thu, May 17
SJC
FRA
17h 50m
Trip: 15 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1538 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.0
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.2
Food
7.5
FCO
AMS
Excellent 10.0

Flight crew was pleasant and attentive. Seats were comfortable for economy as well. We were allowed to check in extra baggage for free at check in which really helped since we would be catching a connecting flight in Amsterdam

JFK
AMS
Good 7.6

Two hours delay in the start.

ATL
CLE
Okay 4.6

old plane, tight and uncomfortable

JNB
AMS
Excellent 8.0

Good multi media access and content

JNB
AMS
Excellent 9.6

Comfort economy well worth the extra.

Tue, Mar 27
FRA
SJC
22h 48m
Wed, Apr 4
SJC
FRA
33h 17m
Trip: 9 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Wed, Apr 4
FRA
SJC
11h 45m
Sat, Apr 14
SJC
FRA
11h 10m
Trip: 11 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 5 reviews
Overall
8.2
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.8
Food
7.7
SEA
FRA
Excellent 10.0

Service , on time

EWR
FRA
Good 7.0

Luggage didn’t make a Lufthansa connection even though both flights w.

DTW
FRA
Mediocre 2.0

entertainment was not working! the flight to Frankfurt was late and I missed the connection to rome! crew told me to run for the connection but ad the gate they told me they had already put me on a later flight! no need to run like crazy across the airport if they had me already booked me on a later flight! missed my train connection in rome to bari...asked the airport lufthansa rep. to put me on a flight to bari but they told me they couldn't do it although there was a flight available!

JFK
MUC
Excellent 10.0

service crew

BOS
MUC
Okay 5.3

Staff wasn’t particularly friendly, seats were the most uncomfortable ever

Fri, May 4
FRA
SJC
19h 25m
Mon, May 14
SJC
FRA
15h 24m
Trip: 11 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1538 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.0
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.2
Food
7.5
JFK
AMS
Good 7.6

Two hours delay in the start.

SFO
AMS
Excellent 10.0

From pre-boarding, to boarding, to the food, and the attentiveness, everything was top notch! The cleanliness of the plane was only topped by the friendliness of the crew.

The flight was marked at almost 11hrs but ended up being only 9...not a negative other than it meant not spending as much time on board!

AMS
PRG
Excellent 10.0

Equally friendly crew and experience. It was complimented by the time we got to spend in the fantastic KLM lounge while we waited for the flight.

Nothing!

ABZ
AMS
Excellent 10.0

Thankful for coffee being served without charge. Not all airlines do that.

JNB
AMS
Excellent 9.6

Comfort economy well worth the extra.

Mon, Mar 12
FRA
SJC
15h 59m
Thu, Mar 22
SJC
FRA
19h 55m
Trip: 11 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
Wed, May 2
FRA
SJC
11h 45m
Wed, May 30
SJC
FRA
11h 10m
Trip: 29 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 5 reviews
Overall
8.2
Boarding
8.2
Comfort
7.9
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.8
Food
7.7
SFO
MUC
Excellent 9.6

Flight on time

EWR
FRA
Good 7.0

Luggage didn’t make a Lufthansa connection even though both flights w.

LHR
MUC
Okay 5.0

The flight took off 2 hours late they must have known it was going to be that late, yet they lied saying that it was on time, forcing you to come to the airport early, then when you get to the airport they did the - oh its going to be 20 minutes late, no 40, no 1.5 hours late, heck it will be 2 hours late etc. Micro-tight seat pitch - I could barely sit in the seats.

BOS
MUC
Okay 5.3

Staff wasn’t particularly friendly, seats were the most uncomfortable ever

SEA
FRA
Excellent 10.0

Service , on time

Wed, Mar 21
FRA
SJC
17h 20m
Tue, Apr 10
SJC
FRA
18h 10m
Trip: 21 days
7.3GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.3 Good
Based on 13992 reviews
Overall
7.5
Boarding
7.6
Comfort
7.2
Crew
8.0
Entertainment
7.0
Food
6.9
LHR
DEL
Good 7.6

Seats were comfortable again.

Crew seemed to be a little more aggressive and rude than last flight from BA.

BOS
LHR
Mediocre 2.0

nothing

Announcement was made that flight was delayed for at least two hours and that delay might be longer or might be cancelled. Desk staff specifically said they would not help rebook until the 2 hour delay had passed. I bought a ticket on Delta amd actually flew to London.

FRA
LHR
Mediocre 2.0

Absolute nightmare dealing with British cancelled flight and then having them rebook me with American, their "partner" company. Spent three hours this morning dealing with these two unprofessional companies and their lack of communication between each other.

TXL
LHR
Mediocre 3.0

British Airways overbooked this flight and made it unclear if I can board my flight. Overbooking is such a greedy behavior and airlines should refrain from engaging in this dubious policy. It is the second time this happens to me with BA.

LHR
LAS
Mediocre 3.3

This seems like an old plane. Poor quality of screen to watch movies and very small selection of movies. No charging spot to plug and charge our phones. This was a long trip and these two elements are important to make the trip enjoyable.

Sat, May 5
FRA
SJC
20h 26m
Mon, May 14
SJC
FRA
15h 24m
Trip: 10 days
7.8GoodShow reviews
Overall 7.8 Good
Based on 1538 reviews
Overall
8.0
Boarding
8.0
Comfort
7.7
Crew
8.5
Entertainment
7.2
Food
7.5
SFO
AMS
Okay 5.0

Crew was very helpful.food

Food was not upto the mark.

AMS
ATL
Good 7.0

newer plane, good staff

need better and more food options, more often

JNB
AMS
Excellent 9.6

Comfort economy well worth the extra.

ABZ
AMS
Excellent 10.0

Thankful for coffee being served without charge. Not all airlines do that.

AMS
IAH
Excellent 8.6

Old airplane with not really comfy seats. No outlets for charging devices. Very old entertainment screen.

Tue, May 8
FRA
SJC
19h 20m
Tue, May 29
SJC
FRA
23h 36m
Trip: 22 days
Overall 0.0 Poor
Based on 0 reviews
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