Flights from London Gatwick to Frankfurt

Tips and tricks to help you find cheap flights from London Gatwick to Frankfurt

Favourite airline: Lufthansa
The favourite airline for flights from London Gatwick to Frankfurt is Lufthansa.
78 %
Vueling Airlines
6 %
Air Baltic
5 %
Tip: book directly before departure
A good time to book a cheap flight on this route is directly on the day of departure.
0 days before departure
Cheapest weekday: Friday
The cheapest ticket prices are available for flights departing on a Friday.
Direct flights are the cheapest connection
Compared to flights with a stopover, direct flights are £29.00 cheaper on this route.
non stop flight
1 stop
2 stops
01h 35min
09h 35min
13h 50min
The favourite connection is non-stop
82 % of travellers decide to book a direct flight on this route.
Direct flights
01h 35min, from £134
82 %
1 stopover Riga International Airport
24h 10min, from £286
6 %
2 stopovers Bilbao Madrid Barajas
17h 25min, from £183
5 %

Useful information about the flight from London Gatwick to Frankfurt

Flight from London Gatwick to Frankfurt - booking advice

Direct flights are not always operated from Gatwick to Frankfurt's main city airport. Indirect flights may still be an option for those who do not mind a stopover, are not in a rush to get to their destination and wanting to save money.


Best time to fly to Frankfurt

Frankfurt is a popular business traveller destination due to the large number of financial institutions based in the city and there is no particular peak travel time. When booking a flight to Frankfurt, avoiding weekends is always a good idea in order to keep ticket prices low. Travellers with flexible departure and return dates will usually be able to get a good deal all year round. Shop around, use our price comparison and look at the panels above for expert booking advice.

The climate in Frankfurt is often very similar to that in London - winters, however, can be much colder than in the UK with temperatures below freezing. Summers can have longer hot and dry spells. 

There are a number of popular festivals and events in Frankfurt that tend to draw a large number of visitors. during these times it would be advisable to book accommodation well in advance of travel.

March and April is the time of the Dipperness Festival which is a large Volksfest. Carnival is also a busy time in the city and takes place during February or March.

The book fair (Buchmesse) is a very popular event in Frankfurt and normally takes place in autumn. During the book fair and other major trade fairs accommodation in Frankfurt may be scarce and more expensive.



Gatwick airport to Frankfurt: preparing to travel

Make sure you get to Gatwick airport in plenty of time to check in and go through security, which may take longer during peak travel times. Gatwick airport's two terminals are conveniently linked via a free and fast rail service, so those arriving by train from central London or other cities in the UK can rest assured that they will easily be able to negotiate the airport.

Omward travel after arriving at Frankfurt Airport

Frankfurt airport is located on the suburban city rail line as well as national rail network and is within easy and quick reach of the city centre. Taxis and hire cars are also available at the airport, and clearly signposted from arrivals. Make sure you book hire cars in advance per internet or telephone - cars may not always be available last minute.

Flight information: London Gatwick - Frankfurt

Outbound and return from £134.08
Distance 629 km
Departure airport London Gatwick (LGW)
Arrival airport Frankfurt-Main (FRA)
Destination country Germany
Alternative flights to Frankfurt
Popular destinations for onward travel