Round-trip flights to Frankfurt, Munich and Rome from $460

With the holidays around the corner, deals on flights to Europe continue – fly to Frankfurt, Munich or Rome from various US cities for as low as $460.

Several airlines are offering heavily discounted fares to these three European cities for travel from January to March 2023. If you’re flying from Chicago, there’s also additional availability in April and September through October next year.

Munich. Harald Nachtmann / Getty Images

Take a tour of Rome’s Colosseum, stroll through Munich’s central Marienplatz square to take pictures of grand Gothic buildings, or explore Frankfurt’s Old Town, which looks like the perfect Christmas village. There is a lot to do and experience in these three cities.

These flights will fill up quickly, especially at such low fares, so plan your trip and book your tickets to Europe soon.

Deal basics

Airlines: American Airlines, Condor, Delta Air Lines, ITA, Lufthansa, TAP Portugal and United Airlines.
Methods: Boston, Chicago, Miami, Newark, New York, Phoenix, San Francisco, Seattle, and other cities have discount routes to Frankfurt, Munich, and Rome.
How to book: Search for your perfect dates through Google Flights and then book directly with the airline of your choice.
Travel dates: January through March 2023, but there is some additional availability from Chicago through April 2023 and September through October 2023.
mediated book: within the next three days.

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Sample flights

Most of the roads in this deal are mainly on the east and west coasts. However, there is some availability in Chicago and even San Juan, Puerto Rico. While Frankfurt and Munich only have six itineraries, Rome has much more, with 25 available.

Here are some highlights:

  • Delta: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to Rome Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci Airport (FCO), starting at $460.
  • Faucet: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to FCO, starting at $485 (including stopover in Lisbon, Portugal).
  • American: Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) to Munich Airport (MUC), starting at $514 (including a stopover in Charlotte).
  • united: Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to MUC, starting at $579.
  • united: O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to the State Department, starting at $593.
  • Lufthansa: Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) to Frankfurt Airport (FRA), starting at $596.

We recommend using Google Flights to select your best dates, then book flights on the airline’s website because it’s more reliable if your flight has a delay, cancellation, or reservation change.

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For the Feb. 9 flight to Munich from Philadelphia, Google Flights shows the $514 American flight as the cheapest option. Delta also offers a one-way flight from Philadelphia at $517. The American flight to Munich departs from Philadelphia at 1:52 PM and includes a stopover in Charlotte.


Upon returning to Philadelphia, the American makes a flight on February 16, departing Munich at 10:20 am. The return trip also stops in Charlotte.


Travel times for flights between Philadelphia and Munich are long (one flight takes over 11 hours and the other over 13 hours). Still, $514 is considered low, since the cheapest flights to Munich range from $560 to $1,650, according to Google Flights.


The prices listed in this deal are for basic economy only. US Primary Economy does not allow passengers to make changes to their tickets. In addition, passengers must pay an additional amount for baggage check and seat selection.


If you decide to opt for a seat, it can cost between $12 and $167—the most expensive seats have the most legroom and come with free beer, wine, and spirits.


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Although most of the travel dates featured in this deal are during some of the colder months in Europe, it’s still worth booking because of the low fares.

One of the advantages of visiting Europe during the winter and early spring is that you can see all the major attractions without finding yourself trapped in the massive tourist crowds.

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