The cheapest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Cheapest

$87

Average

$136

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Paris will cost around $ 136 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 87.

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05:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51AMParis Gare de l'Est
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$871One-way
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06:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 10:52PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$871One-way
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06:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 10:51AMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1121One-way
06:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 10:52PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1121One-way
06:06PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h18 10:24PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1141One-way

Timetable Frankfurt am Main to Paris

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05:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51AMParis Gare de l'Est
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05:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51AMParis Gare de l'Est
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06:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 10:51AMParis Gare de l'Est
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06:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 10:51AMParis Gare de l'Est
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08:01AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h32 12:33PMParis Gare de l'Est
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08:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 12:52PMParis Gare de l'Est
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08:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 12:52PMParis Gare de l'Est
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10:06AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h13 02:19PMParis Gare de l'Est
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12:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 04:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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12:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 04:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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02:06PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h08 06:14PMParis Gare de l'Est
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04:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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04:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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06:06PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h18 10:24PMParis Gare de l'Est
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06:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 10:52PMParis Gare de l'Est
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06:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 10:52PMParis Gare de l'Est
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Wed
Sep 22
$162Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$296HOP!
Thu
Sep 23
$87Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$150HOP!
Fri
Sep 24
$112Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$193HOP!
Sat
Sep 25
$87TGV
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$169HOP!
Sun
Sep 26
$87Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$134HOP!
Mon
Sep 27
$87TGV
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$120HOP!
Tue
Sep 28
$37Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$108HOP!
Wed
Sep 29
$37Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$134HOP!
Thu
Sep 30
$74Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$150HOP!
Fri
Oct 1
$99SNCF | ICE
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$231Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 2
$58Deutsche Bahn with connection
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$150HOP!
Sun
Oct 3
$56Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$150HOP!
Mon
Oct 4
$37Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$120HOP!
Tue
Oct 5
$37Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$96HOP!
Wed
Oct 6
$37Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$96HOP!
Thu
Oct 7
$37Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$120HOP!
Fri
Oct 8
$62Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$142Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 9
$52Deutsche Bahn with connection
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$142Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 10
$50Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 11
$37Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 12
$37Deutsche Bahn
$30Flixbus
$112Lufthansa

The fastest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Fastest Journey

3 h 51 m

Average

4 h

Trains per day

16

Distance

479 km

Of the 16 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Paris every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 479 km distance in an average of 4 h but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 51 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 32 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
04:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1491One-way
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04:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1621One-way
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05:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51AMParis Gare de l'Est
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$871One-way
2nd Fastest
05:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51AMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1501One-way
2nd Fastest
06:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 10:51AMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1121One-way

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Train Information between Frankfurt am Main and Paris

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price$94 (€76)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris cover the 296 miles (478 km) long route taking on average 3 h 55 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $37 (€30), but the average price of train tickets is $94 (€76). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train companies

Train between Frankfurt am Main and Paris with Deutsche Bahn and TGV

Deutsche Bahn and TGV trains will get you from Frankfurt am Main to Paris from $37 (€30). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn
TGV

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    Deutsche Bahn's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris are the following:

    • Normal conditions apply
    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended

    Trains from Frankfurt to Paris

    All trains traveling from Frankfurt to Paris depart from either Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof (central train station) or Frankfurt Süd and arrive at Paris Gare de l'Est. Most trains traveling from Frankfurt to Paris are direct; however, some trains require a transfer in Karlsruhe. The first Frankfurt to Paris train departs at 5:50 a.m. while the last leaves at 6:03 a.m. All Frankfurt to Paris trains are operated by either Deutsche Bahn or SNCF TGV.


    Frankfurt to Paris trains: Route Summary

    • The Frankfurt to Paris train usually takes approximately 4 hours to complete, with the fastest services taking only 3 hours and 42 minutes to reach Paris.
    • There are 13 trains from Frankfurt to Paris per day.
    • All trains from Frankfurt to Paris are operated by Deutsche Bahn or SNCF TGV.

    Frankfurt to Paris Train Schedule

    Departure Time

    Departure Station

    Arrival Station

    Journey Time

    5:50 a.m.

    Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof

    Paris Gare de l'Est

    4:15 h

    6:58 a.m.

    Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof

    Paris Gare de l'Est

    3:56 h

    8:01 a.m.

    Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof

    Paris Gare de l'Est

    4:04 h

    8:56 a.m.

    Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof

    Paris Gare de l'Est

    3:42 h

    9:20 a.m.

    Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof

    Paris Gare de l'Est

    4:45 h

    10:03 a.m.

    Frankfurt (Main) Süd

    Paris Gare de l'Est

    4:02 h

    10:58 a.m.

    Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof

    Paris Gare de l'Est

    3:56 h

    12:58 p.m.

    Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof

    Paris Gare de l'Est

    4:03 h

    1:58 p.m.

    Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof

    Paris Gare de l'Est

    4:07 h

    2:03 p.m.

    Frankfurt (Main) Süd

    Paris Gare de l'Est

    4:02 h

    4:58 p.m.

    Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof

    Paris Gare de l'Est

    3:43 h

    5:20 p.m.

    Frankfurt (Main) Hauptbahnhof

    Paris Gare de l'Est

    4:45 h

    6:03 p.m.

    Frankfurt (Main) Süd

    Paris Gare de l'Est

    4:02 h



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    Frankfurt to Paris Train Cost

    Average prices for trains from Frankfurt to Paris when you book in advance

    Booking Period

    Average Price

    Same Day

    €130

    1 Day in Advance

    €120

    1 Week in Advance

    €70

    2 Weeks in Advance

    €70

    1 Month in Advance

    €70

    3 Months in Advance

    €39

    Frankfurt to Paris Trains: General Information

    Trains in Europe are an efficient way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes.

    • autobus All Frankfurt to Paris trains are run by Deutsche Bahn.
    • autobus Most Frankfurt to Paris trains are direct, depart from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof and arrive at Paris Gare de l'Est.
    • autobus The Frankfurt to Paris train journey takes as little as 3 hours and 51 minutes to arrive in Paris.
    • autobus Most travelers book their Frankfurt to Paris train tickets 1 day in advance of the travel date.




    Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on Frankfurt to Paris trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

    • It is 8% cheaper to book a Frankfurt to Paris train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
    • Frankfurt to Paris train costs are 38% cheaper when booked 1 week in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

    Taking the Train from Frankfurt

    The station to catch trains from Frankfurt to Paris is Frankfurt Hbf. It is possible to reach Frankfurt Hbf by bus, taxi, underground or tram. Taxi ranks are situated in front of the main entrance, and also at the Mannheimer Strasse exit. Lines U4 and U5 of the U-Bahn provide services to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof. Bus numbers 32, 33, 35, 37, and 46 stop at the bus station, which is situated in the square in front of the train station. Trams 11, 16, 17, 20, and 21 also stop outside of the main entrance. Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof is in the western part of Frankfurt. It is 11 minutes via train from Frankfurt Airport.

    Getting into Paris by Train

    Paris is a stunning city that boasts a rich cultural and historic heritage, quaint cafes, iconic buildings, and fashion boutiques. Amongst the city's top attractions is The Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, L'Arc de Triomphe and Notre Dame Cathedral. Passengers on trains from Frankfurt to Paris will arrive at either Paris Nord or Paris l'Est train station. The stations are within 10 minutes walking distance of each other and are conveniently located in the center of Paris. Both stations are well served by public transport, including the Metro, and buses. There are also convenient taxi ranks and airport shuttle buses outside of the stations. For night travel, Noctilien provide an extensive network of night buses.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris
    Travel by train to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.
    FAQs
    Is cross-border travel by train between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Paris, France allowed?

    Travel by train between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Paris, France is: Partially open.

    Is international entry into Paris from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Frankfurt am Main?

    Entry Requirements:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
    • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

    The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 9/21/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here

    What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Paris, France?

    The restriction level for your return train to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Paris is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into Frankfurt am Main from Paris restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Paris?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
    • Pre-arrival health declaration
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

    What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

    The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 9/21/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Frankfurt am Main from Paris closer to your date of departure here here.

    How much do cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Paris cost?
    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Paris from Frankfurt am Main for as low as $37 (€30)  for the next 7 days.
    How much does it cost to take a train between Frankfurt am Main and Paris?
    The train price from Frankfurt am Main to Paris is on average $94 (€76)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
    How many miles is it from Frankfurt am Main to Paris by train?
    You should expect to travel around 296 miles (478 km)  from Frankfurt am Main to Paris by train.
    What is the Frankfurt am Main to Paris train travel time?
    While the time it takes to travel 296 miles (478 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Frankfurt am Main to Paris train journey time is on average 3 h 55 min.
    When traveling by train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris, which train station in Frankfurt am Main do I depart from and which train station in Paris do I arrive in?

    Some of the Frankfurt am Main train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen   and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.

    Where is the departure train station in Frankfurt am Main located? Where is the arrival train station in Paris located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and travel around 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the train station to the city center in Paris.

    Which train companies can take me to Paris from Frankfurt am Main?
    Take the Frankfurt am Main to Paris train with Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip between Frankfurt am Main and Paris as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Can I book a direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?
    Yes, there are 6 direct trains per day from Frankfurt am Main to Paris. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | ICE  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
    How many trains are there from Frankfurt am Main to Paris a day?
    The average number of trains departing Frankfurt am Main for Paris is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When is the earliest train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris? When is the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?
    The first Frankfurt am Main to Paris train departs at 4: 56 AM   and the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris leaves at 4: 56 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Paris on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
    How early should I buy Frankfurt am Main to Paris train tickets to get the best deals?
    You can find trains between Frankfurt am Main and Paris to cost on average $94 (€76) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Frankfurt am Main to Paris train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Frankfurt am Main
    Paris
    Frankfurt(Main) Hbf
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