Train from Frankfurt to Paris

Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

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75

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102

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Paris is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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Train schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

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Fastest train times from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

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Fastest Journey

3 h 43 m

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3 h 57 m

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.

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06:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h43 10:39AMParis Gare de l'Est
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Overview: Train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$82 (€74)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | ICE

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris cover the 296 miles (478 km) long route taking on average 3 h 45 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | ICE. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $72 (€65), but the average price of train tickets is $82 (€74). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and TGV from Frankfurt am Main to Paris trains

Deutsche Bahn and TGV trains will get you from Frankfurt am Main to Paris from $72 (€65). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Frankfurt am Main to Paris train.

Frankfurt am Main to Paris train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 52 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

Book your TGV Frankfurt am Main to Paris train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check TGV up-to-date train schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Frankfurt am Main to Paris routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable TGV train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance to Paris from Frankfurt am Main is 296 miles (478 km), and the best price for a one-way Frankfurt am Main - Paris TGV train ticket starts at $89 (€80) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your TGV ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train. Waiting in a line at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with TGV!

    Trains from Frankfurt to Paris

    On the journey on trains from Frankfurt to Paris, you will find roughly 12 departures per day on this route. The trip covers a distance of around 298 miles (479 km) and, on average, you will be traveling aboard the train for around 4h.

    Frankfurt to Paris Train Time: Daily Departures

    As you research trains to Paris from Frankfurt, you'll find roughly 12 departures every day of the week. On this route, there is a pretty even mix of direct trains and those that will require one transfer along the route. All of the trains are high-speed trains.

    How long is the journey by train from Frankfurt to Paris?

    The trip on Paris to Frankfurt trains covers a distance of about 298 miles (479 km) and the trip can be as quick as 3h 45min on some of the direct trains. On those trains that require a transfer during your trip, the total time will be closer to 4h or 4h 30min, depending on your departure time.

    Cathedral of Frankfurt. Source: Shutterstock

    What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Frankfurt to Paris?

    Departure train station:Frankfurt Main Hauptbahnhof. The station is roughly 1.0 miles (1.6 km) from the center of Frankfurt. One of the best ways to get there by public transportation is to take the number 14 tram that makes the trip in around 8min. As one of the largest train stations in Europe, this station offers plenty of amenities for travelers, such as a tourism office, a baggage storage area, currency exchange counters, and plenty of places to eat and drink and do some shopping. There is also seating and public restrooms.

    Arrival train station: Paris Gare de l'Est. This station is only around 1.5 miles (2.5 km) to the north of the center of Paris. One choice for public transportation to get you from the station to the center of Paris after your Frankfurt to Paris train is to take the number four subway that makes the journey in around 12min. The station offers several food and beverage options, plus visitors will also find quite a few shopping options. Inside of the station, you will also find a large ticket office, a left-luggage office, as well as several information boards giving the status of trains departing and arriving at the station.

    Which train companies travel from Frankfurt to Paris?

    There are several different train companies that offer service on Frankfurt to Paris trains and they include Deutsche Bahn, SCNF, and InOui. All of the providers offer high-speed trains and they all make the journey in around 3h 45min. Most of the offerings are direct trains.

    Night trains Frankfurt

    If you would like to travel on Frankfurt to Paris trains at night, three different departures leave Frankfurt after 6:00 p.m. The first of these trains leaves just a little after 6:00 p.m. and requires a transfer along the way. After that, there are two trains that depart just a little before 7:00 p.m.

    Deutsche Bahn trains from Frankfurt to Paris

    This German train provider offers around eight departures during the day on trains from Frankfurt to Paris with the first train departing a little before 6:00 a.m. and the final train of the day leaving a little before 7:00 p.m. Most of the trains that are offered on this route are direct and high-speed trains. There are a couple of departures that require a transfer along the way, but the transfer time is rather short, so your overall travel time will not be impacted much.

    SCNF trains from Frankfurt to Paris

    This French train provider offers around six departures every day for trains to Paris from Frankfurt. The first departure occurs just a little before 6:00 a.m. and the final departure of the day occurs a few minutes before 7:00 p.m. All of the trains that they offer are direct and high-speed trains.

    InOui trains from Frankfurt to Paris

    This company only offers two trains per day with the first one departing a little before 1:00 p.m. and the second one departing a little before 5:00 p.m. Both of these routes offer direct and high-speed trains that will make the journey in around 3h 45min.

    Trains from Frankfurt to Paris: Sustainability travel

    One of the reasons that train travel is such an environmentally friendly way to travel between cities like Frankfurt and Paris is that it reduces the amount of people traveling in cars by concentrating the number of travelers into one vehicle. This ends up reducing the environmental impact of their trip. What is even better on a route like this is that you are traveling on high-speed trains, which means the time that you spend traveling is far less. This also substantially lessens your environmental impact.

    Train Frankfurt to Paris: Services Onboard

    Most Deutsche Bahn trains will offer two classes of seating. Some of the amenities you will find on their trains include comfortable seating that often offers much more legroom than you would find on an airplane. They also offer free Wi-Fi, special zones that are set up to either use mobile phones or to travel in quiet, electrical sockets at the seats, as well as several food and beverage options on the train. On these trains, you can take one carry-on bag as well as one larger bag aboard the train free of charge. You generally can bring a bicycle on the train but you will most likely pay an additional fee.

    If you want to bring a small pet, they will ride free of charge as long as they remain in an approved pet container. SCNF offers two classes of seating on their trains as well. The trains offer adjustable seats, power outlets, folding tray tables, reading lights, as well as generous luggage storage areas where you can put the one carry-on bag and the one larger bag that you can bring aboard the train free of charge. InOui also offers two classes of seating. They have similar amenities to the other trains such as power outlets at seats, and free Wi-Fi, but one of the signature features of traveling on their train is an expanded food menu that also includes vegetarian and organic options. All of these providers make sure that passengers with limited mobility or disabilities experience the same type of travel as any other passenger, which includes having space for those that want or need to ride in a wheelchair.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Frankfurt to Paris?

    As you look through the choices for train tickets on this route, you will see a disparity in the fares offered. If you are not picky about the time of day that you depart or the length of the journey, you can often save money by choosing trains that take longer or depart early or late in the day. Another tip for saving money is to try to book well in advance of your travel date as this gives you the best opportunity to find any discounts offered. Finally, if you can be flexible regarding the day that you travel, you may find lower fares on train tickets depending on the date.

    Women tourist in Paris. Source: Shutterstock

    To Paris by train—travel tips

    During your train time make sure to check the online magazine The Window Seat. Quite possibly one of the most famous and visited cities in the world, Paris is a city that is likely on every traveler's bucket list. It is a city that overflows with beauty, history, and culture. While many travelers will head to Paris to visit some of the famous landmarks found in the city, the real magic of Paris is when you wander through the city streets. You will often see artists working in a café or see Parisians lining up both morning and night for a fresh baguette. With an extensive public transportation network, it is quite easy to travel through whole parts of Paris in a rather short amount of time in both comfort and convenience. Some spots that you need to see when you visit Paris include

    • Eiffel Tower
    • Louvre Museum
    • Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
    • Arc de Triomphe
    • Palace of Versailles
    • Palace of Versailles

    Travel Tips: Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

    Travel Tips: 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

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

    Can I enter France from Germany?

    International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

    All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 11/6/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris as this information can change.

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

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

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

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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 11/6/22. 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.

    Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris to cost as little as $72 (€65)  in the next 7 days.
    The train price to Paris from Frankfurt am Main is on average $82 (€74)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Paris by train to be approximately 296 miles (478 km).
    While the time it takes to travel 296 miles (478 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Frankfurt am Main to Paris train journey time is on average 3 h 45 min.

    There are a few train stations in Frankfurt am Main to start your trip from including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. In Paris you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, located approximately 9.2 miles (14.8 km) from the city center of Frankfurt am Main. The most popular arrival train station in Paris, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) away from its city center.

    When taking a train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | TGV, TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or SNCF | ICE for the best way to get you to Paris. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service between Frankfurt am Main and Paris and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
    Yes, there are 5 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.
    On average, there are 5 trains a day from Frankfurt am Main to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    You can take the earliest train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris at 3: 56 PM   or take the last train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris leaving at 3: 56 PM. Look for the latest Frankfurt am Main to Paris train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
    The price of a one way train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Paris is on average $82 (€74) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Paris from Frankfurt am Main available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports in Frankfurt am Main and Paris

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    Paris
    Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf is the most popular Frankfurt am Main railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Frankfurt am Main for your trip to Paris.
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    At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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