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The cheapest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

Showing times and prices for Jun 25

Cheapest

$114

Average

$135

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 $ 135 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 114.

Cheapest
05:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51AMParis
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$1141One-way
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08:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 12:54PMParis
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$1141One-way
Cheapest
04:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 08:47PMParis
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$1141One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:01AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h32 12:33PMParis
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$1161One-way
04:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1281One-way

Timetable Frankfurt am Main to Paris

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05:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51AMParis
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05:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51AMParis Gare de l'Est
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08:01AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h32 12:33PMParis
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08:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 12:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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08:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 12:54PMParis
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10:06AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h10 02:16PMParis
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12:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 04:54PMParis
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12:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 04:54PMParis 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
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06:06PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h18 10:24PMParis
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Thu
Jun 24
$164TGV
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$225HOP!
Fri
Jun 25
$114Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$225HOP!
Sat
Jun 26
$114TGV
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$172HOP!
Sun
Jun 27
$95SNCF | ICE
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$351KLM
Mon
Jun 28
$76SNCF | TGV INOUI
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$97HOP!
Tue
Jun 29
$101TGV
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$97HOP!
Wed
Jun 30
$50TGV
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$97HOP!
Thu
Jul 1
$76Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$97HOP!
Fri
Jul 2
$88Deutsche Bahn
$33BlaBlaCar Bus
$153HOP!
Sat
Jul 3
$76Deutsche Bahn
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$110HOP!
Sun
Jul 4
$76Deutsche Bahn
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$123HOP!
Mon
Jul 5
$50Deutsche Bahn
$33BlaBlaCar Bus
$123HOP!
Tue
Jul 6
$49SNCF | ICE
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$123HOP!
Wed
Jul 7
$49SNCF | TGV INOUI
$33BlaBlaCar Bus
$110HOP!
Thu
Jul 8
$50Deutsche Bahn
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$144Lufthansa
Fri
Jul 9
$63Deutsche Bahn
$33BlaBlaCar Bus
$136HOP!
Sat
Jul 10
$66Deutsche Bahn with connection
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$110HOP!
Sun
Jul 11
$50Deutsche Bahn
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$97HOP!
Mon
Jul 12
$49SNCF | ICE
$33BlaBlaCar Bus
$123HOP!
Tue
Jul 13
$49SNCF | ICE
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$97HOP!
Wed
Jul 14
$49SNCF | ICE
$33BlaBlaCar Bus
$97HOP!

The fastest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

Showing times and prices for Jun 25

Fastest Journey

3 h 51 m

Average

4 h 2 m

Trains per day

11

Distance

479 km

Of the 11 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Paris every day 8 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 2 m 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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$1281One-way
Fastest
04:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 08:47PMParis
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$1141One-way
2nd Fastest
05:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51AMParis
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$1141One-way
2nd Fastest
05:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51AMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1641One-way
12:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 04:54PMParis
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$1521One-way

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Journey Summary

Frankfurt am Main to Paris Train Information

Avg. Train Duration
4 hours 59 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $66
Trains depart from:Frankfurt am Main
Trains arrive in:Paris
Distance:479 km
Train Companies:TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn with connection, SNCF | ICE, Deutsche Bahn
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Travel with Deutsche Bahn and TGV from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn and TGV train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Paris from $50 (€40) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

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Travel 296 miles (478 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Frankfurt am Main and Paris. Check the DB train schedule for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Paris on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Frankfurt am Main and Paris you can pay as low as $114 (€90).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Paris don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

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

Can I enter France from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes

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: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 6/23/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Frankfurt am Main and Paris as this information can change.

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main is: Restricted

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from France?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

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:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 6/23/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Frankfurt am Main from Paris here.

How much does a cheap train to Paris from Frankfurt am Main cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Paris for as low as $50 (€40)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris on average?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Frankfurt am Main to Paris train to cost on average $102 (€81)  one way.
How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Paris by train?
The train distance from Frankfurt am Main to Paris is around 296 miles (478 km).
What is the Frankfurt am Main to Paris train travel time?
On average the Frankfurt am Main to Paris train travel time is 3 h 51 min  for the 296 miles (478 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris depart from? Which Paris train station do I come into from Frankfurt am Main?

When departing from Frankfurt am Main, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and Frankfurt Main Ost. When arriving in Paris, you can end your trip in train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers book a train from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen   to Paris Gare de Lyon   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Frankfurt am Main train station to Paris? Where is the Paris train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at Paris Gare de Lyon, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center.

Which train companies can get me from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?
When taking a train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or TGV 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.
Is there a direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?
Yes, there are direct trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris, and you can find a direct train for this route with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | ICE  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
What are the first and last departure train times from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?
The earliest train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Paris leaves at 2: 50 PM. The last train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Paris leaves at 4: 56 PM. You can find the latest Frankfurt am Main to Paris train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How early should I purchase Frankfurt am Main to Paris train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris to cost on average $102 (€81) 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 journey. 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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