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The cheapest trains

from Paris
to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Cheapest

$118

Average

$156

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

The average ticket from Paris to Frankfurt am Main will cost around $ 156 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 118.

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06:40Paris Gare de l'Est4h0010:40Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1181One-way
2nd Cheapest
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19:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h5222:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1431One-way
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17:55Paris Gare de l'Est4h1322:08Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1531One-way
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19:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h5222:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1531One-way
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est3h5717:52Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1531One-way

Train Times

Paris to Frankfurt am Main

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06:40Paris Gare de l'Est4h0010:40Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h3810:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h3810:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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09:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h5212:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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09:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h5212:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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10:55Paris Gare de l'Est4h1315:08Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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13:10Paris Gare de l'Est3h4816:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est3h5717:52Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h4819:08Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h3918:59Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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17:55Paris Gare de l'Est4h1322:08Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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19:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h5222:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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19:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h5222:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Fri
Jul 19
$156Deutsche Bahn with connection
$77Flixbus
$314Lufthansa
Sat
Jul 20
$118Deutsche Bahn
$59Flixbus
$183Lufthansa
Sun
Jul 21
$118Deutsche Bahn
$58Flixbus
$169Aegean Airlines
Mon
Jul 22
$118Deutsche Bahn with connection
$38Flixbus
$203Air France
Tue
Jul 23
$82TGV
$31Flixbus
$114Sas Airways
Wed
Jul 24
$82TGV
$14Iberocoach
$244Lufthansa
Thu
Jul 25
$71TGV
$35Flixbus
$136Sas Airways
Fri
Jul 26
$71TGV
$35Flixbus
$183Lufthansa
Sat
Jul 27
$71Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$272HOP!
Sun
Jul 28
$82Deutsche Bahn
$46Eurolines France
$277Alitalia Cityliner
Mon
Jul 29
$94Deutsche Bahn with connection
$35Flixbus
$245Air Serbia
Tue
Jul 30
$65SNCF | ICE
$35Flixbus
$169Sas Airways
Wed
Jul 31
$47TGV
$35Flixbus
$268Lufthansa
Thu
Aug 1
$94Deutsche Bahn
$35Flixbus
$268Lufthansa
Fri
Aug 2
$94Deutsche Bahn with connection
$35Flixbus
$222Lufthansa
Sat
Aug 3
$94Deutsche Bahn
$33Flixbus
$272HOP!
Sun
Aug 4
$82Deutsche Bahn
$52Flixbus
$314Lufthansa
Mon
Aug 5
$71Deutsche Bahn with connection
$35Flixbus
$270Lufthansa
Tue
Aug 6
$53Deutsche Bahn
$33Flixbus
$169Sas Airways
Wed
Aug 7
$53TGV
$31Flixbus
$222Lufthansa
Thu
Aug 8
$53TGV
$33Flixbus
$169Sas Airways

The fastest trains

from Paris
to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Jul 20

Fastest Journey

3h 38m

Average

3h 52m

Trains per day

13

Distance

479 km

Of the 13 train that leave Paris for Frankfurt am Main every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct train cover the 479 km distance in an average of 3h 52m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3h 38m .

The slowest train will take 4h 13m 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.

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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h3810:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1561One-way
Fastest
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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h3810:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1531One-way
2nd Fastest
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h3918:59Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1721One-way
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h4819:08Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1561One-way
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13:10Paris Gare de l'Est3h4816:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$2101One-way

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Journey Summary

Paris to Frankfurt am Main Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
4 hours 54 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $66
Trains depart from:Paris
Trains arrive in:Frankfurt am Main
Distance:479 km
TrainTrain Companies:TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | ICE

Quick Guide: Trains from Paris to Frankfurt

Average Price: €78
Trains per day: 10
Transfers: Direct, Karlsruhe
Average Time: 3:52
Fastest Route: 3:39
Slowest Route: 4:26


Trains from Paris to Frankfurt

Trains in Europe are an affordable way to travel between cities, with a number of companies offering domestic and international train routes. As well as direct trains from Paris to Frankfurt, there are indirect services that incur one or more changes. One-stop services involve a change at Brussels or Cologne. Train services for this route are available from about 6 a.m. until around 10 p.m. every day. There are usually one or two services per hour. The departure point is either Paris l'Est or Paris Nord, while the arrival point is Frankfurt Hbf station. The fastest way to travel by train is aboard the high-speed Deutsche Bahn ICE, which takes about 4 hours.

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Paris to Frankfurt Train Cost

Average prices for Trains from Paris to Frankfurt 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

€39

3 Months in Advance

€39

Paris to Frankfurt Trains: General Information


Deutsche Bahn train ticket prices change frequently so there are no firm rules for finding the best prices. Travelers can usually offset some of cost of Paris to Frankfurt train tickets by planning ahead and checking the prices before booking.

  • autobus All Paris to Frankfurt trains are run by Deutsche Bahn.
  • autobus Most Paris to Frankfurt trains are direct, depart from either Paris Gare de l'Est or Paris Gare du Nord and arrive at Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof.
  • autobus The Paris to Frankfurt train journey takes as little as 3 hours and 39 minutes to arrive in Frankfurt.
  • autobus Most travelers book their Paris to Frankfurt 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 Paris to Frankfurt trains decrease the further they are booked in advance:

  • It is 8% cheaper to book a Paris to Frankfurt train a day ahead of time rather than purchasing a ticket at the station.
  • Paris to Frankfurt train costs are 38% cheaper when booked 1 week in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.
  • Finally, Paris to Frankfurt train costs are 70% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day you intend to travel.

Taking the Train from Paris

Trains from Paris to Frankfurt depart from either Paris Nord or Paris l'Est train stations. Both stations are situated in Paris' city center and are easily accessible by public transport. There are also taxi ranks outside of both stations. From the early hours of the morning until about midnight it's possible to reach the stations via daytime buses or metro. There are also airport shuttle buses that serve the station. Noctilien provide reliable night bus services and outside of the stations are convenient drop-off points for those arriving by taxi.

Getting into Frankfurt by Train

Frankfurt is known for its vibrant nightlife, diverse range of eateries, fascinating history, and rich culture. Characteristic of the city is the contrasting styles of architecture, such as Romerberg medieval town square, neo-Gothic houses, and modern skyscrapers. Trains from Paris to Frankfurt arrive at Frankfurt HBF, which is situated close to the Westend district in the city center. For onward travel the station is shared with the U-Bahn. There is a bus station directly outside of the station main entrance, and trams also stop outside. Travelers have the option to continue their journey via taxi if preferred.

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Best fares for trains from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

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Sun, Jul 21
Train
Deutsche Bahn
17:063h 52m20:58
ParisFrankfurt am Main
Mon, Jul 22
Train
Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:553h 57m15:52
ParisFrankfurt am Main
Tue, Jul 23
Train
TGV
05:203h 38m08:58
ParisFrankfurt am Main
Fastest Trains from Paris to Frankfurt am Main
Tue, Jul 23
Train
TGV
05:203h 38m08:58
ParisFrankfurt am Main
Wed, Jul 24
Train
TGV
05:203h 38m08:58
ParisFrankfurt am Main
Thu, Jul 25
Train
TGV
05:203h 38m08:58
ParisFrankfurt am Main
Return Train Tickets for Frankfurt am Main to Paris
Sun, Jul 21
Train
Deutsche Bahn
08:063h 59m12:05
Frankfurt am MainParis
Mon, Jul 22
Train
Deutsche Bahn
16:583h 54m20:52
Frankfurt am MainParis
Tue, Jul 23
Train
SNCF | ICE
16:583h 54m20:52
Frankfurt am MainParis

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey
Paris
Frankfurt am Main
TrainGare Saint-Lazare

Amenities

TrainParis Gare Montparnasse

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TrainParis Gare d'Austerlitz

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TrainParis Gare de Lyon

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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.
Metro lines 1, 14
Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87
Suburban train lines RER A, D
TrainParis Gare de l'Est

Amenities

TrainParis Gare du Nord

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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.
Metro lines 4, 5
Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.

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