The cheapest trains from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Cheapest

$112

Average

$151

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 Paris to Frankfurt am Main will cost around $ 151 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 112.

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07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est3h50 10:58AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1121One-way
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est3h53 10:59PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1381One-way
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07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est3h50 10:58AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1381One-way
05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h49 08:59PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1491One-way
01:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h49 04:59PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1501One-way

Timetable Paris to Frankfurt am Main

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07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est3h50 10:58AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:08AMParis Gare de l'Est3h50 10:58AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est3h53 12:59PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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10:46AMParis Gare de l'Est4h22 03:08PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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01:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h49 04:59PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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01:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h49 04:59PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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01:47PMParis Gare de l'Est4h05 05:52PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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03:19PMParis Gare de l'Est3h39 06:58PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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03:19PMParis Gare de l'Est3h39 06:58PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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03:46PMParis Gare de l'Est4h06 07:52PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h49 08:59PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h49 08:59PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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05:43PMParis Gare de l'Est4h25 10:08PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est3h53 10:59PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est3h53 10:59PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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Sep 26
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$75Flixbus
$849HOP!
Mon
Sep 27
$112TGV
$37Flixbus
$238Air France
Tue
Sep 28
$81SNCF | ICE
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$186HOP!
Wed
Sep 29
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
$37Flixbus
$186HOP!
Thu
Sep 30
$81SNCF | TGV INOUI
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$134HOP!
Fri
Oct 1
$87SNCF | TGV INOUI
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$134HOP!
Sat
Oct 2
$75SNCF | TGV INOUI
$29Flixbus
$134HOP!
Sun
Oct 3
$150SNCF | TGV INOUI
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$226HOP!
Mon
Oct 4
$87Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$134HOP!
Tue
Oct 5
$74Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$102HOP!
Wed
Oct 6
$74Deutsche Bahn
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$92Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 7
$50TGV
$19Flixbus
$92Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 8
$50TGV
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$92Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 9
$62TGV
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$92Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 10
$87TGV
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$92Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 11
$62TGV
$19Flixbus
$92Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 12
$56TGV
$32Flixbus
$102HOP!
Wed
Oct 13
$50TGV
$32Flixbus
$92Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 14
$50TGV
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$92Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 15
$50TGV
$19Flixbus
$92Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 16
$68TGV
$19Flixbus
$92Lufthansa

The fastest trains from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Sep 27

Fastest Journey

3 h 39 m

Average

3 h 55 m

Trains per day

15

Distance

479 km

Of the 15 trains that leave Paris for Frankfurt am Main every day 11 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 3 h 55 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 39 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 25 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
03:19PMParis Gare de l'Est3h39 06:58PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1621One-way
Fastest
03:19PMParis Gare de l'Est3h39 06:58PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1621One-way
2nd Fastest
05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h49 08:59PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1621One-way
2nd Fastest
01:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h49 04:59PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1621One-way
2nd Fastest
05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h49 08:59PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1491One-way

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Train Information from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 39 min
priceAverage train ticket price$114 (€92)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, SNCF | TGV, TGV, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Paris to Frankfurt am Main cover the 296 miles (478 km) long route taking on average 3 h 39 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | TGV, TGV, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $114 (€92), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $75 (€60). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.

Train companies

TGV and Deutsche Bahn between Paris and Frankfurt am Main

Find the best trains from Paris to Frankfurt am Main with Omio's travel partners TGV and Deutsche Bahn from $75 (€60). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best 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 Paris to Frankfurt am Main train.

    Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Paris and Frankfurt am Main due to the coronavirus:

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

    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.

    Train tickets from Paris to Frankfurt am Main: when to book to save $

    Time Price Savings
    1 week earlier 67 €
    2 weeks earlier 59 €14.%
    3 weeks earlier 56 €20%
    1 month before 54 €24%
    2 months earlier 55 €22%
    3 months earlier 54 €24%


    Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Paris - Frankfurt am Main. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

    The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

    • Buying your train ticket from Paris - Frankfurt am Main 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 20% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
    • If you book a ticket Paris - Frankfurt am Main with 2 months in advance you save up to about 22% compared to the initial price.
    • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 24%.
    • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

    Travel Tips

    Trains from Paris to Frankfurt am Main
    Travel by train to Frankfurt am Main 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 Paris to Frankfurt am Main.
    FAQs
    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Paris and Frankfurt am Main?

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

    What is the status of international entry into Germany from France?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • 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?

    When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

    The information above was last checked on 9/25/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Paris and Frankfurt am Main before traveling.

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Paris, France?

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

    Is my return train 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?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • 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:

    • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 9/25/21. 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 here.

    How much do cheap train tickets between Paris and Frankfurt am Main cost?
    Train tickets from Paris to Frankfurt am Main for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $75 (€60)  one way in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main?
    If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Frankfurt am Main train price to come in at an average of $114 (€92)  one way.
    How far is it from Paris to Frankfurt am Main by train?
    The Paris to Frankfurt am Main train distance is approximately 296 miles (478 km).
    How long is a train to Frankfurt am Main from Paris on average?
    The Paris to Frankfurt am Main train duration is on average 3 h 39 min, which is to be expected when traveling 296 miles (478 km) to Frankfurt am Main from Paris. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
    What train station in Paris goes to Frankfurt am Main? What train station do I come into Frankfurt am Main from Paris?

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

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

    Where is the train station in Paris? Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main?

    Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to get to this train station.

    Passengers arriving in Frankfurt am Main most often arrive at Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and need to travel around 6 mile (s) / 10 km from this train station to the city center.

    What train providers go from Paris to Frankfurt am Main?
    For the best Paris to Frankfurt am Main train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | TGV, TGV, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Frankfurt am Main from Paris to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Can I find a direct train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main?
    Yes, there are 5 direct trains per day from Paris to Frankfurt am Main. 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 train services per day are there from Paris to Frankfurt am Main?
    The average number of trains departing Paris for Frankfurt am Main is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    When can I take the first train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main? When can I take the last train for the day?
    The earliest train for this route departs from Paris at 4: 39 AM. The last train leaves from Paris at 5: 06 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Paris to Frankfurt am Main and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    How far in advance should I book train tickets to Frankfurt am Main from Paris for the best deals?
    The price of a one way train ticket from Paris to Frankfurt am Main is on average $114 (€92) 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 providers offering this trip. In general, you can find train tickets to Frankfurt am Main from Paris available a few months in advance.
    Stations

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Paris
    Frankfurt am Main
    Gare Saint-Lazare
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    Paris Gare Montparnasse
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    Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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    Paris 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.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
    Paris Gare de l'Est
    Amenities
    Paris 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.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>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.