Trains from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

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The cheapest trains

from Paris
to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Cheapest

$99

Average

$125

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 $ 125 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 99.

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19:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h52 22:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$991One-way
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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 10:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$991One-way
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09:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h52 12:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1041One-way
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13:10Paris Gare de l'Est3h48 16:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1161One-way
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est4h01 17:56Frankfurt (Main) Süd
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$1281One-way

Train Times

Paris to Frankfurt am Main

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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 10:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 10:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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09:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h52 12:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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09:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h52 12:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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10:55Paris Gare de l'Est4h14 15:09Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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13:10Paris Gare de l'Est3h48 16:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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13:10Paris Gare de l'Est3h48 16:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est4h01 17:56Frankfurt (Main) Süd
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h49 19:09Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 18:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h39 18:59Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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17:55Paris Gare de l'Est4h14 22:09Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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19:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h52 22:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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19:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h52 22:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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Prices across different modes

Train
Bus
Flight
Fri
Sep 20
$153SNCF | ICE
$22Bla Bla Bus
$192Air France
Sat
Sep 21
$128Deutsche Bahn with connection
$22Bla Bla Bus
$190Tunis Air
Sun
Sep 22
$99SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Bla Bla Bus
$159Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 23
$70Deutsche Bahn
$22Bla Bla Bus
$199Sas Airways
Tue
Sep 24
$52TGV
$6Bla Bla Bus
$159Lufthansa
Wed
Sep 25
$52TGV
$6Bla Bla Bus
$159Lufthansa
Thu
Sep 26
$58SNCF | ICE
$6Bla Bla Bus
$159Lufthansa
Fri
Sep 27
$93SNCF | TGV INOUI
$6Bla Bla Bus
$140Lufthansa
Sat
Sep 28
$81TGV
$6Bla Bla Bus
$120Lufthansa
Sun
Sep 29
$81Deutsche Bahn
$6Bla Bla Bus
$120Lufthansa
Mon
Sep 30
$52SNCF | ICE
$6Bla Bla Bus
$140Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 1
$45SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Bla Bla Bus
$120Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 2
$45SNCF | ICE
$22Bla Bla Bus
$120Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 3
$46TGV
$22Bla Bla Bus
$120Lufthansa
Fri
Oct 4
$52SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Bla Bla Bus
$120Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 5
$58Deutsche Bahn
$22Bla Bla Bus
$100Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 6
$128Deutsche Bahn
$22Bla Bla Bus
$140Lufthansa
Mon
Oct 7
$64SNCF | ICE
$22Bla Bla Bus
$140Lufthansa
Tue
Oct 8
$45SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Bla Bla Bus
$120Lufthansa
Wed
Oct 9
$45SNCF | TGV INOUI
$22Bla Bla Bus
$100Lufthansa
Thu
Oct 10
$45SNCF | ICE
$22Bla Bla Bus
$100Lufthansa

The fastest trains

from Paris
to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Sep 21

Fastest Journey

3 h 38 m

Average

3 h 51 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

479 km

Of the 14 train that leave Paris for Frankfurt am Main every day 10 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 3 h 51 m but if you time it right, some train will get you there in just 3 h 38 m .

The slowest train will take 4 h 14 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
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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 10:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$991One-way
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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 10:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1281One-way
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 18:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1281One-way
2nd Fastest
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h39 18:59Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1291One-way
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13:10Paris Gare de l'Est3h48 16:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1161One-way

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Journey Summary

Paris to Frankfurt am Main Train Information

Avg. Train Duration:
4 hours 52 minutes
Train Ticket Price: $58
Trains depart from:Paris
Trains arrive in:Frankfurt am Main
Distance:479 km
TrainTrain Companies:TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn with connection, SNCF | ICE, Deutsche Bahn

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.

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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Frequently Asked Questions

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Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
TrainParis Gare de l'Est

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TrainParis Gare du Nord

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