Paris to Frankfurt am Main train

Cheap train tickets from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Paris to Frankfurt am Main 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 Paris to Frankfurt am Main

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Fastest train times from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

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Fastest Journey

3 h 38 m

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3 h 45 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

479 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Paris for Frankfurt am Main every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price$104 (€93)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesSNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | ICE, TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Paris to Frankfurt am Main cover the 296 miles (478 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 38 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | ICE, TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $104 (€93), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $73 (€65). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

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

Travel from Paris to Frankfurt am Main from $73 (€65) with Omio’s train partners TGV and Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

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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.

Deutsche Bahn from Paris to Frankfurt am Main train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 46 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

Looking to travel by train to Frankfurt am Main from Paris? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with TGV. Check Omio to see current TGV train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Paris to Frankfurt am Main train and book TGV tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train to Frankfurt am Main from Paris, you can expect to travel 296 miles (478 km) one-way with TGV. If you search for trains to Frankfurt am Main from Paris in the Omio app, you can check if the TGV ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with TGV, we do the work for you to get you safely to Frankfurt am Main from Paris. Book that perfect Paris to Frankfurt am Main train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with TGV!

    Trains from Paris to Frankfurt

    The distance between Paris and Frankfurt by train is about 296 miles (477 km). You can get a train to Frankfurt from Paris at different times of the day as there are 14 trains that depart from Paris. The journey takes about 3h 38 min. Trains on this route depart at Paris Gare de l’Est train station and arrive at Frankfurt (Main) Hbf train station. There are different companies that offer services on this route, allowing you to choose an option that fits your budget and needs.

    Paris to Frankfurt Train Time: Daily Departures

    If you want to book trains from Paris to Frankfurt, you must keep in mind departure times from Paris. The first train departs from Paris Gare de l’Est train at approx. 7:20 a.m. and arrives at Frankfurt (Main) Hbf at around 10:58 a.m. These are high-speed long-distance trains, and the journey time depends on when you catch your train or the company you choose for the trip. The last train departs from the station at approx. 7:06 p.m.

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

    When you use a train Paris to Frankfurt, the journey takes at least 3h 38min depending on when you book or the train company you choose for the journey. Some of the companies available on this route include TGV inOui and Deutsche Bahn (DB). The longest journey time is by Deutsche Bahn, taking up to 4h 13min. Both train companies offer comfortable high-speed service, so you can compare features to choose what best suits your needs.

    Couple kissing in Paris. Source: Shutterstock

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

    Departure train station: The departure station from Paris to Frankfurt by train is Paris Gare de l’Est station. The station is located about 1 mile (1.6 km) from downtown Paris and offers public transportation through taxi, train, and bus travel to and from the station. You can find different amenities at the station, including food and drink cafes, a lounge, toilets, and free Wi-Fi. Also, Paris Gare de l’Est offers disabled facilities and lockers.

    Arrival train station: Frankfurt (Main) Hbf is the arrival station for Paris to Frankfurt train services. The station is about 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from downtown Frankfurt, and you can use public transportation to and from the station, including taxi, light rail, and bus. Some of the amenities you can use at the Frankfurt (Main) Hbf station include a first class lounge, places to eat and drink, and you can also access hotels near the station.

    Which train companies travel from Paris to Frankfurt?

    There are two train companies you can use to travel from Paris to Frankfurt. TGV inOui and Deutsche Bahn (DB) are the companies you can choose if you’re looking for a train from Paris to Frankfurt. Both companies depart from the Paris Gare de l’Est and arrive at the Frankfurt (Main) Hbf. These are high-speed, long-distance trains, so you can expect to take at least 3h 38min for the journey. The trains differ in pricing and features, so you can compare the two to choose the most suitable way to travel. You can get comfortable seating in TGV inOui, featuring side-by-side seating and facing seats in the first class and second class trains. DB also offers first class seats, which are comfortable with more spaced out seats. Also, both inOui and BD offer amenities like free Wi-Fi, so you can enjoy comfortable travel from Paris to Frankfurt.

    Night trains Paris

    Trains from Paris to Frankfurt depart from Paris between approx. 7:20 a.m. and 7:06 p.m., so most of the trains are available during the day. The closest you get to a night train is the last train, which leaves Paris at around 7:06 p.m. and arrives in Frankfurt at around 10:59 p.m.

    Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains from Paris to Frankfurt

    Deutsche Bahn (DB) offers a high-speed, long-distance train ideal for people looking for a train to Frankfurt from Paris. The company’s trains depart from Paris Gare de l’Est up to eight times a day, with the first train leaving at around 10:55 a.m. The journey is direct and takes at least 3h 8min. Deutsche Bahn trains come equipped with amenities like free Wi-Fi, and you can travel in first class if you’re looking for a comfortable way to get from Paris to Frankfurt. Another option you can use on this route is the TGV inOui, which offers up to eight trips from Paris to Frankfurt, taking at least 3h 38min.

    TGV inOui trains from Paris to Frankfurt

    TGV inOui is the brand name of premium TGV train services operated by SNCF since 27 May 2017 on certain high speed rail services. SNCF is in the process of replacing 'classic' TGV services with the premium inOui and low-cost Ouigo brands in preparation for the future opening of France's high-speed rail infrastructure to competition.

    Trains From Paris to Frankfurt: Sustainability Travel

    If you choose a train from Paris to Frankfurt, you should be glad you went with this option as it’s one of the most environmentally friendly way to travel. When compared to airplanes or cars, traveling by train emits up to 75% less carbon. Also, it requires less use of space and consumes less energy per mile than cars and airplanes. An average train can carry more people than an airplane or a car, and the carbon emissions from the train are up to four times lower than the other options. So, if you’re conscious about embracing sustainable travel, a train should be top on your list of ways to travel.

    Train Paris to Frankfurt: Services on Board

    While traveling on Deutsche Bahn, you can enjoy different classes. First class trains provide reserved seating, which allows you to enjoy a worry-free trip. The first class experience is like flying with a low cost carrier, but you get more space and catering. Second class tickets provide fairly comfortable seats. On both classes, you enjoy free Wi-Fi access. For luggage on Deutsche Bahn, you’re allowed to take items like laptops, briefcases, trolley bags, and rucksacks on board for free. The train service also offers services for disabled passengers, including providing assistance on and off the train or when the passenger needs to change trains. The second option for trains from Paris to Frankfurt is TGV inOui. The first class train offers spacious seats with power-recline and armrests. Second class trains on TGV inOui trains feature comfortable seats equipped with armrests and arranged in a 2+2 layout. You can take your bike on TGV inOui if you can easily fold it, as it should not be longer than 47.2 x 35.4 inches (120 x 90 cm). The trains are wheelchair-accessible and offer barrier-free access. Also, the stations have personnel that offer assistance to people with disabilities.

    How to find cheap train tickets from Paris to Frankfurt?

    If you want to book a train from Paris to Frankfurt, you can find cheap tickets in different ways. First, you should consider booking in advance. Booking on the day of the journey will come with an extra cost, but when you book a few days to weeks earlier you can enjoy incredible discounts. Be flexible with travel dates to find the best deals for tickets. Also, consider if you can find connecting trains and slower journeys to save money.

    Statue of Justice in Frankfurt. Source: Shutterstock

    To Frankfurt by Train—Travel Tips

    Considered a global city, Frankfurt is an important economic and commercial center with an impressive skyline. There are different things to do in Frankfurt, including visiting the Städel Museum, which offers an excellent collection of paintings from as far back as the 14th century. The museum displays works by masters like Vermeer Goya and Rembrandt. You can also visit the Palm Garden, a beautiful palm garden, opened in 1871. Highlights include a lovely outdoor botanical exhibit and greenhouses with tropical and subtropical plant species. In the gardens you can also find a children’s playground and beautiful spots for picnics. If you love animals, you can also explore the Frankfurt Zoo. You can also check out Omio Magazine for tips if you want to learn about the destination.

    • Eckart Witzigmann Palazzo
    • Nacht der Museen
    • Frühlings Dippemess
    • Festival of Young Talents
    • Christopher Street Day

    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 Tips: 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

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

    Is international entry 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?

    Entry Requirements:

    • 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:

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

    The above information was 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

    Return travel from Germany to France is: Unrestricted.

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Frankfurt am Main?

    Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

    Requirements for reentering:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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:

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

    Last checked on 11/6/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Frankfurt am Main.

    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Frankfurt am Main from Paris for as low as $73 (€65)  for the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Frankfurt am Main train to cost on average $104 (€93)  one way.
    The Paris to Frankfurt am Main train distance is approximately 296 miles (478 km).
    The train time between Paris and Frankfurt am Main is on average 3 h 38 min  for the 296 miles (478 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Paris to Frankfurt am Main by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When departing from Paris, you have various train station options to start your route 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 (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

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

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

    For the best Paris to Frankfurt am Main train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | ICE, TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Paris and Frankfurt am Main to compare what amenities they may offer.
    Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day to Frankfurt am Main from Paris. If you’re looking for a direct train, consider traveling with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | ICE. Nonstop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.
    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.
    The earliest train departing from Paris to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 5: 06 PM. The last train departing from Paris to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 5: 06 PM. You can find the latest Paris to Frankfurt am Main train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    If you buy the Paris to Frankfurt am Main train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $104 (€93). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Frankfurt am Main from Paris. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports in Paris and Frankfurt am Main

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    Frankfurt am Main
    Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your trip to Frankfurt am Main.
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    Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
    Public transit options for Paris Gare de Lyon
    Metro lines: 1, 14
    Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
    Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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    Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
    Public transit options for Paris Gare du Nord
    Metro lines: 4, 5
    Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
    Train lines: RER B, D, E
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    +33 184943635
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    Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
    Public transit options for Paris Gare de l'Est
    Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
    Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
    Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
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    +33 892353535
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    Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
    Public transit options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
    Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
    Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
    Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
    TaxisTaxis
    AccessibilityAccessibility
    phone
    Phone Number
    +33 892353535
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
    Public transit options for Gare de Paris Bercy
    Metro lines: 6, 14
    Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
    Train lines: TER, Intercités
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    WifiWifi
    LockersLockers
    ParkingParking
    ATMATM
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    AccessibilityAccessibility
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    Phone Number
    +33 892353535
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
    Public transit options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
    Metro lines: 5, 10
    Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
    Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C

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