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from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris on Sep 20 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:25AMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 27h40 03:05PMParis
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$321One-way
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07:25AMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 27h40 03:05PMParis
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$321One-way
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04:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$871One-way
11:45PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 27h40 07:25AMParis
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$321One-way
07:00AMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf8h05 03:05PMParis
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$321One-way

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Sun
Sep 19
$162Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$150HOP!
Mon
Sep 20
$87Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$150HOP!
Tue
Sep 21
$87TGV
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$150HOP!
Wed
Sep 22
$87Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$150HOP!
Thu
Sep 23
$87Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$150HOP!
Fri
Sep 24
$87Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$150HOP!
Sat
Sep 25
$65Deutsche Bahn with connection
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$134HOP!
Sun
Sep 26
$62Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$120HOP!
Mon
Sep 27
$37Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$120HOP!
Tue
Sep 28
$37Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$150HOP!
Wed
Sep 29
$37Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$96HOP!
Thu
Sep 30
$62Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$134HOP!
Fri
Oct 1
$62Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$186Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 2
$56TGV
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$142Lufthansa
Sun
Oct 3
$56Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$120HOP!
Mon
Oct 4
$37Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$120HOP!
Tue
Oct 5
$37Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$96HOP!
Wed
Oct 6
$37Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$96HOP!
Thu
Oct 7
$37Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$108HOP!
Fri
Oct 8
$62Deutsche Bahn
$32BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Lufthansa
Sat
Oct 9
$48SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Lufthansa

Travel Information to Paris from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$38 - $138
cheapestCheapest modeBus • () • 7 h 40 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 296 miles (478 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Paris. A bus is best for those looking to save money on this trip, with tickets costing about (). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.

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Travel from Frankfurt to Paris: Journey Details

Anyone wanting to travel from Frankfurt to Paris will be able to select from buses, trains and flights. The fastest way to make the journey is by plane, which takes just over an hour. Trains come next, taking around 4 hours, while buses take a few hours longer. There are services every day, from early in the morning until late at night, and weekend services are as frequent as during the week.

Return trips from Paris to Frankfurt are also available.

How to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Paris, 88,33% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Buses from Frankfurt to Paris

Buses are a great way to travel from Frankfurt to Paris, with plenty of different options available. Direct buses from Frankfurt to Paris are provided by Infobus, Flixbus and Eurolines, while Megabus makes the journey with one change along the way. The earliest buses leave Frankfurt at 6:45 a.m., the final bus departs at 3:50 a.m. and the journey time ranges from 7 hours to over 10 hours. Most buses leave from Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof and get into Paris Porte Maillot.

Trains from Frankfurt to Paris

Trains from Frankfurt to Paris are an efficient way to travel between cities in Europe. Deutsche Bahn offers a daily service between the two cities, which takes between 3 hours 50 minutes and 4 and a half hours to make the journey. Services start at 6:00 a.m. and there are departures every couple of hours until 7:00 p.m.

Flights from Frankfurt to Paris

Flights from Frankfurt to Paris are also available. Both Lufthansa and Air France provide a direct service from Frankfurt Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle. The direct flight takes around 1 hour 15 minutes. The first service of the day leaves at 6:50 a.m. and the last take off is at 8:20 p.m., so there will always be plenty of choice.

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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for France due to COVID-19 if I’m traveling between Frankfurt am Main and Paris?

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

Can travelers from Germany enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Paris from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • 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

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Paris, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 9/18/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Paris, France?

Return travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from France?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from France?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany was last verified on 9/18/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Frankfurt am Main from Paris.

How do I get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Frankfurt am Main to Paris. You can take a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

The cheapest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Paris is by taking a bus with an average price of ().

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

Taking a bus is about $100 (€80) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $138 (€110) for this trip.

A bus is generally $46 (€37) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $83 (€66) from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.

What is the fastest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Paris?

The fastest way to get to Paris from Frankfurt am Main is by travel with an average travel time of 0 h 0 min.

Other travel options to Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 1 h 15 min.

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Paris by train can take on average 3 h 51 min.

What is the distance between Frankfurt am Main and Paris?

The distance is approximately 296 miles (478 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Paris is:

  • 6 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Frankfurt am Main and Paris as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling between Frankfurt am Main and Paris, what are the departure and arrival points in Frankfurt am Main and Paris?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Paris:

  • Flights mostly depart from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Buses from Frankfurt am Main to Paris most often leave from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Trains mostly depart from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel operators can get me to Paris from Frankfurt am Main?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Frankfurt am Main to Paris:

  • You can travel by plane from Frankfurt am Main to Paris with Lufthansa, and you can find Lufthansa Frankfurt am Main to Paris tickets for $138 (€110) on Omio.
  • You can travel by bus to Paris from Frankfurt am Main with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Frankfurt am Main to Paris tickets for $38 (€30) on Omio.
  • You can go to Paris from Frankfurt am Main by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $83 (€66) with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Paris on Omio.
Can I find a direct route from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find 6 direct trains a day to Paris with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | ICE.

Direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

Where should I go next after I travel between Frankfurt am Main and Paris?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Frankfurt am Main to Paris often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Frankfurt am Main and Paris itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Paris and any of these top destinations today!
How far in advance should I book my Frankfurt am Main to Paris one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Plane tickets are costing $138 (€110) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $38 (€30) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $83 (€66) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Paris
Frankfurt(Main) Hbf
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