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from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

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

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To get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris on Jun 15 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

11:45PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 27h40 07:25AMParis
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$271One-way
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11:45PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 27h40 07:25AMParis
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$271One-way
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04:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 08:47PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$941One-way
11:20PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf8h05 07:25AMParis
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$361One-way
08:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 12:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1081One-way

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Mon
Jun 14
$167Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$228HOP!
Tue
Jun 15
$115TGV
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$199HOP!
Wed
Jun 16
$115TGV
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
Jun 17
$115TGV
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$155HOP!
Fri
Jun 18
$90SNCF | ICE
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$155HOP!
Sat
Jun 19
$103Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$155HOP!
Sun
Jun 20
$73Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$138HOP!
Mon
Jun 21
$90Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$138HOP!
Tue
Jun 22
$51Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$124HOP!
Wed
Jun 23
$50SNCF | ICE
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$124HOP!
Thu
Jun 24
$77Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$124HOP!
Fri
Jun 25
$77Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$124HOP!
Sat
Jun 26
$54Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$111HOP!
Sun
Jun 27
$51Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$124HOP!
Mon
Jun 28
$51Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$192Lufthansa
Tue
Jun 29
$51TGV
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$192Lufthansa
Wed
Jun 30
$50SNCF | ICE
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$99HOP!
Thu
Jul 1
$58Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$124HOP!
Fri
Jul 2
$77Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$115Lufthansa
Sat
Jul 3
$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$115Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Jul 4
$51Deutsche Bahn
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$111HOP!
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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
Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people traveling to Paris from Frankfurt am Main?

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

Can I enter France if coming from Germany?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if traveling from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry:

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travelers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 6/13/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Frankfurt am Main and Paris.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Paris, France?

The current restriction level for returning to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from France is: Restricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Paris, France?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Frankfurt am Main from Paris?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

Which rules do I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 6/13/21. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Frankfurt am Main from Paris here.

How do I travel from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

There are 3 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris: bus, flight or train.

How far is Paris from Frankfurt am Main?

You should expect to travel around 296 miles (478 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Paris.

When traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Paris, where do I depart from Frankfurt am Main and where do I arrive in Paris?

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Frankfurt am Main, Hauptbahnhof Fernbusse and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars).
  • Most travelers catch their flight from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travelers take a train from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen to Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel companies can take me from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can get you to Paris by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with BlaBlaCar Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Paris for $19 (€15) on Omio.
  • Travel with Lufthansa for flights to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Frankfurt am Main to Paris tickets on Omio for $95 (€74).
  • Travel with TGV to go to Paris by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find TGV Frankfurt am Main to Paris tickets on Omio for $51 (€40).
Is there a way to travel directly from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

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

  • You'll find direct buses with Flixbus.
  • You can take a direct flight with HOP!
  • You can take a direct train with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | ICE.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?
Many of our customers traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Paris don't make Paris their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Paris are London, Barcelona or Amsterdam, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Paris to any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy Frankfurt am Main to Paris tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average () one way.
  • A plane ticket is costing on average () one way for this route.
  • A train ticket is costing on average () one way for this trip.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $19 (€15) compared to other travel options to Paris:

Taking a bus is usually $76 (€59) less than taking a flight to Paris, which costs on average () for the same trip.

A bus is generally $32 (€25) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average () from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.

What is the fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

The fastest way to get to Paris from Frankfurt am Main is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Paris by bus can take on average 7 h 40 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 50 min  of travel time.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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