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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 Jan 23 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h42 10:38AMParis Gare de l'Est
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$541One-way
Cheapest
11:45PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 210h10 09:55AMParis
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$371One-way
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10:57AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h57 02:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$781One-way
12:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 04:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$841One-way
04:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h45 08:41PMParis Gare de l'Est
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$1021One-way

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Sun
Jan 23
$54SNCF | ICE
$26Flixbus
$195HOP!
Mon
Jan 24
$60SNCF | ICE
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$195HOP!
Tue
Jan 25
$47SNCF | ICE
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$172HOP!
Wed
Jan 26
$90SNCF | ICE
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$172HOP!
Thu
Jan 27
$47SNCF | ICE
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$138HOP!
Fri
Jan 28
$60Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$138HOP!
Sat
Jan 29
$47SNCF | TGV INOUI
$21Flixbus
$138HOP!
Sun
Jan 30
$56Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$138HOP!
Mon
Jan 31
$48Deutsche Bahn
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$138HOP!
Tue
Feb 1
$47SNCF | ICE
$30Flixbus
$113HOP!
Wed
Feb 2
$47SNCF | ICE
$26Flixbus
$113HOP!
Thu
Feb 3
$47SNCF | ICE
$26Flixbus
$113HOP!
Fri
Feb 4
$48Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$113HOP!
Sat
Feb 5
$47SNCF | TGV INOUI
$30Flixbus
$113HOP!
Sun
Feb 6
$47SNCF | ICE
$21Flixbus
$80Lufthansa
Mon
Feb 7
$47SNCF | ICE
$30Flixbus
$101HOP!
Tue
Feb 8
$47SNCF | ICE
$26Flixbus
$101HOP!
Wed
Feb 9
$47SNCF | ICE
$19Flixbus
$101HOP!
Thu
Feb 10
$47SNCF | ICE
$19Flixbus
$101HOP!
Fri
Feb 11
$48Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$80Lufthansa

Travel Information to Paris from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$32 - $89
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $32 (€26) • 7 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $89 (€73) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 296 miles (478 km) by bus, flight or train between Frankfurt am Main and Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $32 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight 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

Is international travel between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Paris, France allowed?

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:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory 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 1/21/22; 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 from Frankfurt am Main to 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: Partially open.

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

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open 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 and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 1/21/22. 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 travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Paris: bus, flight or train.

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 $32 (€26) compared to other travel options to Paris:

Taking a bus is usually $57 (€47) less than taking a flight to Paris, which costs on average $89 (€73) for the same trip.

A bus is $17 (€14) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris costing on average $48 (€40).

What is the quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

The quickest way to travel to Paris from Frankfurt am Main is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h 20 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 42 min.

How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

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

How many services a day are there between Frankfurt am Main and Paris?

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

  • Around 6 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Frankfurt am Main and 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 from Frankfurt am Main to Paris:

  • Buses mostly leave from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and tend to arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights from Frankfurt am Main to Paris most often leave from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris most often leave from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Which travel companies can take me from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

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

  • You can travel by bus from Frankfurt am Main to Paris with BlaBlaCar Bus, and you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Frankfurt am Main to Paris tickets for $32 (€26) on Omio.
  • You can travel to Paris from Frankfurt am Main by flight with Lufthansa. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $89 (€73) with Lufthansa from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.
  • You can go to Paris from Frankfurt am Main by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $48 (€40) with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Paris on Omio.

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 can take a direct train with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | ICE with 6 direct trains per day.

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 other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

Your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Paris doesn't have to end in Paris. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’d like to add London, Barcelona or Amsterdam to your Frankfurt am Main to Paris tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Paris today!

How early should I book tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Paris online for 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 route costs on average $32 (€26) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $89 (€73) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $48 (€40) one way.

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.