How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

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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 Dec 08 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf4h04 10:00AMParis Gare de l'Est
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12:25PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 210h15 10:40PMParis
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06:56AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h43 10:39AMParis Gare de l'Est
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06:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 10:54PMParis Gare de l'Est
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04:56PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf3h45 08:41PMParis Gare de l'Est
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Travel Information from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$60 - $127
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $60 (€55) • 3 h 42 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $127 (€116) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 296 miles (478 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Paris. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, HOP! Or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.

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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

Travel Tips: Travel to Paris 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 Frankfurt am Main to Paris.
FAQs

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

Can travelers from Germany enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted 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:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

This information was last checked on 11/6/22. 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 between Frankfurt am Main and Paris.

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from France?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 11/6/22. 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.

You can travel between Frankfurt am Main and Paris 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel to Paris from Frankfurt am Main is by taking a train with an average price of $60 (€55).

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A train is $16 (€15) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Paris costing on average $77 (€70).

Taking a train is about $67 (€61) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $127 (€116) for this route.

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

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

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

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

  • 3 buses per day.
  • Around 5 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and tend to arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights mostly leave from Frankfurt am Main Airport and tend to arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Paris at Paris Gare de Lyon.

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

  • You can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Paris with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $77 (€70) with Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.
  • You can go to Paris from Frankfurt am Main by plane with HOP! You'll see cheap plane tickets for $127 (€116) with HOP! From Frankfurt am Main to Paris on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $60 (€55) with Deutsche Bahn 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 3 direct buses per day with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | ICE with 5 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 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!

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

  • A bus ticket for this route costs on average $77 (€70) one way.
  • A plane ticket costs $127 (€116) one way on average for this trip.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $60 (€55) 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.

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