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from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

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

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

08:50AMParis8h10 05:00PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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$241One-way
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08:50AMParis8h10 05:00PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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$241One-way
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08:50AMParis8h35 05:25PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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$321One-way
03:19PMParis Gare de l'Est3h39 06:58PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1031One-way
05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h49 08:59PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$1031One-way

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Mon
Jun 14
$167Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$192HOP!
Tue
Jun 15
$115Deutsche Bahn
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$192HOP!
Wed
Jun 16
$115TGV
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
Jun 17
$115TGV
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$192HOP!
Fri
Jun 18
$96SNCF | TGV INOUI
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$164Lufthansa
Sat
Jun 19
$83SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$192HOP!
Sun
Jun 20
$77TGV
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$118Lufthansa
Mon
Jun 21
$77TGV
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$118Lufthansa
Tue
Jun 22
$50SNCF | TGV INOUI
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$139HOP!
Wed
Jun 23
$51TGV
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$141Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Jun 24
$51TGV
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$139HOP!
Fri
Jun 25
$51TGV
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$118Lufthansa
Sat
Jun 26
$64TGV
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$122HOP!
Sun
Jun 27
$70TGV
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$118Lufthansa
Mon
Jun 28
$64TGV
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$122HOP!
Tue
Jun 29
$51TGV
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$105HOP!
Wed
Jun 30
$51TGV
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$118Lufthansa
Thu
Jul 1
$50SNCF | ICE
$19Flixbus
$95Lufthansa
Fri
Jul 2
$51TGV
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$95Lufthansa
Sat
Jul 3
$51TGV
$29Flixbus
$105HOP!
Sun
Jul 4
$73Deutsche Bahn
$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$118Lufthansa

Travel from Paris to Frankfurt: Journey Details

If you want to travel from Paris to Frankfurt, you can choose from all of the major transport options. Flying is easily the fastest way to reach Frankfurt, at just over an hour, but express trains only take a couple of hours longer, and buses are always available for those on a budget.

Return trips from Frankfurt to Paris are also available.

How to get from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Frankfurt am Main, 90,37% 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 Paris to Frankfurt am Main 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 Paris to Frankfurt

Daily buses from Paris to Frankfurt are provided by Megabus, Flixbus and Infobus, all of which offer at least one direct bus every day. The earliest bus of the day leave Port Maillot at 10:15 a.m., and the last service departs at 11:00 p.m. Expect the journey to Frankfurt Hauptbahnhof to take between 7 hours 15 minutes and 8 hours 45 minutes.

Trains from Paris to Frankfurt

Deutsche Bahn operates fast daily trains from Paris to Frankfurt. Departures begin as early as 7:00 a.m., until the final direct train of the day at 7:06 p.m. All direct trains take a little under 4 hours to make the journey, and slightly slower indirect services are also available. All trains leave from Paris Gare de l'Est, so allow time to reach the station.

Flights from Paris to Frankfurt

Flights from Paris to Frankfurt are the fastest option for traveling between these two cities. Both Lufthansa and Air France provide non-stop services between the two cities, and the journey time is only 1 hour 15 minutes. All flights take off from Charles de Gaulle airport, starting at 7:00 a.m. and finishing at 9:00 p.m.

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

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

Can travelers from France enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is restricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

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

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • 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)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

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

This information was last checked on 6/13/21. 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 Paris to Frankfurt am Main.

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

The current restriction level for returning to Paris, France from Germany is: Partially open.

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

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

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

  • 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

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

  • Physical distance: 1 metre (s) (3 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 Paris from Frankfurt am Main here.

How do I travel from Paris to Frankfurt am Main?

You can travel to Frankfurt am Main from Paris 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the distance between Paris and Frankfurt am Main?

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Paris and in Frankfurt am Main?

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

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

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

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Frankfurt am Main by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Frankfurt am Main for $19 (€15).
  • HOP! Can get you to Frankfurt am Main by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with HOP! From Paris to Frankfurt am Main for $139 (€108) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Frankfurt am Main by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Paris to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $52 (€40).
Is there a direct service between Paris and Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You'll find direct bus services to Frankfurt am Main with Flixbus.
  • You can find a direct flight to Frankfurt am Main with HOP!
  • You can check for a direct train to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | ICE.

Direct services to Frankfurt am Main 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 route.

Where should I go next after I travel from Paris to Frankfurt am Main?
Omio customers who travel from Paris to Frankfurt am Main often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Munich or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Frankfurt am Main and these popular destinations at a great price.
How early should I book tickets from Paris to Frankfurt am Main online for the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets cost $19 (€15) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $139 (€108) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $52 (€40) one way.

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

How do I get from Paris to Frankfurt am Main the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to go to Frankfurt am Main from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $19 (€15).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Frankfurt am Main:

Taking a bus is about $120 (€93) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $139 (€108) for this trip.

Taking a bus is about $32 (€25) less than taking a train, which costs on average $52 (€40) for this route.

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

The fastest way to get to Frankfurt am Main from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Frankfurt am Main can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 7 h 35 min  of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 39 min  of travel time.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Frankfurt am Main
Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Refreshments
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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