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from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Frankfurt am Main on Jan 30 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

04:05PMParis, Quai de Bercy7h30 11:35PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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$311One-way
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04:05PMParis, Quai de Bercy7h30 11:35PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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$311One-way
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08:50AMParis, Quai de Bercy8h10 05:00PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 2
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$351One-way
08:50AMParis, Quai de Bercy8h35 05:25PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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$351One-way
04:05PMParis, Quai de Bercy7h50 11:55PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf
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$311One-way

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Sun
Jan 30
$118Deutsche Bahn
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$229Air France
Mon
Jan 31
$53SNCF | ICE
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$183Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 1
$46SNCF | ICE
$35Flixbus
$183Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 2
$46SNCF | ICE
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$155Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 3
$53Deutsche Bahn
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$134Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 4
$47TGV
$35Flixbus
$134Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 5
$47TGV
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$134Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 6
$65TGV
$30Flixbus
$134Lufthansa
Mon
Feb 7
$47TGV
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$134Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 8
$46SNCF | ICE
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Feb 9
$46SNCF | ICE
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$155HOP!
Thu
Feb 10
$46SNCF | TGV INOUI
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 11
$46SNCF | TGV INOUI
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
$112Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 12
$46SNCF | TGV INOUI
$31Flixbus
$112Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 13
$50Deutsche Bahn with connection
$35Flixbus
$91Lufthansa
Mon
Feb 14
$55Deutsche Bahn with connection
$37BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
Feb 15
$46SNCF | ICE
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$91Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 16
$46SNCF | ICE
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$91Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 17
$46SNCF | ICE
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$91Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 18
$46SNCF | TGV INOUI
$31Flixbus
$91Lufthansa

Travel Information from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$19 - $73
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $19 (€16) • 7 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $73 (€60) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or SNCF | TGV INOUI

Travel 296 miles (478 km) by bus, flight or train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main. 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 $19 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa or SNCF | TGV INOUI among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main.

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.

Travel Tips: Travel from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Paris, France?

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

Is international entry into Frankfurt am Main from Paris restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Frankfurt am Main, Germany 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

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 1/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Frankfurt am Main from Paris closer to your planned date of departure here.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Paris, France from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

The restriction level for your return to Paris, France from Germany is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Paris from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Paris from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of reentry into France:

  • 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 are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Paris, France?

You should observe these safety measures in France as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to France was last checked on 1/28/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Paris to Frankfurt am Main?

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

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

The cheapest way to travel between Paris and Frankfurt am Main is by taking a bus with an average price of $19 (€16).

This is compared to other travel options to Frankfurt am Main:

A bus is $53 (€44) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Paris to Frankfurt am Main costing on average $73 (€60).

A bus is $28 (€23) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main costing on average $47 (€39).

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 15 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Frankfurt am Main by bus can take on average 7 h 25 min.

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

What is the distance between Paris and Frankfurt am Main?

Frankfurt am Main is approximately 296 miles (478 km) away from Paris.

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

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

  • 5 trains per day.

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

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Frankfurt am Main, Hbf.
  • Most travelers take a flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Frankfurt am Main Airport.
  • Most travelers board their train from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

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:

  • Flixbus can get you to Frankfurt am Main by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Paris to Frankfurt am Main for $19 (€16) on Omio.
  • Lufthansa can get you to Frankfurt am Main by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa from Paris to Frankfurt am Main for $73 (€60) on Omio.
  • Travel with SNCF | TGV INOUI for trains to Frankfurt am Main. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for SNCF | TGV INOUI Paris to Frankfurt am Main tickets on Omio for $47 (€39).

Is there a way to travel directly from Paris to Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You can find around 5 direct trains per day and travel 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 Frankfurt am Main as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets between Paris and Frankfurt am Main.

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.

When should I book a ticket from Paris to Frankfurt am Main online to score 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 are costing on average $19 (€16) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $73 (€60) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $47 (€39) one way on average.

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.