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from Paris to Frankfurt

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Frankfurt on Jan 20 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:10PMParis Gare de l'Est3h49 08:59PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$541One-way
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$541One-way
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09:06AMParis Gare de l'Est3h53 12:59PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$601One-way
07:20AMParis Gare de l'Est3h38 10:58AMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$661One-way
03:20PMParis Gare de l'Est3h38 06:58PMFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
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$661One-way

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Thu
Jan 20
$54SNCF | ICE
$60Flixbus
$173Lufthansa
Fri
Jan 21
$54SNCF | TGV INOUI
$48Flixbus
$144HOP!
Sat
Jan 22
$54SNCF | TGV INOUI
$44Flixbus
$144HOP!
Sun
Jan 23
$66SNCF | TGV INOUI
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$100Lufthansa
Mon
Jan 24
$47SNCF | ICE
$44Flixbus
$100Lufthansa
Tue
Jan 25
$47SNCF | TGV INOUI
$36Flixbus
$100Lufthansa
Wed
Jan 26
$47SNCF | ICE
$44Flixbus
$100Lufthansa
Thu
Jan 27
$47SNCF | ICE
$37Flixbus
$87Lufthansa
Fri
Jan 28
$48TGV
$48Flixbus
$100Lufthansa
Sat
Jan 29
$48TGV
$44Flixbus
$84Lufthansa
Sun
Jan 30
$54TGV
$28BlaBlaCar Bus
$100Lufthansa
Mon
Jan 31
$47SNCF | ICE
$44Flixbus
$84Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 1
$47SNCF | ICE
$28BlaBlaCar Bus
$100Lufthansa
Wed
Feb 2
$47SNCF | ICE
$48Flixbus
$100Lufthansa
Thu
Feb 3
$47SNCF | ICE
$44Flixbus
$100Lufthansa
Fri
Feb 4
$47SNCF | TGV INOUI
$48Flixbus
$100Lufthansa
Sat
Feb 5
$47SNCF | ICE
$44Flixbus
$100Lufthansa
Sun
Feb 6
$54TGV
$28BlaBlaCar Bus
$84Lufthansa
Mon
Feb 7
$47SNCF | ICE
$37Flixbus
$88Lufthansa
Tue
Feb 8
$47SNCF | ICE
$28BlaBlaCar Bus
$84Lufthansa

Travel Information between Paris and Frankfurt

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$31 - $93
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $31 (€26) • 7 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $93 (€77) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, HOP! Or SNCF | ICE

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 296 miles (478 km) from Paris to Frankfurt. 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 $31 (€26). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus, HOP! Or SNCF | ICE among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Paris to Frankfurt.

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FAQs

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

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

Can I enter Germany if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Frankfurt, Germany due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 1/18/22; 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 Paris to Frankfurt.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Paris, France from Frankfurt, Germany due to COVID-19?

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

Is my journey back to Paris from Frankfurt 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?

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 1/18/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Paris from Frankfurt closer to your date of departure here.

What are the ways to get from Paris to Frankfurt?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Paris and Frankfurt. You can take a bus, flight or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Frankfurt from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $31 (€26).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Frankfurt:

A bus is generally $61 (€51) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $93 (€77) from Paris to Frankfurt.

Taking a bus is about $16 (€13) less than taking a train, which costs on average $47 (€39) for this journey.

What is the quickest way from Paris to Frankfurt?

The quickest way to travel to Frankfurt from Paris 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, getting to Frankfurt by bus can take on average 7 h 30 min.

In comparison, going by train can take 3 h 38 min   on average.

What is the distance between Paris and Frankfurt?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Frankfurt is:

  • 5 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Paris? Where do I arrive in Frankfurt?

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

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Frankfurt, Stuttgarter Straße (Fermomnibusbahnhof).

Which travel operators can get me to Frankfurt from Paris?

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

  • You can take a bus from Paris to Frankfurt with BlaBlaCar Bus. Cheap tickets can be found for $31 (€26) with BlaBlaCar Bus from Paris to Frankfurt.
  • You can go to Frankfurt from Paris by plane with HOP! You'll see cheap plane tickets for $93 (€77) with HOP! From Paris to Frankfurt on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Paris to Frankfurt with SNCF | ICE. Cheap tickets can be found for $47 (€39) with SNCF | ICE from Paris to Frankfurt.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Frankfurt? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Frankfurt usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Kyiv or Amsterdam. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Kyiv or Amsterdam from Frankfurt, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I buy Paris to Frankfurt tickets online to score the best deals?

Before traveling from Paris to Frankfurt, 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 journey costs on average $31 (€26) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this journey is costing $93 (€77) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $47 (€39) one way for this journey.

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