The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Paris will cost around £ 80 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 63.
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3 h 51 m
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Of the 16 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Paris every day 12 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct trains cover the 479 km distance in an average of 4 h but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 51 m .
The slowest trains will take 4 h 32 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
|Distance||296 miles (478 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 55 min|
|Average train ticket price||£71 (€79)|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris cover the 296 miles (478 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 55 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £71, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £45. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
TGV and Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Frankfurt am Main to Paris from £45. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
TGV has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris:
Trains from Frankfurt to Paris generally depart from Frankfurt Main HB station. Direct services are available to Paris Est. Trains to Paris Nord are indirect, and generally involve a change at Cologne or Brussels. Train services start operating at approximately 6 a.m, and the last train departs at approximately 11:15 p.m. There is usually at least one departure per hour. There are five high-speed train services per day - the trip aboard an ICE train takes around 4 hours. Train operators include SNCF, and Deutsche Bahn.
The station to catch trains from Frankfurt to Paris is Frankfurt HBF. It is possible to reach Frankfurt HBF by bus, taxi, underground or tram. Taxi ranks are situated in front of the main entrance, and also at the Mannheimer Strasse exit. Lines U4 and U5 of the U-Bahn provide services to Frankfurt HBF station. Bus numbers 32, 33, 35, 37 and 46 stop at the bus station, which is situated in the square in front of the train station. Trams 11, 16, 17, 20, and 21 also stop outside of the main entrance. Frankfurt HBF is in the western part of the city. It is 11 minutes via train from Frankfurt Airport.
Paris is a stunning city that boasts a rich cultural and historic heritage, quaint cafes, iconic buildings, and fashion boutiques. Amongst the city's top attractions is The Louvre, the Eiffel Tower, L'Arc de Triomphe and Notre Dame Cathedral. Passengers on trains from Frankfurt to Paris will arrive at either Paris Nord or Paris Est train station. The stations are within 10 minutes walking distance of each other, and are conveniently located in the centre of Paris. Both stations are well served by public transport, including the Metro, and buses. There are also convenient taxi ranks and airport shuttle buses outside of the stations. For night travel, Noctilien provide an extensive network of night buses.
Travel by train between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Paris, France is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 20/09/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Frankfurt am Main closer to your date of departure here.
Return travel from France to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 20/09/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Frankfurt am Main from Paris.
Some of the Frankfurt am Main train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Paris include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and need to travel around 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Paris most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from this train station to the city centre.
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