The cheapest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Cheapest

£63

Average

£80

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.

Cheapest
16:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 20:47Paris Gare de l'Est
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£631One-way
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18:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 22:52Paris Gare de l'Est
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£631One-way
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05:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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£631One-way
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18:06Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h18 22:24Paris Gare de l'Est
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£651One-way
12:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 16:54Paris Gare de l'Est
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£721One-way

Timetable Frankfurt am Main to Paris

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05:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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05:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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06:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 10:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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06:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 10:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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08:01Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h32 12:33Paris Gare de l'Est
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08:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 12:52Paris Gare de l'Est
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08:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 12:52Paris Gare de l'Est
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10:06Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h13 14:19Paris Gare de l'Est
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12:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 16:54Paris Gare de l'Est
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12:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 16:54Paris Gare de l'Est
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14:06Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h08 18:14Paris Gare de l'Est
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16:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 20:47Paris Gare de l'Est
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16:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 20:47Paris Gare de l'Est
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18:06Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h18 22:24Paris Gare de l'Est
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18:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 22:52Paris Gare de l'Est
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18:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 22:52Paris Gare de l'Est
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Tue
21 Sep
£117Deutsche Bahn with connection
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£160HOP!
Wed
22 Sep
£63Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£109HOP!
Thu
23 Sep
£63Deutsche Bahn
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£109HOP!
Fri
24 Sep
£82Deutsche Bahn with connection
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£122HOP!
Sat
25 Sep
£63TGV
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£122HOP!
Sun
26 Sep
£63Deutsche Bahn
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£109HOP!
Mon
27 Sep
£45Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£97HOP!
Tue
28 Sep
£27Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£109HOP!
Wed
29 Sep
£27Deutsche Bahn
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£109HOP!
Thu
30 Sep
£45Deutsche Bahn
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£122HOP!
Fri
1 Oct
£67SNCF | ICE
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£135Lufthansa
Sat
2 Oct
£42Deutsche Bahn with connection
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£109HOP!
Sun
3 Oct
£40Deutsche Bahn
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£109HOP!
Mon
4 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Tue
5 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£69HOP!
Wed
6 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£69HOP!
Thu
7 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£87HOP!
Fri
8 Oct
£45Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
9 Oct
£38Deutsche Bahn with connection
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£81Lufthansa
Sun
10 Oct
£36Deutsche Bahn
£13BlaBlaCar Bus
£81Lufthansa
Mon
11 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£81Lufthansa

The fastest trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

Showing times and prices for 22 Sep

Fastest Journey

3 h 51 m

Average

4 h

Trains per day

16

Distance

479 km

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.

Fastest
16:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 20:47Paris Gare de l'Est
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£631One-way
Fastest
16:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h51 20:47Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1001One-way
2nd Fastest
05:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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£811One-way
2nd Fastest
06:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 10:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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£811One-way
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06:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 10:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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£811One-way

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Train Information to Paris from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 55 min
priceAverage train ticket price£71 (€79)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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
Deutsche Bahn

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:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All cancellations and change fees requested more than three days before departure are removed until May 3rd, 2021. If you have booked with Omio, please contact us directly.

Trains from Frankfurt to Paris: Journey Details

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.

Taking the Train from Frankfurt

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.

Getting into Paris by Train

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 Tips

Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris
Travel by train 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
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

Travel by train between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Paris, France is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Paris from Frankfurt am Main restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Frankfurt am Main?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

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.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Paris, France?

Return travel from France to Germany is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Frankfurt am Main from Paris?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Paris?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

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

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

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.

How much do cheap trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Frankfurt am Main and Paris for as little as £45  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Paris is £71  one way.
What is the distance by train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?
You should expect to travel around 296 miles (478 km)  between Frankfurt am Main and Paris by train.
How long is the train journey to Paris from Frankfurt am Main?
While the time it takes to travel 296 miles (478 km) between Frankfurt am Main and Paris can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Frankfurt am Main to Paris is on average 3 h 55 min.
Which train station from Frankfurt am Main to Paris do I depart from? Which Paris train station from Frankfurt am Main do I arrive in?

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.

Where do I find the Frankfurt am Main train station to Paris? Where is the Paris train station?

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.

What train providers go from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?
When taking a train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Paris. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Paris from Frankfurt am Main and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Can I book a direct train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?
Yes, you can search for direct trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris on Omio with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | ICE, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your train ticket.
When can I take the first train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Frankfurt am Main at 10: 56. The last train leaves from Frankfurt am Main at 16: 56. Check Omio for the latest train times from Frankfurt am Main to Paris and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I book Frankfurt am Main Paris train tickets to score the best deals?
If you book a train ticket between Frankfurt am Main and Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £71 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Paris are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Paris
Frankfurt(Main) Hbf
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