Cheap train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

Showing times and prices for 21 Jan

Cheapest

£59

Average

£97

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 £ 97 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 59.

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06:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h42 10:38Paris Gare de l'Est
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£591One-way
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05:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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£591One-way
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08:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 12:52Paris Gare de l'Est
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£641One-way
12:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h58 16:54Paris Gare de l'Est
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£731One-way
16:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h45 20:41Paris Gare de l'Est
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£831One-way

Train schedule 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) Hbf3h42 10:38Paris Gare de l'Est
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06:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h42 10:38Paris Gare de l'Est
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08:04Frankfurt (Main) Hbf4h27 12:31Paris 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) Hbf3h59 14:05Paris 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) Hbf3h59 18:05Paris Gare de l'Est
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16:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h45 20:41Paris Gare de l'Est
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16:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h45 20:41Paris Gare de l'Est
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18:06Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h59 22:05Paris Gare de l'Est
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Fri
21 Jan
£52SNCF | ICE
£22Flixbus
£141HOP!
Sat
22 Jan
£78TGV
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£141HOP!
Sun
23 Jan
£39SNCF | ICE
£19Flixbus
£124HOP!
Mon
24 Jan
£43SNCF | ICE
£19Flixbus
£124HOP!
Tue
25 Jan
£34SNCF | ICE
£22Flixbus
£100HOP!
Wed
26 Jan
£34SNCF | ICE
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£100HOP!
Thu
27 Jan
£34SNCF | ICE
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£100HOP!
Fri
28 Jan
£43Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£100HOP!
Sat
29 Jan
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£23Flixbus
£100HOP!
Sun
30 Jan
£34SNCF | ICE
£19Flixbus
£82HOP!
Mon
31 Jan
£35Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£82HOP!
Tue
1 Feb
£34SNCF | ICE
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£82HOP!
Wed
2 Feb
£34SNCF | ICE
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£82HOP!
Thu
3 Feb
£34SNCF | ICE
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£82HOP!
Fri
4 Feb
£35Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
£73HOP!
Sat
5 Feb
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£22Flixbus
£73HOP!
Sun
6 Feb
£34SNCF | ICE
£15Flixbus
£58Lufthansa
Mon
7 Feb
£34SNCF | ICE
£22Flixbus
£73HOP!
Tue
8 Feb
£34SNCF | ICE
£21Flixbus
£73HOP!
Wed
9 Feb
£35Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fastest train times from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

Showing times and prices for 21 Jan

Fastest Journey

3 h 42 m

Average

3 h 55 m

Trains per day

14

Distance

479 km

Of the 14 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Paris every day 10 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 3 h 55 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 42 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 27 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
06:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h42 10:38Paris Gare de l'Est
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£591One-way
Fastest
06:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h42 10:38Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1171One-way
2nd Fastest
16:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h45 20:41Paris Gare de l'Est
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£1171One-way
2nd Fastest
16:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h45 20:41Paris Gare de l'Est
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£831One-way
05:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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£591One-way

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Overview: Train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price£56 (€65)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 6 direct trains a day
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 trip taking on average 3 h 42 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £34, but the average price of train tickets is £56. Travellers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and TGV trains Frankfurt am Main to Paris

Deutsche Bahn and TGV trains will get you to Paris from Frankfurt am Main from £34. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn
TGV

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Paris from Frankfurt am Main. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

    When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Paris don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

    • Cashless payments recommended
    • Online booking and check-in recommended
    • Normal conditions apply

    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

    Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Frankfurt am Main and Paris?

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

    Can I enter France from Germany?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • 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 safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

    All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 19/01/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris as this information can change.

    Do I need to quarantine when I return 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 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 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 19/01/2022. 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 from Frankfurt am Main to Paris for as little as £34  in the next 7 days.

    What is the cost of a train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Paris on average?

    If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Frankfurt am Main to Paris train to cost on average £56  one way.

    How many miles is it from Frankfurt am Main to Paris by train?

    When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Paris from Frankfurt am Main via train to be approximately 296 miles (478 km).

    What is the average Frankfurt am Main to Paris train duration?

    While the time it takes to travel 296 miles (478 km) to Paris from Frankfurt am Main can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Frankfurt am Main to Paris is on average 3 h 42 min.

    What is the departure train station in Frankfurt am Main and arrival train station in Paris?

    Some of the Frankfurt am Main train stations to Paris you can start your journey from include Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, 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 (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   and arriving in Paris Gare de Lyon.

    Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main? Where is the train station in Paris?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and travel around 6.7 miles (10.8 km) from the city centre to this train station.

    Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel approximately 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the train station to the city centre in Paris.

    What train companies go from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

    For the best Frankfurt am Main to Paris train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Paris from Frankfurt am Main to compare what amenities they may offer.

    Are there any Frankfurt am Main to Paris direct trains?

    Yes, there are 6 direct trains per day from Frankfurt am Main to Paris. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | ICE  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.

    How many train services are there from Frankfurt am Main to Paris a day?

    On average, there are 6 trains a day from Frankfurt am Main to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

    When does the first train depart from Frankfurt am Main to Paris? When does the last train depart from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

    The earliest train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Paris leaves at 04: 54. The last train departing from Frankfurt am Main to Paris leaves at 15: 56. You can find the latest Frankfurt am Main to Paris train times on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

    When should I book Frankfurt am Main Paris train tickets to score the best deals?

    In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £56 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Paris a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Frankfurt am Main
    Paris
    Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf is the most popular Frankfurt am Main railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Frankfurt am Main for your journey to Paris.