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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3 h 42 m
3 h 55 m
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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.
|Distance||296 miles (478 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 42 min|
|Average train ticket price||£56 (€65)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 6 direct trains a day|
|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 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.
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 (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:
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 between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Paris, France by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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