|Avg. Train Duration:|
4 hours 50 minutes
|Train Ticket Price:||£45|
|Trains depart from:||Paris|
|Trains arrive in:||Frankfurt am Main|
|Train Companies:||TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI, Deutsche Bahn with connection, SNCF | ICE, Deutsche Bahn|
As well as direct trains from Paris to Frankfurt, there are indirect services that incur one or more changes. One-stop services involve a change at Brussels or Cologne. Train services for this route are available from about 6 a.m until around 10 p.m every day. There are usually one or two services per hour. The departure point is either Paris Est or Paris Nord, while the arrival point is Frankfurt HBF station. The fastest way to travel by train is aboard the high-speed ICE, which takes about 4 hours. Train operators for this route include Deutsche Bahn and SNCF.
Trains from Paris to Frankfurt depart from either Paris Nord or Paris Est train stations. Both stations are situated in the city centre and are easily accessible by public transport. There are also taxi ranks outside of both stations. From the early hours of the morning until about midnight it's possible to reach the stations via daytime buses or metro. There are also airport shuttle buses that serve the station. Noctilien provide reliable night bus services and outside of the stations are convenient drop-off points for those arriving by taxi.
Frankfurt is known for its vibrant nightlife, diverse range of eateries, fascinating history, and rich culture. Characteristic of the city is the contrasting styles of architecture, such as Romerberg medieval town square, neo-Gothic houses, and modern skyscrapers. Trains from Paris to Frankfurt arrive at Frankfurt HBF, which is situated close to the Westend district in the city centre. For onward travel the station is shared with the U-Bahn. There is a bus station directly outside of the station main entrance, and trams also stop outside. Travellers have the option to continue their journey via taxi if preferred.