|Distance||296 miles (478 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 53 min|
|Average train ticket price||£71 (€80)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | TGV, TGV, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Paris to Frankfurt am Main cover the 296 miles (478 km) long route taking on average 3 h 53 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | TGV, TGV, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £71, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £53. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
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Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you between Paris and Frankfurt am Main in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your route between Paris and Frankfurt am Main on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance from Paris to Frankfurt am Main is 296 miles (478 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Paris to Frankfurt am Main start at £62.
Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main:
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.
Travel between Paris, France and Frankfurt am Main, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 18/09/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Frankfurt am Main from Paris before travelling.
Return travel from Germany to France is: Partially open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 18/09/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Frankfurt am Main.
There are a few train stations in Paris to start your trip from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. In Frankfurt am Main you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Paris Gare de Lyon, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Paris. The most popular arrival train station in Frankfurt am Main, called Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, is located around 6 mile (s) / 10 km away from its city centre.
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