Cheap train tickets from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for 21 Jan

Cheapest

£48

Average

£79

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 Paris to Frankfurt am Main will cost around £ 79 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 48.

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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 10:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£481One-way
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09:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h53 12:59Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£521One-way
2nd Cheapest
13:10Paris Gare de l'Est3h49 16:59Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£521One-way
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 18:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£521One-way
2nd Cheapest
17:10Paris Gare de l'Est3h49 20:59Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£521One-way

Train schedule Paris to Frankfurt am Main

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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 10:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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07:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 10:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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09:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h53 12:59Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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09:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h53 12:59Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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10:55Paris Gare de l'Est4h13 15:08Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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13:10Paris Gare de l'Est3h49 16:59Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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13:10Paris Gare de l'Est3h49 16:59Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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13:55Paris Gare de l'Est3h57 17:52Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 18:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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15:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 18:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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15:55Paris Gare de l'Est3h57 19:52Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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17:10Paris Gare de l'Est3h49 20:59Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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17:10Paris Gare de l'Est3h49 20:59Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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17:55Paris Gare de l'Est4h13 22:08Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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19:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h53 22:59Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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19:06Paris Gare de l'Est3h53 22:59Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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Fri
21 Jan
£48SNCF | TGV INOUI
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£203Lufthansa
Sat
22 Jan
£37SNCF | ICE
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£135Lufthansa
Sun
23 Jan
£70TGV
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£107Lufthansa
Mon
24 Jan
£39SNCF | ICE
£19Flixbus
£114Lufthansa
Tue
25 Jan
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£22Flixbus
£98Lufthansa
Wed
26 Jan
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
27 Jan
£35Deutsche Bahn
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£72Lufthansa
Fri
28 Jan
£35TGV
£19Flixbus
£72Lufthansa
Sat
29 Jan
£36Deutsche Bahn with connection
£14Flixbus
£72Lufthansa
Sun
30 Jan
£43TGV
£19Flixbus
£83Lufthansa
Mon
31 Jan
£34SNCF | ICE
£23Flixbus
£83Lufthansa
Tue
1 Feb
£34SNCF | ICE
£20BlaBlaCar Bus
£83Lufthansa
Wed
2 Feb
£34SNCF | ICE
£22Flixbus
£72Lufthansa
Thu
3 Feb
£35TGV
£20BlaBlaCar Bus
£72Lufthansa
Fri
4 Feb
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£19Flixbus
£72Lufthansa
Sat
5 Feb
£35TGV
£14Flixbus
£72Lufthansa
Sun
6 Feb
£39SNCF | TGV INOUI
£19Flixbus
£67Lufthansa
Mon
7 Feb
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Flixbus
£72Lufthansa
Tue
8 Feb
£35TGV
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
9 Feb
£34SNCF | ICE
£22Flixbus
£74HOP!

Fastest train times from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for 21 Jan

Fastest Journey

3 h 38 m

Average

3 h 51 m

Trains per day

16

Distance

479 km

Of the 16 trains that leave Paris for Frankfurt am Main 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 3 h 51 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 3 h 38 m .

The slowest trains will take 4 h 13 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
07:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 10:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£871One-way
Fastest
15:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 18:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£1041One-way
Fastest
15:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 18:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£521One-way
Fastest
07:20Paris Gare de l'Est3h38 10:58Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£481One-way
2nd Fastest
13:10Paris Gare de l'Est3h49 16:59Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
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£521One-way

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Overview: Train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 38 min
priceAverage train ticket price£45 (€52)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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 journey taking on average 3 h 38 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. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as £34, but the average price of train tickets is £45. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

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

Find the best trains to Frankfurt am Main from Paris with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and TGV from £34. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn
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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 Frankfurt am Main from Paris. 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.

Paris to Frankfurt am Main train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 57 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 5 a day

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets between Paris and Frankfurt am Main and when travelling by train:

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

Trains from Paris to Frankfurt Journey Details

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.

Taking the Train from Paris

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.

Getting into Frankfurt by Train

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 Tips: Trains from Paris to Frankfurt am Main

Travel by train to Frankfurt am Main 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 Paris to Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs

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

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

Is international entry into Frankfurt am Main from Paris restricted?

International entry 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?

Entry Requirements:

  • 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 required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 19/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Frankfurt am Main from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Paris, France?

The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Frankfurt am Main is: Partially open.

Is my return train 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?

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 19/01/2022. 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 is the price of the cheapest train between Paris and Frankfurt am Main?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main for as little as £34  in the next 7 days.

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

If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Frankfurt am Main train to cost on average £45  one way.

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

The distance to Frankfurt am Main from Paris by train is approximately 296 miles (478 km).

How long is the train journey to Frankfurt am Main from Paris?

On average the Paris to Frankfurt am Main train time is 3 h 38 min  covering the 296 miles (478 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

Which train station from Paris to Frankfurt am Main do I depart from? Which Frankfurt am Main train station from Paris do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Paris, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. When you arrive in Frankfurt am Main, your train can arrive in train stations including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Where is the departure train station in Paris located? Where is the arrival train station in Frankfurt am Main located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, located 6.7 miles (10.8 km) away from the city centre.

Which train companies should I travel with from Paris to Frankfurt am Main?

Take the Paris to Frankfurt am Main train with Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | TGV, TGV, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route to Frankfurt am Main from Paris as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any direct trains to Frankfurt am Main from Paris?

Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day between Paris and Frankfurt am Main. If you’re looking for a direct train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main, consider travelling with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | ICE. Non-stop train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your train tickets.

How many trains are there between Paris and Frankfurt am Main a day?

The average number of trains departing Paris for Frankfurt am Main is 5 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

What time is the earliest train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main? What time is the last train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main?

You can take the first train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main at 05: 48   or take the last train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main leaving at 18: 06. Look for the latest Paris Frankfurt am Main train schedule on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.

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

If you purchase Paris to Frankfurt am Main train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £45. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Frankfurt am Main from Paris. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Frankfurt am Main
Paris Gare de Lyon is the most popular Paris 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 Paris for your journey to Frankfurt am Main.
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Phone Number
+33 184943635
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de Lyon
Metro lines: 1, 14
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 72, 77, 91
Train lines: TGV, RER A, RER D, Transilien R
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+33 890640650
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Mon - Sun: 04: 45 - 01: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare du Nord
Metro lines: 4, 5
Bus lines: 65, 26, 43
Train lines: RER B, D, E
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Mon - Fri: 06: 45 - 20: 30 | Sat: 09: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 09: 00 - 20: 30
Public transport options for Paris Gare de l'Est
Metro lines: 4, 5, 7
Bus lines: 31, 32, 35, 38, 39, 46, 54, 56, 91
Train lines: RER B, TGV, TGV/ICE, TER, Intercités, OUIGO, Transilien, Russian Railways
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ParkingParking
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Phone Number
+33 892353535
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Mon - Fri: 08: 00 - 19: 30 | Sat: 10: 00 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare Saint-Lazare
Metro lines: 3, 9, 12, 13, 14
Bus lines: 20, 21, 22, 26, 27, 28, 29, 32, 42, 43, 66, 80, 94, 95, 528, RoissyB
Train lines: TER, Intercités, Transilien J, Transilien L, RER E
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ParkingParking
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Mon - Sun: 10: 45 - 18: 00
Public transport options for Gare de Paris Bercy
Metro lines: 6, 14
Bus lines: 24, 87, N32, N35
Train lines: TER, Intercités
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ParkingParking
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Mon - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transport options for Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
Metro lines: 5, 10
Bus lines: 24, 57, 61, 63, 89, 91, 215
Train lines: TER Centre-Val de Loire, Intercités, Intercités de Nuit, Transilien, RER C