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.
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3 h 49 m
3 h 59 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Paris for Frankfurt am Main every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Average train duration||3 h 49 min|
|Average train ticket price||£111 (€126)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | ICE, TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Paris to Frankfurt am Main cover the 296 miles long route taking on average 3 h 49 min with our travel partners like SNCF | TGV INOUI, SNCF | ICE, TGV, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £75, but the average price of train tickets is £111. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.
Travel from Paris to Frankfurt am Main from £75 with Omio’s train partners TGV and Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.
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.
Train information from Paris to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn:
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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: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main as this information can change.
Return travel from Germany to France is: Fully open.
Entry into France is allowed for: Entry is fully 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 08/08/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Frankfurt am Main.
Some of the Paris train stations to Frankfurt am Main you can start your journey from include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Frankfurt am Main include Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.
When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arriving in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon, which is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, located 9.3 miles (15 km) away from the city centre.
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