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21 Sep
£62Deutsche Bahn
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
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22 Sep
£62TGV
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23 Sep
£62Deutsche Bahn
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£114Lufthansa
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24 Sep
£62TGV
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25 Sep
£53TGV
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£98Lufthansa
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26 Sep
£73Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
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27 Sep
£53TGV
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£82Lufthansa
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£40TGV
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£82Lufthansa
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29 Sep
£40TGV
£27BlaBlaCar Bus
£96HOP!
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£27TGV
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£66Lufthansa
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£27TGV
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£66Lufthansa
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2 Oct
£40TGV
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£66Lufthansa
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3 Oct
£64Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£66Lufthansa
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4 Oct
£49TGV
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£85HOP!
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5 Oct
£27TGV
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£66Lufthansa
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6 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£27Flixbus
£66Lufthansa
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7 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£13Flixbus
£66Lufthansa
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8 Oct
£27TGV
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£66Lufthansa
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Train Information between Paris and Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£71 (€80)
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 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:

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

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.

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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
Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Paris and Frankfurt am Main?

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

What is the status of international entry into Germany from France?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to France from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to France is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Frankfurt am Main?

Entry into France 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

What is the cost of cheap trains from Paris to Frankfurt am Main?
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main for the next 7 days starting from £53  one way.
What is the average price of train tickets between Paris and Frankfurt am Main?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Paris to Frankfurt am Main train prices are on average £71  one way.
What is the distance to Frankfurt am Main from Paris via train?
The distance between Paris and Frankfurt am Main by train is approximately 296 miles (478 km).
What is the average Paris to Frankfurt am Main train duration?
On average the train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main duration is 3 h 53 min  for the 296 miles (478 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and 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?

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.

Where is the train station in Paris to go to Frankfurt am Main? Where is the train station in Frankfurt am Main located?

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.

Which train companies can get me from Paris to Frankfurt am Main?
For the route from Paris to Frankfurt am Main you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn, SNCF | TGV, TGV, SNCF | ICE, SNCF | TGV INOUI or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Frankfurt am Main from Paris on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Can I book a direct train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main?
Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day from Paris to 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 per day are there to Frankfurt am Main from Paris?
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Paris to Frankfurt am Main. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What are the first and last departure train times from Paris to Frankfurt am Main?
You can take the first train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main at 04: 39   or take the last train from Paris to Frankfurt am Main leaving at 17: 06. Look for the latest Paris Frankfurt am Main train timetable on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
How early should I book Paris to Frankfurt am Main train tickets to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you book train tickets to Frankfurt am Main from Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £71 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Frankfurt am Main a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Frankfurt am Main
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.