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from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris on 19 Jan we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h42 10:38Paris Gare de l'Est
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£451One-way
Cheapest
23:45Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 27h40 07:25Paris, Quai de Bercy
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£261One-way
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05:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h55 09:51Paris Gare de l'Est
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£451One-way
08:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h56 12:52Paris Gare de l'Est
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£501One-way
16:56Frankfurt (Main) Hbf3h45 20:41Paris Gare de l'Est
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£551One-way

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Wed
19 Jan
£39SNCF | ICE
£19Flixbus
£141HOP!
Thu
20 Jan
£39SNCF | ICE
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£141HOP!
Fri
21 Jan
£52SNCF | ICE
£19Flixbus
£125HOP!
Sat
22 Jan
£44SNCF | TGV INOUI
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£125HOP!
Sun
23 Jan
£39SNCF | ICE
£19Flixbus
£100HOP!
Mon
24 Jan
£35Deutsche Bahn
£22Flixbus
£100HOP!
Tue
25 Jan
£34SNCF | ICE
£22Flixbus
£100HOP!
Wed
26 Jan
£34SNCF | ICE
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£100HOP!
Thu
27 Jan
£34SNCF | ICE
£14Flixbus
£100HOP!
Fri
28 Jan
£44Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£82HOP!
Sat
29 Jan
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Flixbus
£82HOP!
Sun
30 Jan
£34SNCF | ICE
£19Flixbus
£82HOP!
Mon
31 Jan
£35Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£82HOP!
Tue
1 Feb
£34SNCF | ICE
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£82HOP!
Wed
2 Feb
£34SNCF | ICE
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£73HOP!
Thu
3 Feb
£34SNCF | ICE
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£73HOP!
Fri
4 Feb
£35Deutsche Bahn
£19Flixbus
£73HOP!
Sat
5 Feb
£34SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14Flixbus
£73HOP!
Sun
6 Feb
£34SNCF | ICE
£16Flixbus
£58Lufthansa
Mon
7 Feb
£34SNCF | ICE
£26Flixbus
£58Lufthansa

Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Paris

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£23 - £64
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £23 • 7 h 20 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £64 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 296 miles (478 km) by coach, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £23. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.

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Buses from Frankfurt Am Main to Paris: Journey Details

There are several buses from Frankfurt Am Main to Paris each day. Those providing a direct service include Flixbus, Infobus, and Eurolines, while the overnight service run by Megabus.com has one change en route at Cologne. Direct buses take between 7 and 9 hours to reach Paris while Megabus takes just over 10 hours to complete the trip. Flixbus runs three buses each day; one early morning, one late morning and one late evening. The early service is fastest and the daytime service is slowest. Infobus has two buses per day while other companies have one daily service.

Taking the Bus from Frankfurt Am Main

Buses from Frankfurt Am Main to Paris depart from the city's Hauptbahnhof or main station in Mannheimer Strasse. The station is noted for its fine architecture and it is located close to the city centre. S-Bahn and U-Bahn trains and trams stop at the station, but travellers should bear in mind that delays are common, particularly during rush hour periods. Buses also drop passengers close to the station and taxis are readily available if somewhat expensive. Tickets for all public transport can not be purchased in advance so time to pay should be included when planning a journey.

Getting into Paris by Bus

Paris is noted for magnificent landmarks like the Eiffel Tower and l'Arc de Triomphe. Visitors can shop in the stylish stores of the Champs-Elysees, browse quaint bookstores in the Marais or explore famous museums like the Louvre. Those taking Flixbus or Infobus buses from Frankfurt Am Main to Paris will arrive at Porte Maillot Coach Park close to the Palais des Congres while Eurolines and Megabus passengers arrive at Bagnolet near the Perepherique ring road. Porte Maillot is served by Metro Line 1 so travellers can easily access more central areas. Passengers arriving at Bagnolet coach stop can take the Metro from the nearby Gallieni station.

Travel Tips: Travel from Frankfurt am Main to Paris

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Paris, France from Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

International travel from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Germany?

Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if travelling from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 17/01/2022; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Frankfurt am Main and Paris.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Germany from Paris, France?

Return travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from France is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from France?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from France?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany was last verified on 17/01/2022. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Frankfurt am Main from Paris.

What are my Frankfurt am Main to Paris travel options?

You can travel between Frankfurt am Main and Paris 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.

How do I get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris the cheapest way?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris. Tickets for a coach cost on average £23.

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach is generally £41 less than a flight for the same journey. A flight costs on average £64 from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.

A coach is about £12 less than a train, which costs on average £35 for this route.

What is the quickest way from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Paris is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 7 h 20 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 42 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

You should expect to travel around 296 miles (478 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Paris is:

  • 6 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Paris from Frankfurt am Main as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

When going from Frankfurt am Main to Paris, where do I depart from Frankfurt am Main and where do I arrive in Paris?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Frankfurt am Main to Paris:

  • Coaches most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Paris at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights mostly depart from Frankfurt am Main Airport and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains mostly depart from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Which travel companies can get me from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Paris by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Frankfurt am Main to Paris tickets on Omio for £23.
  • Lufthansa can take you to Paris by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa from Frankfurt am Main to Paris for £64.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn to go to Paris by train. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Deutsche Bahn Frankfurt am Main to Paris tickets on Omio for £35.

Is there a direct service between Frankfurt am Main and Paris?

Yes, there are direct services available to Paris from Frankfurt am Main with the following travel operators:

  • You'll find direct coaches per day with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can find around direct flights per day and book this direct flight with HOP! Or Lufthansa.
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | ICE with 6 direct trains per day.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Paris as you won't need to change in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Paris from Frankfurt am Main.

Where should I go next after I travel between Frankfurt am Main and Paris?

Many of our customers who book a trip from Frankfurt am Main to Paris often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Frankfurt am Main and Paris itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Paris and any of these top destinations today!

How far in advance should I purchase my Frankfurt am Main to Paris ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average £23 one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average £64 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £35 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.