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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 17 Jun we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

23:45Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 27h40 07:25Paris
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£171One-way
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23:45Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 27h40 07:25Paris
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£171One-way
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12:25Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 28h30 20:55Paris
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£171One-way
23:20Frankfurt am Main, Hbf8h05 07:25Paris
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£231One-way
12:00Frankfurt am Main, Hbf8h55 20:55Paris
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£231One-way

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Wed
16 Jun
£118TGV
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£344Lufthansa
Thu
17 Jun
£77SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£162HOP!
Fri
18 Jun
£68SNCF | ICE
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£141HOP!
Sat
19 Jun
£82Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£124HOP!
Sun
20 Jun
£68SNCF | TGV INOUI
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£110HOP!
Mon
21 Jun
£50SNCF | TGV INOUI
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£110HOP!
Tue
22 Jun
£36TGV
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£98HOP!
Wed
23 Jun
£36Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£110HOP!
Thu
24 Jun
£55Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£88HOP!
Fri
25 Jun
£55Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£124HOP!
Sat
26 Jun
£38Deutsche Bahn with connection
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£88HOP!
Sun
27 Jun
£41SNCF | ICE
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£88HOP!
Mon
28 Jun
£36Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£137Lufthansa
Tue
29 Jun
£36TGV
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
30 Jun
£36Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
1 Jul
£41Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£98HOP!
Fri
2 Jul
£55Deutsche Bahn
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£104Lufthansa
Sat
3 Jul
£43Deutsche Bahn with connection
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sun
4 Jul
£36Deutsche Bahn
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£79HOP!
Mon
5 Jul
£36SNCF | ICE
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£70HOP!
Tue
6 Jul
£36TGV
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£79HOP!

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
Does France have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

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

Can travellers from Germany enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Paris from Frankfurt am Main?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Paris, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 14/06/2021. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip between Frankfurt am Main and Paris.

Are there restrictions on reentering Germany from Paris, France due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The restriction level for your return to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from France is: Restricted.

Is my journey back to Frankfurt am Main from Paris restricted?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Frankfurt am Main from Paris?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Quarantine is not required if the traveller has recovered from COVID-19 in the past 6 months (certificate needed)

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Frankfurt am Main, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 14/06/2021. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Frankfurt am Main from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

What are my Frankfurt am Main to Paris travel options?

There are 3 travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Paris: coach, flight or train.

How far is Paris from Frankfurt am Main?

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

Where do I depart from Frankfurt am Main? Where do I arrive in Paris?

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

  • Coaches mostly depart from Frankfurt am Main, Hauptbahnhof Fernbusse and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars).
  • Flights mostly leave from Frankfurt am Main Airport and tend to arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Paris most often leave from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel companies can take 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:

  • BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Paris by coach. If searching for a good deal on coaches, you can find tickets for BlaBlaCar Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Paris for £14.
  • Travel with Lufthansa for flights to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Lufthansa Frankfurt am Main to Paris tickets on Omio for £67.
  • Travel with TGV for trains to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for TGV Frankfurt am Main to Paris tickets on Omio for £36.
Is it possible to travel directly to Paris from Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • You'll find direct coaches with Flixbus.
  • You can buy a direct flight with HOP!
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | ICE.

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.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Paris from Frankfurt am Main?
Omio customers who travel from Frankfurt am Main to Paris often also extend their holiday to go to London, Barcelona or Amsterdam. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Paris and these popular destinations at a great price.
How far in advance should I purchase tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Paris online to get the best deals?

Before travelling from Frankfurt am Main to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is £14 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is on average £67 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is £36 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Frankfurt am Main to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

What is the cheapest way to go to Paris from Frankfurt am Main?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris. Tickets for a coach cost on average £14.

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach journey is usually £54 less than a journey to Paris by plane, which costs on average £67 for the same trip.

A coach is £23 less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris costing on average £36.

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

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

There are alternative travel options to Paris that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Paris by coach can take on average 7 h 40 min.

In comparison, getting to Paris by train can take on average 3 h 50 min.

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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Frankfurt am Main
Paris
Frankfurt(Main) Hbf
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