You can get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris by train, bus or flight.
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.
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|Distance||296 miles (478 km)|
|Available travel modes||Coach, flight or train|
|Ticket price range||£23 - £64|
|Cheapest mode||Coach • £23 • 7 h 20 min|
|Fastest mode||Flight • £64 • 1 h 15 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar 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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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.
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.
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.
International travel from Frankfurt am Main, Germany to Paris, France is: Partially open.
Entry into France is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.
Conditions of entry:
All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:
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.
Return travel to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from France is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.
Requirements for reentering Germany:
All travellers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:
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.
You can travel between Frankfurt am Main and Paris 3 different ways: coach, flight or train.
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.
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.
You should expect to travel around 296 miles (478 km) from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.
The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Paris is:
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.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers 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:
Yes, there are direct services available to Paris from Frankfurt am Main with the following travel operators:
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.
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:
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.
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