Travel options
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 30 Sep we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

12:25Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 28h30 20:55Paris
0 changes
£231One-way
Cheapest
12:25Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 28h30 20:55Paris
0 changes
£231One-way
Other options
23:45Frankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 27h40 07:25Paris
0 changes
£271One-way
12:00Frankfurt am Main, Hbf8h55 20:55Paris
0 changes
£231One-way
23:20Frankfurt am Main, Hbf8h05 07:25Paris
0 changes
£271One-way

Find all the dates and times for this journey by train, bus, and flight, .

These companies trust us. We sell their tickets all in one place.

Trenitalia
Easyjet
Deutsche Bahn
SNCF
Place to stay

Need a place to stay?

view on map
Top pick hotels
Entire homes & apartments

Find the best accommodation for you, with our partner Booking.com

View All

COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Wed
29 Sep
£117Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£109HOP!
Thu
30 Sep
£81SNCF | ICE
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£140HOP!
Fri
1 Oct
£108Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£269HOP!
Sat
2 Oct
£42Deutsche Bahn with connection
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£140HOP!
Sun
3 Oct
£68SNCF | ICE
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£109HOP!
Mon
4 Oct
£63Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£109HOP!
Tue
5 Oct
£45SNCF | ICE
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£78HOP!
Wed
6 Oct
£36Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£78HOP!
Thu
7 Oct
£54Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£87HOP!
Fri
8 Oct
£54Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£135Lufthansa
Sat
9 Oct
£47Deutsche Bahn with connection
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£135Lufthansa
Sun
10 Oct
£45Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£109HOP!
Mon
11 Oct
£36Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£103Lufthansa
Tue
12 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
£103Lufthansa
Wed
13 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£87HOP!
Thu
14 Oct
£40Deutsche Bahn
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£103Lufthansa
Fri
15 Oct
£45Deutsche Bahn
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£103Lufthansa
Sat
16 Oct
£38Deutsche Bahn with connection
£14BlaBlaCar Bus
£78HOP!
Sun
17 Oct
£40Deutsche Bahn
£18BlaBlaCar Bus
£78HOP!
Mon
18 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£78HOP!
Tue
19 Oct
£27Deutsche Bahn
£23Flixbus
£78HOP!

Travel Information to Paris from Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance296 miles (478 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£27 - £98
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £27 • 7 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £98 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesLufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 296 miles (478 km) 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 £27. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Lufthansa, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.

The Window Seat

Read more about Paris

Paris: A City Guide
Paris: A City Guide

Oh, la la! There truly is no place like Paris. Stroll down leafy boulevards, people-watch by the Seine or sip on un café in Montmartre in the city that has served as muse to some of the greatest artists...

Continue reading
Capital Gains
Capital Gains

Europe’s biggest capital cities are all mesmerizing in their own right but depending on what type of person you are, one of the big five—Berlin, London, Madrid, Paris and Rome—will call to you more...

Continue reading

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
Travel to Paris 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 Frankfurt am Main to Paris.
FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Paris, France if I’m coming 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 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 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 26/09/2021; 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 from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Frankfurt am Main, Germany from Paris, France due to COVID-19?

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

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

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open 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 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 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 26/09/2021. 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 travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

There are 3 ways to travel to Paris from Frankfurt am Main including taking a flight, coach or train.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Paris, which costs on average £27.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A coach journey is usually £71 less than a journey to Paris by plane, which costs on average £98 for the same trip.

A coach is generally £33 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £59 from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.

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

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, travelling by coach can take you on average 7 h 40 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 51 min.

How many miles are between Frankfurt am Main and Paris

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

How many services a day are there between Frankfurt am Main and 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 journey between Frankfurt am Main and Paris as scheduled services by flight, coach or train can vary by season or day of the week.

What are the departure and arrival points in Frankfurt am Main and in Paris?

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

  • Most travellers take a flight from Frankfurt am Main Airport to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their coach from Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travellers catch their train from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.
Who can get me from Frankfurt am Main to Paris?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Frankfurt am Main to Paris:

  • You can go to Paris from Frankfurt am Main by plane with Lufthansa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for £98 with Lufthansa from Frankfurt am Main to Paris on Omio.
  • You can take a coach from Frankfurt am Main to Paris with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £27 with Flixbus from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.
  • You can go to Paris from Frankfurt am Main by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for £59 with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Paris on Omio.
Can I travel directly between Frankfurt am Main and Paris?

Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct flight to Paris with HOP! Or Lufthansa with direct flights per day.
  • You can find direct coaches per day to Paris with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You can find 6 direct trains per day to take to Paris with Deutsche Bahn, TGV, SNCF | TGV INOUI or SNCF | ICE.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Frankfurt am Main to 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!
When should I buy a ticket between Frankfurt am Main and Paris online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £98 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is on average £27 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £59 one way 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.