Frankfurt (Main) to Paris route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 12m
Trains per day6
Fare range€5-€296
Distance477km
Train operatorsNS,
First & last trains
First train departs at04:02
Last train departs at18:58
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 40m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationFrankfurt (Main)
Destination StationParis

Train times for Sun 19 Nov

16:58
20:41
Frankfurt (Main)
Paris
3h 43mDirect
18:05
22:05
Frankfurt (Main)
Paris
4h 00m1 change
18:58
22:53
Frankfurt (Main)
Paris
3h 55mDirect
04:02
09:05
Frankfurt (Main)
Paris
5h 03m2 changes
05:58
09:51
Frankfurt (Main)
Paris
3h 53mDirect

Everything you need to know about your train journey

Information included in this video is correct as of 10/12/16

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris start at €93.15 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€93.15
14 days
in advance
€94.54
Avg. single price
On the day
€160.15
Avg. single price

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris is €5. To buy train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris by train?

The average journey time between Frankfurt (Main) and Paris is 4 hours and 12 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 40 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 17 trains per day travelling from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris?

The first train from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris departs at 04:02. The last train from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris departs at 18:58. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Frankfurt (Main) and Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris without having to change trains. There are 6 direct trains from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Frankfurt (Main)?

By train, of course. See trains from Paris to Frankfurt (Main).

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Frankfurt (Main) to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 19/11/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 19/08/2017 for travel on 19/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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