There are 10 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Loire Valley by plane, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Fly to Tours St Symphorien  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Tours St Symphorien (TUF) FRA - TUF

$71 - $341

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Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 29 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Saarbrücken N13 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Tours 790

$50 - $79

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Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  4 h 25 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paris CDG (CDG) FRA - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps

$97 - $339

Fly to Poitiers, train  •  6 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Poitiers (PIS) FRA - PIS
  2. Take the train from Poitiers to St-Pierre-des-Corps

$126 - $536

Fly to Nantes, train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Nantes (NTE) FRA - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Tours

$133 - $289

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  6 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paris Orly (ORY) FRA - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Pierre-des-Corps

$191 - $671

Fly to Chateauroux, train  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Chateauroux (CHR) FRA - CHR
  2. Take the train from Châteauroux to Vierzon Ville
  3. Take the train from Vierzon Ville to Tours

$145 - $453

Train  •  7 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Pierre-des-Corps Tgv

$177 - $250

Bus Eurolines FR  •  15 h 22 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Paris Gallieni
  2. Take the bus from Paris - Gallieni to Tours

$79 - $148

Drive  •  7 h 8 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Loire Valley 493.9 miles

$100 - $160

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No, there is no direct bus from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Loire Valley. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Tours via Saarbrücken. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13 h 29 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Loire Valley is 648 km. The road distance is 790.2 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Loire Valley without a car is to train which takes 7 h 47 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Loire Valley, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Loire Valley bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Loire Valley is to fly which takes 5 h 11 min and costs . Alternatively, you can train, which costs and takes 7 h 47 min, you could also bus, which costs and takes 13 h 29 min.

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There is no direct flight from Frankfurt Airport to Tours St Symphorien Airport. The quickest flight takes 5 h 15 min and has one stopover.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Loire Valley bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Tours station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Loire Valley is 790 km. It takes approximately 7 h 8 min to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Loire Valley.

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Lufthansa and Ryanair offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Tours St Symphorien Airport.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Loire Valley.
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  • Distance: 404.8 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 11 min

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Loire Valley, France?

Ryanair and Lufthansa fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Loire Valley 6 times a week. Alternatively, you can take a train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Loire Valley via Mannheim Hbf, Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, St-Pierre-des-Corps, and Tours in around 7 h 47 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Munich, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Nuremberg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Ryanair
Website
ryanair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Tours St Symphorien via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $330
Flights from Frankfurt to Tours St Symphorien via Marseille
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,200
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Basel, London Stansted
Ave. Duration
8 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via London Stansted
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$40 - $240
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
Skytaxi
Website
skytaxi.aero
Flights from Frankfurt to Chateauroux via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Flights from Frankfurt to Chateauroux via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
8 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Chateauroux via Brussels, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $380
Flights from Frankfurt to Chateauroux via Brussels, Toulouse
Ave. Duration
10 h 50 min
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$100 - $400
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 45 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Munich, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$360 - $1,600
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Nuremberg, Lyon
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5 h 23 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
6 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$410 - $1,900
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Tunis
Ave. Duration
6 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Algiers
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Train operators
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Poitiers to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$43 - $46
Train from Paris Montparnasse to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $90
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 1 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $110
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$100 - $110
1st Class
$130 - $190
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Châteauroux to Vierzon Ville
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $23
1st Class
$20 - $35
Train from Vierzon Ville to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$22 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Mannheim Hbf
Ave. Duration
31 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $29
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$21 - $25
Standard
$21 - $29
Train from Mannheim Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$100 - $150
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt Airport to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$15 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Saarbrücken to Tours
Ave. Duration
9 h 5 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$35 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Paris - Gallieni to Tours
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$13 - $22
Schedules at
isilines.com

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