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There are 6 ways to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Paris CDG  •  2h

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paris CDG (CDG) FRA - CDG

€53 - €178

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Bus  •  7h 38m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Airport to Paris N1305 / ...

€18 - €35

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Fly to Paris Orly  •  4h 30m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paris Orly (ORY) FRA - ORY

€83 - €199

Fly to Paris Le Bourget Apt  •  6h 48m

  1. Fly from Frankfurt (FRA) to Paris Le Bourget Apt (LBG) FRA - LBG

€87 - €362

Train  •  5h 31m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est Ice / ...

€95 - €186

Drive  •  4h 58m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain 558.7 km

€60 - €90

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain is around 4h 25m and covers a distance of around 601 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 20m. Operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, Deutsche Bahn Intercity and others, the Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain service departs from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrives in Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain. Typically 28 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
4h 25m
Fastest journey time:
4h 20m
Services per week:
28
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
31 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
05:36
Last service departs at:
18:42

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain train, subway and walk schedules

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  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Australia, Israel, Japan, Lebanon, Monaco, New Zealand, San Marino, Singapore, South Korea and Vatican
  • 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 screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

Yes, entry into Germany from France is currently restricted.

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Last updated: 14 Jun 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain is to bus which costs €18 - €35 and takes 7h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain is to fly which costs €50 - €180 and takes 2h.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt Airport and arriving at Paris. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 20m.

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No, there is no direct train from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain. However, there are services departing from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arriving at Quai de la Rapée via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and Gare de l'Est. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 31m.

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The distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) and Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain is 468 km. The road distance is 558.7 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain without a car is to train which takes 5h 31m and costs €95 - €190.

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It takes approximately 2h to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain, including transfers.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Frankfurt Airport station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain is to fly which takes 2h and costs €50 - €180. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €95 - €190 and takes 5h 31m, you could also bus, which costs €18 - €35 and takes 7h 38m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain.
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  • Distance: 467.5 km
  • Duration: 2h

What companies run services between Frankfurt Airport (FRA), Germany and Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain, France?

Gulf Air Bahrain, Lufthansa and three other airlines fly from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain every 3 hours. Alternatively, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est 4 times a day. Tickets cost €100 - €140 and the journey takes 3h 56m. TGV inOui also services this route twice daily.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €290
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
€70 - €290
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Le Bourget Apt via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €360
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Le Bourget Apt via Munich, Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €500
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Le Bourget Apt via Zurich, Geneva
Ave. Duration
9h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €1700
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Le Bourget Apt via Paris CDG, Geneva
Ave. Duration
11h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €310
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Le Bourget Apt via Amsterdam Schiphol, Geneva
Ave. Duration
11h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €350
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Le Bourget Apt via Brussels, Geneva
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €360
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €230
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Nice
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €450
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €450
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €220
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €600
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €220
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €340
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Algiers
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€220 - €360
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Porto
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €140
Website
Deutsche Bahn
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris l'Est
Ave. Duration
3h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€90 - €120
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €120
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt Airport to Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€28 - €35
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt - Airport to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€18 - €23
Website
Blablabus

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 10m.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris station.

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Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Paris l'Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain is 559 km. It takes approximately 4h 58m to drive from Frankfurt Airport (FRA) to Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain.

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Gulf Air Bahrain, Luxair, Swiss and two other airlines offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 2411+ hotels available in Paris Gare de Lyon souterrain. Prices start at €75 per night.

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