There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Loire Valley by train, bus, car or plane

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

Recommended option

Train  •  6 h 54 min

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours Tgv

$175 - $236

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Tours Francfort-sur-le-Main > Mayence > Luxembourg > Metz > Reims > Paris Centre - Bercy > Orléans > Tours > Poitiers > Angoulême > Bordeaux Centre > Bayonne > Saint-Sébastien > Hernani

$30 - $45

6 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  13 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Saarbrücken 090 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Saarbrücken to Tours 790

$47 - $84

Drive  •  7 h 19 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Loire Valley 501.7 miles

$100 - $160

Fly to Tours St Symphorien  •  7 h 21 min

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

$79 - $362

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 33 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

$109 - $371

Fly to Nantes, train  •  8 h 54 min

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

$144 - $319

Fly to Poitiers, train  •  8 h 43 min

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

$137 - $565

What companies run services between Frankfurt am Main, Germany and Loire Valley, France?

You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Loire Valley via Paris Est, Gare de l'Est, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse, and Tours in around 6 h 54 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Loire Valley hourly. Tickets cost $30 - $45 and the journey takes 11 h 45 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 Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$250 - $650
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
When
Monday to Friday
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 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
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 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 Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $900
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
6 h 10 min
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $750
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$60 - $280
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
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 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 12 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
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
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$1,000 - $3,500
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
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Monastir
Ave. Duration
7 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$50 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$50 - $60
1st Class
$75 - $95
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Poitiers to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $32
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$26 - $32
1st Class
$46 - $49
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $75
Bus operators
Ouibus
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Frankfurt to Tours
Ave. Duration
11 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Saarbrücken
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Saarbrücken to Tours
Ave. Duration
8 h 50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $65
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Questions & Answers

How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Loire Valley?

The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Loire Valley is 658 km. The road distance is 803 km.

What is the cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Loire Valley?

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Loire Valley is to bus which costs 26€ - 40€ and takes 12 h 9 min.

What is the fastest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Loire Valley?

The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Loire Valley is to fly and train which takes 6 h 33 min and costs 85€ - 310€.

Is there a direct bus between Frankfurt am Main and Loire Valley?

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt and arriving at Tours. Services depart hourly, and operate Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 11 h 45 min.

How long does it take to get from Frankfurt am Main to Loire Valley?

It takes approximately 6 h 54 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Loire Valley, including transfers.