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 52 min

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

$164 - $223

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  12 h 9 min

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt to Tours Ouibus

$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

$46 - $78

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

$77 - $360

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  6 h 32 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

$108 - $369

Fly to Nantes, train  •  8 h 59 min

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

$143 - $318

Fly to Poitiers, train  •  8 h 42 min

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

$135 - $561

Questions & Answers

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.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Loire Valley is to fly and train which costs 90€ - 320€ and takes 6 h 32 min.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Loire Valley is 658 km. The road distance is 802.7 km.

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It takes approximately 6 h 52 min to get from Frankfurt am Main to Loire Valley, including transfers.

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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.

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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 52 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 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$250 - $1,300
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Munich, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 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 to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
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 Dublin
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,100
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
6 h
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 Edinburgh
Ave. Duration
9 h
When
Monday
Estimated price
$130 - $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 Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$370 - $600
Hop!
Website
hop.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,400
Flights from Frankfurt to Poitiers via Munich, Lyon
Ave. Duration
6 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 to Friday
Estimated price
$280 - $1,800
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
2 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $700
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
4 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$240 - $650
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 30 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Dublin
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $650
Nouvel Air Tunisie
Website
nouvelair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Monastir
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$180 - $850
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Nantes via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$230 - $1,400
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
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $130
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$110 - $130
1st Class
$150 - $220
Train from Paris Montparnasse to Tours
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$45 - $55
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $60
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
$44 - $46
SNCF
Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
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 - $70
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
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Contact Details
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
5 times a day
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 - $60
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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