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There are 8 ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  3h 43m

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

$120 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt am Main to Paris Gallieni Ouibus / ...

$20 - $110

6 alternative options

Bus, train  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Aachen Hauptbahnhof
  2. Take the train from Aachen Central Station to Paris-Nord

$164 - $219

Rideshare  •  6h 50m

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Paris 362.6 miles

$45

Drive  •  5h 15m

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Paris 358.7 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Frankfurt to Paris CDG  •  4h 15m

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

$73 - $308

Fly Frankfurt to Paris Orly  •  6h 7m

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

$134 - $630

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 56m

  1. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Paris CDG (CDG) DUS - CDG

$101 - $278

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The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris is to rideshare which costs 39€ and takes 6h 50m.

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris is to train which costs 110€ - 160€ and takes 3h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Frankfurt am Main and arriving at Paris Gallieni. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9h.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Paris Est. Services depart three times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 43m.

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The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Paris is 478 km. The road distance is 573.9 km.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris without a car is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs 110€ - 160€.

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est takes 3h 43m including transfers and departs three times a day.

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Frankfurt am Main to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Frankfurt am Main station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Paris train services, operated by inOui TGV, depart from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf station.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris is to train which takes 3h 43m and costs 110€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 95€ and takes 9h, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 270€ and takes 4h 15m.

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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.
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  • Distance: 298.9 miles
  • Duration: 3h 43m

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

inOui TGV operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris once daily. Tickets cost $120 - $140 and the journey takes 3h 43m. Deutsche Bahn also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Paris once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $110 and the journey takes 9h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 7m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
5h 1m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $360
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$380 - $1,500
Air Algérie
Website
airalgerie.dz
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Algiers
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Tunis
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $140
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$120 - $140
1st Class
$160 - $240
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(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Aachen Central Station to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Frankfurt Hbf to Aachen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
3h 59m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
eurolines.de
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
9h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$55 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
10h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Frankfurt, Frankfurt central station to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Frankfurt to Paris
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$45
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Frankfurt Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Frankfurt am Main to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Paris Gallieni station.

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Frankfurt am Main to Paris train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Paris Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Frankfurt am Main to Paris is 574 km. It takes approximately 5h 15m to drive from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.

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Brussels Airlines, KLM, Air France and Lufthansa offer flights from Frankfurt Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Frankfurt am Main to Paris bus tickets online with Busbud, Distribusion and FlixBus.

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There are 5331+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Frankfurt am Main and Paris. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 13m and costs 9€ - 14€.

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