There are 7 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.

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Train  •  3 h 54 min

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

$70 - $170

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9 h

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

$20 - $120

5 alternative options

Rideshare  •  6 h 50 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Frankfurt to Paris 362.6 miles

$46

Drive  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Drive from Frankfurt am Main to Paris 358.7 miles

$75 - $120

Fly Frankfurt to Paris CDG  •  4 h 12 min

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

$73 - $308

Fly Frankfurt to Paris Orly  •  6 h 16 min

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

$143 - $638

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 53 min

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

$102 - $273

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

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The quickest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris is to train which costs 60€ - 150€ and takes 3 h 54 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf and arriving at Paris Est. Services depart every four hours, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 3 h 54 min.

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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 3 h 54 min and costs 60€ - 150€.

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The train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est takes 3 h 54 min including transfers and departs every four hours.

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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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Map of how to get from Frankfurt am Main to Paris.
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  • Distance: 298.9 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 54 min

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

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Frankfurt am Main to Paris 5 times a day. Tickets cost $110 - $170 and the journey takes 3 h 54 min. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Paris once daily. Tickets cost $55 - $120 and the journey takes 9 h. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
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 Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
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 Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
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
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
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
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 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
Every day
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
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Train operators
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
3 h 54 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$110 - $170
Website
bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Düsseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
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
Russian Railways
Website
rzd.ru
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Süd to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
7 h 15 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$70 - $90
Website
pass.rzd.ru
Bus operators
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 - $120
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
9 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $29
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
8 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
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
6 h 50 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$46
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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