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There are 8 ways to get from Mainz to Paris by train, bus, car, plane or shuttle

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  •  5 h 15 min

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

$136 - $202

Cheapest option

Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 25 min

  1. Take the bus from Mainz to Paris, Paris 090 / ...

$20 - $55

6 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  11 h 13 min

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

$74 - $135

Drive  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Drive from Mainz to Paris 334.2 miles

$70 - $110

Fly Frankfurt to Paris CDG  •  4 h 13 min

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

$76 - $311

Fly Frankfurt to Paris Orly  •  6 h 12 min

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

$137 - $633

Shuttle to Luxembourg, fly to Paris CDG  •  7 h 17 min

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Mainz to Luxembourg Airport
  2. Fly from Luxembourg (LUX) to Paris CDG (CDG) LUX - CDG

$83 - $315

Train to Stuttgart, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Mainz Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
  2. Fly from Stuttgart (STR) to Paris CDG (CDG) STR - CDG

$105 - $326

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The cheapest way to get from Mainz to Paris is to bus which costs 17€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 25 min.

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The quickest way to get from Mainz to Paris is to fly which costs 65€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Mainz and arriving at Paris, Paris. Services depart twice daily, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8 h 25 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Mainz to Paris. However, there are services departing from Mainz Hbf and arriving at Paris Est via Frankfurt(Main)Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 15 min.

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The distance between Mainz and Paris is 447 km. The road distance is 534.7 km.

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The best way to get from Mainz to Paris without a car is to train which takes 5 h 15 min and costs 110€ - 180€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 15 min to get from Mainz to Paris, including transfers.

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Mainz to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Mainz station.

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

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The best way to get from Mainz to Paris is to train which takes 5 h 15 min and costs 110€ - 180€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 50€ and takes 8 h 25 min, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 270€ and takes 4 h 13 min.

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Map of how to get from Mainz to Paris.
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  • Distance: 279.1 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 15 min

What companies run services between Mainz, Germany and Paris, France?

inOui TGV operates a train from Mainz to Paris once daily. Tickets cost $120 - $140 and the journey takes 3 h 43 min. Deutsche Bahn also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Mainz to Paris once daily. Tickets cost $30 - $55 and the journey takes 8 h 25 min. Ouibus also services this route 3 times a week.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $470
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Paris CDG, Lyon
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $600
Flights from Luxembourg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $950
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Luxembourg to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $440
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
5 h 1 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$190 - $1,100
TAP Portugal
Website
flytap.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Lisbon
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$350 - $1,600
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Porto
Ave. Duration
6 h 50 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$260 - $1,200
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Iberia
Website
iberia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Madrid
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Berlin Tegel
Ave. Duration
6 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$70 - $360
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $1,300
Alitalia
Website
alitalia.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Milan Linate
Ave. Duration
4 h
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
6 h 25 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$320 - $1,200
Tunisair
Website
tunisair.com
Flights from Frankfurt to Paris Orly via Tunis
Ave. Duration
7 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$420 - $1,300
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Stuttgart to Paris CDG via Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$85 - $550
Train operators
inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Paris Est
Ave. Duration
3 h 43 min
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
3 h 40 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$120 - $180
Website
bahn.de
Train from Mainz Hbf to Stuttgart Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 34 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $60
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Mainz to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
8 h 25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Mainz to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
9 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
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 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Flibco
Phone
+352 26 58 57 1
Website
flibco.com
Shuttle from Mainz to Luxembourg Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $35
Schedules at
flibco.com
Standard Ticket
$26 - $35
Low
$6
High
$34

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

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Mainz to Paris bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Paris, Paris station.

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Mainz to Paris train services, operated by inOui TGV, arrive at Paris Est station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Mainz to Paris is 535 km. It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to drive from Mainz 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 Mainz to Paris bus tickets online with FlixBus and Distribusion.

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There are 5236+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $77 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Mainz to Frankfurt Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 11€ - 17€.

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