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Route overview
Avg. journey time4h 39m
Trains per day6
Fare range€36.00 - €245.00
Distance477km
Train operators
First & last trains
First train departs at04:02
Last train departs at22:25
Fastest journey
Fastest route3h 40m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationFrankfurt (Main)
Destination StationParis

Frankfurt (Main) to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris for Tuesday 18th Dec 2018. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
10:06
14:05
Frankfurt (Main)
Paris
3h 59m
1 change
10:25
16:22
Frankfurt (Main)
Paris
5h 57m
3 changes
11:29
16:30
Frankfurt (Main)
Paris
5h 01m
1 change
11:50
16:35
Frankfurt (Main)
Paris
4h 45m
3 changes
12:58
16:51
Frankfurt (Main)
Paris
3h 53m
Direct

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), SNCF and TGV trains from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris

You can travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), SNCF and TGV trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

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Deutsche Bahn

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several billion passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

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DB ICE Train

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 330 km/h, the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

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SNCF TGV

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

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SNCF TGV

TGV is the high-speed train service of the SNCF company. It connects the major cities of France at speeds of up to 320 km/h. All TGV trains are equipped with a food carriage, a free WiFi connection, power sockets and removable shelves. Two comfort classes are offered – First Class and Second Class, with more flexible train tickets and access to the Grand Voyageur lounge in some stations.

Everything you need to know about your train journey

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Frankfurt (Main) to Paris train prices

Train tickets from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris start at €35.70 if purchased from 3 to 6 months in advance. Prices for train journeys from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris start at €90.52 when you book at least 28 days in advance.** Tickets usually go on sale 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

28 days
in advance
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€90.52
14 days
in advance
€93.98
Avg. single price
On the day
€169.01
Avg. single price

How long does it take to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris by train?

The average journey time between Frankfurt (Main) and Paris is 4 hours and 39 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 40 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 21 trains per day travelling from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris?

The first train from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris departs at 04:02. The last train from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris departs at 22:25. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Frankfurt (Main) and Paris?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris without having to change trains. There are 6 direct trains from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Frankfurt (Main). If you’re looking for other options, you can also catch the bus from Frankfurt (Main) to Paris.
**Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. "14 days in advance" includes days 13 and 15. / The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Frankfurt (Main) to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 18/12/2018. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 14/09/2018 for travel on 14/09/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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