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Paris to Frankfurt Train Tickets E‑TICKET

Paris to Frankfurt Train Tickets

Discover the German city dubbed “The Manhattan of Europe” by taking a thrilling trip from Paris to Frankfurt by train! Simply climb aboard an SNCF TGV or Deutsche Bahn ICE high-speed train and enjoy a comfortable, hassle-free rail travel experience. Along the way, indulge yourself in the array of exceptional services and convenient amenities available to you in First or Second Class. You’ll even get a reliable onboard WiFi connection!

With its countless towering skyscrapers of steel and sparkling glass, Frankfurt is distinct from any other city in Germany at first glance. However, this leading international business hub offers a perfect blend of contemporary living and time-honored tradition. Frankfurt is well-known for its diverse culture, unique architecture and lively performing arts scene. Popular attractions include the Städel Museum, Frankfurt Zoological Garden, Goethe House and Römerberg plaza.

Your “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation” can be purchased right here. Just print it out at home upon email delivery and you’ll be set to travel from Paris to Frankfurt by train, seat reservation included!

Journey details

On average, there are 6 direct-route departures each day: 7:20am, 9:06am, 1:10pm, 3:20pm, 5:10pm and 7:06pm.

Travel time
3 hours and 38 minutes (fastest time)

Train stations
Paris Est and Frankfurt Main Hauptbahnhof (Hbf)

Train features
SNCF TGV and Deutsche Bahn InterCity-Express (ICE) high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 320km/h

SNCF E-ticket fares

The “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation” is available in adult and child rates for single trips in either First or Second Class. Choose one of three ticket fares:
  • “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation - High Flex”
    Fully refundable prior to the departure date
  • “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation - Mid Flex”
    Refundable up to 1 day prior to the departure date (a cancellation fee applies)
  • “SNCF E-Ticket and Reservation - Non Flex”
    No refunds allowed

SNCF E-ticket classes

  • Second Class
    Second class coaches provide comfortable, standard-quality seats plus a line of basic passenger services.
  • First Class
    First class coaches offer a quieter atmosphere with extra personal space. Upgraded premium-comfort seats have added features like footrests, headrests, fold-out tables and reading lamps. First Class passengers also receive complimentary at-seat food and drink catering and a free morning newspaper.

SNCF E-ticket discounts

  • Child discount
    Children between the ages of 4 and 11 (inclusive) are eligible for a reduced fare.
    Children under the age of 4 who do not occupy a seat travel for free.

Services aboard TGV and ICE trains

  • Spacious, air-conditioned coaches
  • WiFi internet
  • Dedicated restaurant/buffet car
  • Power outlet and small luggage storage area at each seat
  • Designated storage areas for larger items of luggage
  • “Quiet Zone” seating areas
  • Wheelchair-accessible seats and facilities
  • Baby changing facilities

More info

Seat reservations
Your SNCF e-ticket includes travel in a specific seat.

E-ticket delivery
Receive your e-ticket as a PDF document by email, which you can print off at home and is valid for travel from Paris to Frankfurt by train.

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