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France-Germany is actually the route which is served by the high speed trains. Thus both the French TGV and the German ICE trains operate on the France Germany route. The high speed trains departs from main cities in France, including Paris, Marseille, Lyon, Strasbourg to reach major cities in Germany, including Munich, Frankfurt, Stuttgart etc. Watching the passing landscape from the comfort of your seat, will offer you a pleasant experience on board. This route has the particularity to have hosted the record breaking high speed train – 574 km/h (357 mph).
Popular journeys and travel durations
|Paris - Frankfurt||3h 49|
|Paris - Stuttgart||3h 39|
|Paris - Karlsruhe||3h 00|
|Mannheim - Paris||3h 10|
|Munich - Paris||6h 08|
|Stuttgart - Strasbourg||1h 24|
|Frankfurt - Marseille||7h44|
|Aix En Provence Tgv||Frankfurt||07:45||€ 39|
|Frankfurt||Chalon Sur Saone||04:54||€ 58|
Booking & Ticket deliveryBooking :
- France-Germany tickets are open for booking 90 days ahead.
- Get the lowest prices by booking early and don’t wait until the last minute as cheaper seats sell the fastest.
- Opt for off-peak trains when you have to travel short notice. They are more affordable than morning and evening trains along with those running on holiday eves, Friday and Sunday afternoon.
Ticket delivery option(s) :
|Paper ticket||Receive your ticket directly to your address. Just take them with you and you are ready to travel. Shipping fees apply.|
|Print @ home||Print your ticket anywhere and anytime before your travel. Skip shipping fees.||Printing guide|
|Print @ Station (from France)||Go to a self-service ticket machine and enter your reference to retrieve your ticket. Skip shipping fees.||Printing guide|
Seat reservation :
- Mandatory for this train! The seat reservation is included in the price of your ticket. Please note that seats are auto-allocated by train carriers. Depending on availabilities, carriers will ensure that all passengers of a same party are seated together. Seats can be swapped only once on-board.
- Pass holders . Book your seat reservation exclusively with Rail Europe.
Experience the service
Before you board
Main stations for the Paris to Germany train are located in the city centres. Travellers using ICE and TGV trains will depart or arrive at the main railways stations below:
- Paris Gare de l’Est. One of the main train stations in Paris and is the terminus for TGV and ICE trains from/to Germany. The station is less than 1 km away from Paris Gare du Nord where trains depart to UK and northern Europe.
- Munich Central Station (München Hauptbahnhof). One of the largest in Germany and located in the city centre. It has a local ICE connection with the Munich-Pasing station.
- Frankfurt Central Station (Frankfurt am Main Hauptbahnhof). The most important in Europe. Frankfurt Central Station has a local connection with Frankfurt Flughafen Airport which houses a railway station.
|First class||Second class|
|Bar buffet car Access to the bar buffet car where snacks and beverages can be bought. small>||√||√|
|Comfortable seats Spacious seats with a headrest and generous legroom. small>||√||√|
|Reclining seats Cosy with more legroom, reclining seats are ideal to enjoy the trip. small>||√|
|Subway tickets Tickets for Paris Metro are on sale on board, allowing to save time and avoid confusion. small>||√||√|
|Welcome drink Nothing more refreshing than being welcomed by a drink from the friendly staff. small>||√|
|Power sockets Ideal to plug your laptop, phone or any electronic device from your seat. small>||√|
|Business lounge at station Get the ultimate treat before any trip, or simply an ideal place to continue working. small>||√|
Reviews & ratings
Overall rating (511)
Overall appreciationExcellent 45% Very good 37% Average 13% Poor 3% Terrible 2%
"Great experience!"Ralph c.
Our train was clean, fast and within 10 minutes of being on time despite having connection issues with other passengers! A great travel experience. Value for money Convenience
"convenient booking"I-min l. 25/09/2014
Booking TGV on Rail Europe is quite convenient. Value for money Convenience
"journey Frankfurt to Paris"Faisal c. 23/09/2014
Frankly speaking, i am frequent traveller for different journey Value for money Convenience
"its the coolest way to travel"Christian Rey s. 21/09/2014
the train is just amazing, comfy and efficient. l love the experience. Value for money Convenience
"Very easy trip"Chaney k. 17/09/2014
Everything went smoothly, the train was comfortable and the meal was very nice. Would travel this way again. Value for money Convenience
"Smooth and comfortable"Frank k. 17/09/2014
The ride was smooth and comfortable. When we travelled we got a 4 seat with a table. Since we there were several seats available we got it for ourself. The reason i dont give full stars is because if the train had been fully booked, it would not have been that comfortable. Value for money Convenience
"Review"Ainura s. 13/09/2014
Everything was great just couldn't connect wifi, and train was little bit slow to me as I thought it's fast speed train,but all is great, will travel again Value for money Convenience
".PARIS EST - STUTTGART HBF"Hadi p. 09/09/2014
its' a fast train. Kind of expensive to my pocket. But everything is expensive in europe isn't it? I was hoping I could get promo price when we booked. But we really enjoy it so far. Value for money Convenience
"Europe 2014 Aug"Errol c. 04/09/2014
The train service was excellent and on time. Value for money
"Frankfurth - Paris"Diana l. 01/09/2014
Excellent travel. Surprised to see children travel free when we paid for both our children (11 Value for money Convenience
"9"Faisal a. 18/08/2014
thaaaaaaaaaaaanks for every thinks Value for money Convenience
"8"Khalifa a. 18/08/2014
every thinks was good thanks Value for money Convenience
"nice trip"Kalanidhi n. 16/08/2014
it was wonderful to travel in rail europe and excellent service was offered thnx to the promotional fare we cud travel in first class Value for money Convenience
"Germany to France"Laquita i. 16/08/2014
Was able to print tickets prior to travel which saved timed. Had no problems with this trip. Value for money Convenience
"Seats"Mahmoud a. 15/08/2014
First Class Seats are not as comfortable as it should be for a first class travel. Reclining and leg room not good enough. Value for money Convenience