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TGV® / ICE France-Germany trains

The fastest route between Paris and Frankfurt

Travel at lightning speed to Germany from Paris or the South of France with TGV®/ICE France-Germany.
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  • Run together on the Paris ⇄ Frankfurt, Paris ⇄ Munich and Marseille ⇄ Frankfurt lines
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TGV®/ICE France-Germany trains serve the following stations :

FRANCE : Paris Est, Forbach, Strasbourg, Mulhouse, Belfort, Besançon, Chalon-sur-Saône, Mâcon, Lyon, Avignon, Aix-en-Provence and Marseille GERMANY: Frankfurt (Main) Hbf, Kaiserslautern Hbf, Saarbrücken Hbf, Mannheim Hbf, Karlsruhe Hbf, Baden-Baden, Stuttgart Hbf, Ulm Hbf, Augsburg Hbf and München Hbf (Munich)

Destinations served by TGV®/ICE France-Germany



Connections Travel time Single from  
Paris ⇄ Frankfurt 3:48 €45* Book now
Paris ⇄ Munich 6:11 €45* Book now
Paris ⇄ Mannheim 3:05 €45* Book now
Frankfurt ⇄ Marseille 7:45 €49* Book now
Karlsruhe ⇄ Lyon 4:44 €49* Book now
Saarbrücken ⇄ Paris 1:48 €35* Book now
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alert Travel update

18 and 19 March 2017: Paris Gare de Lyon station closed

No rail traffic between Brussels-Midi, Brussels-Central and Brussels-North stations from 29 April to 1st May.