France-Germany

France-Germany

France-Germany trains, ideal to visit popular destinations like Paris, Munich and Frankfurt.

  • Paris - Frankfurt: 03:48
  • Book up to 180 days in advance
  • E-ticket
  • High Speed trains



Overview

France-Germany

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).



Practical information


Travellers with a 1st class ticket have access to the business lounge in Frankfurt, Stuttgart, Munich, Mannheim, Strasbourg, Lyon and Marseille.

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

Booking :
  • France-Germany tickets are open for booking 180 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.

A class apart

Classes of service

Classes and facilities offered by TGV France-Germany
First class Second class
Bar buffet car Access to the bar buffet car where snacks and beverages can be bought.
Comfortable seats Spacious seats with a headrest and generous legroom.
Reclining seats Cosy with more legroom, reclining seats are ideal to enjoy the trip.
Subway tickets Tickets for Paris Metro are on sale on board, allowing to save time and avoid confusion.
Welcome drink Nothing more refreshing than being welcomed by a drink from the friendly staff.
Power sockets Ideal to plug your laptop, phone or any electronic device from your seat.
Business lounge at station Get the ultimate treat before any trip, or simply an ideal place to continue working.

FAQ's

Common Questions, Simple Answers

  • Q. I received my e-ticket as a pdf but wasn’t able to print it. Can I print it at the station?

  • Q. What information do I need to provide in a booking to purchase with Rail Europe?

  • Q. Can I still buy train tickets from you once I’m in Europe?

  • Q. Does your website display all trains operating for the route searched?

  • Q. Seat Reservations are sold out for the train I want to take. What should I do?

  • Q. Where do I find my booking number?

  • Q. Are there luggage handling services at the station for groups?

  • Q. What should I do If I've already bought my rail pass, and now want to add another country?

  • Q. How can I access on-demand training videos, online training registration, and webinars?

  • Q. Can I exchange or refund my rail pass while in Europe?

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