There are 6 ways to get from Amsterdam to Arras by train, bus, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3 h 48 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Thalys
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F) Tgv

$102 - $136

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Bus  •  6 h

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lille 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Arras Ouibus

$12 - $30

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
  2. Take the bus from The Hague to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F) Tgv

$34 - $53

Drive  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Arras 209.5 miles

$50 - $75

Fly to Brussels, train  •  5 h 19 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F)

$111 - $329

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  5 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Arras(F)

$87 - $326

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Arras is to bus which costs 10€ - 27€ and takes 6 h.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Arras is to drive which costs 45€ - 65€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Arras is 274 km. The road distance is 335.2 km.

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It takes approximately 3 h 48 min to get from Amsterdam to Arras, including transfers.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Arras. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Arras via Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Arras. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Arras(F) via Lille Flandres. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 48 min.

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There are 179+ hotels available in Arras. Prices start at $62 USD per night.

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  • Distance: 171.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 48 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Arras, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Arras via Lille Europe and Lille Flandres in around 3 h 48 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Arras via Lille in around 6 h.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
Train from Brussel-Zuid/Midi to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$30 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $70
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F)
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $30
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Flandres to Arras(F)
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$17 - $21
1st Class
$29 - $34
Train from Brussels - Midi to Gare de Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$25 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$25 - $30
1st Class
$44 - $47
Train from Aeroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle TGV to Arras(F)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lille
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$16 - $27
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$10 - $15
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Lille to Arras
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Website
Ouibus
Bus from The Hague to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus

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