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There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam to Arras by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Brussels  •  4h 1m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Thalys / ...
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Arras Tgv

99€ - 377€

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Bus, train  •  6h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lille 800 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Arras Tgv / ...

20€ - 49€

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Train  •  4h 5m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Eil
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Arras Tgv / ...

103€ - 368€

Bus, train via Amsterdam, Duivendrecht  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Lille, Europe 405 / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Arras Ter / ...

30€ - 66€

Drive  •  3h 18m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Arras 335.3 km

45€ - 70€

Fly to Brussels, train  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brussels (BRU) AMS - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Arras

112€ - 227€

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  5h 18m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Arras

101€ - 328€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Arras is to bus and train which costs 20€ - 50€ and takes 6h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Arras is to drive which costs 45€ - 70€ and takes 3h 18m.

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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 via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 1m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Arras is 274 km. The road distance is 335.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Arras without a car is to train via Brussels which takes 4h 1m and costs 95€ - 380€.

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It takes approximately 4h 1m to get from Amsterdam to Arras, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Arras train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Amsterdam to Arras train services, operated by TGV inOui, arrive at Arras station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Arras is 335 km. It takes approximately 3h 18m to drive from Amsterdam to Arras.

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  • Distance: 273.8 km
  • Duration: 4h 1m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Arras via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi in around 4h 1m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 350€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 600€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
120€ - 750€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 340€
Standard
75€ - 95€
Standard Premier
120€ - 160€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2h 43m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
95€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 340€
Standard
95€ - 120€
Standard Premier
140€ - 180€
TGV inOui

France’s high-speed TGV train network runs at speeds of up to 320km/h connecting major cities across France and into neighbouring countries. All TGV tickets include a seat reservation; seating is 1+2 in 1st class, 2+2 in 2nd class. Popular routes include Paris to Marseille and Paris to Strasbourg. Most TGVs have a cafe area, power points at each seat and WiFi.

Contact Details
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Arras
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Lille Europe to Arras
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 30€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 30€
1st Class
19€ - 23€
Train from Lille Flandres to Arras
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
26€ - 31€
1st Class
20€ - 24€
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Arras
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
35€ - 45€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
35€ - 45€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Lille Europe to Arras
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
8€ - 22€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 22€
Train from Lille Flandres to Arras
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
8€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 13€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 23€
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Lille, Europe
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 29€
Website
Eurolines FR

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Brussels Airport.

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There are 242+ hotels available in Arras. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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