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There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Auray by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Paris  •  7h 37m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Auray Tgv

€192 - €334

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Bus  •  17h 32m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Lille 802 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Vannes N702

€46 - €84

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Train  •  10h 21m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Eil
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Rennes Tgv
  3. Take the train from Rennes to Auray Tgv / ...

€208 - €513

Train, bus  •  20h 49m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  2. Take the bus from Rotterdam Central Station to Bruges 819
  3. Take the bus from Bruges to Vannes

€64 - €97

Drive  •  9h 34m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Auray 979.6 km

€120 - €180

Fly to Nantes, train  •  6h 52m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Nantes (NTE) AMS - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Auray

€107 - €250

Fly to Rennes, train  •  6h 32m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Rennes (RNS) AMS - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Auray

€113 - €362

Fly to Brest, train  •  10h 4m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Brest (BES) AMS - BES
  2. Take the train from Brest to Auray

€119 - €237

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  8h 12m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Auray

€169 - €275

Amsterdam to Auray by train, subway and walk

The journey time between Amsterdam and Auray is around 9h 56m and covers a distance of around 1023 km. The fastest journey normally takes 7h 25m. Operated by Thalys, Paris Metro and TGV inOui, the Amsterdam to Auray service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Auray. Typically 28 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
9h 56m
Fastest journey time:
7h 25m
Services per week:
28
Cheapest price:
€192
Carbon emissions:
53 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:15
Last service departs at:
19:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Auray train, subway and walk schedules

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Auray is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Auray is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Auray is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Netherlands from France.

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Auray is to bus which costs €45 - €85 and takes 17h 32m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Auray is to fly and train which costs €110 - €370 and takes 6h 32m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Auray. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Auray via Gare du Nord and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 37m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Auray is 768 km. The road distance is 979.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Auray without a car is to train via Paris which takes 7h 37m and costs €190 - €340.

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It takes approximately 7h 37m to get from Amsterdam to Auray, including transfers.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Auray is to train via Paris which takes 7h 37m and costs €190 - €340. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €45 - €85 and takes 17h 32m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Nantes Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Auray.
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  • Distance: 767.6 km
  • Duration: 7h 37m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Auray via Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, and Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 in around 7h 37m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Auray via Lille, Vannes, Vannes, Auray, and Gare SNCF in around 17h 32m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €410
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brest via Lyon
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brest via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€210 - €550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €380
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €410
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brest via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €380
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Website
Thalys
Standard
€110 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €230
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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Auray
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€80 - €110
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€80 - €95
1st Class
€90 - €110
Train from Lille Europe to Rennes
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€95 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €130
Train from Rennes to Auray
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€30 - €40
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 Rennes to Auray
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€18 - €40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€18 - €27
Rail 1st Class
€27 - €40
Train from Nantes to Auray
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€19 - €28
Rail 1st Class
€29 - €45
Train from Brest to Auray
Ave. Duration
1h 56m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€24 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€35 - €50
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 Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
41 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€11 - €26
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€19 - €26
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 Sloterdijk to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Vannes
Ave. Duration
10h 5m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Rotterdam Central Station to Bruges
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bruges to Vannes
Ave. Duration
11h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €45
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
Twice daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Auray is 980 km. It takes approximately 9h 34m to drive from Amsterdam to Auray.

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KLM, Lufthansa and Air France offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 142+ hotels available in Auray. Prices start at €75 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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