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There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Cannes by plane, train, car, bus or shuttle

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice  •  5h 4m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Nice (NCE) AMS - NCE

€66 - €185

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Bus  •  19h 45m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Neuville en Ferrain - Belgique > Neuville en Ferrain - France > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Cannes N719 / ...

€41 - €85

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Train to Eindhoven, fly to Nice  •  6h 31m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Eindhoven Centraal
  2. Fly from Eindhoven (EIN) to Nice (NCE) EIN - NCE

€92 - €409

Train to Brussels, fly to Nice  •  6h 47m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Nice (NCE) BRU - NCE

€133 - €313

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille, drive  •  5h 51m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Marseille (MRS) AMS - MRS
  2. Drive from Marseille to Cannes

€90 - €391

Train  •  9h 56m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Marseille St Charles Thalys
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes Tgv / ...

€275 - €562

Drive  •  13h 1m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Cannes 1355.6 km

€170 - €250

Shuttle, train, bus  •  24h 51m

  1. Take a shuttle bus from Amsterdam to Moutiers
  2. Take the train from Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai to Grenoble Tgv
  3. Take the bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to Grasse - Gare Routiere - Grasse

Amsterdam to Cannes by train

The train journey time between Amsterdam and Cannes is around 10h 23m and covers a distance of around 1454 km. The fastest train normally takes 10h 23m. Operated by Thalys, TGV inOui, SNCF and others, the Amsterdam to Cannes train service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in Cannes. Typically only one train runs weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
10h 23m
Fastest train time:
10h 23m
Trains per week:
1
Cheapest price:
€243
Carbon emissions:
76 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
06:45
Last train departs at:
06:45

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Cannes train schedules

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Netherlands.

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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 Cannes is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Cannes 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 most affordable way to get from Amsterdam to Cannes is to bus, which costs €40 - €85 and takes 19h 45m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Cannes is to fly which costs €65 - €190 and takes 5h 4m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Cannes via Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 19h 45m.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Cannes via Marseille St Charles. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 56m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Cannes is 994 km. The road distance is 1355.6 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Cannes without a car is to train which takes 9h 56m and costs €270 - €600.

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It takes approximately 5h 4m to get from Amsterdam to Cannes, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Cannes bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Cannes is to fly which takes 5h 4m and costs €65 - €190. Alternatively, you can train, which costs €270 - €600 and takes 9h 56m, you could also bus, which costs €40 - €85 and takes 19h 45m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Cannes.
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  • Distance: 993.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 4m

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

Transavia Holland, KLM and six other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Cannes hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Cannes via Marseille St Charles in around 9h 56m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €170
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Rennes
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €350
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €430
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €390
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€190 - €390
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €420
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
€210 - €420
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €180
Flights from Eindhoven to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€40 - €150
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice via Basel
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
€40 - €180
Flights from Brussels to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 45m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€60 - €170
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€85 - €130
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €340
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€65 - €300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€230 - €380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Brussels to Nice via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€120 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€140 - €390
Vueling Airlines
Website
vueling.com
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €280
Train operators
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 Eindhoven Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€15 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€15 - €21
1st Class
€24 - €35
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€80 - €110
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Marseille St Charles
Ave. Duration
7h 12m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€220 - €470
Website
Thalys
Standard
€220 - €300
Comfort
€230 - €310
Premium
€340 - €470
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 Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€40 - €50
1st Class
€40 - €50
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 Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€23 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€23 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €100
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Moûtiers-Salins-Brides-les-Bai to Grenoble
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Bus operators
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Cannes
Ave. Duration
12h 20m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Blablabus
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 Paris
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Cannes
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Starliner
Phone
+31 (0) 172-881316
Email
info@starliner.nl
Website
starliner.nl
Shuttle from Amsterdam to Moutiers
Ave. Duration
13h 10m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€155
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Starliner
Zou! LER
Phone
+33 4 91 57 50 57
Email
webpresse@maregionsud.fr
Website
zou.maregionsud.fr
Bus from GRENOBLE - Gare Routière - GRENOBLE to Grasse - Gare Routiere - Grasse
Ave. Duration
5h 35m
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
Zou! LER

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Nice Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 55m.

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Amsterdam to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Cannes station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Cannes is 1356 km. It takes approximately 13h 1m to drive from Amsterdam to Cannes.

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Air France, Swiss, KLM and three other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Nice Airport.

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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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