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

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice  •  5h 9m

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

66€ - 255€

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Bus  •  21h 58m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer to Lille 800
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Cannes Lille > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lyon - Perrache Bus Station > Cannes > Antibes > Nice - Airport

47€ - 58€

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Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille, train  •  7h 32m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Marseille (MRS) AMS - MRS
  2. Take the train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes

79€ - 382€

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

144€ - 410€

Train via Paris  •  10h 1m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Cannes Tgv

241€ - 414€

Train  •  12h 6m

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

234€ - 582€

Drive  •  12h 45m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Cannes 1361.8 km

170€ - 260€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Cannes is to bus which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 21h 58m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Cannes is to fly which costs 65€ - 260€ and takes 5h 9m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Cannes. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Dam and arriving at Cannes via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer and Lille. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 58m.

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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 Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 1m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Cannes is 994 km. The road distance is 1361.8 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Cannes without a car is to train via Paris which takes 10h 1m and costs 240€ - 420€.

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It takes approximately 5h 9m to get from Amsterdam to Cannes, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Cannes bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer 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 9m and costs 65€ - 260€. Alternatively, you can train via Paris, which costs 240€ - 420€ and takes 10h 1m, you could also bus, which costs 45€ - 60€ and takes 21h 58m.

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  • Distance: 993.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 9m

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

Transavia Holland, KLM and five other airlines fly from Amsterdam to Cannes hourly. Alternatively, you can take a train from Amsterdam to Cannes via Paris Nord and Paris Gare De Lyon in around 10h 1m.

Airlines
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice
Ave. Duration
2h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3h 35m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice via Basel
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
35€ - 300€
Flights from Brussels to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 380€
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 380€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 650€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 56m
When
Every day
Estimated price
90€ - 310€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
70€ - 390€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 650€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 340€
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
160€ - 550€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday
Estimated price
90€ - 380€
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Monday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
110€ - 500€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Nice
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nice via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
180€ - 470€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 30m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 550€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 550€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Tuesday
Estimated price
85€ - 260€
Train operators
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 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
40€ - 50€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
Train from Paris Gare De Lyon to Cannes
Ave. Duration
5h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
130€ - 190€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
130€ - 160€
1st Class
150€ - 190€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Cannes
Ave. Duration
9h 13m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
170€ - 250€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
170€ - 200€
1st Class
210€ - 250€
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 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
23€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
23€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Thello
Phone
+33 1 83 82 00 00
Website
thello.com
Train from Marseille St Charles to Cannes
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 21€
Website
Thello
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 Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
100€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
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
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 340€
Standard
75€ - 95€
Standard Premier
120€ - 160€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer to Lille
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
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 Lille to Cannes
Ave. Duration
15h 5m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
28€ - 35€
Website
Blablabus

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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 Blablabus, 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 1362 km. It takes approximately 12h 45m to drive from Amsterdam to Cannes.

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

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There are 5165+ hotels available in Cannes. 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 18 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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