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

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

Recommended option

Fly, bus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. AMS - LYS

Cheapest option

Bus Isilines  •  11 h 52 min

  1. Ouibus

$66 - $101

4 alternative options

Train  •  10 h 20 min

  1. Tha
  2. Tgv

$287 - $355

Train, bus  •  10 h 52 min

  1. Tha
  2. Tgv

Bus Eurolines FR  •  19 h 52 min

  1. Ouibus

Drive  •  10 h 13 min

  1. 666.5 miles

$160 - $240

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and French Alps, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to French Alps via Paris Nord, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, Bellegarde(Ain), and St-Gervais-les-Bains in around 10 h 20 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to French Alps via Lille and Chamonix in around 11 h 52 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via Nantes
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$190 - $260
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$60 - $85
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$60 - $85
1st Class
$90 - $120
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
tgv.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Bellegarde(Ain)
Ave. Duration
2 h 38 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$90 - $105
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$90 - $105
1st Class
$120 - $180
Train from Bruxelles Midi to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
3 h 22 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $160
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$140 - $160
1st Class
$180 - $270
SNCF
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Bellegarde(Ain) to St-Gervais-les-Bains
Ave. Duration
1 h 47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $18
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$12 - $18
1st Class
$19 - $29
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Annecy
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$29 - $45
Bus operators
Ouibus
Website
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Saint-Exupéry Airport to Annecy
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Annecy to Chamonix Sud - Bus station
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Bus from Lyon - Perrache Bus station to Les Contamines-Montjoie
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
fr.ouibus.com
Isilines
Phone
0 892 89 12 00
Website
isilines.com
Bus from Lille to Chamonix
Ave. Duration
7 h 6 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $80
Schedules at
isilines.com
Eurolines FR

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Amsterdam and French Alps is 741 km. The road distance is 1066 km.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to French Alps is to bus which costs 55€ - 90€ and takes 11 h 52 min.

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to French Alps is to drive which takes 10 h 13 min and costs 130€ - 200€.

It takes approximately 6 h 55 min to get from Amsterdam to French Alps, including transfers.