There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to French Riviera by plane, train, bus or ferry

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

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Fly Amsterdam to Nice, travel  •  6 h 10 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Nice (NCE) AMS - NCE
  2. Travel from Gare Routiere to French Riviera

Cheapest option

Train to Eindhoven, fly to Nice  •  7 h 30 min

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

$87 - $362

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Train to Brussels, fly to Nice  •  7 h 43 min

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

$126 - $299

Fly Amsterdam to Marseille, train  •  8 h 58 min

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

$90 - $333

Train  •  11 h 3 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Antibes Tgv

$325 - $382

Bus, ferry  •  24 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station 810
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Toulon
  3. Take the bus from Toulon - Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere
  4. Take the ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres

$91 - $143

Bus, train, ferry  •  29 h 12 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Marseille
  2. Take the train from Marseille-St-Charles to Toulon Tgv / ...
  3. Take the bus from Toulon - Gare Routiere to Saint-Tropez - Gare Routiere
  4. Take the ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres

$163 - $228

Bus  •  29 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Mulhouse
  2. Take the bus from Mulhouse to Antibes Ouibus

$110 - $145

Questions & Answers

The distance between Amsterdam and French Riviera is 1012 km.

The best way to get from Amsterdam to French Riviera without a car is to train which takes 11 h 3 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 10 min to get from Amsterdam to French Riviera, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to French Riviera is to train which takes 11 h 3 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 29 h 42 min.

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

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Air France, KLM, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Nice Airport.

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There are 2023+ hotels available in French Riviera. Prices start at $86 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to French Riviera.
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  • Distance: 632.7 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 10 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and French Riviera, FR-93, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to French Riviera via Paris-Nord, Paris Nord RER, Paris Lyon Banlieue, Paris Gare de Lyon, Antibes, Ch. Du Puy, and Gare Routiere in around 11 h 3 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to French Riviera via Duivendrecht, Station Duivendrecht, Amsterdam, Mulhouse, Antibes, Martyrs, and Gare Routiere in around 29 h 42 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Nice via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$95 - $410
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Flights from Amsterdam to Marseille via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $420
Flights from Amsterdam to Marseille via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$100 - $650
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Amsterdam to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$200 - $1,200
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Flights from Amsterdam to Marseille via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,000
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Marseille
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $440
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$45 - $420
Flights from Eindhoven to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $310
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Nice
Ave. Duration
2 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Nice via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Amsterdam to Nice via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$50 - $370
Flights from Brussels to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $340
Flights from Amsterdam to Marseille via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$70 - $600
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Nice
Ave. Duration
1 h 40 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $400
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Brussels to Nice via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Marseille via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$75 - $460
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Marseille via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $800
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
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
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$17 - $30
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
SNCF

Loosely translated as the French National Railway Corporation, the SNCF is France’s state-owned railway company. It covers the country’s extensive rail network, as well as the TGV and Thalys, France’s two high-speed railway networks. With over 14,000 trains operating daily, it is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 23 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $50
1st Class
$45 - $70
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Toulon
Ave. Duration
1 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$16 - $24
1st Class
$21 - $35
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 20 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$65 - $85
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Antibes
Ave. Duration
5 h 25 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$180 - $200
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$180 - $200
1st Class
$230 - $350
Train from Marseille-St-Charles to Toulon
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $23
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$18 - $23
1st Class
$33 - $36
Trenitalia Eurocity

The primary train operator in Italy, Trenitalia was created in the year 2000. Trenitalia offers national rail connections in Italy as well as international connections to Austria, France, Germany and Switzerland. The company operates regional and long-distance trains, as well as high-speed trains called Frecce that travel on specialised tracks on speeds of up to 360km/h. Trenitalia tickets are available online, in stations across the country or from many travel agents that offer bookings.

Contact Details
Phone
+39 06 68475475
Website
trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Antibes
Ave. Duration
2 h 16 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Train from Marseille-Saint-Charles to Toulon
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$20 - $29
Website
orario.trenitalia.com
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
2 h 45 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Toulon
Ave. Duration
16 h 20 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$65 - $110
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Varlib
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam to Marseille
Ave. Duration
23 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$130 - $190
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Eurolines CH
Phone
0041 (0) 844 257 224
Website
eurolines.ch
Bus from Amsterdam to Mulhouse
Ave. Duration
13 h 5 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$75 - $95
Book at
eurolines.ch
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Mulhouse to Antibes
Ave. Duration
13 h
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
Ouibus
Ferry operators
Les Bateaux Verts
Phone
+33 (0)494 492 939
Email
info@bateauxverts.com
Website
bateauxverts.com
Ferry from Saint-Tropez to Les Issambres
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$10
Schedules at
bateauxverts.com

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