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

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Train via Gare de Paris-St-Lazare  •  6 h 25 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Gare de Paris-St-Lazare to Gare de Le Havre Le Havre - Paris-St-Lazare / ...

$178 - $235

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Bus  •  11 h 58 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer to Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG N800
  2. Take the bus from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Le Havre 732

$42 - $70

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Train  •  6 h 32 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Le Havre Ic

$178 - $235

Train, bus  •  11 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Den Haag Centraal
  2. Take the bus from The Hague to Lille
  3. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Rouen-Rive-Droite
  4. Take the train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Le Havre Ic

$75 - $114

Drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Le Havre 374.9 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  5 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Evreux Normandie

$92 - $328

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  5 h 58 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris Orly (ORY) AMS - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris St Lazare to Evreux Normandie

$78 - $261

Fly to Nantes, train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Nantes (NTE) AMS - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Le Mans
  3. Take the train from Le Mans to Alençon

$139 - $326

Fly to Rennes, train  •  7 h 39 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Rennes (RNS) AMS - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Le Mans
  3. Take the train from Le Mans to Alençon

$129 - $333

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Lower Normandy is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 58 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Lower Normandy is to drive which costs 75€ - 120€ and takes 5 h 44 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Lower Normandy. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam, Dam and arriving at Le Havre via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer and Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 58 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Lower Normandy. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Gare de Le Havre via Magenta and Gare de Paris-St-Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 25 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Lower Normandy is 545 km. The road distance is 599.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Lower Normandy without a car is to train which takes 6 h 25 min and costs 150€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 25 min to get from Amsterdam to Lower Normandy, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Lower Normandy bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer station.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Lower Normandy is to train which takes 6 h 25 min and costs 150€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 11 h 58 min.

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  • Distance: 340.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 25 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Lower Normandy, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Le Havre via Paris-Nord, Magenta, Haussmann St Lazare, and Gare de Paris-St-Lazare in around 6 h 25 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Le Havre via Amsterdam, Station Bijlmer ArenA, Amsterdam, Amsterdam Bijlmer, and Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG in around 11 h 58 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$200 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $500
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
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 Gare de Paris-St-Lazare to Gare de Le Havre
Ave. Duration
2 h 6 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Paris St Lazare to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
2 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $80
Train from Lille Flandres to Rouen-Rive-Droite
Ave. Duration
2 h 30 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$35 - $55
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $55
1st Class
$50 - $85
Train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $27
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $27
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Paris St Lazare to Evreux Normandie
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $30
1st Class
$28 - $45
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$30 - $45
1st Class
$40 - $65
Train from Le Mans to Alençon
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$15 - $22
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$15 - $22
1st Class
$19 - $29
Train from Rennes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
$28 - $40
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$28 - $40
1st Class
$35 - $60
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 Den Haag Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
ns.nl
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inOui TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
en.oui.sncf
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$40 - $50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$40 - $50
1st Class
$60 - $75
Train from Rennes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$35 - $45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$35 - $45
1st Class
$55 - $70
Bus operators
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 The Hague to Lille
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$9 - $13
Website
Ouibus
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 Bijlmer to Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6 h 5 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$26 - $45
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$12 - $20
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Amsterdam to Lower Normandy bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Le Havre station.

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Amsterdam to Lower Normandy train services, operated by SNCF, arrive at Gare de Le Havre station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Lower Normandy is 600 km. It takes approximately 5 h 44 min to drive from Amsterdam to Lower Normandy.

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Luxair, Lufthansa, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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There are 105+ hotels available in Lower Normandy. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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