There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Lower Normandy by train, bus, car or plane

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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Train  •  6 h 23 min

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

$180 - $238

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Bus Ouibus  •  13 h

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Rouen Ouibus
  2. Take the bus from Rouen to Le Havre Ouibus

$28 - $40

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Train via Lille Europe  •  7 h 40 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
  2. Take the train from Lille Flandres to Rouen-Rive-Droite
  3. Take the train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Le Havre Ic / ...

$144 - $200

Bus FlixBus  •  11 h 24 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Paris, Paris 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Le Havre 732

$40 - $67

Drive  •  5 h 44 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Le Havre 374.9 miles

$90 - $140

Fly to Paris CDG, train  •  5 h 55 min

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

$92 - $333

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  6 h

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

$87 - $271

Fly to Nantes, train  •  7 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (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

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Lower Normandy is to bus which costs 23€ - 35€ and takes 13 h.

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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, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Le Havre via Paris, Paris. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 11 h 24 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 Le Havre via Magenta and Paris St Lazare. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 23 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 23 min and costs 150€ - 210€.

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It takes approximately 6 h 23 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 Sloterdijk 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 23 min and costs 150€ - 210€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 11 h 24 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam 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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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Lower Normandy.
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  • Distance: 340.9 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 23 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 Paris St Lazare in around 6 h 23 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Le Havre via Paris, Paris in around 11 h 24 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 36 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
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
$190 - $260
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2 h 36 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$120 - $170
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
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
$55 - $85
Train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
51 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$19 - $28
1st Class
$25 - $40
Train from Paris St Lazare to Evreux Normandie
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$21 - $35
1st Class
$29 - $45
Train from Nantes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1 h 28 min
Frequency
Every 4 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 - $30
TGV
Phone
0033 892 353535
Website
sncf.com
Train from Rouen-Rive-Droite to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
$23 - $28
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
$23 - $28
1st Class
$41 - $42
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 - $80
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 Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 14 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris, Paris to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$11 - $19
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Rouen
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$20 - $28
Website
Ouibus
Bus from Rouen to Le Havre
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
Ouibus

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