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

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Train via Paris  •  7h 15m

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

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Bus  •  14h 52m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Chalon-sur-Saône N760
  2. Take the bus from Gare Routière to Théâtre Lr714

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Train  •  10h 51m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Cs to Noorderkempen Ic
  2. Take the train from Noorderkempen to Bruxelles-Midi Ic
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Le Creusot Montceau Montchanin Tgv
  4. Take the train from Chalon Sur Saone to Macon Ville Ter

Drive  •  8h 16m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Mâcon 843.7 km

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon, train  •  5h 49m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Lyon (LYS) AMS - LYS
  2. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Macon Ville

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva, train  •  7h 50m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Geneva (GVA) AMS - GVA
  2. Take the train from Geneve to Bourg En Bresse

Train to Brussels, fly to Lyon, train  •  7h 28m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Lyon (LYS) BRU - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Macon Ville

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Lyon, train  •  7h 44m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Lyon (LYS) DUS - LYS
  3. Take the train from Lyon Part Dieu to Macon Ville

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel, train  •  7h 20m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Basel (BSL) AMS - BSL
  2. Take the train from Mulhouse Ville to Dijon Ville
  3. Take the train from Dijon to Mâcon
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Conditions of entry into France from Netherlands

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
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  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
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  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cabo Verde, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Cuba, Curaçao, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eswatini, Ethiopia, Faroe Islands, Fiji, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Greenland, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea-Bissau, Honduras, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iraq, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Laos, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Macedonia, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, São Tomé and Príncipe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, South Africa, South Korea, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turks and Caicos Islands, United States Virgin Islands, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Zambia and Zimbabwe

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Netherlands.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Health pass is required for long-distance travel by plane, train or coach, as well as in some public venues
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mâcon is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mâcon is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Mâcon is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Netherlands from France is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 22 May 2022
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Mâcon is to bus which costs €40 - €50 and takes 14h 52m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Mâcon is to fly and train which costs €90 - €250 and takes 5h 49m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Mâcon. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Théâtre via Gare Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 52m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Mâcon is 674 km. The road distance is 843.7 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Mâcon without a car is to train via Paris which takes 7h 15m and costs €170 - €310.

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It takes approximately 7h 15m to get from Amsterdam to Mâcon, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to Mâcon bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Mâcon is to train via Paris which takes 7h 15m and costs €170 - €310. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €40 - €50 and takes 14h 52m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Lyon Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 35m.

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Amsterdam to Mâcon bus services, operated by Mobigo Saône et Loire, arrive at Théâtre station.

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  • Distance: 673.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 15m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Mâcon via Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare de Lyon, Mâcon-Loché TGV, and Gare TGV Loché in around 7h 15m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Mâcon via Gare Routière in around 14h 52m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Wednesday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €390
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
€140 - €380
Flights from Brussels to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €490
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 37m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €380
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €350
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €310
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €300
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€30 - €260
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €550
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €460
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Lyon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon via Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Basel
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €460
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Geneva via Zurich
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €420
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €400
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€75 - €380
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Website
Thalys
Standard
€110 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €230
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€55 - €80
Comfort
€65 - €90
Premium
€80 - €110
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
sncf-connect.com
Train from Paris Gare de Lyon to Mâcon-Loché TGV
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €80
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €75
1st Class
€65 - €80
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Le Creusot Montceau Montchanin
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€95 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€95 - €120
1st Class
€110 - €130
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Macon Ville
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€21 - €35
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€27 - €32
1st Class
€21 - €25
Train from Geneve to Bourg En Bresse
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€31 - €36
1st Class
€26 - €31
Train from Mulhouse Ville to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€40 - €50
Train from Dijon Ville to Macon Ville
Ave. Duration
58 min
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €40
1st Class
€30 - €36
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Amsterdam Cs to Noorderkempen
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€14 - €20
1st Class
€21 - €35
Train from Noorderkempen to Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €13
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €13
1st Class
€13 - €19
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 Chalon Sur Saone to Macon Ville
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€8 - €22
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€8 - €13
Rail 1st Class
€15 - €22
Train from Lyon Part Dieu to Macon Ville
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €25
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€9 - €14
Rail 1st Class
€17 - €25
Train from Dijon Ville to Macon Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €40
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€16 - €24
Rail 1st Class
€25 - €40
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)

The national railway company of Switzerland, Swiss Railways operates trains throughout the country and adjacent European nations including Germany, France, Italy and Austria. Tickets are sold in two classes - First and Second - with most long-distance trains offering a bistro car serving beverages and snacks. Individual tickets can be bought easily at stands, while a variety of travel passes are on offer to suit different travel needs.

Contact Details
Phone
+41 51 220 11 11
Website
sbb.ch
Train from Genève to Bourg-en-Bresse
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €65
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Dijon to Mâcon
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€40 - €75
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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 Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
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 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Chalon-sur-Saône
Ave. Duration
12h 30m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€40 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Mobigo Saône et Loire
Phone
03 80 11 29 29
Website
viamobigo.fr
Bus from Gare Routière to Théâtre
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€2
Schedules at
Mobigo Saône et Loire

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Mâcon is 844 km. It takes approximately 8h 16m to drive from Amsterdam to Mâcon.

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There are 83+ hotels available in Mâcon. 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 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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