There are 9 ways to get from Amsterdam to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 18 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys

$140 - $180

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 34 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Paris, Paris 800 / ...

$32 - $54

7 alternative options

Bus Eurolines FR  •  7 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Paris Gallieni

$70 - $110

Rideshare  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Paris 312.4 miles

$37

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Paris 313 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Amsterdam to Paris CDG  •  4 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG

$69 - $294

Fly Amsterdam to Paris Orly  •  4 h 9 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Paris Orly (ORY) AMS - ORY

$63 - $233

Train to Brussels, fly to Paris CDG  •  4 h 48 min

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

$151 - $385

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Paris CDG  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Paris CDG (CDG) DUS - CDG

$102 - $273

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Paris is to rideshare which costs 32€ and takes 6 h 3 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Paris is to train which costs 120€ - 160€ and takes 3 h 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Paris Gallieni. Services depart every four hours. The journey takes approximately 7 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Paris-Nord. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 18 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Paris is 430 km. The road distance is 500.7 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Paris without a car is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 120€ - 160€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord takes 3 h 18 min including transfers and departs every two hours.

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Amsterdam to Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Amsterdam station.

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

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Paris is to train which takes 3 h 18 min and costs 120€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 60€ - 90€ and takes 7 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 20 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 Paris bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Paris Gallieni station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Paris.
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  • Distance: 268.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 18 min

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

Thalys operates a train from Amsterdam to Paris every 2 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $180 and the journey takes 3 h 18 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Amsterdam to Paris every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 7 h 45 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 Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
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 Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 12 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
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
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $260
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 Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 13 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $100
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2 h 11 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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.

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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
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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