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There are 7 ways to get from Amsterdam to René Cassin by train, bus, car, plane or tram

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Train via Paris  •  7h 31m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord Thalys
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Nantes Tgv / ...

159€ - 316€

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Bus  •  14h 2m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Neuville en Ferrain - Belgique > Neuville en Ferrain - France > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère 1704 / ...

31€ - 56€

5 alternative options

Train  •  8h 32m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Eurostar
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Nantes Tgv

197€ - 480€

Train #2  •  8h 42m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Eil
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Nantes Tgv

197€ - 480€

Drive  •  8h 31m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to René Cassin 880.9 km

110€ - 160€

Fly to Nantes, line 2 tram  •  5h 14m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Nantes (NTE) AMS - NTE
  2. Take the line 2 tram from Gare de Pont Rousseau to René Cassin

55€ - 177€

Fly to Rennes, train  •  7h 12m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Rennes (RNS) AMS - RNS
  2. Take the train from Rennes to Nantes

106€ - 269€

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Domestic travel is restricted

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in René Cassin is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in René Cassin is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in René Cassin is 1 metre.

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

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The cost-effective way to get from Amsterdam to René Cassin is to bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 14h 2m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to René Cassin is to fly and line 2 tram which costs 55€ - 180€ and takes 5h 14m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to René Cassin. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at René Cassin via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Haluchère - Batignolles and Porte de La Chapelle. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 14h 2m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and René Cassin is 733 km. The road distance is 880.9 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to René Cassin without a car is to train via Paris which takes 7h 31m and costs 150€ - 320€.

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It takes approximately 7h 31m to get from Amsterdam to René Cassin, including transfers.

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Amsterdam to René Cassin bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to René Cassin is to train via Paris which takes 7h 31m and costs 150€ - 320€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 60€ and takes 14h 2m.

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

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Amsterdam to René Cassin bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Nantes, Nantes Haluchère station.

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  • Distance: 732.9 km
  • Duration: 7h 31m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and René Cassin, Pays de la Loire, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to René Cassin via Paris Nord, Gare du Nord, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, Nantes, and Gare Sud in around 7h 31m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to René Cassin via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Nantes, Nantes Haluchère, Haluchère - Batignolles, and Porte de La Chapelle in around 14h 2m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 290€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 850€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
150€ - 290€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 850€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 400€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 23m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
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
en.oui.sncf
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
65€ - 85€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
65€ - 80€
1st Class
70€ - 85€
Train from Lille Europe to Nantes
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 140€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
100€ - 120€
1st Class
110€ - 140€
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 Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Nantes
Ave. Duration
2h 9m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
45€ - 90€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
45€ - 65€
Rail 1st Class
60€ - 90€
Train from Rennes to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
19€ - 40€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
19€ - 27€
Rail 1st Class
28€ - 40€
Bus operators
Blablabus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nantes
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 17€
Website
Blablabus
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).

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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 City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Nantes, Nantes Haluchère
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
19€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to René Cassin is 881 km. It takes approximately 8h 31m to drive from Amsterdam to René Cassin.

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KLM and Air France offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Nantes Airport.

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There are 770+ hotels available in René Cassin. Prices start at 75€ 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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