Travel from Netherlands to France is: Partially open. See details.

Need a hotel room in Richelieu?

Book now

There are 11 ways to get from Amsterdam to Richelieu 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  6h 55m

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

€233 - €372

Cheapest option

Bus  •  13h 28m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine 802 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Paris to Tours 790 / ...
  3. Take the bus from TOURS - Halte Routière to RICHELIEU - Place du Cardinal H2

€30 - €50

9 alternative options

Train, bus via Paris  •  8h 55m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Tours Tgv
  3. Take the bus from TOURS - Halte Routière to RICHELIEU - Place du Cardinal H2

€160 - €282

Train, bus  •  9h 46m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Eil
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to St Pierre Des Corps Tgv
  3. Take the bus from TOURS - Halte Routière to RICHELIEU - Place du Cardinal H2

€159 - €488

Train, bus #2  •  14h 5m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe Eil
  2. Take the bus from Lille to Tours
  3. Take the bus from TOURS - Halte Routière to RICHELIEU - Place du Cardinal H2

€122 - €370

Drive  •  7h 57m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Richelieu 796.8 km

€95 - €150

Fly to Paris CDG, train, bus  •  9h 20m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG
  2. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to St Pierre Des Corps
  3. Take the bus from TOURS - Halte Routière to RICHELIEU - Place du Cardinal

€166 - €329

Fly to Nantes, train, bus  •  9h 50m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Nantes (NTE) AMS - NTE
  2. Take the train from Nantes to Tours
  3. Take the bus from TOURS - Halte Routière to RICHELIEU - Place du Cardinal

€115 - €258

Fly to Paris Orly, train, bus  •  9h 19m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris Orly (ORY) AMS - ORY
  2. Take the train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to St Pierre Des Corps
  3. Take the bus from TOURS - Halte Routière to RICHELIEU - Place du Cardinal

€127 - €295

Fly to Rennes, train, bus  •  10h 56m

  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 Tours
  4. Take the bus from TOURS - Halte Routière to RICHELIEU - Place du Cardinal

€131 - €395

Fly to Bordeaux, train, bus  •  11h 1m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Bordeaux (BOD) AMS - BOD
  2. Take the train from Bordeaux St Jean to St Pierre Des Corps
  3. Take the bus from TOURS - Halte Routière to RICHELIEU - Place du Cardinal

€161 - €354

Amsterdam to Richelieu by train, subway, walk and bus

The journey time between Amsterdam and Richelieu is around 10h 14m and covers a distance of around 815 km. The fastest journey normally takes 8h 14m. Operated by Thalys, Paris Metro, TGV inOui and others, the Amsterdam to Richelieu service departs from Amsterdam Centraal and arrives in RICHELIEU - Place du Cardinal. Typically six services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
10h 14m
Fastest journey time:
8h 14m
Journey distance:
815 km
Services per week:
6
Cheapest price:
€160
Carbon emissions:
47 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:15
Last service departs at:
11:15

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Amsterdam to Richelieu train, subway, walk and bus schedules

Netherlands → France
Partially open

Travel safe during COVID-19

International entry into France from Netherlands

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Show more details
Allowed for: All visitors

Restricted for: There are no current restrictions

Show less

Conditions of entry into France from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before 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 issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from Netherlands
Show more details
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before 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 issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area, Andorra, Monaco, San Marino and Vatican
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Afghanistan, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Democratic Republic of the Congo, India, Indonesia, Maldives, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Russia, Seychelles, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Tunisia, Uruguay and Zambia
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: EU Schengen Area, Albania, Andorra, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, United States, Vanuatu and Vatican

Show less

Rules to follow in France

1m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from Netherlands

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, but conditions apply when entering France from Netherlands.

Explore options for future travel

Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

Explore travel options

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

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

The social distance requirement in Richelieu 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.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: European Union.

We're working around the clock to bring you the latest COVID-19 travel updates.
This information is compiled from official sources. To the best of our knowledge, it is correct as of the last update.
Visit Rome2rio travel advice for general help.

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Richelieu is to bus which costs €30 - €50 and takes 13h 28m.

More details

The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Richelieu is to train which costs €230 - €380 and takes 6h 55m.

More details

No, there is no direct bus from Amsterdam to Richelieu. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at RICHELIEU - Place du Cardinal via Paris and TOURS - Halte Routière. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 13h 28m.

More details

It is 680 km from Amsterdam to Richelieu. It is approximately 796.8 km to drive.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Richelieu without a car is to train which takes 6h 55m and costs €230 - €380.

More details

It takes approximately 6h 55m to get from Amsterdam to Richelieu, including transfers.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Richelieu is to train which takes 6h 55m and costs €230 - €380. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €50 and takes 13h 28m.

Mode details

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

Search flights

Amsterdam to Richelieu bus services, operated by Rémi, arrive at RICHELIEU - Place du Cardinal station.

More details

Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Richelieu.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 680.3 km
  • Duration: 6h 55m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Richelieu, Centre-Val de Loire, France?

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Richelieu via Paris Nord, Denfert Rochereau, Denfert-Rochereau, Montparnasse-Bienvenue, Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2, and Chatellerault in around 6h 55m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Amsterdam to Richelieu via Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine, Paris, Tours, and TOURS - Halte Routière in around 13h 28m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €330
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
4h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €210
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 43m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €400
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Rennes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €350
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €330
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Nantes via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 55m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€210 - €380
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4h 5m
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
€170 - €410
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €280
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Bordeaux via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €460
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€110 - €230
Website
Thalys
Standard
€110 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €230
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€60 - €130
Website
Thalys
Standard
€60 - €90
Comfort
€75 - €100
Premium
€90 - €130
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 Chatellerault
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to Tours
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
3h 49m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€90 - €130
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€90 - €110
1st Class
€100 - €130
Train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 48m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €65
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€55 - €65
1st Class
€55 - €65
Train from Paris Montparnasse 1 Et 2 to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€45 - €55
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€45 - €55
1st Class
€45 - €55
Train from Rennes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €45
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€35 - €45
1st Class
€35 - €45
Train from Bordeaux St Jean to St Pierre Des Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€60 - €75
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
€60 - €70
1st Class
€60 - €75
Eurostar
Rome2rio's guide to Eurostar
Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€75 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€290 - €340
Standard
€75 - €95
Standard Premier
€120 - €160
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€95 - €340
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
€300 - €340
Standard
€95 - €120
Standard Premier
€140 - €180
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 Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 57m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€80 - €150
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Rennes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bordeaux-St-Jean to St-Pierre-des-Corps
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€90 - €160
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Nantes to Tours
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€24 - €50
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€24 - €35
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Rennes to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €45
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€20 - €29
Rail 1st Class
€30 - €45
Train from Le Mans to Tours
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
€13 - €19
Rail 1st Class
€21 - €30
Bus operators
Rémi
Phone
+33 2 38 70 30 30
Email
pole-internet@regioncentre.fr
Website
remi-centrevaldeloire.fr
Bus from TOURS - Halte Routière to RICHELIEU - Place du Cardinal
Ave. Duration
1h 44m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€3
Website
Rémi
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
5 times a day
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
Blablabus
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Tours
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€11 - €14
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Paris
Ave. Duration
6h 25m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Paris to Tours
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €17
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Lille to Tours
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €29
Website
flixbus.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around France

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Richelieu is 797 km. It takes approximately 7h 57m to drive from Amsterdam to Richelieu.

Get driving directions

Luxair, Air France and KLM offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

Search flights

There are 45+ hotels available in Richelieu. Prices start at €75 per night.

More details

The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

More details