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There are 7 ways to get from Basly to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  8h 36m

  1. Take the train from Caen to Paris St Lazare Ter
  2. Take the train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys

132€ - 296€

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Bus  •  12h 7m

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Brussels, Brussels-North station 712
  2. Take the bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 810 / ...

37€ - 50€

5 alternative options

Train via Lille  •  10h 59m

  1. Take the train from Caen to Rouen Rive Droite Ter
  2. Take the train from Rouen Rive Droite to Lille Flandres Ter
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal Eil

147€ - 453€

Train #2  •  11h 1m

  1. Take the train from Caen to Le Mans Ter
  2. Take the train from Le Mans to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv
  3. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal Eil

177€ - 516€

Bus, train  •  11h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Caen to Lille 712
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal Eurostar

117€ - 367€

Drive  •  6h 32m

  1. Drive from Basly to Amsterdam 684.9 km

90€ - 140€

Fly  •  5h 27m

  1. Fly from Caen (CFR) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CFR - AMS

135€ - 477€

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The cheapest way to get from Basly to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 12h 7m.

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The quickest way to get from Basly to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 130€ - 480€ and takes 5h 27m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Basly to Amsterdam. However, there are services departing from BASLY: mairie and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk via Caen and Brussels, Brussels-North station. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12h 7m.

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The distance between Basly and Amsterdam is 507 km. The road distance is 684.9 km.

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The best way to get from Basly to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 8h 36m and costs 130€ - 300€.

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It takes approximately 8h 36m to get from Basly to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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Basly to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Caen station.

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The best way to get from Basly to Amsterdam is to train which takes 8h 36m and costs 130€ - 300€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 50€ and takes 12h 7m, you could also fly, which costs 130€ - 480€ and takes 5h 27m.

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There is no direct flight from Caen Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. The quickest flight takes 4h 45m and has one stopover.

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Basly to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Map of how to get from Basly to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 507.4 km
  • Duration: 8h 36m

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

You can take a train from Basly to Amsterdam via CAEN gare routiere, Caen, Paris St Lazare, Haussmann St Lazare, Magenta, and Paris Nord in around 8h 36m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basly to Amsterdam via Caen and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 12h 7m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Marseille
Ave. Duration
7h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 470€
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
140€ - 500€
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Lyon, Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
6h 10m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
100€ - 440€
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
100€ - 430€
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
6h
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
150€ - 550€
Train operators
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 Caen to Paris St Lazare
Ave. Duration
2h 7m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
28€ - 60€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
28€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 60€
Train from Caen to Rouen Rive Droite
Ave. Duration
1h 46m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 45€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
20€ - 29€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 45€
Train from Rouen Rive Droite to Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 65€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
30€ - 45€
Rail 1st Class
40€ - 65€
Train from Caen to Le Mans
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
22€ - 50€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
22€ - 35€
Rail 1st Class
30€ - 50€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
100€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
100€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 52m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 130€
Website
Thalys
Standard
60€ - 90€
Comfort
75€ - 100€
Premium
90€ - 130€
Eurostar
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Contact Details
Phone
+44 343 218 6186
Website
eurostar.com
Train from Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
95€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
300€ - 340€
Standard
95€ - 120€
Standard Premier
140€ - 180€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 49m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
75€ - 340€
Website
Eurostar
Business Premier
290€ - 340€
Standard
75€ - 95€
Standard Premier
120€ - 160€
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 Le Mans to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
90€ - 120€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
90€ - 110€
1st Class
100€ - 120€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Caen to Lille
Ave. Duration
5h 40m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 24€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Caen to Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
12€ - 15€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Brussels Noord Bus Station to Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
11€ - 17€
Website
CityBusExpress

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Yes, the driving distance between Basly to Amsterdam is 685 km. It takes approximately 6h 32m to drive from Basly to Amsterdam.

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Volotea, KLM and Air France offer flights from Caen Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2534+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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The best way to get from Basly to Caen Airport is to taxi which takes 17 min and costs 29€ - 35€.

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