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There are 5 ways to get from Basly to Amsterdam by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  7h 19m

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

168€ - 226€

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Bus  •  12h 28m

  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 / ...

36€ - 65€

3 alternative options

Train via Lille  •  10h 51m

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

82€ - 202€

Drive  •  6h 32m

  1. Drive from Basly to Amsterdam 428 miles

90€ - 140€

Fly  •  5h 45m

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

145€ - 947€

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The cheapest way to get from Basly to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12h 28m.

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The quickest way to get from Basly to Amsterdam is to fly which costs 140€ - 950€ and takes 5h 45m.

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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 28m.

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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 7h 19m and costs 160€ - 230€.

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It takes approximately 7h 19m 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 7h 19m and costs 160€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 12h 28m, you could also fly, which costs 140€ - 950€ and takes 5h 45m.

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There is no direct flight from Caen Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m 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: 317.1 miles
  • Duration: 7h 19m

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

You can take a train from Basly to Amsterdam via Caen, Paris St Lazare, Haussmann St Lazare, Magenta, and Paris Nord in around 7h 19m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Basly to Amsterdam via Caen and Brussels, Brussels-North station in around 12h 28m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Lyon
Ave. Duration
5h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
230€ - 850€
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Marseille
Ave. Duration
7h 7m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
250€ - 900€
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Nice
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
250€ - 900€
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Lyon, Brussels
Ave. Duration
7h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
190€ - 1200€
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Lyon, Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
7h 42m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
200€ - 1300€
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Lyon, Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
6h 42m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
250€ - 1100€
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Lyon, Nantes
Ave. Duration
7h
When
Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday
Estimated price
250€ - 900€
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Marseille, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 20m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
310€ - 900€
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
240€ - 900€
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Calvi, Lyon
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
310€ - 1800€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
5h 30m
When
Monday
Estimated price
240€ - 900€
Flights from Caen to Amsterdam Schiphol via Marseille
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
250€ - 900€
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 14m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
17€ - 27€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 27€
1st Class
40€ - 70€
Train from Gare de Caen to Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
13€ - 21€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
13€ - 21€
1st Class
29€ - 50€
Train from Gare de Rouen-Rive-Droite to Gare de Lille Flandres
Ave. Duration
2h 42m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 28€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
17€ - 28€
1st Class
40€ - 70€
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 24m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
120€ - 160€
1st Class
160€ - 230€
Eurostar
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 Brussels, Brussels-North station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
24€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels, Brussels-North station to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
2h 45m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 17€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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More Questions & Answers

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

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There are 2557+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 85€ per night.

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

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