There are 9 ways to get from Branges to Amsterdam 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.

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Train via Paris  •  7h 59m

  1. Take the train from Louhans to Bourg En Bresse Ter
  2. Take the train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris-Gare de Lyon 7-Y / ...
  3. Take the train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal

242€ - 479€

Cheapest option

Train, bus  •  15h 38m

  1. Take the train from Louhans to Dijon Ville Ter
  2. Take the bus from Dijon to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
  3. Take the bus from Bruxelles, Midi to Amsterdam, Duivendrecht 400

60€ - 93€

7 alternative options

Train  •  8h 43m

  1. Take the train from Louhans to Dijon Ville Ter
  2. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Lille Europe Tgv
  3. Take the train from Lille Europe to Amsterdam Centraal Eil

199€ - 493€

Bus  •  13h 10m

  1. Take the bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N760

116€ - 139€

Drive  •  8h 4m

  1. Drive from Branges to Amsterdam 844 km

110€ - 170€

Train, train to Lyon, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  6h 58m

  1. Take the train from Louhans to Bourg En Bresse
  2. Take the train from Bourg En Bresse to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) LYS - AMS

104€ - 279€

Train, train to Geneva, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the train from Louhans to Bourg En Bresse
  2. Take the train from Bourg En Bresse to Geneve
  3. Fly from Geneva (GVA) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) GVA - AMS

106€ - 296€

Train, train to Basel, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the train from Louhans to Dijon Ville
  2. Take the train from Dijon Ville to Mulhouse Ville
  3. Fly from Basel (BSL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BSL - AMS

108€ - 291€

Train, train to Lyon, fly to Brussels  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from Louhans to Bourg En Bresse
  2. Take the train from Bourg En Bresse to Lyon Part Dieu
  3. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Brussels (BRU) LYS - BRU
  4. Take the train from Anvers-Central to Amsterdam Centraal

165€ - 446€

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The cheapest way to get from Branges to Amsterdam is to train and bus which costs 60€ - 95€ and takes 15h 38m.

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The quickest way to get from Branges to Amsterdam is to train and fly which costs 100€ - 280€ and takes 6h 58m.

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The distance between Branges and Amsterdam is 637 km. The road distance is 844 km.

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The best way to get from Branges to Amsterdam without a car is to train via Paris which takes 7h 59m and costs 240€ - 480€.

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It takes approximately 7h 59m to get from Branges to Amsterdam, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Branges to Amsterdam is to train via Paris which takes 7h 59m and costs 240€ - 480€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 110€ - 140€ and takes 13h 10m.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Branges to Amsterdam is 844 km. It takes approximately 8h 4m to drive from Branges to Amsterdam.

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easyJet, British Airways, KLM and two other airlines offer flights from Lyon Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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There are 2875+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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Map of how to get from Branges to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 637.4 km
  • Duration: 7h 59m

What companies run services between Branges, Bourgogne-Franche-Comté, France and Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Branges to Amsterdam via Louhans, Bourg-en-Bresse, Paris-Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare De Lyon, and Paris Nord in around 7h 59m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 4 times a week. Tickets cost 40€ - 50€ and the journey takes 12h 35m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 400€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 38m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 250€
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
95€ - 250€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 340€
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
130€ - 480€
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 400€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 250€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
50€ - 250€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 29m
When
Every day
Estimated price
30€ - 220€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 52m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 390€
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 390€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 380€
Flights from Geneva to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 32m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 380€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 26m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 370€
Flights from Basel to Amsterdam Schiphol via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 42m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 370€
Flights from Lyon to Brussels via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
When
Every day
Estimated price
130€ - 350€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Lyon to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 460€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 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.

Rome2rio's guide to SNCF
Contact Details
Phone
+33 9 70 60 99 70
Website
sncf.com
Train from Louhans to Bourg En Bresse
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
8€ - 22€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
8€ - 12€
Rail 1st Class
15€ - 22€
Train from Louhans to Dijon Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 9m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
12€ - 29€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
12€ - 18€
Rail 1st Class
20€ - 29€
Train from Bourg En Bresse to Lyon Part Dieu
Ave. Duration
1h 1m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
9€ - 23€
Website
en.oui.sncf
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
Rail 1st Class
16€ - 23€
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 Bourg-en-Bresse to Paris-Gare de Lyon
Ave. Duration
1h 51m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 210€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Train from Bourg-en-Bresse to Genève
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
30€ - 60€
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
Train from Anvers-Central to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 110€
Website
Thalys
Standard
55€ - 80€
Comfort
65€ - 90€
Premium
80€ - 110€
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 Dijon Ville to Lille Europe
Ave. Duration
2h 49m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
80€ - 110€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
80€ - 95€
1st Class
90€ - 110€
Train from Bourg En Bresse to Geneve
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
26€ - 40€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
31€ - 36€
1st Class
26€ - 31€
Train from Dijon Ville to Mulhouse Ville
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
45€ - 55€
1st Class
40€ - 50€
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).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Chalon-sur-Saône to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
12h 35m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
40€ - 50€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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 Dijon to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
8h 30m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
17€ - 22€
Website
Blablabus
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Bruxelles, Midi to Amsterdam, Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
17€ - 25€
Website
Eurolines FR

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