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There are 6 ways to get from Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Recommended option

Train  •  4h 43m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal Thalys
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal Intercity

€107 - €226

Cheapest option

Bus  •  9h 23m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Utrecht Central Station 800 / ...

€18 - €33

4 alternative options

Night bus  •  7h 49m

  1. Take the night bus from Paris to Utrecht Central Station N800

€25 - €31

Drive  •  4h 39m

  1. Drive from Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht 471.9 km

€55 - €85

Fly from Paris CDG, train  •  4h 44m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CDG - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

€89 - €170

Fly from Paris Orly, train  •  4h 41m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) ORY - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal

€75 - €223

Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht by subway, walk and train

The journey time between Charles De Gaulle - Etoile and Utrecht is around 3h 57m and covers a distance of around 509 km. The fastest journey normally takes 3h 49m. Operated by Paris Metro, Thalys and Dutch Railways (NS), the Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht service departs from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile and arrives in Utrecht Centraal. Typically 43 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
3h 57m
Fastest journey time:
3h 49m
Journey distance:
509 km
Services per week:
43
Cheapest price:
€107
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:36
Last service departs at:
20:03

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht subway, walk and train schedules

France → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from France

  • Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Canada, Curaçao, Cyprus, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside EU Schengen Area with the above exceptions. Argentina, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, South Africa, Suriname, United Kingdom, Uruguay and Venezuela are also restricted

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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from France

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from France
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This doesn’t apply to citizens and permanent residents of Albania, Armenia, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Bonaire, Saint Eustatius and Saba, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brunei, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Curaçao, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, Rwanda, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, United States and Vatican
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
This applies to arrivals from EU Schengen Area
  • Health declaration required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions

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Rules to follow in Netherlands

1.5m

Mandatory

Mandatory

Considerations leaving from France

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

Frequently Asked Questions


Yes, entry into Netherlands is currently allowed from France.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Further restrictions may be implemented at short notice

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Utrecht is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Utrecht is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 1351.

No, but conditions apply when returning to France from Netherlands.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 18 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht is to night bus which costs €24 - €35 and takes 7h 49m.

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The fastest way to get from Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht is to drive which takes 4h 39m and costs €55 - €85.

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No, there is no direct train from Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Charles de Gaulle-Etoile and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via Paris Nord and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 43m.

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The distance between Charles De Gaulle - Etoile and Utrecht is 410 km. The road distance is 471.9 km.

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The best way to get from Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht without a car is to train which takes 4h 43m and costs €100 - €230.

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It takes approximately 4h 43m to get from Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht, including transfers.

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Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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The best way to get from Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht is to train which takes 4h 43m and costs €100 - €230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €17 - €35 and takes 9h 23m.

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

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Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Utrecht Centraal station.

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Map of how to get from Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht.
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  • Distance: 409.7 km
  • Duration: 4h 43m

What companies run services between Charles De Gaulle - Etoile, Île-de-France, France and Utrecht, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht via Barbès-Rochechouart, Paris Nord, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 4h 43m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Utrecht Central Station once daily. Tickets cost €23 - €29 and the journey takes 7h 55m. Blablabus also services this route once daily.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €280
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€160 - €330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €230
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €280
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €200
Website
Thalys
Standard
€95 - €140
Comfort
€110 - €150
Premium
€140 - €200
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
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 Paris to Utrecht Central Station
Ave. Duration
7h 55m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€23 - €29
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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
6h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€15 - €20
Website
Blablabus

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Yes, the driving distance between Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht is 472 km. It takes approximately 4h 39m to drive from Charles De Gaulle - Etoile to Utrecht.

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Lufthansa, British Airways, Air France and KLM offer flights from Paris CDG Airport to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport.

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