There are 11 ways to get from France to Assen by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6 h 37 min

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Schiphol Airport Thalys
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Assen Intercity

$159 - $232

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Bus  •  12 h 53 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen N75 / ...

$45 - $77

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Train via Rotterdam Centraal  •  6 h 46 min

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

$149 - $212

Bus, train  •  11 h 42 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Utrecht
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Assen Intercity

$74 - $152

Drive  •  5 h 57 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Assen 393.4 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Paris CDG to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 23 min

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

$90 - $332

Fly Strasbourg to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Fly from Strasbourg (SXB) to Amsterdam (AMS) SXB - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Assen

$118 - $464

Fly Nantes to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 34 min

  1. Fly from Nantes (NTE) to Amsterdam (AMS) NTE - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Assen

$115 - $292

Fly Paris Orly to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 18 min

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

$76 - $264

Fly Lyon to Amsterdam, train  •  6 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Lyon (LYS) to Amsterdam (AMS) LYS - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Assen

$86 - $249

Fly Paris CDG to Bremen, train  •  9 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Bremen (BRE) CDG - BRE
  2. Take the train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
  3. Take the train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen

$133 - $476

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from France to Assen. However, there are services departing from Petit Pont and arriving at Assen, Maasstraat via Paris, Paris, Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Groningen, Hoofdstation. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 12 h 53 min.

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No, there is no direct train from France to Assen. However, there are services departing from Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame and arriving at Assen via Paris-Nord and Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6 h 37 min.

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The distance between France and Assen is 786 km. The road distance is 629.5 km.

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The best way to get from France to Assen without a car is to train which takes 6 h 37 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 6 h 37 min to get from France to Assen, including transfers.

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France to Assen bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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France to Assen train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris-Nord station.

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The best way to get from France to Assen is to train which takes 6 h 37 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 12 h 53 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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France to Assen bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Groningen station.

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  • Distance: 491 miles
  • Duration: 6 h 37 min

What companies run services between France and Assen, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Paris to Assen via Paris Nord, Paris-Nord, and Schiphol Airport in around 6 h 37 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Assen via Gare De Bercy - Popb, Paris, Paris, Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk, Groningen, and Groningen, Hoofdstation in around 12 h 53 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam via Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via Brussels
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$75 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $800
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam via Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 41 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $700
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Strasbourg to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via Munich
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
Flights from Paris CDG to Bremen via Munich
Ave. Duration
3 h 37 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$210 - $1,200
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 40 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam via Basel
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via London Luton
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$60 - $500
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 55 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Lyon to Amsterdam via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Nantes to Amsterdam via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $450
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
2 h 59 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$130 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $250
Train from Paris-Nord to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 37 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$120 - $160
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$120 - $160
1st Class
$160 - $230
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 Schiphol Airport to Assen
Ave. Duration
1 h 52 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Assen
Ave. Duration
2 h 21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Assen
Ave. Duration
1 h 38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$22 - $40
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Bremen Hbf to Leer(Ostfriesl)
Ave. Duration
1 h 21 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Second Class
$22 - $25
Train from Leer(Ostfriesl) to Groningen
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$15 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Utrecht
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$50 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Groningen
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$10 - $18
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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France to Assen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Assen station.

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Yes, the driving distance between France to Assen is 629 km. It takes approximately 5 h 57 min to drive from France to Assen.

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

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There are 388+ hotels available in Assen. Prices start at $57 USD per night.

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The best way to get from France to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 40 min and costs .

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