There are 10 ways to get from Netherlands to France by train, bus, rideshare, 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  •  3 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys

$143 - $179

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Rideshare  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Paris 312.4 miles

$37

8 alternative options

Bus  •  8 h 28 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam to Paris Gallieni

$76 - $105

Drive  •  4 h 55 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Paris 314 miles

$75 - $110

Fly to Strasbourg  •  3 h 43 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Strasbourg (SXB) AMS - SXB

$96 - $426

Fly to Paris CDG  •  4 h 17 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG

$69 - $294

Fly to Nantes  •  4 h 23 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Nantes (NTE) AMS - NTE

$94 - $254

Fly to Paris Orly, train  •  4 h 11 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Paris Orly (ORY) AMS - ORY
  2. Take the train from Antony to Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame

$55 - $226

Fly to Lyon  •  4 h 35 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Lyon (LYS) AMS - LYS

$66 - $212

Fly to Toulouse  •  4 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam (AMS) to Toulouse (TLS) AMS - TLS

$59 - $214

Questions & Answers

No, there is no direct bus from Netherlands to France. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam and arriving at Chatelet via Gallieni. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8 h 28 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Netherlands to France. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Saint-Michel-Notre-Dame via Paris Nord. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3 h 24 min.

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The distance between Netherlands and France is 712 km. The road distance is 502.4 km.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to France without a car is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 3 h 24 min to get from Netherlands to France, including transfers.

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Netherlands to France bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Amsterdam station.

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Netherlands to France train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to France is to train which takes 3 h 24 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 8 h 28 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 3 h 43 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Airport to Strasbourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 5 min.

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Netherlands to France bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Paris Gallieni station.

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Map of how to get from Netherlands to France.
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  • Distance: 445.1 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 24 min

What companies run services between Netherlands and France?

Thalys operates a train from Amsterdam to Paris every 2 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $180 and the journey takes 3 h 18 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Amsterdam to Paris every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 7 h 45 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $360
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via Bordeaux
Ave. Duration
4 h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 38 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $320
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Strasbourg
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
3 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $490
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 50 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $490
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via London Luton
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Monday and Sunday
Estimated price
$160 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly via Geneva
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$90 - $260
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$60 - $500
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse
Ave. Duration
1 h 55 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse via Milan Malpensa
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse via Bristol
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $450
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Strasbourg via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday
Estimated price
$500 - $900
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$190 - $800
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris CDG via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Nantes via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$190 - $600
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Amsterdam to Lyon via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$130 - $650
Flights from Amsterdam to Toulouse via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $750
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
Bus operators
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Paris
Ave. Duration
6 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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Netherlands to France train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Paris-Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Netherlands to France is 502 km. It takes approximately 4 h 55 min to drive from Netherlands to France.

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Lufthansa and Air France offer flights from Amsterdam Airport to Strasbourg Airport.

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There are 41+ hotels available in France. Prices start at $63 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Netherlands and France. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Netherlands to Amsterdam Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs .

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