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There are 6 ways to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel by plane, train, bus or car

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Fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train, bus  •  5h 8m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CDG - AMS
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Goes
  4. Take the bus from Goes, Station to Axel, Stationsstraat

108€ - 199€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  7h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Bruges N702 / ...

24€ - 34€

4 alternative options

Fly to Brussels, train, line 22 bus, line 20 bus  •  4h 32m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  2. Take the train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Saint-Nicolas / Sint-Niklaas
  3. Take the line 22 bus from Sint-Niklaas Station perron 5 to Hulst Busstation
  4. Take the line 20 bus from Hulst, Busstation to Axel, Nassaustraat

83€ - 284€

Train via Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters  •  4h 40m

  1. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters Ic / ...

74€ - 93€

Train  •  6h 16m

  1. Take the train from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi Tgv
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Saint-Nicolas / Sint-Niklaas Ic / ...

68€ - 87€

Drive  •  3h

  1. Drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel 306 km

35€ - 60€

Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel by train and bus

The journey time between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Axel is around 5h 55m and covers a distance of around 408 km. The fastest journey normally takes 4h 24m. Operated by TGV inOui, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB) and Connexxion, the Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel service departs from Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy and arrives in Axel, Politiebureau. Typically eight services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h 55m
Fastest journey time:
4h 24m
Services per week:
8
Cheapest price:
74€
Carbon emissions:
24 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
08:07
Last service departs at:
17:07

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel train and bus schedules

France → Netherlands
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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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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

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

The social distance requirement in Axel 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.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel is to bus which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 7h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel is to drive which costs 35€ - 60€ and takes 3h.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel station. However, there are services departing from Paris Charles de Gaulle and arriving at Axel, Stationsstraat via Brugge, Station, Oostburg, Ziekenhuis and Terneuzen, Busstation WST. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 7h 25m.

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The distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Axel is 269 km. The road distance is 306 km.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel without a car is to train via Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters which takes 4h 40m and costs 70€ - 95€.

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It takes approximately 5h 8m to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel, including transfers.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris Charles de Gaulle station.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel is to train via Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters which takes 4h 40m and costs 70€ - 95€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 24€ - 35€ and takes 7h 25m.

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

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Bruges station.

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Map of how to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel.
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  • Distance: 269.1 km
  • Duration: 5h 8m

What companies run services between Paris CDG Airport (CDG), France and Axel, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters, Gand-Dampoort / Gent-Dampoort, Gent, Dampoort, and Terneuzen, Ziekenhuis in around 4h 40m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Bruges once daily. Tickets cost 15€ - 19€ and the journey takes 3h 50m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 290€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
70€ - 440€
Train operators
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 Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
9€ - 21€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
9€ - 13€
1st Class
16€ - 21€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Goes
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
23€ - 35€
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Anvers-Berchem / Antwerpen-Berchem to Saint-Nicolas / Sint-Niklaas
Ave. Duration
20 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
4€ - 7€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
4€ - 7€
1st Class
6€ - 10€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Gand-Saint-Pierre / Gent-Sint-Pieters
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 10€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
6€ - 10€
1st Class
10€ - 15€
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Saint-Nicolas / Sint-Niklaas
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
7€ - 11€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
7€ - 11€
1st Class
11€ - 17€
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 Aeroport Cdg2 Tgv Roissy to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
55€ - 70€
Website
Oui.SNCF
2nd Class
55€ - 70€
1st Class
55€ - 70€
Bus operators
Connexxion
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
connexxion.nl
Bus from Goes, Station to Axel, Stationsstraat
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Website
Connexxion
Bus from Hulst, Busstation to Axel, Nassaustraat
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
2€ - 4€
Website
Connexxion
De Lijn
Phone
070 220 200
Email
delijn
Website
delijn.be
Bus from Sint-Niklaas Station perron 5 to Hulst Busstation
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
1€ - 3€
Website
De Lijn
m-ticket
2€
single ticket
3€
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 Charles de Gaulle to Bruges
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
15€ - 19€
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel is 306 km. It takes approximately 3h to drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Axel.

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

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There are 30+ hotels available in Axel. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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