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

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Recommended option

Fly, train  •  1h 57m

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

€88 - €154

Cheapest option

Night bus  •  5h 25m

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

€22 - €27

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Train via Lille  •  4h 52m

  1. Take the train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Lille-Flandres Tgv / ...
  2. Take the train from Lille Europe to Rotterdam Centraal Eil
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal

€148 - €467

Train  •  4h 59m

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

€120 - €250

Train, bus  •  5h 48m

  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 Breda Ic
  3. Take the bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde 401

€81 - €97

Drive  •  4h 27m

  1. Drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Utrecht 451.3 km

€55 - €85

Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Utrecht by train and walk

The journey time between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Utrecht is around 5h and covers a distance of around 496 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h. Operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), Eurostar and Dutch Railways (NS), the Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Utrecht service departs from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV and arrives in Utrecht Centraal. Typically seven services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
5h
Fastest journey time:
5h
Journey distance:
496 km
Services per week:
7
Cheapest price:
€148
Carbon emissions:
26 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
11:28
Last service departs at:
11:28

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Utrecht train and walk 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, Faroe Islands, Greenland, Hong Kong, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Qatar, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Taiwan, Ukraine, 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, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, 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, Faroe Islands, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Latvia, Lebanon, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macau, Malta, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Norway, Poland, Qatar, Romania, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Ukraine, 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: 28 Jul 2021
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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Utrecht is to night bus which costs €22 - €27 and takes 5h 25m.

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The fastest way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Utrecht is to fly and train. Taking this option will cost €85 - €160 and takes 1h 57m.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Paris Charles de Gaulle and arriving at Utrecht Central Station station. This bus operates Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 5h 25m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Utrecht. However, there are services departing from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV and arriving at Utrecht Centraal via Lille Europe and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 52m.

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The distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) and Utrecht is 388 km. The road distance is 451.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Utrecht without a car is to train via Lille which takes 4h 52m and costs €140 - €470.

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It takes approximately 1h 57m to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Utrecht, including transfers.

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

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Utrecht train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Nord station.

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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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Map of how to get from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Utrecht.
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  • Distance: 387.6 km
  • Duration: 1h 57m

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

You can take a train from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Utrecht via Lille-Flandres, Lille Europe, and Rotterdam Centraal in around 4h 52m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a vehicle from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Utrecht Central Station 5 times a week. Tickets cost €22 - €27 and the journey takes 5h 25m.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €270
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €330
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €320
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 Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €24
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 Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Lille-Flandres
Ave. Duration
57 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€55 - €110
Website
Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS)
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
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
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Bus operators
Bravo
Phone
0900-9292
Email
klantenservice@bravo.info
Website
bravo.info
Bus from Breda, Centraal Station to Utrecht, CS Jaarbeurszijde
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€12
Website
Bravo
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
Night bus from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Utrecht Central Station
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Utrecht bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Utrecht Central Station.

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Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Utrecht train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Utrecht Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris CDG Airport (CDG) to Utrecht is 451 km. It takes approximately 4h 27m to drive from Paris CDG Airport (CDG) 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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