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There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Alkmaar by train, bus, night bus, 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  •  4 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar Sprinter / ...

$150 - $193

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Bus, train  •  7 h 46 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Alkmaar Sprinter / ...

$26 - $41

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Bus  •  9 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Alkmaar 800

$45 - $70

Night bus  •  9 h 10 min

  1. Take the night bus from Paris, Paris to Alkmaar N802

$30 - $55

Drive  •  5 h 11 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Alkmaar 338.3 miles

$80 - $120

Fly Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5 h 15 min

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

$76 - $309

Fly Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  4 h 52 min

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

$59 - $237

Train to Brussels, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BRU - AMS
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Alkmaar

$164 - $380

Fly Paris Orly to Rotterdam, train  •  8 h 8 min

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Rotterdam (RTM) ORY - RTM
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar

$103 - $470

Fly Paris CDG to Brussels, train  •  7 h 12 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar

$118 - $359

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Alkmaar is to bus and train which costs 22€ - 40€ and takes 7 h 46 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Alkmaar is to train which costs 130€ - 170€ and takes 4 h 33 min.

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Yes, there is an overnight bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Alkmaar. This bus operates every day. The journey takes approximately 9 h 10 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Alkmaar. However, there are services departing from Paris-Nord and arriving at Alkmaar via Amsterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4 h 33 min.

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The distance between Paris and Alkmaar is 452 km. The road distance is 541.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Alkmaar without a car is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs 130€ - 170€.

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It takes approximately 4 h 33 min to get from Paris to Alkmaar, including transfers.

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Paris to Alkmaar bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG station.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Alkmaar is to train which takes 4 h 33 min and costs 130€ - 170€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 35€ - 65€ and takes 9 h 55 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Alkmaar.
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  • Distance: 282.7 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 33 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Alkmaar, Netherlands?

You can take a train from Paris to Alkmaar via Amsterdam Centraal in around 4 h 33 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Alkmaar twice daily. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 7 h 55 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $480
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Flights from Paris Orly to Rotterdam via Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Friday
Estimated price
$90 - $500
Flights from Paris Orly to Rotterdam via Nice
Ave. Duration
4 h 20 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$90 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Rotterdam via Geneva
Ave. Duration
5 h 15 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$70 - $400
Flights from Paris Orly to Rotterdam via Dubrovnik
Ave. Duration
5 h 40 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$130 - $800
Flights from Paris Orly to Rotterdam via Toulon/Hyeres
Ave. Duration
5 h 45 min
When
Thursday
Estimated price
$95 - $550
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 30 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Flights from Paris Orly to Rotterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
4 h 22 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Southend
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
Train from Paris-Nord to Brussel-Zuid/Midi
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$85 - $120
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$85 - $120
1st Class
$110 - $160
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $40
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$23 - $40
1st Class
$40 - $55
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 Amsterdam Centraal to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $17
Website
ns.nl
Book at
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Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2 h 27 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6 h 40 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris Charles-de-Gaulle Airport, Paris CDG to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Night bus from Paris, Paris to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
9 h 10 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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

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Paris to Alkmaar bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Alkmaar station.

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Paris to Alkmaar train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Alkmaar station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Alkmaar is 541 km. It takes approximately 5 h 11 min to drive from Paris to Alkmaar.

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

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Book your Paris to Alkmaar train tickets online with Loco2 and Loco2.

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Book your Paris to Alkmaar bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 1149+ hotels available in Alkmaar. Prices start at $74 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs 10€.

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