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There are 8 ways to get from Paris to Amsterdam by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 28m

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

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Rideshare  •  6h

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Amsterdam 498 km

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Bus  •  6h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Amsterdam Sloterdijk X800 / ...

Bus via Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport  •  9h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to Amsterdam - Schiphol Airport BlaBlaCar Bus

Drive  •  5h 2m

  1. Drive from Paris to Amsterdam 500.3 km

Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle  •  4h 9m

  1. Fly from Paris Charles de Gaulle (CDG) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) CDG - AMS

Fly from Paris Orly  •  6h 19m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) ORY - AMS

Train to Brussels, fly  •  4h 5m

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

Paris to Amsterdam by train

88 Weekly Trains
3h 28m Average Duration
€110 Cheapest Price
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Amsterdam is to rideshare which costs €32 - €35 and takes 6h.

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The fastest way to get from Paris to Amsterdam is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs €110 - €220.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 35m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 28m.

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The distance between Paris and Amsterdam is 514 km. The road distance is 500.3 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs €110 - €220.

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The train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal takes 3h 28m including transfers and departs hourly.

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Paris to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Amsterdam is to train which takes 3h 28m and costs €110 - €220. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €55 and takes 6h 35m, you could also fly, which costs €90 - €260 and takes 4h 9m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 513.8 km
  • Duration: 3h 28m

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

Thalys operates a train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal hourly. Tickets cost €110 - €220 and the journey takes 3h 28m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Amsterdam Sloterdijk every 2 hours. Tickets cost €35 - €55 and the journey takes 6h 35m. BlaBlaCar Bus also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €440
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
53 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €650
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €440
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol via Toulouse
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€700 - €1100
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol via Manchester
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
When
Tuesday and Saturday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol via Bristol
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol via Geneva
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol via Berlin Brandenburg
Ave. Duration
5h 25m
When
Wednesday
Estimated price
€110 - €350
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
5h 17m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€250 - €350
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
4h 50m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
€250 - €350
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris Charles de Gaulle to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€120 - €460
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 28m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€110 - €220
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
€110 - €160
Comfort
€130 - €180
Premium
€170 - €220
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €150
Website
https://www.thalys.com/fr/en
Standard
€70 - €110
Comfort
€85 - €120
Premium
€110 - €150
SNCF

France’s state-owned railway company is a fast and efficient way of travelling around the country, with over 14,000 trains operating daily. SNCF runs the country’s extensive rail network, including the high-speed TGV network, regional TER trains and local Intercités. It also operates international routes including Eurostar and Thalys, as well as the low-cost, long-distance Ouigo services that run on limited routes across France. Book up to 3 months in advance for the cheapest fares. The railway network consists of about 32,000km in total, of which 1800km are high-speed lines and 14,500km are electrified.

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Contact Details
Phone
+33 1 84 94 36 35
Website
sncf.com
Train from Paris Nord to Bruxelles Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€50 - €120
Website
https://www.sncf-connect.com/en-en/
2nd Class
€50 - €75
Rail 1st Class
€80 - €120
Bus operators
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).

Rome2Rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6h 35m
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
https://www.flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
For more information, please visit this page
BlaBlaCar Bus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 10 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
+33 1 71 53 01 80
Website
blablacar.fr
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
Bus from Paris - Roissy Charles De Gaulle Airport to Amsterdam - Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
7h 13m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€30 - €50
Website
https://www.blablacar.co.uk/
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
Phone
+3 318 576 2228
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Paris to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€32 - €35
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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

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Paris to Amsterdam train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Amsterdam is 500 km. It takes approximately 5h 2m to drive from Paris to Amsterdam.

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

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