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There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Amsterdam 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.

Recommended option

Train  •  3 h 19 min

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

$140 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  6 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Ouibus

$22 - $33

8 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N800 / ...

$29 - $110

Rideshare  •  6 h

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Amsterdam 313.2 miles

$36 - $41

Drive  •  4 h 51 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Amsterdam 314 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4 h 15 min

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

$68 - $294

Fly Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  3 h 52 min

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

$51 - $222

Train to Brussels, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4 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

$156 - $365

Fly Paris Orly to Rotterdam, train  •  6 h 54 min

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

$94 - $453

Fly Paris CDG to Brussels, train  •  5 h 15 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

$147 - $384

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 19€ - 29€ and takes 6 h 55 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Amsterdam is to train which costs 120€ - 160€ and takes 3 h 19 min.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6 h 45 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris-Nord and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3 h 19 min.

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The distance between Paris and Amsterdam is 430 km. The road distance is 502.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 3 h 19 min and costs 120€ - 160€.

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The train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal takes 3 h 19 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Paris to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris 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 3 h 19 min and costs 120€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 90€ and takes 6 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 15 min.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 268.8 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 19 min

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

Thalys operates a train from Paris to Amsterdam every 3 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $180 and the journey takes 3 h 19 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Amsterdam every 4 hours. Tickets cost $29 - $50 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min. Eurolines FR also services this route every 4 hours.

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
Every day
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 Venice
Ave. Duration
4 h 35 min
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
$95 - $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 Rome
Ave. Duration
5 h 30 min
When
Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday
Estimated price
$120 - $700
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
Monday, Thursday, 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 to 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
$120 - $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
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$45 - $70
1st Class
$70 - $95
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$11 - $20
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Bus operators
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.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
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 Paris to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
$36 - $41
Book at
blablacar.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 Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, 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 502 km. It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to drive from Paris to Amsterdam.

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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 Amsterdam bus tickets online with FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 2621+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at $79 USD per night.

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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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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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