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There are 9 ways to get from Paris to Enschede by train, bus, car or plane

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Train via Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS)  •  5h 44m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Schiphol Airport Thalys
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Enschede Intercity

€128 - €262

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Bus  •  8h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Enschede N367

€29 - €40

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Train  •  7h 14m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Duisburg Hbf
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Dülmen Re / ...
  3. Take the train from Duelmen to Enschede Rb

€143 - €278

Drive  •  5h 43m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Enschede 636.8 km

€80 - €120

Fly Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 37m

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

€107 - €193

Fly Paris CDG to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 22m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Duelmen
  3. Take the train from Duelmen to Enschede

€100 - €243

Fly Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 33m

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

€88 - €237

Fly Paris CDG to Hannover, train  •  8h 24m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Hannover (HAJ) CDG - HAJ
  2. Take the train from Hannover Hbf to Hengelo

€141 - €340

Fly Paris CDG to Frankfurt, train  •  8h 38m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Frankfurt (FRA) CDG - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duisburg Hbf
  3. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Dülmen
  4. Take the train from Duelmen to Enschede

€123 - €270

Paris to Enschede by train

The train journey time between Paris and Enschede is around 5h 28m and covers a distance of around 674 km. The fastest train normally takes 5h 19m. Operated by Thalys and Dutch Railways (NS), the Paris to Enschede train service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Enschede. Typically 43 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
5h 28m
Fastest train time:
5h 19m
Train distance:
674 km
Trains per week:
43
Cheapest price:
€128
Carbon emissions:
35 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:55
Last train departs at:
20:25

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Enschede train schedules

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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 Enschede is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Enschede 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: 1 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Enschede is to bus which costs €29 - €40 and takes 8h 40m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Enschede is to drive which costs €80 - €120 and takes 5h 43m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris and arriving at Enschede. Services depart five times a week, and operate Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 8h 40m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Enschede. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Enschede via Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 44m.

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The distance between Paris and Enschede is 493 km. The road distance is 636.8 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Enschede without a car is to train via Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) which takes 5h 44m and costs €120 - €270.

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It takes approximately 5h 44m to get from Paris to Enschede, including transfers.

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Paris to Enschede bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris station.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Enschede is to train via Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) which takes 5h 44m and costs €120 - €270. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €29 - €40 and takes 8h 40m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Enschede.
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  • Distance: 492.6 km
  • Duration: 5h 44m

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

You can take a train from Paris to Enschede via Schiphol Airport in around 5h 44m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Enschede 5 times a week. Tickets cost €29 - €40 and the journey takes 8h 40m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €270
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 45m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €340
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €270
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €380
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€100 - €600
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €240
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€180 - €330
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 41m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €350
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €320
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€80 - €320
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via London Heathrow
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Friday
Estimated price
€120 - €320
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Monday and Wednesday
Estimated price
€95 - €120
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€11 - €230
Swiss
Website
swiss.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Hannover via Zurich
Ave. Duration
4h
When
Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €600
Gulf Air Bahrain
Website
gulfair.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €320
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Website
Thalys
Standard
€100 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €220
Train from Paris Nord to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 18m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€120 - €250
Website
Thalys
Standard
€120 - €170
Comfort
€130 - €180
Premium
€180 - €250
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 Enschede
Ave. Duration
2h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€21 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €28
1st Class
€35 - €45
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Dülmen
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €17
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duelmen to Enschede
Ave. Duration
1h 16m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Duelmen
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hannover Hbf to Hengelo
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 47m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€45 - €65
Website
Deutsche Bahn
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 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Enschede
Ave. Duration
8h 40m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€29 - €40
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 1h 15m.

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

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Enschede is 637 km. It takes approximately 5h 43m to drive from Paris to Enschede.

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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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The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38 min and costs €5 - €9.

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