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There are 6 ways to get from Paris to Hoofddorp by train, bus, night bus, car or plane

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Train  •  3h 7m

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

€112 - €228

Cheapest option

Bus  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena 800

€29 - €34

4 alternative options

Train, night bus  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Aéroport Charles-de-Gaulle TGV to Lille-Flandres Tgv / ...
  2. Take the night bus from Lille to Amsterdam - Schipol Airport BlaBlaCar Bus

€70 - €132

Drive  •  4h 54m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Hoofddorp 499.1 km

€60 - €95

Fly from Paris CDG  •  4h

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

€86 - €159

Fly from Paris Orly  •  3h 56m

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

€72 - €203

Paris to Hoofddorp by train

The train journey time between Paris and Hoofddorp is around 3h 10m and covers a distance of around 506 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 9m. Operated by Thalys and Dutch Railways (NS), the Paris to Hoofddorp train service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Hoofddorp. Typically 43 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
3h 10m
Fastest train time:
3h 9m
Train distance:
506 km
Trains per week:
43
Cheapest price:
€112
Carbon emissions:
26 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 Hoofddorp 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 Hoofddorp is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Hoofddorp 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 to Hoofddorp is to bus which costs €28 - €35 and takes 8h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Hoofddorp is to train which costs €110 - €230 and takes 3h 7m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Hoofddorp. However, there are services departing from Paris and arriving at Hoofddorp, Graan voor Visch via Amsterdam, Station Bijlmer ArenA. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 1m.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Hoofddorp. However, there are services departing from Paris Nord and arriving at Hoofddorp via Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 7m.

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It is 417 km from Paris to Hoofddorp. It is approximately 499.1 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Paris to Hoofddorp without a car is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs €110 - €230.

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It takes approximately 3h 7m to get from Paris to Hoofddorp, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Hoofddorp is to train which takes 3h 7m and costs €110 - €230. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €28 - €35 and takes 8h 1m, you could also fly, which costs €85 - €160 and takes 4h.

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  • Distance: 417.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 7m

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

Thalys operates a train from Paris Nord to Schiphol Airport every 2 hours. Tickets cost €100 - €220 and the journey takes 3h. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena 4 times a week. Tickets cost €24 - €30 and the journey takes 7h 15m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €270
Air France
Website
airfrance.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
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €260
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
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)
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris to Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Blablabus

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
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Night bus from Lille to Amsterdam - Schipol Airport
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €15
Website
Blablabus

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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 Hoofddorp bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena station.

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Paris to Hoofddorp train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Schiphol Airport station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Hoofddorp is 499 km. It takes approximately 4h 54m to drive from Paris to Hoofddorp.

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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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There are 790+ hotels available in Hoofddorp. Prices start at €87 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 €5 - €9.

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