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

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Train  •  4h 55m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal Thalys
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bovenkarspel-Grootebroek Intercity

120€ - 247€

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Bus  •  9h 1m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Neuville en Ferrain - France > Neuville en Ferrain - Belgique > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk / ...

30€ - 36€

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Bus via Brussels  •  10h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Brussels-North train station 801 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Brussels-North train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk K1959 / ...

41€ - 65€

Drive, Eurotunnel, travel  •  9h 58m

  1. Drive from Paris to Calais-Fréthun
  2. Take the Eurotunnel from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
  3. Travel from Folkestone to IJsselmeer

Fly Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 34m

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

96€ - 195€

Fly Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  5h 25m

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

77€ - 269€

Fly Paris CDG to Dusseldorf, train  •  9h 13m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Bovenkarspel-Grootebroek

123€ - 307€

Fly Paris CDG to Brussels, train  •  8h 32m

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

123€ - 638€

France → Netherlands
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International entry into Netherlands from France

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
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Conditions of entry into Netherlands from France

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5
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  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Netherlands 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
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in IJsselmeer is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in IJsselmeer 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.

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Last updated: 3 May 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to IJsselmeer is to bus which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 9h 1m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to IJsselmeer is to train which costs 120€ - 250€ and takes 4h 55m.

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The distance between Paris and IJsselmeer is 486 km.

The best way to get from Paris to IJsselmeer without a car is to train which takes 4h 55m and costs 120€ - 250€.

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It takes approximately 4h 55m to get from Paris to IJsselmeer, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Paris to IJsselmeer is to train which takes 4h 55m and costs 120€ - 250€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 40€ and takes 9h 1m.

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

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There are 36+ hotels available in IJsselmeer. Prices start at 75€ 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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Map of how to get from Paris to IJsselmeer.
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  • Distance: 486 km
  • Duration: 4h 55m

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

You can take a train from Paris to IJsselmeer via Amsterdam Centraal and Bovenkarspel-Grootebroek in around 4h 55m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk 5 times a day. Tickets cost 16€ - 20€ and the journey takes 6h 15m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 390€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 280€
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 270€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
160€ - 360€
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
170€ - 380€
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
30€ - 330€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday
Estimated price
12€ - 200€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
65€ - 110€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
280€ - 1500€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 21m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
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 Bovenkarspel-Grootebroek
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
10€ - 25€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 25€
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Bovenkarspel-Grootebroek
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 24€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
10€ - 15€
1st Class
17€ - 24€
Train from Breda to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
14€ - 35€
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
14€ - 20€
1st Class
24€ - 35€
Eurotunnel
Phone
+44 (0) 8443 35 35 35
Website
eurotunnel.com
Car train from Calais-Fréthun to Folkestone
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
153€
Website
Eurotunnel
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 Duesseldorf Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
2h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussels Airport-Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
18€ - 20€
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
18€ - 20€
1st Class
25€ - 29€
Bus operators
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
Bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
Blablabus
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 Brussels-North train station
Ave. Duration
4h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
16€ - 20€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Brussels-North train station to Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
13€ - 16€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
CityBusExpress
Phone
+31 30 333 33 00
Email
info@citybusexpress.com
Website
citybusexpress.com
Bus from Brussels Noord Bus Station to Amsterdam Piarcoplein P+R Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
12€ - 18€
Website
CityBusExpress

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