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There are 10 ways to get from Paris to Leeuwarden by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  5 h 52 min

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

$167 - $226

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Bus  •  9 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N800 / ...
  2. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leeuwarden 804

$37 - $62

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Bus, train  •  10 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
  2. Take the train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Alkmaar
  3. Take the bus from Alkmaar, Station to Leeuwarden, Busstation 350

$43 - $62

Drive  •  5 h 56 min

  1. Drive from Paris to Leeuwarden 390.7 miles

$95 - $140

Fly Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6 h 45 min

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

$92 - $337

Fly Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6 h 22 min

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

$75 - $265

Fly Paris CDG to Groningen, train  •  8 h 44 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Groningen (GRQ) CDG - GRQ
  2. Take the train from Groningen to Leeuwarden

Train to Brussels, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6 h 44 min

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

$180 - $408

Fly Paris CDG to Brussels, train  •  8 h 20 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Leeuwarden

$131 - $382

Fly Paris CDG to Dusseldorf, train  •  8 h 40 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
  3. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
  4. Take the train from Zwolle to Leeuwarden

$109 - $301

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Leeuwarden is to bus and train which costs 35€ - 55€ and takes 10 h 14 min.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Leeuwarden is to train which costs 140€ - 200€ and takes 5 h 52 min.

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No, there is no direct bus from Paris to Leeuwarden. However, there are services departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Leeuwarden via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9 h 45 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Paris to Leeuwarden. However, there are services departing from Paris-Nord and arriving at Leeuwarden via Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5 h 52 min.

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The distance between Paris and Leeuwarden is 540 km. The road distance is 625.1 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Leeuwarden without a car is to train which takes 5 h 52 min and costs 140€ - 200€.

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It takes approximately 5 h 52 min to get from Paris to Leeuwarden, including transfers.

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

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Leeuwarden is to train which takes 5 h 52 min and costs 140€ - 200€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 30€ - 55€ and takes 9 h 45 min.

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  • Distance: 337.5 miles
  • Duration: 5 h 52 min

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

You can take a train from Paris to Leeuwarden via Schiphol Airport in around 5 h 52 min. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Paris to Leeuwarden via Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk in around 9 h 45 min.

Airlines
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
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
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
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Groningen via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 5 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$170 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Groningen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 33 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $700
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Groningen via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
4 h 5 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$160 - $800
Flights from Paris CDG to Groningen via Munich
Ave. Duration
5 h 55 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $750
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Groningen via Southend
Ave. Duration
3 h 50 min
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$90 - $410
Flights from Paris CDG to Groningen via Lyon, Southend
Ave. Duration
8 h 40 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$140 - $600
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
Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1 h 30 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
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
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
3 h
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$130 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$130 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $250
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
$110 - $160
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 Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Alkmaar
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$8 - $16
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$19 - $35
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2 h 39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$30 - $55
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Zwolle
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Train from Zwolle to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Groningen to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
arriva.nl
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $45
Website
bahn.de
Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Dusseldorf Hbf to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
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
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Leeuwarden
Ave. Duration
2 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$8 - $15
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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
Arriva NL
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Alkmaar, Station to Leeuwarden, Busstation
Ave. Duration
1 h 49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$17 - $21
Website
arriva.nl

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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 Leeuwarden bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Leeuwarden station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Leeuwarden is 625 km. It takes approximately 5 h 56 min to drive from Paris to Leeuwarden.

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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 Leeuwarden bus tickets online with FlixBus and FlixBus.

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There are 415+ hotels available in Leeuwarden. Prices start at $69 USD 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 10€.

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