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

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Train  •  3 h 17 min

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

$140 - $180

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Bus FlixBus  •  8 h 14 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk 800 / ...

$35 - $59

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Bus Eurolines FR  •  6 h 45 min

  1. Take the bus from Paris Gallieni to Amsterdam

$70 - $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  •  4 h 5 min

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

$68 - $294

Fly Paris CDG to Brussels, train  •  3 h 57 min

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  2. Take the train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda

$96 - $317

Fly Paris Orly to Amsterdam  •  3 h 57 min

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

$51 - $222

Fly Paris CDG to Dusseldorf, train  •  6 h

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

$88 - $265

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris Gallieni and arriving at Amsterdam. Services depart every four hours. 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 17 min.

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The distance between Paris and Netherlands is 470 km. The road distance is 502.4 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Netherlands without a car is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs .

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The train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal takes 3 h 17 min including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Paris to Netherlands bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, depart from Paris Gallieni station.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Netherlands is to train which takes 3 h 17 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 6 h 45 min, you could also fly, which costs and takes 4 h 5 min.

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The quickest flight from Paris CDG Airport to Amsterdam Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 10 min.

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Paris to Netherlands bus services, operated by Eurolines FR, arrive at Amsterdam station.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Netherlands.
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  • Distance: 294 miles
  • Duration: 3 h 17 min

What companies run services between Paris, France and Netherlands?

Thalys operates a train from Paris to Amsterdam every 3 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $180 and the journey takes 3 h 17 min. Alternatively, Eurolines FR operates a bus from Paris to Amsterdam every 4 hours. Tickets cost $70 - $110 and the journey takes 6 h 45 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam via Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 19 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam via Clermont-Ferrand
Ave. Duration
3 h
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$85 - $380
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
3 h 10 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$140 - $600
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1 h 8 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$35 - $300
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
When
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3 h 17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
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 Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$14 - $25
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
b-rail.be
Train from Brussels Airport - Zaventem to Breda
Ave. Duration
1 h 7 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$23 - $25
Website
belgianrail.be
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
$23 - $25
1st Class
$32 - $36
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 11 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
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
7 h 45 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$29 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
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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Paris to Netherlands train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Netherlands is 502 km. It takes approximately 4 h 51 min to drive from Paris to Netherlands.

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

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There are 373+ hotels available in Netherlands. Prices start at $66 USD per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paris and Netherlands. 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 33 min and costs .

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