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

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Train  •  5h 47m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Breda Ic
  3. Take the train from Breda to Nijmegen

€103 - €206

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Bus  •  8h 25m

  1. Take the bus from Paris to Arnhem central train station N367 / ...

€35 - €55

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Train, bus  •  6h 17m

  1. Take the train from Paris Nord to Aachen Hbf
  2. Take the train from Aachen, Hbf to Mönchengladbach, Hbf Re / ...
  3. Take the bus from Venlo, Station Perron F to Gennep, Zuid-Oostwal 83

€115 - €243

Drive  •  4h 48m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Ottersum 484.7 km

€60 - €90

Fly Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 40m

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

€104 - €189

Fly Paris CDG to Dusseldorf, train, line 84 bus  •  7h 38m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CDG - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Venlo
  3. Take the train from Venlo to Boxmeer
  4. Take the line 84 bus from Boxmeer, Station to Gennep, Busstation

€91 - €230

Fly Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  6h 36m

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

€85 - €233

Fly Paris CDG to Brussels, train  •  7h 36m

  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 Nijmegen

€103 - €283

Paris to Ottersum by train and bus

The journey time between Paris and Ottersum is around 6h 50m and covers a distance of around 526 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5h 25m. Operated by Thalys, Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), Dutch Railways (NS) and others, the Paris to Ottersum service departs from Paris Nord and arrives in Ottersum, Ottersumseweg. Typically 42 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
6h 50m
Fastest journey time:
5h 25m
Journey distance:
526 km
Services per week:
42
Cheapest price:
€103
Carbon emissions:
29 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
07:55
Last service departs at:
21:55

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Paris to Ottersum train and bus schedules

France → Netherlands
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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, Botswana, Brazil, British Virgin Islands, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Fiji, French Guiana, Guyana, India, Kuwait, Mongolia, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Seychelles, South Africa, Suriname, Tunisia, 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 and Cyprus
  • 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 Ottersum is 1351.

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

The social distance requirement in Ottersum 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: 4 Aug 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Ottersum is to bus which costs €30 - €55 and takes 8h 25m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Ottersum is to drive which costs €60 - €90 and takes 4h 48m.

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The distance between Paris and Ottersum is 408 km. The road distance is 484.7 km.

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The best way to get from Paris to Ottersum without a car is to train which takes 5h 47m and costs €100 - €210.

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It takes approximately 5h 47m to get from Paris to Ottersum, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Paris to Ottersum is to train which takes 5h 47m and costs €100 - €210. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €55 and takes 8h 25m.

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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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Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Ottersum is 485 km. It takes approximately 4h 48m to drive from Paris to Ottersum.

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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 72+ hotels available in Ottersum. Prices start at €87 per night.

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  • Distance: 408.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 47m

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

You can take a train from Paris to Ottersum via Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi, Breda, Nijmegen, and Nijmegen, Centraal Station in around 5h 47m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris to Arnhem central train station twice daily. Tickets cost €25 - €31 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
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €470
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €270
Flights from Paris CDG to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €380
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
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €430
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
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris Nord to Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
Train from Paris Nord to Aachen Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 40m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€100 - €210
Website
Thalys
Standard
€100 - €140
Comfort
€110 - €150
Premium
€150 - €210
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Breda
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
Belgian Railways
Book at
Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€17 - €25
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
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 Breda to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 2m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€12 - €29
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€12 - €18
1st Class
€21 - €29
Train from Schiphol Airport to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €35
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€16 - €21
1st Class
€26 - €35
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Aachen, Hbf to Mönchengladbach, Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
National Express Rail
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 Aachen Hbf to Mönchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
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 Aachen Hbf to Moenchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Venlo
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€4 - €6
Website
Eurobahn
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Train from Venlo to Boxmeer
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
arriva.nl
Bus operators
Arriva NL
Phone
+31 900 2022022
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Venlo, Station Perron F to Gennep, Zuid-Oostwal
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
arriva.nl
Bus from Boxmeer, Station to Gennep, Busstation
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
arriva.nl
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Bus from Venlo, Busstation to Gennep, Zuid-Oostwal
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€2
Website
Breng
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 Arnhem central train station
Ave. Duration
7h 15m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€25 - €31
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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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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