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Train  •  4h 44m

  1. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal Intercity / ...
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord Thalys

€113 - €242

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Bus  •  8h 3m

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht Central Station to Paris Charles de Gaulle N800

€32 - €49

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Bus, train  •  7h 30m

  1. Take the bus from Utrecht to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station BlaBlaCar Bus
  2. Take the train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord Izy

€43 - €70

Drive  •  4h 44m

  1. Drive from Soest to Paris Gallieni 480.4 km

€60 - €90

Train, train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 1m

  1. Take the train from Soest Zuid to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
  3. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG

€96 - €186

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Paris Orly  •  4h 57m

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

€82 - €229

Train to Amsterdam Schiphol, fly to Brussels, train  •  5h 17m

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

€140 - €357

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 8m

  1. Take the train from Soest Zuid to Utrecht Centraal
  2. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
  3. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
  4. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG

€144 - €374

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Paris CDG  •  7h 22m

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

€104 - €276

Soest to Paris by train

The train journey time between Soest and Paris is around 4h 10m and covers a distance of around 520 km. The fastest train normally takes 4h 1m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and Thalys, the Soest to Paris train service departs from Soest Zuid and arrives in Paris Nord. Typically 49 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
4h 10m
Fastest train time:
4h 1m
Train distance:
520 km
Trains per week:
49
Cheapest price:
€113
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
00:34
Last train departs at:
18:34

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Soest to Paris train schedules

Netherlands → France
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
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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 metre
  • Nationwide control measures in place

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Paris is 800 130 000.

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

The social distance requirement in Paris is 1 metre.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 800 130 000.

No, returning to Netherlands from France is currently allowed.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Soest to Paris is to bus which costs €30 - €50 and takes 8h 3m.

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The fastest way to get from Soest to Paris is to drive. Taking this option will cost €60 - €90 and takes 4h 44m.

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No, there is no direct train from Soest to Paris. However, there are services departing from Soest Zuid and arriving at Paris Nord via Utrecht Centraal and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 44m.

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The distance between Soest and Paris is 423 km. The road distance is 480.4 km.

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The best way to get from Soest to Paris without a car is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs €110 - €250.

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It takes approximately 4h 44m to get from Soest to Paris, including transfers.

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Soest to Paris train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Soest to Paris is to train which takes 4h 44m and costs €110 - €250. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €50 and takes 8h 3m.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Soest to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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Map of how to get from Soest to Paris.
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  • Distance: 423.3 km
  • Duration: 4h 44m

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

You can take a train from Soest to Paris via Utrecht Centraal and Rotterdam Centraal in around 4h 44m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Utrecht Central Station to Paris Charles de Gaulle 5 times a week. Tickets cost €22 - €27 and the journey takes 5h 15m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €420
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €260
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€90 - €370
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€120 - €340
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €380
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€75 - €430
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€50 - €260
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €120
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€130 - €700
Train operators
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 Utrecht Centraal to Rotterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€10 - €24
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€10 - €15
1st Class
€17 - €24
Train from Soest Zuid to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €18
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€7 - €11
1st Class
€12 - €18
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Duesseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 43m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€19 - €27
1st Class
€30 - €45
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 37m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€95 - €200
Website
Thalys
Standard
€95 - €140
Comfort
€110 - €150
Premium
€140 - €200
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
1h 22m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€75 - €160
Website
Thalys
Standard
€75 - €110
Comfort
€90 - €120
Premium
€110 - €160
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€45 - €90
Website
Thalys
Standard
€45 - €65
Comfort
€55 - €75
Premium
€60 - €90
Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)
Phone
+32 2 528 28 28
Website
belgiantrain.be
Train from Brussel-Zuid / Bruxelles-Midi to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
2h 28m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€26 - €40
Website
Belgian Railways
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Belgium Rail Pass
2nd Class
€26 - €40
1st Class
€40 - €60
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 Utrecht to Brussels City Center - Midi Train station
Ave. Duration
2h 35m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€9 - €12
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 Utrecht Central Station to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
5h 15m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Soest to Paris is 480 km. It takes approximately 4h 44m to drive from Soest to Paris.

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