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There are 7 ways to get from Zaandam to Gare du Nord by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  4h 19m

  1. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Paris Nord Thalys

€106 - €234

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Bus  •  8h 49m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Paris Charles de Gaulle N800 / ...

€34 - €53

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Drive  •  5h 7m

  1. Drive from Zaandam to Gare du Nord 512.5 km

€60 - €95

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG  •  4h 19m

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

€95 - €180

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly, train  •  4h 25m

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

€73 - €197

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels, train  •  4h 31m

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

€125 - €334

Train, train to Brussels, fly to Paris CDG  •  5h 45m

  1. Take the train from Zaandam to Schiphol Airport
  2. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
  3. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG

€146 - €373

Zaandam to Gare du Nord by train

The train journey time between Zaandam and Gare du Nord is around 3h 40m and covers a distance of around 520 km. The fastest train normally takes 3h 39m. Operated by Dutch Railways (NS) and Thalys, the Zaandam to Gare du Nord train service departs from Zaandam 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:
3h 40m
Fastest train time:
3h 39m
Train distance:
520 km
Trains per week:
49
Cheapest price:
€106
Carbon emissions:
27 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
07:21
Last train departs at:
18:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Zaandam to Gare du Nord train schedules

Netherlands → 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 metre
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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gare du Nord is 800 130 000.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gare du Nord is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gare du Nord is 1 metre.

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

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Last updated: 26 Jul 2021
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The cheapest way to get from Zaandam to Gare du Nord is to bus which costs €30 - €55 and takes 8h 49m.

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The quickest way to get from Zaandam to Gare du Nord is to train which costs €100 - €240 and takes 4h 19m.

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No, there is no direct train from Zaandam to Gare du Nord. However, there are services departing from Zaandam and arriving at Paris Nord via Schiphol Airport. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 19m.

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The distance between Zaandam and Gare du Nord is 432 km. The road distance is 512.5 km.

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The best way to get from Zaandam to Gare du Nord without a car is to train which takes 4h 19m and costs €100 - €240.

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It takes approximately 4h 19m to get from Zaandam to Gare du Nord, including transfers.

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Zaandam to Gare du Nord train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Schiphol Airport station.

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The best way to get from Zaandam to Gare du Nord is to train which takes 4h 19m and costs €100 - €240. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €30 - €55 and takes 8h 49m, you could also fly, which costs €95 - €180 and takes 4h 19m.

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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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Zaandam to Gare du Nord train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Paris Nord station.

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Map of how to get from Zaandam to Gare du Nord.
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  • Distance: 432.1 km
  • Duration: 4h 19m

What companies run services between Zaandam, Netherlands and Gare du Nord, Île-de-France, France?

Thalys operates a train from Schiphol Airport to Paris Nord every 3 hours. Tickets cost €100 - €220 and the journey takes 3h 1m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Paris Charles de Gaulle once daily. Tickets cost €24 - €30 and the journey takes 6h 15m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 21m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €270
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
47 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €250
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €360
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Brussels
Ave. Duration
46 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €330
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
55 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €420
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
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Schiphol Airport to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 1m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€100 - €220
Website
Thalys
Standard
€100 - €150
Comfort
€120 - €160
Premium
€160 - €220
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 Schiphol Airport to Anvers-Central
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€50 - €110
Website
Thalys
Standard
€50 - €75
Comfort
€65 - €85
Premium
€75 - €110
Paris RER

The Réseau Express Régional (RER) has 5 lines that connect central Paris to the city suburbs, including notable destinations such as Charles de Gaulle airport, Disneyland Paris and Versailles. The RER is also a great option for getting around the city centre as it operates like an express subway train (like the Paris metro, but with fewer stops). If you’re travelling solely within central Paris Zone 1, you can use a Paris Metro ticket. If you’re travelling beyond Zone 1, you’ll need to purchase a Billet Ile-de-France. Children under 4 travel free on the RER.

Contact Details
Phone
3424
Website
ratp.fr
Train from Antony to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 10 minutes
Estimated price
€3 - €5
Website
RATP Paris
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 Zaandam to Schiphol Airport
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €14
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€6 - €9
1st Class
€10 - €14
Bus operators
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 Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Paris Charles de Gaulle
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€24 - €30
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Zaandam to Gare du Nord is 512 km. It takes approximately 5h 7m to drive from Zaandam to Gare du Nord.

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

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There are 2383+ hotels available in Gare du Nord. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Zaandam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 18 min and costs €6 - €14.

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