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

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Train  •  3h 20m

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

110€ - 230€

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Bus  •  7h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk > Hazeldonk - Pays Bas > Hazeldonk - Belgique > Brussels City Center - Midi Train station > Sainte Aybert - Belgique > Sainte Aybert - France > Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine / ...

16€ - 35€

6 alternative options

Bus via Amsterdam, Duivendrecht  •  7h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Paris, Gallieni 400

26€ - 32€

Rideshare  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Paris 499.7 km

32€

Drive  •  4h 58m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Paris Gallieni 499.3 km

60€ - 95€

Fly to Paris CDG  •  4h 11m

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

66€ - 152€

Fly to Paris Orly  •  4h 7m

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

62€ - 175€

Fly to Paris Le Bourget Apt, train  •  5h 1m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris Le Bourget Apt (LBG) AMS - LBG
  2. Take the train from Villiers Le Bel Gonesse Arnouville to Chatelet Les Halles

109€ - 668€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Paris is to bus which costs 16€ - 35€ and takes 7h 5m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Paris is to train which costs 110€ - 230€ and takes 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7h 5m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Paris Nord. Services depart four times a day, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 20m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Paris is 430 km. The road distance is 499.3 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Paris without a car is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs 110€ - 230€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord takes 3h 20m including transfers and departs four times a day.

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Amsterdam to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Paris is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs 110€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 16€ - 35€ and takes 7h 5m, you could also fly, which costs 65€ - 160€ and takes 4h 11m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Paris.
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  • Distance: 430.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 20m

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

Thalys operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord 4 times a day. Tickets cost 110€ - 230€ and the journey takes 3h 20m. Alternatively, Blablabus operates a bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine every 4 hours. Tickets cost 16€ - 21€ and the journey takes 7h 5m. FlixBus also services this route 4 times a week.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
85€ - 300€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Tuesday and Thursday
Estimated price
65€ - 350€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
FlexFlight ApS
Website
flexflight.dk
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Le Bourget Apt
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 650€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
110€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
110€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
Transilien

Transilien is a suburban rail network operated by SNCF that departs from major Paris train stations and connects the Ile de France region. Transilien operates the following lines: RER A, B, C, D, and E; Transilien trains H, J, K, L, N, P, R and U; Tram 4 and 11 Express; and the Noctilien night bus. Tickets and passes can be purchased from ‘Ile-de-France’ ticket machines and desks in train, Metro and RER stations.

Contact Details
Website
transilien.com
Train from Villiers Le Bel Gonesse Arnouville to Chatelet Les Halles
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Website
Transilien
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 Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
7h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
16€ - 21€
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 Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
4 times a week
Estimated price
25€ - 31€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Amsterdam, Duivendrecht to Paris, Gallieni
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
24€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. 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 to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Paris
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
32€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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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Amsterdam to Paris bus services, operated by Blablabus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

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

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Paris is 499 km. It takes approximately 4h 58m to drive from Amsterdam to Paris.

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

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Book your Amsterdam to Paris train tickets online with Omio and Omio.

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Book your Amsterdam to Paris bus tickets online with Omio and FlixBus.

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There are 19761+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Amsterdam and Paris. 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 Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs 6€ - 13€.

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