• Our partners include:

  • RailEurope
  • Deutsche Bahn
  • Trenitalia
  • SNCF
  • Flixbus
  • RENFE
  • Ouibus
  • BlaBlaCar
  • Booking.com
  • Skyscanner

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

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Train  •  3h 19m

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

120€ - 160€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 40m

  1. Take the bus from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine > Lille > Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk / ...

15€ - 90€

6 alternative options

Rideshare  •  6h

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Amsterdam 313.2 miles

32€ - 35€

Drive  •  4h 46m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Amsterdam 312 miles

65€ - 100€

Fly Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h 10m

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

56€ - 253€

Fly Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol  •  4h

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

54€ - 211€

Fly Paris Orly to Rotterdam, train  •  7h 3m

  1. Fly from Paris Orly (ORY) to Rotterdam (RTM) ORY - RTM
  2. Take the train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

106€ - 485€

Fly Paris CDG to Brussels, train  •  5h 38m

  1. Fly from Paris CDG (CDG) to Brussels (BRU) CDG - BRU
  2. Take the train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal

105€ - 330€

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Paris to Amsterdam is to rideshare which costs 32€ - 35€ and takes 6h.

More details

The quickest way to get from Paris to Amsterdam is to train which costs 120€ - 160€ and takes 3h 19m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine and arriving at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 40m.

More details

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Paris-Nord and arriving at Amsterdam Centraal. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 19m.

More details

The distance between Paris and Amsterdam is 430 km. The road distance is 499.2 km.

Get driving directions

The best way to get from Paris to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs 120€ - 160€.

More details

The train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal takes 3h 19m including transfers and departs every four hours.

More details

Paris to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine station.

More details

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

More details

The best way to get from Paris to Amsterdam is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs 120€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 90€ and takes 6h 40m, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 260€ and takes 4h 10m.

Mode details

Map of how to get from Paris to Amsterdam.
Launch map view
  • Distance: 268.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 19m

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

Thalys operates a train from Paris to Amsterdam every 4 hours. Tickets cost 120€ - 160€ and the journey takes 3h 19m. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Paris Gallieni to Amsterdam every 4 hours. Tickets cost 15€ - 22€ and the journey takes 6h 40m. Two other operators also service this route.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 19m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Flights from Paris Orly to Rotterdam via Montpellier
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
75€ - 430€
Flights from Paris Orly to Rotterdam via Nice
Ave. Duration
4h 25m
When
Thursday
Estimated price
80€ - 450€
Flights from Paris Orly to Rotterdam via Pisa
Ave. Duration
4h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
Estimated price
85€ - 490€
Flights from Paris Orly to Rotterdam via Barcelona
Ave. Duration
4h 52m
When
Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
90€ - 550€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 30m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Flights from Paris Orly to Rotterdam via London City
Ave. Duration
4h 27m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
95€ - 450€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Brussels
Ave. Duration
55m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 800€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
30€ - 260€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Paris-Nord to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
3h 19m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
120€ - 160€
1st Class
160€ - 230€
Train from Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
38m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
20€ - 35€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
20€ - 35€
1st Class
35€ - 45€
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 14m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
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 Rotterdam Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
40m
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
11€ - 26€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
11€ - 16€
1st Class
19€ - 26€
Train from Antwerpen-Centraal to Amsterdam Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 53m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
18€ - 45€
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
2nd Class
18€ - 25€
1st Class
29€ - 45€
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 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 Paris City Centre - Bercy Seine to Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Ouibus
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.

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
[email protected]
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
8h 5m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 45€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris Gallieni to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
8h 15m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
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
6h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
32€ - 35€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

Want to know more about travelling around Netherlands

Rome2rio's Travel Guide series provide vital information for the global traveller. Filled with useful and timely travel information, the guides answer all the hard questions - such as 'How do I buy a ticket?', 'Should I book online before I travel? ', 'How much should I expect to pay?', 'Do the trains and buses have Wifi?' - to help you get the most out of your next trip.

More Questions & Answers

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

Search flights

Paris to Amsterdam bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

More details

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

More details

Yes, the driving distance between Paris to Amsterdam is 499 km. It takes approximately 4h 46m to drive from Paris to Amsterdam.

Get driving directions

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

Search flights

Book your Paris to Amsterdam train tickets online with Rome2rio.

Search and book

Book your Paris to Amsterdam bus tickets online with Distribusion, FlixBus and Busbud.

Search and book

There are 2589+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 85€ per night.

More details

Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Paris and Amsterdam. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

Read Rome2rio's guide to Blablacar

The best way to get from Paris to Paris CDG Airport is to train which takes 38m and costs 10€.

More details