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

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Train  •  3h 19m

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

100€ - 230€

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Bus  •  6h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Paris, Paris to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk N806

25€ - 30€

6 alternative options

Bus via Amsterdam, Duivendrecht  •  6h 45m

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

29€ - 41€

Rideshare  •  6h

  1. Take the rideshare from Paris to Amsterdam 501.1 km

32€ - 35€

Drive  •  4h 46m

  1. Drive from Paris Gallieni to Amsterdam 499.2 km

60€ - 95€

Fly from Paris CDG  •  4h 16m

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

71€ - 243€

Fly from Paris Orly  •  4h 8m

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

63€ - 296€

Train to Brussels, fly  •  4h 10m

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

145€ - 326€

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The cheapest way to get from Paris to Amsterdam is to bus which costs 25€ - 30€ and takes 6h 15m.

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The quickest way to get from Paris to Amsterdam is to train which costs 100€ - 230€ and takes 3h 19m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Paris, Paris and arriving at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 15m.

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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.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Amsterdam without a car is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs 100€ - 230€.

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

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Paris to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Paris, Paris station.

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

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The best way to get from Paris to Amsterdam is to train which takes 3h 19m and costs 100€ - 230€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 25€ - 30€ and takes 6h 15m, you could also fly, which costs 70€ - 250€ and takes 4h 16m.

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Map of how to get from Paris to Amsterdam.
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  • Distance: 430.1 km
  • Duration: 3h 19m

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

Thalys operates a train from Paris Nord to Amsterdam Centraal every 4 hours. Tickets cost 100€ - 230€ and the journey takes 3h 19m. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Paris, Paris to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk once daily. Tickets cost 25€ - 30€ and the journey takes 6h 15m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Paris CDG to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
95€ - 550€
Flights from Brussels to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
56 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 360€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
40€ - 370€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Paris Orly to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 310€
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
100€ - 230€
Website
Thalys
Standard
100€ - 150€
Comfort
120€ - 160€
Premium
160€ - 230€
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€
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Paris, Paris to Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk
Ave. Duration
6h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
25€ - 30€
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR

Eurolines is a network of coach companies that operate throughout Europe plus Morocco. It’s an affordable way to travel around the continent, with tickets starting at €5. All coaches have Wi-Fi, plug sockets and USBs, reclining chairs and toilets, and a standard ticket includes up to two medium suitcases plus carry-on luggage. Within France, Eurolines serves 69 destinations; including Paris, Lyon, Versailles, Nice and Bordeaux.

Contact Details
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Paris, Gallieni to Amsterdam, Duivendrecht
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Website
Eurolines FR
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 Paris to Amsterdam
Ave. Duration
6h
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
32€ - 35€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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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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Paris to Amsterdam bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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

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

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

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

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Book your Paris to Amsterdam bus tickets online with FlixBus.

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There are 2524+ hotels available in Amsterdam. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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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.

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

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