Buses per day
Of the 21 bus that leave Paris for Amsterdam every day 16 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct bus cover the 431 km distance in an average of 8h 1m but if you time it right, some bus will get you there in just 6h 25m .
The slowest bus will take 10h 25m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.
The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid travelling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Paris to Amsterdam will cost around € 28 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only € 15.
|Avg. Bus Duration:|
9 hours 47 minutes
|Coach Ticket Price:||15 €|
|Buses depart from:||Paris|
|Bus arrives in:||Amsterdam|
|Bus Companies:||Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, Bla Bla Bus, Ouibus|
Several operators run direct bus services from Paris to the Dutch capital, with Eurolines and FlixBus running the majority of buses from Paris to Amsterdam daily. Megabus also runs a more limited service between the two European capitals. Services depart Paris at least once every 30 minutes during peak daytime hours, with first services commencing at 07:00 a.m. each morning. Departures leave Paris throughout the day, with a final outbound service bound for Amsterdam at 11:00 p.m.
Buses from Paris to Amsterdam depart various locations throughout the French capital. Most bus services depart Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet and Paris Gare du Nord and arrive at Amsterdam's central bus station. Paris is well connected with its own Metro system, providing 24 hour service across most of its 9 lines. Taxis can offer a more convenient option for the first leg of the journey for more remote stations.
The Dutch capital offers some of the most historic architecture in Western Europe, with world-famous museums and attractions to accommodate everyone from the backpacker, to the big family group. Take a walk along the city's famous canal, or explore the meandering streets of old Amsterdam and soak in the local Dutch culture. Buses from Paris to Amsterdam usually arrive into the city's central bus station, situated at the heart of the capital. Amsterdam has a reliable public transport system, with an extensive tram network covering the city centre and outlying areas of interest, providing quick and affordable travel for tourists. A reliable bus service is also available for travel across Amsterdam itself, with limited night services available. Amsterdam's main railway station provides connections to the rest of the Netherlands, as well as intercity trains to destinations in France, Germany and beyond.