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The cheapest trains from Paris to Amsterdam

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Cheapest

174

Average

174

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Paris to Amsterdam will cost around € 174 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only € 174.

Cheapest
07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est12h59 08:05AMAmsterdam Centraal
8 changes
1741One-way

Timetable Paris to Amsterdam

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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est12h59 08:05AMAmsterdam Centraal
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Oct 21
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Oct 22
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171Transavia France
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Oct 23
177Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Oct 24
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Oct 25
135Thalys
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Oct 26
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Oct 27
122Thalys
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232Air France
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Oct 28
102Thalys
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Oct 29
205Thalys
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Oct 30
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Oct 31
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98Thalys
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Nov 6
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The fastest trains from Paris to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Oct 21

Fastest Journey

12 h 59 m

Average

12 h 59 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

431 km

It's difficult to get from Paris to Amsterdam without transferring at least 8 times.

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07:06PMParis Gare de l'Est12h59 08:05AMAmsterdam Centraal
8 changes
1741One-way

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Train Information between Paris and Amsterdam

distanceDistance267 miles (430 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price€156 (€156)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersThalys, Eurostar or TGV

Trains from Paris to Amsterdam cover the 267 miles (430 km) long route taking on average 3 h 19 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Eurostar or TGV. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around €156, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as €98. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

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Paris to Amsterdam with Thalys and Eurostar

Buy your official Thalys and Eurostar train tickets from Paris to Amsterdam from €98 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

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Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Paris and Amsterdam with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Book your Thalys Paris to Amsterdam train with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check Thalys’s up-to-date train timetables for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Paris to Amsterdam routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable Thalys train tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from Paris to Amsterdam is 267 miles (430 km), and the best price for a one-way Paris - Amsterdam Thalys train ticket starts at €98 if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your Thalys ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when travelling by train. Waiting in a queue at the train station to purchase your train ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your train tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with Thalys!

  • Average Price: €98

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Pre-reservation / seat allocation
  • Verification of ticket with valid ID
  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • If a ticket is nonrefundable, a Thalys e-voucher can still be issued for a 15€ fee to passengers requesting a refund up to 30 days after the departure date.

Trains from Paris to Amsterdam

Trains from Paris to Amsterdam offer a fast and comfortable way to travel this route. High speed Thalys trains cover the route in just under 3 hours and 20 minutes calling at Rotterdam, Brussels and other stations along the way. Trains depart every one or two hours with the first service at 6:25 a.m. and the last at 7:25 p.m. Tickets for Thalys trains can be booked up to 90 days in advance. Slower regional services are also available for passengers wanting a more leisurely journey.

Paris to Amsterdam Train Cost

Prices for trains from Paris to Amsterdam when you book in advance

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

£149

1 Day in Advance

£141

1 Week in Advance

£110

2 Weeks in Advance

£86

1 Month in Advance

£64

3 Months in Advance

£50

More information about Paris to Amsterdam trains

As you can see from the table on the left, it’s well worth booking trains from Paris to Amsterdam in advance. Even just 1 week in advance is already a significant saving, but the biggest savings on Paris to Amsterdam train tickets come when you book them 2 or more weeks in advance.


  • All high-speed Paris to Amsterdam trains are run by Thalys.
  • All trains from Paris to Amsterdam depart from Paris Gare du Nord.
  • Paris to Amsterdam trains leave roughly every hour.

Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on trains to Paris from Amsterdam decrease the further you book in advance:

  • It is 26% cheaper to book your train ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.
  • Finally, Paris to Amsterdam train costs are 57% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.

How to take the train from Paris to Amsterdam?

Trains from Paris to Amsterdam depart from Paris Nord Train Station (Gare du Nord). This station is very convenient for public transport being on the Regional Express Network which offers access to the northern suburbs, Gare de Lyon, and St Lazare. Gare du Nord is also on the Metro underground system. Many bus routes pass the station including the 26 to St-Lazare, the 65 to Gare de Lyon, and the 350 to the Gare de l'Est.

Trains from Paris arrive at Amsterdam Centraal Station which is located in the heart of the city and is a major terminus for the city's buses and trams. It also features a metro station for three routes - the 51 to Amstelveen Westwijk, the 53 to Gaasperplas, and the 54 to Gein.

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FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Paris, France to Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Travel between Paris, France and Amsterdam, Netherlands by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Netherlands from France?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Paris?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

All travellers in Netherlands must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/20/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Amsterdam from Paris as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to France from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return train to Paris, France from Amsterdam is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Paris from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Amsterdam?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/19/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Paris from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

How much do cheap trains to Amsterdam from Paris cost?
Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Amsterdam from Paris for as low as €98  for the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Paris to Amsterdam on average?
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Paris to Amsterdam train to cost on average €156  one way.
What is the distance between Paris and Amsterdam via train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Paris and Amsterdam via train to be approximately 267 miles (430 km).
How long is the train journey to Amsterdam from Paris?
On average the Paris to Amsterdam train time is 3 h 19 min  covering the 267 miles (430 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.
Which train station in Paris goes to Amsterdam? Which train station do I come into Amsterdam from Paris?

Some of the Paris train stations to Amsterdam you can start your journey from include Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Amsterdam include Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk.

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arriving in Amsterdam Centraal.

Where is the train station in Paris? Where is the train station in Amsterdam?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Amsterdam most often arrive at Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from this train station to the city centre.

Which train companies can take me to Amsterdam from Paris?
When taking a train from Paris to Amsterdam, you can count on Thalys, Eurostar or TGV for the best way to get you to Amsterdam. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Paris and Amsterdam and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Are there any Paris to Amsterdam direct trains?
Yes, there are 7 direct trains per day from Paris to Amsterdam. You can look to travel with Thalys  without needing to change in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.
How many trains per day are there from Paris to Amsterdam?
On average, there are 7 trains a day from Paris to Amsterdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Paris to Amsterdam? When does the last train depart from Paris to Amsterdam?
The first Paris to Amsterdam train departs at 06: 25   and the last train from Paris to Amsterdam leaves at 17: 06. Check out the most up-to-date Paris to Amsterdam train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I book Paris Amsterdam train tickets to score the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this journey and save money. If you book train tickets to Amsterdam from Paris within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average €156 one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Paris to Amsterdam a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Amsterdam
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.