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You can get from Amsterdam to Paris by train, bus or flight.

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To get from Amsterdam to Paris on Jan 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Fri
Jan 28
135Thalys
29BlaBlaCar Bus
131KLM
Sat
Jan 29
135Thalys
17BlaBlaCar Bus
135KLM
Sun
Jan 30
135Thalys
19Flixbus
131HOP!
Mon
Jan 31
135Thalys
27Flixbus
121Transavia Airlines
Tue
Feb 1
122Thalys
24BlaBlaCar Bus
131KLM
Wed
Feb 2
94Thalys
17Flixbus
131KLM
Thu
Feb 3
122Thalys
19BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
Feb 4
122Thalys
19BlaBlaCar Bus
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Sat
Feb 5
116Thalys
17Flixbus
131KLM
Sun
Feb 6
116Thalys
17Flixbus
131KLM
Mon
Feb 7
98Thalys
17BlaBlaCar Bus
70Transavia Airlines
Tue
Feb 8
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17Flixbus
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Wed
Feb 9
98Thalys
17Flixbus
131KLM
Thu
Feb 10
98Thalys
17Flixbus
131KLM
Fri
Feb 11
98Thalys
17Flixbus
56Transavia France
Sat
Feb 12
98Thalys
17BlaBlaCar Bus
110tab
Sun
Feb 13
98Thalys
17Flixbus
63Transavia France
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Feb 14
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63Transavia France
Tue
Feb 15
98Thalys
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Wed
Feb 16
88Thalys
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110Austrian Airlines

Travel Information between Amsterdam and Paris

distanceDistance267 miles (430 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range€17 - €72
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €17 • 6 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €46 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Transavia Airlines or Thalys

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 267 miles (430 km) from Amsterdam to Paris. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 20 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as €17. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Transavia Airlines or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Amsterdam to Paris.

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How to Travel from Amsterdam to Paris

Passengers wishing to travel from Amsterdam to Paris have several direct daily options. The fastest method of travel is by high-speed train while coaches can take up to 10 hours.

Amsterdam to Paris Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

€17.90

07:15 h

1 Week Before

€19.90

3:17 h

2 Months Before

€29.90

1:30 h

2 Months Before



What is the best way to travel from Amsterdam to Paris?

Cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Paris

The cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Paris is by bus. Ouibus, Flixbus and Megabus operate over 15 direct routes a day between the two cities with journey times that vary from 7 to 10 hours. Departures commence at around 7:30 a.m. and continue throughout the day until just after 11:00 p.m. Departures are from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Bus Station with arrivals at either Paris Porte Maillot or Paris Gare Bercy. Sloterdijk Bus Station is linked to Amsterdam by suburban trains, trams and buses while both Paris Porte Maillot and Gare Bercy enjoy good links with the city's extensive public transport system. Taxis are available at all stations.


Fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Paris

When accounting for waiting times and check in, trains are the quickest way to travel from Amsterdam to Paris, however, when counting just the journey duration, flights are the quickest way to travel from Amsterdam to Paris. KLM and Air France codeshare flights between the two cities offering 13 non-stop services a day. Departures begin at around 5:00 a.m. and continue until just before 7:00 p.m. The overall journey time is approximately 4 hours. Flights depart from Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport and arrive at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.


Most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to Paris

The most popular way to get from Amsterdam to Paris is by train. There are ten French Thalys trains every day with a direct journey time between the two cities of just over 3 hours. The first departure from Amsterdam Centraal Station is just before 6:30 a.m., with the last train leaving at around 7:30 p.m. Trains arrive at Paris Gare du Nord. Both Amsterdam Centraal and Paris Gare du Nord are centrally located within their respective cities, with good public transport links.


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FAQs

Is international travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Paris, France allowed?

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

Can travellers from Netherlands enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Paris from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into France:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Paris, France?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of France has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 1/26/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your trip from Amsterdam to Paris.

Am I required to self-quarantine when I return to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Paris, France?

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

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Paris restricted?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Amsterdam from Paris?

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • 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 coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

You should observe these safety measures in Netherlands as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 1/24/22. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Amsterdam from Paris closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Amsterdam to Paris?

There are 3 travel options from Amsterdam to Paris: coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Amsterdam to Paris?

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Paris. Tickets for a coach cost on average €17.

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach is €29 less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Paris costing on average €46.

A coach is generally €55 less than a train for the same trip. A train costs on average €72 from Amsterdam to Paris.

What is the fastest way from Amsterdam to Paris?

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Paris is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options from Amsterdam to Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 20 min.

What is the distance from Amsterdam to Paris?

You should expect to travel around 267 miles (430 km) from Amsterdam to Paris.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Amsterdam to Paris?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Paris is:

  • 7 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Amsterdam and Paris as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do I depart from Amsterdam? Where do I arrive in Paris?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Amsterdam to Paris:

  • Coaches mostly leave from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and tend to arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Flights most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Paris at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Trains from Amsterdam to Paris most often leave from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Who can get me from Amsterdam to Paris?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Amsterdam to Paris tickets on Omio for €17.
  • Transavia Airlines can take you to Paris by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Transavia Airlines from Amsterdam to Paris for €46.
  • Thalys can get you to Paris by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Thalys from Amsterdam to Paris for €72 on Omio.

Can I travel directly to Paris from Amsterdam?

Yes, there are direct routes from Amsterdam to Paris with the following travel companies:

  • You can find a direct coach to Paris with.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Paris with KLM or Air France.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Paris tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase tickets for this route.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Paris from Amsterdam?

Looking to extend your trip from Amsterdam to Paris? Many Omio customers who go from Amsterdam to Paris usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Brussels. If you're looking to explore London, Barcelona or Brussels from Paris, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How far in advance should I buy my Amsterdam to Paris ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Paris, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing on average €17 one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average €46 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average €72 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Amsterdam and Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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