How to travel from Amsterdam to Paris

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from Amsterdam to Paris

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

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To get from Amsterdam to Paris on Jul 03 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Paris from Amsterdam

distanceDistance267 miles (430 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight, ferry or train
fastestFastest modeFlight • €219 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Air France or Thalys

Take a coach, flight, ferry or train to travel 267 miles (430 km) from Amsterdam to Paris. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Air France or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Paris.

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

International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Netherlands?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if travelling from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Health declaration required

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 7/1/22; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Amsterdam to Paris.

Return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands from France is: Fully open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from France?

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

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Netherlands from France?

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 6/27/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Amsterdam from Paris.

There are 4 ways that you can travel from Amsterdam to Paris. You can take a coach, flight, ferry or train.

Ferry services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Paris. Tickets for a ferry cost on average €1.

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A ferry is about €35 less than a coach, which costs on average €35 for this route.

A ferry is about €219 less than a flight, which costs on average €219 for this trip.

A ferry is €142 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Amsterdam to Paris costing on average €142.

The fastest way to get to Paris from Amsterdam is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Paris that can usually take longer:

In comparison, travelling by coach can take you on average 6 h 23 min.

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In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 20 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Paris is:

  • 15 coaches per day.
  • 8 trains a day.

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

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

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

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Paris:

  • You can go to Paris from Amsterdam by coach with BlaBlaCar Bus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for €35 with BlaBlaCar Bus from Amsterdam to Paris on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane from Amsterdam to Paris with Air France, and you can find Air France Amsterdam to Paris tickets for €219 on Omio.
  • You can travel by train between Amsterdam and Paris with Thalys, and you can find Thalys Amsterdam to Paris tickets for €142 on Omio.
Your journey from Amsterdam to Paris doesn't have to end in Paris. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Brussels. If you’d like to add London, Barcelona or Brussels to your Amsterdam to Paris trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Paris today!

Before travelling from Amsterdam to Paris, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a coach ticket for this trip is on average €35 one way.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average €219 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a ferry ticket is on average €1 one way for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket for this route is €142 one way on average.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Paris tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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