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 Dec 04 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

10:15AMAmsterdam7h42 05:57PMParis, Quai de Bercy
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11:30PMAmsterdam6h45 06:15AMParis, Quai de Bercy
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09:15AMAmsterdam8h15 05:30PMParis
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10:05PMAmsterdam8h05 06:10AMParis, Quai de Bercy
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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Paris

distanceDistance430 km
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range€60 - €125
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • €60 • 6 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • €62 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Transavia Airlines or Thalys

Travel 430 km by coach, ferry, flight or train between Amsterdam and 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 €60. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Transavia Airlines or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight 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.


Travel Tips: Travel from Amsterdam to Paris

Travel Tips: Travel to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Paris.
FAQs

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

Can I enter France if coming from Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 11/6/22; 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 to Paris from Amsterdam.

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

Is my journey back to Amsterdam from Paris restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

This information about your return travel to Netherlands was last checked on 11/17/22. 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.

There are 4 travel options from Amsterdam to Paris: coach, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way from Amsterdam to Paris is by taking a coach. You can find average ticket prices around €60 compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach is generally €2 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average €62 from Amsterdam to Paris.

A coach is €65 less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Amsterdam to Paris costing on average €125.

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

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

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

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

Paris is approximately 430 km away from Amsterdam.

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Paris is:

  • 8 coaches per day.
  • Around 10 trains per day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when travelling from Amsterdam to Paris:

  • Most travellers board their coach from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travellers who purchase a plane ticket from Amsterdam to Paris depart from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

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 €60.
  • Travel with Transavia Airlines for flights to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Transavia Airlines Amsterdam to Paris tickets on Omio for €62.
  • Travel with Thalys for trains to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Thalys Amsterdam to Paris tickets on Omio for €125.

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

  • You can check for a direct coach to Paris with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus with 8 direct coaches per day.
  • You can check for a direct flight to Paris with Transavia France, KLM or Air France with direct flights per day.

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 buy tickets for this trip.

Omio customers who travel from Amsterdam to Paris often also extend their holiday to go to London, Barcelona or Brussels. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Paris and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Coach tickets are costing €60 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing €62 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost €125 one way on average.

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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