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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Paris

distanceDistance267 miles (430 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 26 min
priceAverage train ticket price$163 (€135)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesThalys, Eurostar or TGV

Trains from Amsterdam to Paris cover the 267 miles (430 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 26 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 journey costs around $163 (€135), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $147 (€122). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Train providers: Thalys and Eurostar from Amsterdam to Paris trains

For as little as $147 (€122) you can travel by train from Amsterdam to Paris with Thalys and Eurostar. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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

Omio helps you find the perfect Amsterdam - Paris train with Thalys. Whether you are searching for the fastest, earliest or cheapest train between Amsterdam and Paris, Omio shows you Thalys current train schedules, tickets, prices and other travel information (such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard) to help you find the best train ticket for your upcoming Amsterdam to Paris route. You can expect to travel around 267 miles (430 km) to Paris from Amsterdam on a train with Thalys. Once you are ready, buy your one-way Thalys tickets from Amsterdam to Paris starting as low as $147 (€122) if you book in advance. If you use the Omio app to book your ticket, you can check straight away to see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by train instead of purchasing tickets at the train station in person. So, book your tickets with ease and comfort online and enjoy a smooth journey with Thalys!

Amsterdam to Paris train information with Thalys:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 10 min
  • Average Price: $147
  • Thalys frequency: 7 a day

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Thalys when booking your train tickets between Amsterdam and Paris due to the coronavirus:

  • 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 Amsterdam to Paris

For travel from Amsterdam to Paris there are 12 trains departing daily. All trains are direct routes, and the travel time is an average of 3h 57min, but some trains take 3h 20min. The total distance traveled is 268 miles (430 km). The first train departs at 6:15 a.m., and the final train at 7:15 p.m. Trains depart 15min after the hour, every hour, all day.

Amsterdam to Paris Train Time: Daily Departures

For travel from Amsterdam to Paris, the travel time of 268 miles (430 km) takes an average of 3h 57min. There are 10-12 train departing per day, and all trains are direct trips. The trains leave 15min after the hour, every hour. The first train leaves at 6:15 a.m., and the last train at 7:15 p.m. If there are stops on a trip, the slowest travel time is 5h 10min.

How long is the journey by train from Amsterdam to Paris?

Travel time from Amsterdam to Paris is an average of 3h 57min, with the slowest train taking 5h 10min due to stops along the way. Some trains will get you to Paris in 3h 20min. There are 12 trains departing daily, and they usually leave every hour at 15min past the hour. Be sure to arrive at the station at least 30-60min early so you don’t miss you trip.

Paris Tourists Eiffel. Source: Shutterstock

What is/are the departure and arrival stations for trains from Amsterdam to Paris?

Departure train station: The departure station is Amsterdam Centraal Station, located in the city centre. Buses, trains, and taxis will get you to the station in minutes, depending on where you are in the city. It is a good practice to map your travel distance so you are not late for your train. The station has dining, free Wi-Fi, and electrical outlets to charge your devices. Bathroom facilities and help for handicapped passengers is also available.

Arrival train station: The arrival station is the Paris Nord Station located in the city centre. There is good public transportation with train and bus stops all over the city. Take metro lines 2, 4 and 5 from the Charles de Gaulle Airport. It’s a good idea to map out your travel time before your trip so you arrive at the station on time. The station has dining, restrooms, free Wi-Fi, and charging stations for devices. Restaurants are also located close to the station.

Which train companies travel from Amsterdam to Paris?

For travel from Amsterdam to Paris, Thalys and Eurostar trains provide service. The average travel time is 3h 57min, but some trains get you there in 3h 20min. The slowest train is 5h 10min due to 1 or 2 stops along the way. There are 12 trains departing daily, and almost all are direct trips to the destination city. Trains leave every hour at 15min after hour. On the 268 miles (430 km) trip, both train provers offer different ticket options like Coach and First Class, so be certain to check the different ticket choices when booking your trip. It’s best to arrive at the station 30-60min before your train departure.

Thalys railroad trains from Amsterdam to Paris

Thalys train provide service for travel from Amsterdam to Paris. The average time for travel is 3h 57min, with the fastest train being 3h 20min. Most of the trains are direct connections, but trains with 1-2 stops will take 5h 10min. Trains depart every hour at 15min after the hour. The first train departs at 6:15 a.m, and the last train at 7:15 p.m. The total distance for the trip is 268 miles (430 km). Make sure you get to the train station 30-60min early so you don’t miss your train, and it’s a good idea to map your travel time from wherever you’re departing in the city.

Eurostar Railways trains from Amsterdam to Paris

Eurostar rail also services travel from Amsterdam to Paris. There are 12 trains departing daily, and most are direct connections. Trains leave daily every hour, around 15min after the hour. The average travel time is 3h 20min, and fastest train will get you there in 3h 20min. Trains with stops along the way could take 5h 10min, but most arrive before that. Sometimes train schedules change, so be sure to check schedules daily before your trip. Once you decide how you will get to the station, it’s a good practice to map the travel time from your departure point in the city.

Paris Notre Dame. Source: Shutterstock

Train Amsterdam to Paris: Services on Board

For travel from Amsterdam to Paris, both Thalys and Eurostar trains provide service. The trains offer many benefits to make your journey as comfortable as possible. The cushioned seats are adjustable, and free Wi-Fi is available as well as electrical outlets to charge your devices. There are no luggage restrictions, other than passengers are allowed 2 pieces and a carryon bag. You can take your bike with you, but the bike must be in 2 pieces or fold, and it must be in a carry bag so it can be safely stored.

Handicapped options are available, and there is storage for wheelchairs and walkers, as well as ramps and grab bars. Pets up to 13 lbs (6 kg) can travel for free, but larger dogs incur an additional fee. Service Dogs are allowed to travel, but they must stay with the owner at all times during the trip. There are many different ticket options like First Class and Coach, so be sure to look at all your options before booking your ticket.

How to find cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Paris?

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Paris largely depends on many things, but there are many ways to save on your travel. Look for specials on train routes like discounts or 2 for 1 deals. These usually occur in the off season, so keep an eye out for advertisements well in advance. Purchasing tickets during less popular days and times will save you on ticket fares. The fares are highest during certain times, so check with your train provider so see when those times are.

You can also save by purchasing routes that are slower or have more than 1 stop on the way to the destination city. Above all, being flexible with your train trip will allow you to save big. This takes more planning and time, but it’s worth what you will save on your trip. By checking the cheapest days to travel and the best times, you can also save on fares.

To Paris by train—travel tips

For travel from Amsterdam to Paris, it is an exciting venture, but traveling after you learn certain tips that save you money is even better. Since Paris metro is connected to the Charles de Gaulle airport, take the train to Paris. It will save you a bunch and it’s quick and easy. Just look for the RUR train that runs every 15min. Visiting Paris in the off season is cheaper.

The summer months are crowded, and the airfares and hotels are generally higher, so visiting in the fall is a smart choice. There are still tons to do and see, just minus the crowds. Want to see the Louvre? Book your tickets early and you’ll avoid the crazy long lines. Try and see the Louvre at night, as crowds are less, and you can even see the Mona Lisa easier. Plus, the lights are amazing at night. By using these easy tips, your trip to Paris is made.

Which Station do I Get the Train from Amsterdam to Paris from?

Trains from Amsterdam to Paris depart from Amsterdam Centraal Station, which is right in the heart of Amsterdam's city center. Amsterdam has efficient public transport, with metro trains, trams, buses, and water taxis. Trams leave from the city center to Amsterdam Centraal, while buses run to the station from the suburbs and surrounding areas. The bus service also includes several night routes. The most scenic way of getting around Amsterdam is by hop-on-hop-off ferries, which disembark outside the station.

Which Station does the Train from Amsterdam to Paris arrive into?

Trains from Amsterdam arrive at Paris Nord Station. This is on the Regional Express Line to Charles de Gaulle Airport, and on lines 2, 4 and 5 of the Metro system. Frequent buses leave Paris Nord for destinations across the city and further afield. Paris also has a regular night bus service, Noctiliens, operating throughout the week. Taxis are also available from outside the station.

Paris is well known for its iconic sights such as the Arc de Triomphe, the Eiffel Tower and the Cathedrals of Notre Dame and Montmartre. This romantic city is full of attractions and has excellent collections of art in galleries such as the Louvre, Musee d'Orsay, and the Pompidou Centre. A day's sightseeing can be followed by cabaret at the Moulin Rouge and fine dining in Michelin restaurants.

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FAQs

What are the travel restrictions for Paris, France if I'm coming from Amsterdam, Netherlands by train?

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

Can I enter France from Netherlands?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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

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

All travelers in France must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/22/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Amsterdam to Paris as this information can change.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Paris, France?

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

Is my return train into Amsterdam from Paris restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • 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?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Amsterdam from Paris closer to your date of departure here here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Amsterdam to Paris?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Amsterdam to Paris to cost as little as $147 (€122)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket to Paris from Amsterdam?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $163 (€135)  for a train ticket to Paris from Amsterdam.

How far is Paris from Amsterdam by train?

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

How long is the train ride to Paris from Amsterdam?

The Amsterdam to Paris train duration is on average 3 h 26 min, which is to be expected when traveling 267 miles (430 km) between Amsterdam and Paris. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Amsterdam and arrival train station in Paris?

When departing from Amsterdam, you have various train station options to start your route from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. When arriving in Paris, you can end your journey in train stations like Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est.

Omio customers book a train from Amsterdam Centraal   to Paris Gare de Lyon   most frequently for this route.

Where is the train station in Amsterdam to go to Paris? Where is the train station in Paris located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0.6 miles (916 m) from the city center of Amsterdam.

The most popular arrival train station, Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city center of Paris.

What train companies go from Amsterdam to Paris?

For the route from Amsterdam to Paris you can take a train with Thalys, Eurostar or TGV. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Amsterdam and Paris on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

How many trains per day are there between Amsterdam and Paris?

On average, there are 7 trains a day from Amsterdam to Paris. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Amsterdam to Paris? When does the last train depart from Amsterdam to Paris?

The first Amsterdam to Paris train departs at 7: 08 AM   and the last train from Amsterdam to Paris leaves at 9: 40 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Amsterdam to Paris on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

When should I purchase the Amsterdam to Paris train for the best deals on tickets?

The price of a one way train ticket from Amsterdam to Paris is on average $163 (€135) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Paris from Amsterdam available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
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Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your trip to Paris.
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Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
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