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from Paris to Amsterdam

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

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To get from Paris to Amsterdam on Jun 16 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:15AMParis6h50 02:05PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk
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$361One-way
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07:15AMParis6h50 02:05PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk
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$361One-way
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11:15PMParis7h10 06:25AMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk
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$421One-way
12:23PMParis Gare du Nord3h21 03:44PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$1111One-way
08:24AMParis Gare du Nord3h20 11:44AMAmsterdam Centraal
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$1361One-way

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Tue
Jun 15
$174Thalys
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
Jun 16
$99Thalys
$27Flixbus
$186Air France
Thu
Jun 17
$174Thalys
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$186Air France
Fri
Jun 18
$126Thalys
$32Flixbus
$188Air France
Sat
Jun 19
$113Thalys
$24Flixbus
$162HOP!
Sun
Jun 20
$113Thalys
$24Flixbus
$188Air France
Mon
Jun 21
$84Thalys
$24Flixbus
$188Air France
Tue
Jun 22
$84Thalys
$24Flixbus
$186Air France
Wed
Jun 23
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$24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
Jun 24
$113Thalys
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$186Air France
Fri
Jun 25
$113Thalys
$24Flixbus
$192Air France
Sat
Jun 26
$113Thalys
$24Flixbus
$140HOP!
Sun
Jun 27
$113Thalys
$24Flixbus
$186Air France
Mon
Jun 28
$84Thalys
$24Flixbus
$186Air France
Tue
Jun 29
$84Thalys
$24Flixbus
$186Air France
Wed
Jun 30
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$24Flixbus
$188Air France
Thu
Jul 1
$71Thalys
$24Flixbus
$186Air France
Fri
Jul 2
$84Thalys
$24Flixbus
$186Air France
Sat
Jul 3
$84Thalys
$31Flixbus
$143HOP!
Sun
Jul 4
$84Thalys
$31Flixbus
$192Air France
Mon
Jul 5
$82Thalys
$24BlaBlaCar Bus
$192Air France

How to Travel from Paris to Amsterdam

Travelers journey between Paris and Amsterdam frequently for both business and leisure. It is convenient to travel from Paris to Amsterdam by plane, train or bus with direct routes departing multiple times per day. Key departure points in Paris include Gare Paris-Bercy bus station, Paris-Gare du Nord train station, and Paris-Orly airport.

Trains from Paris to Amsterdam | Buses from Paris to Amsterdam | Flights from Paris to Amsterdam

Paris to Amsterdam Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

Bus

€25

6:45 h

2 Months Ahead

Train

€81

3:17 h

2 Months Ahead

Flight

€74

1:15 h

2 Months Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam

Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam. Buses traveling from Paris to Amsterdam depart from either Paris' Gare Bercy, Porte Maillot, or Routiere Gallieni bus stations and take at least 6:45 h to arrive at Amsterdam's Sloterdijk bus station. Over 20 buses travel from Paris to Amsterdam every day with the first bus departing Paris at 7:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Paris to Amsterdam include Ouibus, Flixbus, and Eurolines.


Fastest way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam

Flying is the fastest way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam. Taking a flight is at least 2 hours faster than taking the train and approximately 5 and a half hours faster than taking the bus. However, when traveling to and from Paris and Amsterdam's airports is considered, taking a high-speed Thalys train is actually the faster option for arriving in Amsterdam's city center. Flights traveling from Paris to Amsterdam depart from either Paris' Charles de Gaulle or Orly airport and arrive at Amsterdam's Schiphol airport. Both KLM and Air France travel directly from Paris to Amsterdam.


Most popular way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam

Taking the train is the most popular way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam. While the train is often more expensive than taking the bus or flying, the time saved avoiding traveling to and from Paris and Amsterdam's airports makes up for the additional cost for most travelers. Some of the train ticket cost can be offset by planning ahead and booking your Paris to Amsterdam travel as far ahead of time as possible. All trains traveling from Paris to Amsterdam are operated by Thalys, depart from Paris Gare du Nord, and arrive at Amsterdam Centraal train station. High-speed Thalys trains take 3:17 h to travel from Paris to Amsterdam.


How to get from Paris to Amsterdam

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Paris to Amsterdam, 51,27% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Paris to Amsterdam and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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Attractions in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a vibrant international city that draws more than 5 million international visitors per year. Some of Amsterdam's main attractions include the historic canals, the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank's House, the red-light district, and the city's many coffee shops.

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

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

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Paris restricted?

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

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

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

The above information was last verified on 6/14/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip to Amsterdam from Paris closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Paris, France from Amsterdam, Netherlands due to COVID-19?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Netherlands?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be placed under state quarantine

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

All travelers must abide by the following measures in France to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

  • Social distance: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 6/14/21. 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 Paris from Amsterdam.

How do I travel from Paris to Amsterdam?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Paris and Amsterdam. You can take a bus, flight or train.

How far is Amsterdam from Paris?

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

When traveling from Paris to Amsterdam, where do I depart from Paris and where do I arrive in Amsterdam?

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

  • Most travelers take a flight from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Most travelers who book a bus ticket from Paris to Amsterdam depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars) to Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Most travelers who buy a train ticket from Paris to Amsterdam depart from Paris Gare de Lyon to Amsterdam Centraal.
Which travel companies can take me from Paris to Amsterdam?

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

  • You can go to Amsterdam from Paris by plane with Lufthansa Cityline. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $171 (€132) with Lufthansa Cityline from Paris to Amsterdam on Omio.
  • You can take a bus from Paris to Amsterdam with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $25 (€19) with Flixbus from Paris to Amsterdam.
  • You can travel between Paris and Amsterdam by train with Thalys. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $127 (€98) with Thalys from Paris to Amsterdam.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Paris to Amsterdam?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Amsterdam often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like London, Brussels or Berlin. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Amsterdam itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Amsterdam and any of these top destinations today!
When should I book a ticket from Paris to Amsterdam online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $171 (€132) one way.
  • Bus tickets are costing on average $25 (€19) one way.
  • Train tickets cost $127 (€98) one way on average.

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

What is the cheapest way to get from Paris to Amsterdam?

The cheapest way to go to Amsterdam from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $25 (€19).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

A bus is generally $146 (€113) less than a flight for the same route. Taking a flight costs on average $171 (€132) from Paris to Amsterdam.

Taking a bus is usually $102 (€79) less than taking a train to Amsterdam, which costs on average $127 (€98) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Paris to Amsterdam?

The quickest way to travel to Amsterdam from Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 25 min  compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 6 h 50 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 19 min.

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Amsterdam
Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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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 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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