How to travel from Paris to Amsterdam

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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 Oct 06 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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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

Travel between Paris, France and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from France enter Netherlands?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of France.

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

Conditions of entry into Netherlands:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 10/3/22. 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 journey from Paris to Amsterdam.

Return travel to Paris, France from Netherlands is: Unrestricted.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering France from Netherlands?

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

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

Requirements for reentering France:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 10/4/22. 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 Paris from Amsterdam.

The Paris to Amsterdam distance is around 267 miles (430 km).

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