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from Paris to Amsterdam

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

Our recommendation

To get from Paris to Amsterdam on Sep 28 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

07:15AMParis6h50 02:05PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk
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$261One-way
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12:45PMParis7h35 08:20PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk
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$241One-way
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11:15PMParis7h10 06:25AMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk
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$261One-way
08:25AMParis Gare du Nord3h19 11:44AMAmsterdam Centraal
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$1231One-way
10:25AMParis Gare du Nord3h19 01:44PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$1881One-way

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Mon
Sep 27
$167Thalys
$36BlaBlaCar Bus
$214Air France
Tue
Sep 28
$122Thalys
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$185Air France
Wed
Sep 29
$122Thalys
$31BlaBlaCar Bus
$179Air France
Thu
Sep 30
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$24BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
Oct 1
$167Thalys
$21Flixbus
$181Air France
Sat
Oct 2
$157Thalys
$21Flixbus
$179Air France
Sun
Oct 3
$130Thalys
$22Flixbus
$181Air France
Mon
Oct 4
$127Thalys
$21Flixbus
$181Air France
Tue
Oct 5
$122Thalys
$21Flixbus
$179Air France
Wed
Oct 6
$122Thalys
$21Flixbus
$179Air France
Thu
Oct 7
$122Thalys
$21Flixbus
$179Air France
Fri
Oct 8
$136Thalys
$21Flixbus
$179Air France
Sat
Oct 9
$122Thalys
$21Flixbus
$179Air France
Sun
Oct 10
$122Thalys
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$179Air France
Mon
Oct 11
$127Thalys
$21Flixbus
$179Air France
Tue
Oct 12
$122Thalys
$21Flixbus
$179Air France
Wed
Oct 13
$113Thalys
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$179Air France
Thu
Oct 14
$114Thalys
$21Flixbus
$179Air France
Fri
Oct 15
$124Thalys
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$179Air France
Sat
Oct 16
$122Thalys
$21Flixbus
$179Air France
Sun
Oct 17
$122Thalys
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$179Air France

Travel Information between Paris and Amsterdam

distanceDistance267 miles (430 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $129
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€17) • 6 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $129 (€104) • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Air Dolomiti or Thalys

Travel 267 miles (430 km) by bus, flight or train to Amsterdam from 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 bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€17). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, Air Dolomiti or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Paris to Amsterdam.

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.