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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 Jan 19 we recommend taking a flight because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:55PMParis Orly Airport1h15 10:10PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol
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05:25PMParis Gare du Nord3h19 08:44PMAmsterdam Centraal
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08:25AMParis Gare du Nord3h19 11:44AMAmsterdam Centraal
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10:25AMParis Gare du Nord3h19 01:44PMAmsterdam Centraal
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Wed
Jan 19
$163Thalys
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
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Thu
Jan 20
$163Thalys
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Transavia Airlines
Fri
Jan 21
$163Thalys
$29Flixbus
$136Transavia Airlines
Sat
Jan 22
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$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$176Air France
Sun
Jan 23
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$29BlaBlaCar Bus
$150Transavia Airlines
Mon
Jan 24
$147Thalys
$26Flixbus
$100Transavia Airlines
Tue
Jan 25
$147Thalys
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$176Air France
Wed
Jan 26
$147Thalys
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$176Air France
Thu
Jan 27
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$21BlaBlaCar Bus
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Fri
Jan 28
$118Thalys
$24Flixbus
$81Transavia Airlines
Sat
Jan 29
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$21Flixbus
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Sun
Jan 30
$147Thalys
$23BlaBlaCar Bus
$176HOP!
Mon
Jan 31
$118Thalys
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$89Transavia Airlines
Tue
Feb 1
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$21BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
Feb 2
$118Thalys
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$176Air France
Thu
Feb 3
$118Thalys
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$72Transavia Airlines
Fri
Feb 4
$118Thalys
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$81Transavia Airlines
Sat
Feb 5
$118Thalys
$21Flixbus
$181Air France
Sun
Feb 6
$118Thalys
$21BlaBlaCar Bus
$176Air France
Mon
Feb 7
$106Thalys
$21Flixbus
$89Transavia Airlines

Travel Information between Paris and Amsterdam

distanceDistance267 miles (430 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $77
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€17) • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $62 (€51) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTransavia Airlines, Flixbus or Thalys

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 267 miles (430 km) from Paris to Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 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 route are Transavia Airlines, Flixbus or Thalys among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus 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.

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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?

  • 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 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 1/17/22. 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 reentering France from Amsterdam, Netherlands due to the coronavirus pandemic?

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:

  • 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 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 1/17/22. 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.

How do I go from Paris to Amsterdam?

There are 3 ways to travel from Paris to Amsterdam including taking a flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to go to Amsterdam from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $21 (€17).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

Taking a bus is usually $41 (€34) less than taking a flight to Amsterdam, which costs on average $62 (€51) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $57 (€47) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $77 (€64) from Paris to Amsterdam.

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

The quickest way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 6 h 15 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 19 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Paris to Amsterdam would I travel?

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

How many services a day are there between Paris and Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from Paris to Amsterdam is:

  • 7 trains a day.

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

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 from Paris to Amsterdam:

  • Flights mostly leave from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and tend to arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Buses mostly depart from Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine) and arrive in Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Trains mostly leave from Paris Gare de Lyon and tend to arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Paris to Amsterdam?

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

  • You can travel from Paris to Amsterdam by flight with Transavia Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $62 (€51) with Transavia Airlines from Paris to Amsterdam.
  • You can travel by bus between Paris and Amsterdam with Flixbus, and you can find Flixbus Paris to Amsterdam tickets for $21 (€17) on Omio.
  • You can travel to Amsterdam from Paris by train with Thalys. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $77 (€64) with Thalys from Paris to Amsterdam.

Can I find a direct route to Amsterdam from Paris?

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

  • You can find around 7 direct trains per day and travel with Thalys.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Amsterdam as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Paris to Amsterdam.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Paris to Amsterdam?

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

How far in advance should I book my Paris to Amsterdam one way ticket online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Paris to Amsterdam, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $62 (€51) one way.
  • A bus ticket is costing on average $21 (€17) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket costs $77 (€64) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Paris to Amsterdam tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.