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Train Information between Paris and Amsterdam

distanceDistance267 miles (430 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£114 (€126)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersThalys, Eurostar or TGV

Trains from Paris to Amsterdam cover the 267 miles (430 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 20 min with our travel partners like Thalys, Eurostar or TGV. There are direct train services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £111, but the average price of train tickets is £114. Travellers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train companies

Thalys and Eurostar trains between Paris and Amsterdam

You can travel by train between Paris and Amsterdam with Thalys and Eurostar for as low as £111. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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Eurostar

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

Find the perfect Thalys train from Paris to Amsterdam for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest Thalys train timetables and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest train from Paris to Amsterdam. You can also check relevant travel information for the Thalys train, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap Thalys train tickets online. You can expect to travel around 267 miles (430 km) on this trip and your Thalys Paris to Amsterdam train ticket can cost as little as £111 one-way if you book in advance. When you search for Thalys tickets between Paris and Amsterdam in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official Thalys train tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

When purchasing your Thalys train tickets from Paris to Amsterdam, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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 Paris to Amsterdam offer a fast and comfortable way to travel this route. High speed Thalys trains cover the route in just under 3 hours and 20 minutes calling at Rotterdam, Brussels and other stations along the way. Trains depart every one or two hours with the first service at 6:25 a.m. and the last at 7:25 p.m. Tickets for Thalys trains can be booked up to 90 days in advance. Slower regional services are also available for passengers wanting a more leisurely journey.

How to take the train from Paris to Amsterdam?

Trains from Paris to Amsterdam depart from Paris Nord Train Station (Gare du Nord). This station is very convenient for public transport being on the Regional Express Network which offers access to the northern suburbs, Gare de Lyon, and St Lazare. Gare du Nord is also on the Metro underground system. Many bus routes pass the station including the 26 to St-Lazare, the 65 to Gare de Lyon, and the 350 to the Gare de l'Est.

Trains from Paris arrive at Amsterdam Centraal Station which is located in the heart of the city and is a major terminus for the city's buses and trams. It also features a metro station for three routes - the 51 to Amstelveen Westwijk, the 53 to Gaasperplas, and the 54 to Gein.

 

Paris to Amsterdam Train Cost

Booking Period

Average Price

Same Day

£149

1 Day in Advance

£141

1 Week in Advance

£110

2 Weeks in Advance

£86

1 Month in Advance

£64

3 Months in Advance

£50


As illustrated on the table on the left, it is well worth booking trains from Paris to Amsterdam in advance. Even just 1 week in advance is already a significant saving, but the biggest savings on Paris to Amsterdam train tickets come when you book them 2 or more weeks in advance.

Based on Omio's travel data, as the table above clearly illustrates, ticket prices on trains to Paris from Amsterdam decrease the further you book in advance:

It is 26% cheaper to book your train ticket 1 week in advance as opposed to the day you intend to travel.

Finally, Paris to Amsterdam train costs are 57% cheaper when booked 1 month in advance as opposed to purchasing a train ticket the day of.


All high-speed Paris to Amsterdam trains are run by Thalys. All trains from Paris to Amsterdam depart from Paris Gare du Nord. Paris to Amsterdam trains leave roughly every hour.




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

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

What is the status of international entry into Netherlands from France?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Health declaration required
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

When travelling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 18/07/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Amsterdam from Paris before travelling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Paris, France from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Return travel from Netherlands to France is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Amsterdam?

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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

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

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

Last checked on 23/07/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Paris from Amsterdam.

How much do cheap train tickets from Paris to Amsterdam cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train from Paris to Amsterdam for as little as £111  in the next 7 days.
What is the cost of a train ticket from Paris to Amsterdam on average?
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket to Amsterdam from Paris is £114  one way.
How far is it from Paris to Amsterdam by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Paris to Amsterdam via train to be approximately 267 miles (430 km).
What is the average Paris to Amsterdam train duration?
The train time between Paris and Amsterdam is on average 3 h 20 min  for the 267 miles (430 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Paris to Amsterdam by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Paris to Amsterdam do I depart from? Which Amsterdam train station from Paris do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Paris to start your journey from including Paris Gare de Lyon, Paris Gare du Nord and Paris Gare de l'Est. In Amsterdam you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Centraal.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon   and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Where is the Paris train station located? Where is the Amsterdam train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Paris.

The most popular arrival train station, Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Amsterdam.

What train companies go from Paris to Amsterdam?
For the trip from Paris to Amsterdam you can take a train with Thalys, Eurostar or TGV. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services to Amsterdam from Paris on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
What are the first and last departure train times from Paris to Amsterdam?
The first Paris to Amsterdam train departs at 07: 55   and the last train from Paris to Amsterdam leaves at 17: 06. Check out the most up-to-date Paris to Amsterdam train timetable on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase Paris to Amsterdam train tickets to get the best deals?
If you purchase Paris to Amsterdam train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £114. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Paris to Amsterdam. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Amsterdam
Gare Saint-Lazare
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Paris Gare Montparnasse
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Paris Gare d'Austerlitz
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Paris Gare de Lyon
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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 1, 14<br>Bus lines 29, 57, 61, 91, 20, 24, 63, 65, 87<br>Suburban train lines RER A, D
Paris Gare de l'Est
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Paris Gare du Nord
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Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is within walking distance of the city centre and is connected to other parts of the city by public transport.<br>Metro lines 4, 5<br>Suburban train lines RER B, D
How long does it take to get from the train station to the city centre?
This station is a 5-10 minute walk from the city centre.