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from Amsterdam to Paris

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

Our recommendation

To get from Amsterdam to Paris on 27 Jan we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

23:55Amsterdam6h23 06:18Paris, Quai de Bercy
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£241One-way
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23:55Amsterdam6h23 06:18Paris, Quai de Bercy
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£241One-way
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12:25Amsterdam7h19 19:44Paris, Quai de Bercy
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£281One-way
15:05Amsterdam7h46 22:51Paris, Quai de Bercy
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£281One-way
18:50Amsterdam Airport Schiphol1h20 20:10Paris Orly Airport
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£1401One-way

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Thu
27 Jan
£118Thalys
£21BlaBlaCar Bus
£114KLM
Fri
28 Jan
£118Thalys
£21Flixbus
£114KLM
Sat
29 Jan
£118Thalys
£17Flixbus
£118KLM
Sun
30 Jan
£118Thalys
£17Flixbus
£114HOP!
Mon
31 Jan
£106Thalys
£24Flixbus
£77Transavia Airlines
Tue
1 Feb
£106Thalys
£24Flixbus
£114KLM
Wed
2 Feb
£82Thalys
£17Flixbus
£114KLM
Thu
3 Feb
£101Thalys
£17Flixbus
£77Transavia Airlines
Fri
4 Feb
£101Thalys
£17Flixbus
£61Transavia Airlines
Sat
5 Feb
£101Thalys
£15Flixbus
£114KLM
Sun
6 Feb
£85Thalys
£15Flixbus
£114KLM
Mon
7 Feb
£67Thalys
£15BlaBlaCar Bus
£61Transavia Airlines
Tue
8 Feb
£85Thalys
£15BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
9 Feb
£85Thalys
£15Flixbus
£114KLM
Thu
10 Feb
£85Thalys
£15Flixbus
£110Air Dolomiti
Fri
11 Feb
£85Thalys
£15Flixbus
£49Transavia France
Sat
12 Feb
£85Thalys
£17Flixbus
£96tab
Sun
13 Feb
£85Thalys
£15Flixbus
£55Transavia France
Mon
14 Feb
£85Thalys
£16Flixbus
£49Transavia France
Tue
15 Feb
£85Thalys
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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Paris

distanceDistance267 miles (430 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £63
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 6 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £40 • 1 h 20 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Transavia Airlines or Thalys

Take a coach, flight or train to travel 267 miles (430 km) from Amsterdam to 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 coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £15. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are Flixbus, Transavia Airlines or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or flight from Amsterdam to Paris.

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How to Travel from Amsterdam to Paris

Passengers wishing to travel from Amsterdam to Paris have several direct daily options. The fastest method of travel is by high-speed train while coaches can take up to 10 hours.

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

Amsterdam to Paris Travel Comparison

Average Price

Travel Time

Cheapest Time to Book

buses

£15.38

07:15 h

1 Week Before

flight

£17.09

3:17 h

2 Months Before

flight

£25.66

1:30 h

2 Months Before



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

Cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Paris


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The cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Paris is by bus. Ouibus, Flixbus and Megabus operate over 15 direct routes a day between the two cities with journey times that vary from 7 to 10 hours. Departures commence at around 7:30 a.m. and continue throughout the day until just after 11:00 p.m. Departures are from Amsterdam Sloterdijk Bus Station with arrivals at either Paris Porte Maillot or Paris Gare Bercy. Sloterdijk Bus Station is linked to Amsterdam by suburban trains, trams and buses while both Paris Porte Maillot and Gare Bercy enjoy good links with the city's extensive public transport system. Taxis are available at all stations.


Fastest way to travel from Amsterdam to Paris


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When accounting for waiting times and check in, trains are the quickest way to travel from Amsterdam to Paris, however, when counting just the journey duration, flights are the quickest way to travel from Amsterdam to Paris. KLM and Air France codeshare flights between the two cities offering 13 non-stop services a day. Departures begin at around 5:00 a.m. and continue until just before 7:00 p.m. The overall journey time is approximately 4 hours. Flights depart from Amsterdam-Schiphol Airport and arrive at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.


Most popular way to travel from Amsterdam to Paris


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The most popular way to get from Amsterdam to Paris is by train. There are ten French Thalys trains every day with a direct journey time between the two cities of just over 3 hours. The first departure from Amsterdam Centraal Station is just before 6:30 a.m., with the last train leaving at around 7:30 p.m. Trains arrive at Paris Gare du Nord. Both Amsterdam Centraal and Paris Gare du Nord are centrally located within their respective cities, with good public transport links.


Travel Tips: Travel from Amsterdam to Paris

Travel to Paris easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Paris.
FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Paris, France from Amsterdam, Netherlands currently allowed?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can travellers from Netherlands enter France?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

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

Conditions of entry into 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

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 25/01/2022. 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 trip between Amsterdam and Paris.

Are there restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Paris, France due to the coronavirus pandemic?

The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from France is: Partially open.

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, Netherlands from Paris, France?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Amsterdam 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

Which rules do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travellers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 24/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Amsterdam from Paris here.

What are my Amsterdam to Paris travel options?

There are 3 travel options from Amsterdam to Paris: coach, flight or train.

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

Coach services offer the cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Paris. Tickets for a coach cost on average £15.

This is compared to other travel options to Paris:

A coach is generally £25 less than a flight for the same trip. A flight costs on average £40 from Amsterdam to Paris.

A coach is generally £48 less than a train for the same route. A train costs on average £63 from Amsterdam to Paris.

What is the fastest way from Amsterdam to Paris?

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Paris is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 20 min.

Other travel options between Amsterdam and Paris can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h 25 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 20 min   of travel time.

How many miles from Amsterdam to Paris would I travel?

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

How many services a day are there from Amsterdam to Paris?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Paris is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Amsterdam to Paris?

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) to Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Most travellers catch their flight from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Most travellers catch their train from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Paris Gare de Lyon.

Who can get me from Amsterdam to Paris?

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

  • You can go to Paris from Amsterdam by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £15 with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Paris on Omio.
  • You can travel by plane from Amsterdam to Paris with Transavia Airlines, and you can find Transavia Airlines Amsterdam to Paris tickets for £40 on Omio.
  • You can travel from Amsterdam to Paris by train with Thalys. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £63 with Thalys from Amsterdam to Paris.

Is there a way to travel directly from Amsterdam to Paris?

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

  • You can book a direct coach with.
  • You'll find direct flights with KLM or Air France.

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

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip to Paris from Amsterdam?

Your journey from Amsterdam to Paris doesn't have to end in Paris. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Brussels. If you’d like to add London, Barcelona or Brussels to your Amsterdam to Paris trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Paris today!

When should I purchase a ticket to Paris from Amsterdam online to score the best deals?

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

  • The price of a coach ticket for this journey is £15 one way on average.
  • The price of a plane ticket is on average £40 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £63 one way for this trip.

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