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

14:55Amsterdam, Sloterdijk7h10 22:05Paris
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£171One-way
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14:55Amsterdam, Sloterdijk7h10 22:05Paris
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£171One-way
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23:55Amsterdam, Sloterdijk6h15 06:10Paris
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£291One-way
22:15Amsterdam, Sloterdijk7h15 05:30Paris
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£291One-way
08:15Amsterdam Centraal3h20 11:35Paris Gare du Nord
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£1371One-way

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Wed
29 Sep
£122Thalys
£17BlaBlaCar Bus
£215HOP!
Thu
30 Sep
£122Thalys
£15Flixbus
£201Swiss
Fri
1 Oct
£134Thalys
£15Flixbus
£207Lufthansa
Sat
2 Oct
£122Thalys
£15Flixbus
£173Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
3 Oct
£110Thalys
£15Flixbus
£150Lufthansa
Mon
4 Oct
£88Thalys
£15Flixbus
£118HOP!
Tue
5 Oct
£88Thalys
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£144Austrian Airlines
Wed
6 Oct
£88Thalys
£15Flixbus
£144Austrian Airlines
Thu
7 Oct
£88Thalys
£15Flixbus
£144Austrian Airlines
Fri
8 Oct
£110Thalys
£15Flixbus
£107Lufthansa Cityline
Sat
9 Oct
£88Thalys
£15BlaBlaCar Bus
£107Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
10 Oct
£88Thalys
£15Flixbus
£122Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
11 Oct
£88Thalys
£15Flixbus
£122Austrian Airlines
Tue
12 Oct
£88Thalys
£15Flixbus
£122Austrian Airlines
Wed
13 Oct
£88Thalys
£15Flixbus
£108Austrian Airlines
Thu
14 Oct
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£15Flixbus
£108Austrian Airlines
Fri
15 Oct
£75Thalys
£15Flixbus
£176KLM
Sat
16 Oct
£120Thalys
£15BlaBlaCar Bus
£151Air France
Sun
17 Oct
£90Thalys
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£151KLM
Mon
18 Oct
£105Thalys
£15Flixbus
£93Austrian Airlines
Tue
19 Oct
£87Thalys
£15BlaBlaCar Bus
£93Austrian Airlines

Travel Information to Paris from Amsterdam

distanceDistance267 miles (430 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £151
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • • 6 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesAir France, Flixbus or Thalys

Take a flight, coach or train to travel 267 miles (430 km) between Amsterdam and Paris. A coach is best for those looking to save money on this journey, with tickets costing about. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Air France, Flixbus or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach or train from Amsterdam to Paris.

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.


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FAQs
What are the international travel restrictions for France due to COVID-19 if I’m travelling to Paris from Amsterdam?

International travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Paris, France is: Partially open.

Can I enter France if coming from Netherlands?

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

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Paris if travelling from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What measures do I need to follow in Paris, France due to the pandemic?

All travellers in France must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 26/09/2021; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Amsterdam and Paris.

Are there restrictions on my return trip to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Paris, France due to COVID-19?

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

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Amsterdam from Paris?

  • 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 26/09/2021. 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.

How do I travel from Amsterdam to Paris?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Amsterdam and Paris. You can take a flight, coach or train.

What is the cheapest way from Amsterdam to Paris?

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Paris, which costs on average.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Paris:

A coach journey is usually £136 less than a journey to Paris by plane, which costs on average £151 for the same trip.

A coach journey is usually £95 less than a journey to Paris by train, which costs on average £110 for the same trip.

What is the fastest way to Paris from Amsterdam?

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Paris is by travel with an average journey time of NaN h NaN min.

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

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 4 h 5 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h 15 min   on average.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 20 min.

How far is Paris from Amsterdam?

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

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Amsterdam to Paris?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Paris is:

  • 6 trains a day.

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

When going from Amsterdam to Paris, where do I depart from Amsterdam and where do I arrive in Paris?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Amsterdam to Paris:

  • Flights mostly leave from Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and tend to arrive in Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport.
  • Coaches mostly leave from Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and tend to arrive in Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine).
  • Trains most often depart from Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Paris at Paris Gare de Lyon.
Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Amsterdam to Paris?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Paris, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Air France can take you to Paris by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Air France from Amsterdam to Paris for £151.
  • Travel with Flixbus for coaches to Paris. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Amsterdam to Paris tickets on Omio for £15.
  • Thalys can get you to Paris by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Thalys from Amsterdam to Paris for £110 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly to Paris from Amsterdam?

Yes, there are direct services available between Amsterdam and Paris with the following travel operators:

  • You can travel directly by plane with KLM or Air France with direct flights per day.
  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus with direct coaches per day.
  • You can find around 6 direct trains per day and book this direct train with Thalys.

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 to Paris from Amsterdam.

Where should I go next after I travel between Amsterdam and Paris?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Amsterdam to Paris often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like London, Barcelona or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Amsterdam and Paris itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Paris and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I buy tickets between Amsterdam and Paris online for 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 plane ticket is on average £151 one way for this journey.
  • The price of a coach ticket for this route is £15 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is on average £110 one way for this journey.

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.