How to get from Paris to Amsterdam

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

09:25Paris, Quai de Bercy7h25 16:50Amsterdam
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£261One-way
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16:25Paris7h00 23:25Amsterdam
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£231One-way
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07:00Paris, Quai de Bercy7h05 14:05Amsterdam
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16:20Paris, Quai de Bercy7h05 23:25Amsterdam
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12:25Paris, Quai de Bercy7h34 19:59Amsterdam
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£321One-way

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Travel Information between Paris and Amsterdam

distanceDistance267 miles (430 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£26 - £143
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £26 • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £143 • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar Bus, Transavia Airlines or Thalys

Travel 267 miles (430 km) by coach, 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 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a coach is the best option with prices starting as low as £26. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar Bus, Transavia Airlines or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Paris to Amsterdam.

How to Travel from Paris to Amsterdam

The route from Paris to Amsterdam is well-served by bus, train, and plane. Travelling by plane the journey on average takes 1 hour and 30 minutes. Buses tend to be the cheapest option. For those that prefer to travel via. train there up to 10 services a day from Paris to Amsterdam.

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

buses

£21.07

7:10 h

1 Week Ahead

trains

£57.92

3:17 h

1 Month Ahead

flight

£26.04

1:30 h

2 Months Ahead



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

Cheapest way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam


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Taking the bus is the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam. Buses travelling from Paris to Amsterdam depart from different stations depending on the bus company, including Gare Routière Bercy Arena, Porte Maillot, Porte d'Orléans, Porte Bagnolet and Paris CDG (Terminal 3). Over 40 buses travel from Paris to Amsterdam every day, with the earliest departing at 7:00 a.m. Bus companies that travel from Paris to Amsterdam include Eurolines, Flixbus, and Ouibus.


Fastest way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam


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Flying is the fastest way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam. With only 1 hour and 30 minutes of flight time, taking a flight is at least 2 hours faster than taking the train or bus. However, when travel time to and from Paris to Amsterdam airports is taken into consideration, taking a flight takes nearly the same amount of time as the train. Flights travelling from Paris to Amsterdam can depart from either Paris Charles De Gaulle or Paris Orly, depending on the airline. All flights land at Amsterdam Schipol. Flight providers include Air France, KLM and more.


Most popular way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam


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Catching a flight is the most popular way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam. Considering that trains and flights require approximately the same amount of time to travel from Paris to Amsterdam and airfare is generally less costly, most travellers choose to save money by flying. However, taking the train is also a popular option for travellers who prefer extra space on the journey.


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FAQs

Travel from Paris, France to Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Amsterdam from Paris restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of France.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Paris?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: Recommended

The above information was last verified on 27/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Paris and Amsterdam closer to your planned date of departure here.

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:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • 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)
  • Health declaration required

What are the requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in France?

All travellers 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: Recommended

The above information about your return travel to Paris, France was last verified on 28/06/2022. 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.

There are 3 ways to travel between Paris and Amsterdam including taking a coach, flight or train.

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam, which costs on average £26.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

A coach journey is usually £117 less than a journey to Amsterdam by plane, which costs on average £143 for the same trip.

A coach is about £86 less than a train, which costs on average £112 for this trip.

The fastest way from Paris to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

Other travel options to Amsterdam from Paris can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by train can take on average 3 h 19 min.

Amsterdam is approximately 267 miles (430 km) away from Paris.

The average frequency per day from Paris to Amsterdam is:

  • 7 trains a day.

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

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

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

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

  • Travel with BlaBlaCar Bus to go to Amsterdam by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find BlaBlaCar Bus Paris to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for £26.
  • Travel with Transavia Airlines to go to Amsterdam by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Transavia Airlines Paris to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for £143.
  • Thalys can take you to Amsterdam by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Thalys from Paris to Amsterdam for £112.

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

  • You can find around direct coaches per day and book this direct coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus.
  • You'll find direct flights per day with Transavia France, KLM or Air France.
  • You can travel directly by train with Thalys with 7 direct trains per day.

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

Looking to extend your trip from Paris to Amsterdam? Many Omio customers who go from Paris to Amsterdam usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like London, Brussels or Berlin. If you're looking to explore London, Brussels or Berlin from Amsterdam, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • The price of a coach ticket is on average £26 one way for this trip.
  • The price of a plane ticket for this journey is on average £143 one way.
  • The price of a train ticket for this trip is on average £112 one way.

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.

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