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

07:15Paris6h50 14:05Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£231One-way
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07:15Paris6h50 14:05Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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12:45Paris7h35 20:20Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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23:55Paris6h15 06:10Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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23:15Paris7h10 06:25Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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20 Jun
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21 Jun
£66Thalys
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£132Air France
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22 Jun
£80Thalys
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£132Air France
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23 Jun
£89Thalys
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24 Jun
£80Thalys
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25 Jun
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26 Jun
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27 Jun
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28 Jun
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Tue
29 Jun
£80Thalys
£17Flixbus
£132Air France
Wed
30 Jun
£80Thalys
£17Flixbus
£136Air France
Thu
1 Jul
£59Thalys
£17Flixbus
£132Air France
Fri
2 Jul
£80Thalys
£17Flixbus
£132Air France
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3 Jul
£80Thalys
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£96HOP!
Sun
4 Jul
£80Thalys
£22Flixbus
£136Air France
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5 Jul
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6 Jul
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Wed
7 Jul
£50Thalys
£17Flixbus
£136Air France
Thu
8 Jul
£59Thalys
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£132Air France
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9 Jul
£66Thalys
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£136Air France
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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.

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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

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£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.


Travel Tips

Travel from Paris to Amsterdam
Travel to Amsterdam 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 Paris to Amsterdam.
FAQs
Does Netherlands have any COVID-19 travel restrictions for people travelling between Paris and Amsterdam?

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

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 10-day mandatory quarantine and a negative COVID-19 test issued at most 1 days before arrival
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition to end the quarantine obligation earlier. It is tested in quarantine on day 5

What measures do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 16/06/2021; 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 from Paris to Amsterdam.

What travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, should I be aware of for my journey back to Paris, France from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

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

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

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

  • Arrivals vaccinated against COVID-19 are exempted from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempted from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Negative Covid-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 7 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Mandatory installation of smart phone app for contact purposes

Which rules do I need to follow in Paris, France regarding COVID-19?

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

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

The information above was last checked on 18/06/2021. 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 Paris from Amsterdam here.

How do I travel from Paris to Amsterdam?

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

How far is Amsterdam from Paris?

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

When going 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 for travellers from Paris to Amsterdam:

  • Coaches most often depart from Paris at Paris, Quai de Bercy (Parking Saemes Bercy Autocars) and arrive in Amsterdam at Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Flights from Paris to Amsterdam most often leave from Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport and arrive in Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.
  • Trains from Paris to Amsterdam most often leave from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Who can get me from Paris to Amsterdam?

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

  • You can go to Amsterdam from Paris by coach with Flixbus. You'll see cheap coach tickets for £17 with Flixbus from Paris to Amsterdam on Omio.
  • You can take a flight from Paris to Amsterdam with Lufthansa Cityline. Cheap tickets can be found for £121 with Lufthansa Cityline from Paris to Amsterdam.
  • You can travel between Paris and Amsterdam by train with Thalys. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £90 with Thalys from Paris to Amsterdam.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Paris to 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.
How far in advance should I book tickets between Paris and Amsterdam online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip between Paris and Amsterdam, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets are costing £17 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £121 one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average £90 one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets to Amsterdam from Paris online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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

A coach service offers the cheapest way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam, which costs on average £17.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Amsterdam:

A coach is generally £103 less than a flight for the same route. A flight costs on average £121 from Paris to Amsterdam.

A coach is about £72 less than a train, which costs on average £90 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to Amsterdam from Paris?

The fastest way from Paris to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 25 min.

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

In comparison, taking a coach requires on average 6 h 50 min  of travel time.

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

Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Amsterdam
Gare Paris Bercy
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Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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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 3
Paris Gare Montparnasse
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