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from Paris to Amsterdam

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

Our recommendation

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

20:55Paris Orly Airport1h15 22:10Amsterdam Airport Schiphol
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17:25Paris Gare du Nord3h19 20:44Amsterdam Centraal
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08:25Paris Gare du Nord3h19 11:44Amsterdam Centraal
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10:25Paris Gare du Nord3h19 13:44Amsterdam Centraal
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Thu
27 Jan
£118Thalys
£57Flixbus
£108Transavia Airlines
Fri
28 Jan
£118Thalys
£31Flixbus
£108Transavia Airlines
Sat
29 Jan
£118Thalys
£19BlaBlaCar Bus
£127Air France
Sun
30 Jan
£118Thalys
£17Flixbus
£127HOP!
Mon
31 Jan
£106Thalys
£25Flixbus
£80Transavia Airlines
Tue
1 Feb
£106Thalys
£17Flixbus
£131Air France
Wed
2 Feb
£82Thalys
£21Flixbus
£127Air France
Thu
3 Feb
£106Thalys
£21Flixbus
£65Transavia Airlines
Fri
4 Feb
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£21Flixbus
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Sat
5 Feb
£85Thalys
£17Flixbus
£131Air France
Sun
6 Feb
£106Thalys
£21Flixbus
£127Air France
Mon
7 Feb
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£17Flixbus
£72Transavia Airlines
Tue
8 Feb
£85Thalys
£17Flixbus
£127Air France
Wed
9 Feb
£85Thalys
£17Flixbus
£131HOP!
Thu
10 Feb
£85Thalys
£20Flixbus
£127HOP!
Fri
11 Feb
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£21Flixbus
£52Transavia France
Sat
12 Feb
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£17Flixbus
£127HOP!
Sun
13 Feb
£106Thalys
£21Flixbus
£72Transavia France
Mon
14 Feb
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£17Flixbus
£58Transavia France
Tue
15 Feb
£63Thalys
£15Flixbus
£127Air France

Travel Information to Amsterdam from Paris

distanceDistance267 miles (430 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, coach or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £56
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 6 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £45 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesTransavia Airlines, Flixbus or Thalys

Travel 267 miles (430 km) by flight, coach or train from Paris to Amsterdam. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 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 trip are Transavia Airlines, Flixbus or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct flight, coach 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.


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

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

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:

  • 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

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 24/01/2022; 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.

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

  • 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

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 25/01/2022. 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 Paris from Amsterdam here.

How do you get from Paris to Amsterdam?

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

How do I get from Paris to Amsterdam the cheapest way?

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

This is compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A coach journey is usually £30 less than a journey to Amsterdam by plane, which costs on average £45 for the same trip.

A coach is about £41 less than a train, which costs on average £56 for this trip.

What is the fastest way to Amsterdam from Paris?

The quickest way to travel to Amsterdam from Paris is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

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

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

How far is it from Paris to Amsterdam?

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

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Amsterdam is:

  • 7 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Paris and in Amsterdam?

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

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

Which travel operators 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 travel between Paris and Amsterdam by flight with Transavia Airlines. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £45 with Transavia Airlines from Paris to Amsterdam.
  • You can take a coach from Paris to Amsterdam with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for £15 with Flixbus from Paris to Amsterdam.
  • You can go to Amsterdam from Paris by train with Thalys. You'll see cheap train tickets for £56 with Thalys from Paris to Amsterdam on Omio.

Can I travel directly from Paris to Amsterdam?

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

  • You can take a direct flight with Transavia Airlines with direct flights per day.
  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus with direct coaches per day.
  • You'll find 7 direct trains per day with Thalys.

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 from Paris to Amsterdam.

What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Paris to Amsterdam?

Omio customers who travel from Paris to Amsterdam often also extend their holiday to go to London, Brussels or Berlin. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Amsterdam and these popular destinations at a great price.

How far in advance should I buy tickets to Amsterdam from Paris online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets cost £45 one way on average.
  • Coach tickets are costing on average £15 one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average £56 one way.

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