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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 Sep 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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£231One-way
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23:55Paris6h15 06:10Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£351One-way
16:00Paris7h20 23:20Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£351One-way
23:15Paris7h10 06:25Amsterdam, Sloterdijk
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£351One-way

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Wed
29 Sep
£88Thalys
£41BlaBlaCar Bus
£130Air France
Thu
30 Sep
£122Thalys
£23BlaBlaCar Bus
£130Air France
Fri
1 Oct
£122Thalys
£17Flixbus
£132Air France
Sat
2 Oct
£160Deutsche Bahn with connection
£15Flixbus
£130Air France
Sun
3 Oct
£94Thalys
£16Flixbus
£132Air France
Mon
4 Oct
£110Thalys
£15Flixbus
£132Air France
Tue
5 Oct
£88Thalys
£15BlaBlaCar Bus
£130Air France
Wed
6 Oct
£88Thalys
£17Flixbus
£130Air France
Thu
7 Oct
£88Thalys
£15Flixbus
£130Air France
Fri
8 Oct
£110Thalys
£15Flixbus
£130Air France
Sat
9 Oct
£157Deutsche Bahn with connection
£15Flixbus
£130Air France
Sun
10 Oct
£88Thalys
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£130Air France
Mon
11 Oct
£92Thalys
£15Flixbus
£130Air France
Tue
12 Oct
£88Thalys
£15BlaBlaCar Bus
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Wed
13 Oct
£88Thalys
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£130Air France
Thu
14 Oct
£83Thalys
£15Flixbus
£130Air France
Fri
15 Oct
£90Thalys
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£130Air France
Sat
16 Oct
£88Thalys
£15Flixbus
£130Air France
Sun
17 Oct
£88Thalys
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£130Air France
Mon
18 Oct
£83Thalys
£15Flixbus
£130Air France
Tue
19 Oct
£70Thalys
£15Flixbus
£130Air France

Travel Information between Paris and Amsterdam

distanceDistance267 miles (430 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£15 - £148
cheapestCheapest modeCoach • £15 • 6 h 25 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £148 • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Thalys

Travel 267 miles (430 km) by coach, flight or train between Paris and 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 Flixbus, Lufthansa or Thalys among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Paris to Amsterdam.

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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

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
Is international travel between Paris, France and Amsterdam, Netherlands allowed?

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:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

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: Mandatory

The above information was last verified on 26/09/2021. 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.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions on returning 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 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

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 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 Paris from Amsterdam here.

What are my travel options from Paris to Amsterdam?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel between Paris and Amsterdam?

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 £133 less than a journey to Amsterdam by plane, which costs on average £148 for the same trip.

A coach is about £94 less than a train, which costs on average £109 for this route.

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

The fastest way to get to Amsterdam from Paris is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

There are alternative travel options to Amsterdam that can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by coach can take on average 6 h 25 min.

In comparison, travelling by train can take you on average 3 h 19 min.

How many miles are between Paris and Amsterdam

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

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

The average frequency per day from Paris to Amsterdam is:

  • 7 trains per day.

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

What are the departure and arrival points when travelling from Paris to Amsterdam?

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

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

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 Flixbus for coaches to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Paris to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for £15.
  • Lufthansa can take you to Amsterdam by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Lufthansa from Paris to Amsterdam for £148.
  • Travel with Thalys for trains to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Thalys Paris to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for £109.
Is there a direct service to Amsterdam from Paris?

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

  • You can take a direct coach with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus with direct coaches per day.
  • You can travel directly by plane with KLM or Air France with direct flights per day.
  • You can take a direct train with 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 to Amsterdam from Paris.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Paris to Amsterdam?
Your journey from Paris to Amsterdam doesn't have to end in Amsterdam. Many of our customers like to extend their holidays to explore other popular destinations like London, Brussels or Berlin. If you’d like to add London, Brussels or Berlin to your Paris to Amsterdam trip, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Amsterdam today!
How early should I purchase Paris to Amsterdam tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • Coach tickets are costing £15 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £148 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £109 one way on average.

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.