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There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Paris by train, bus, rideshare, car or plane

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  3h 20m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord Thalys

120€ - 160€

Cheapest option

Bus  •  6h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Paris City Centre - Bercy Ouibus

15€ - 90€

6 alternative options

Rideshare  •  6h 3m

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Paris 312.3 miles

32€

Drive  •  4h 51m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Porte Maillot 315.1 miles

65€ - 100€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG  •  4h 21m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris CDG (CDG) AMS - CDG

56€ - 250€

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly  •  4h 11m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Paris Orly (ORY) AMS - ORY

54€ - 208€

Train to Brussels, fly to Paris CDG  •  4h 48m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
  2. Fly from Brussels (BRU) to Paris CDG (CDG) BRU - CDG

129€ - 330€

Train to Dusseldorf, fly to Paris CDG  •  6h 37m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
  2. Fly from Dusseldorf (DUS) to Paris CDG (CDG) DUS - CDG

88€ - 246€

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Paris is to rideshare which costs 32€ and takes 6h 3m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Paris is to train which costs 120€ - 160€ and takes 3h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk and arriving at Paris City Centre - Bercy. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Paris-Nord. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 3h 20m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Paris is 430 km. The road distance is 504.2 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Paris without a car is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs 120€ - 160€.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord takes 3h 20m including transfers and departs every three hours.

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Amsterdam to Paris bus services, operated by Ouibus, depart from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Paris is to train which takes 3h 20m and costs 120€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 15€ - 90€ and takes 6h 20m, you could also fly, which costs 55€ - 250€ and takes 4h 21m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Paris.
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  • Distance: 268.8 miles
  • Duration: 3h 20m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Paris, France?

Thalys operates a train from Amsterdam to Paris every 3 hours. Tickets cost 120€ - 160€ and the journey takes 3h 20m. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Paris every 4 hours. Tickets cost 15€ - 22€ and the journey takes 6h 20m. Eurolines FR also services this route every 4 hours.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2h 50m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
85€ - 410€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
75€ - 400€
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
When
Every day
Estimated price
80€ - 370€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 16m
When
Every day
Estimated price
100€ - 460€
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
140€ - 600€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 13m
When
Every day
Estimated price
160€ - 800€
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
45€ - 260€
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
57m
When
Every day
Estimated price
260€ - 800€
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Every day
Estimated price
110€ - 410€
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
30€ - 240€
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday
Estimated price
30€ - 250€
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
110€ - 460€
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3h 25m
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
650€ - 1900€
Train operators
Thalys
Phone
+32 70 66 77 88
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
120€ - 160€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
120€ - 160€
1st Class
160€ - 230€
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Antwerpen-Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Thalys
2nd Class
40€ - 60€
1st Class
60€ - 85€
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Dusseldorf Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 8m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Bus operators
Ouibus

As the bus subsidiary of French railway SNCF, Ouibus offers comfortable, eco-friendly coaches serving 35 French cities and 11 European cities at affordable fares. Ouibus journeys are safe and comfortable, with the four-star coaches offering power outlets, restrooms and WiFi. All Ouibus stations are located close to town centres for easy access to public transport. Getting on one of the 130 daily journeys is easy - electronic travel documents include your ticket and a personalised mini-guide with handy information.

Contact Details
Phone
0890715298
Website
ouibus.com
Bus from Amsterdam City Center - Sloterdijk to Paris City Centre - Bercy
Ave. Duration
6h 20m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
15€ - 22€
Website
Ouibus
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
7h 45m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 90€
Schedules at
eurolines.fr
Other operators
BlaBlaCar

A ridesharing platform with 40 million users, Blablacar gives you access to destinations without worrying about on-the-road chaos. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility you’ll get to your destination – often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.

Rome2rio's guide to BlaBlaCar
Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Amsterdam to Paris
Ave. Duration
6h 3m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
32€
Book at
blablacar.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Paris CDG Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Amsterdam to Paris bus services, operated by Ouibus, arrive at Paris City Centre - Bercy station.

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Amsterdam to Paris train services, operated by Thalys, arrive at Paris-Nord station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Paris is 504 km. It takes approximately 4h 51m to drive from Amsterdam to Paris.

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Luxair, Lufthansa, easyJet and two other airlines offer flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Paris CDG Airport.

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Book your Amsterdam to Paris bus tickets online with Distribusion and Busbud.

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There are 4130+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at 67€ per night.

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Check out Blablacar's carpooling service for rideshare options between Amsterdam and Paris. A great option if you don't have a driver's licence or want to avoid public transport.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 18m and costs 5€ - 11€.

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