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There are 9 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  •  3 h 20 min

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

$140 - $180

Cheapest option

Bus Ouibus  •  7 h 41 min

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

$21 - $28

7 alternative options

Bus FlixBus  •  7 h 55 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Paris, Paris 800 / ...

$28 - $110

Rideshare  •  6 h 3 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Amsterdam to Paris 312.4 miles

$37

Drive  •  4 h 52 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Paris 313 miles

$75 - $110

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG  •  4 h 19 min

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

$69 - $294

Fly Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly  •  4 h 11 min

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

$55 - $226

Train to Brussels, fly to Paris CDG  •  5 h 7 min

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

$109 - $338

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

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

$101 - $278

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Paris is to bus which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 7 h 41 min.

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

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Paris, Paris. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 7 h 55 min.

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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 3 h 20 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Paris is 430 km. The road distance is 500.7 km.

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

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord takes 3 h 20 min 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 3 h 20 min and costs 120€ - 160€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 17€ - 25€ and takes 7 h 41 min, you could also fly, which costs 60€ - 260€ and takes 4 h 19 min.

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

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

Thalys operates a train from Amsterdam to Paris every 3 hours. Tickets cost $140 - $180 and the journey takes 3 h 20 min. Alternatively, Ouibus operates a bus from Amsterdam to Paris every 4 hours. Tickets cost $18 - $25 and the journey takes 6 h 20 min.

Airlines
Air France
Website
airfrance.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
2 h 50 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$95 - $480
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $450
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 17 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$90 - $430
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $550
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $650
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Monday to Saturday
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3 h 13 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
1 h 15 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$50 - $290
Brussels Airlines
Website
brusselsairlines.com
Flights from Brussels to Paris CDG
Ave. Duration
57 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$300 - $950
easyJet
Website
easyjet.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris CDG via London Gatwick
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$130 - $470
Transavia Holland
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$35 - $270
Transavia France
Website
transavia.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly
Ave. Duration
1 h 20 min
When
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Estimated price
$35 - $290
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Paris Orly via London City
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
$120 - $550
Luxair
Website
luxair.lu
Flights from Dusseldorf to Paris CDG via Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Monday and Friday
Estimated price
$750 - $2,200
Train operators
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Paris-Nord
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$140 - $180
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$140 - $180
1st Class
$180 - $260
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Brussels Airport - Zaventem
Ave. Duration
2 h 24 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$27 - $50
Website
ns.nl
Book at
eurail.com
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
2 h 8 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$45 - $70
Website
bahn.de
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
6 h 20 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$18 - $25
Website
Ouibus
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Paris, Paris
Ave. Duration
7 h 55 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$28 - $50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Eurolines FR
Phone
+ 33 1 41 86 24 21
Website
eurolines.fr
Bus from Amsterdam to Paris Gallieni
Ave. Duration
8 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$70 - $110
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
6 h 3 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$37
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 1 h 15 min.

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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 501 km. It takes approximately 4 h 52 min 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 FlixBus and Busbud.

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There are 5125+ hotels available in Paris. Prices start at $77 USD 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 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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