Trains Paris to Amsterdam

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  • About 29 trains per day from Paris to Amsterdam
  • Fastest journey is 3 hours 18 minutes (changes: 0)
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Paris to Amsterdam train times
06:13 - 09:44 3 hours 31 minutes
direct train
06:13 - 10:35 4 hours 22 minutes
2 change(s)
07:25 - 10:44 3 hours 19 minutes
direct train
07:25 - 11:35 4 hours 10 minutes
2 change(s)
08:25 - 11:44 3 hours 19 minutes
direct train
08:25 - 11:44 3 hours 19 minutes
direct train
Trains Paris to Amsterdam - Facts 
  • Distance: 431 km
  • Fastest route: 3 hours 18 minutes 
  • Number of trains: 29 
  • Changes: 0 
  • First train: 06:02 
  • Last train: 21:02 
  • Trains operator(s): Thalys
  • Fare range: €20 - €259 
  • From price: €20
Cheap train tickets from Paris to Amsterdam!

Book your train journey from Paris to Amsterdam in just 2 minutes - always the best price! The rates from Paris to Amsterdam start from €20!

Every day 29 trains run between Paris and Amsterdam. The distance is 431 kilometers and the fastest train journey takes 3 hours 18 minutes. 

The earlier you book, the cheaper train tickets are. Just before departure, train tickets can be three to ten times more expensive. For this route the price difference from early booking to just before departure is  €20 - €259.

Train times / timetable

Find all train times in Europe here: travel from Paris to Amsterdam with Thalys, the first train leaves at 06:02 and the last train at 21:02.

Train operators

Thalys


Thalys 
The Thalys is a high speed train running services from Paris to Cologne, Brussels, Antwerp, Rotterdam and Amsterdam. 

2nd class

  • Comfortable seats
  • Reservation included
  • Bistro coach where drinks, snacks and small meals are available for sale
  • Free wifi for holders 
  • Power sockets at all seats

1st class 

  • Comfortable seats with more leg room
  • Reservation included
  • Quiet atmosphere
  • Power points at all seats 
  • Free wifi 
  • A light cold meal served at your seat is included in the price
  • Use of the NS International lounges in Amsterdam, Rotterdam and Schiphol Airport. Holders of the Thalys
  • ThePass and TheCard can use the Thalys-lounges in Brussels, Paris and Cologne.

Paris

What is the name of the main station in Paris? 
Paris does not have one central station, but several large stations: Paris Gare du Nord for Northern France, Gare de Lyon for the Rhone Valley and the Cote d'Azur, Gare de Austerlitz and Gare de Bercy for central France the and Gare de Bercy, Gare de Montparnasse for the southwest and west of France.

Can you walk from the station to the (old) city centre? 
The various train stations of Paris are all within the peripherique. Each of these stations is easily accessible by public transport, for example the metro.

About Paris
Paris, city of romance and light, is easy to reach by train. High speed trains run from all over France and Europe to Paris. Arrive at the magnificent Gare du Nord and Gare de Lyon and explore the Eifel Tower, Notre Dame and Maddam Tussaud's. Insider tip: have a lunch, dinner or drink in Le Train Blue. The most elegant restaurant of any train station in the world. Named after the sleeper that ran between Paris and the French Riviera.

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Amsterdam

Railway station Amsterdam, Amsterdam Central

Amsterdam Centraal is the name of the main station in Amsterdam and is located in the centre. You can walk from the station to the canals, Dam Square and to other major attractions.

If you want to go to the Rijksmuseum or the Van Gogh museum which are located at the other side of the centre you can walk for of about 30 minutes, take a tram or the newly opened underground. You can also easily rent a bike. 

  • Wifi: yes, available throughout the station
  • Lockers: yes, available 24h
  • Restaurants: yes
  • Parking: yes, paid, but not recommended! (Park your car for free at Diemen or Halfweg station) 

To the city centre

  • Walking: 10 minutes (to the Dam, the central square) 
  • Bike: OV Bike
  • Subway:  2 minutes to the Rokin stop. It's superfast.
  • Tram: 10 minutes
  • Bus: don't take it. It's not going to the centre.
  • Taxi: yes. Including Uber.
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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to travel from Paris to Amsterdam?
The average travel time between Paris and Amsterdam is 3 hours 18 minutes. On average 29 trains per day run between Paris and Amsterdam. The first train is leaving Paris at 06:02 and the last at 21:02. The prices for train tickets from Paris to Amsterdam start from €20.

How much does it cost to take the train from Paris to Amsterdam?
The train fares for tickets from Paris to Amsterdam start from €20. If you book early you have more chance to buy cheap train tickets from Paris to Amsterdam. Sometimes tickets cost up to 4-5 times more just before departure than at the time the sales period starts.

How do I get from Paris to Amsterdam?
On average 29 trains per day run between Paris and Amsterdam. The number of changes on this route is 0. Trains are one of the best ways to travel around Europe, they are fast, convenient and if you book on time there are often great deals. Fares for trains from Paris to Amsterdam start from €20.

How long is the train ride from Paris to Amsterdam?
The average travel time between Paris and Amsterdam is 3 hours 18 minutes. Every day 29 runs between Paris and Amsterdam and the number of changes is 0. Train times can vary at any time of the day - check our rail planner for all the actual train times.

How far is Paris from Amsterdam by train?
The distance between Paris and Amsterdam is 431 kilometers. The average travel time is 3 hours 18 minutes and there are approximately 29 trains per day running between Paris and Amsterdam. The first train leaves from Paris at 06:02 and the last one at 21:02.

Which trains run from Paris to Amsterdam?
The following railway companies operate on the route between Paris and Amsterdam: Thalys. The average travel time is 3 hours 18 minutes, the distance is 431 kilometers and fares start from €20.

How to buy cheap train tickets from Paris to Amsterdam?
Book your train tickets from Paris to Amsterdam as early as possible - sometimes it saves 4-5 times than booking just before departure. If rail tickets between Paris and Amsterdam are already available try to avoid peak times and / or travel on Tuesday or Thursday. Train tickets from Paris to Amsterdam start from €20.

Do prices go down for trains Paris to Amsterdam?
Unfortunately, no - there are no last minutes. Train tickets from Paris to Amsterdam only become more expensive the closer to departure time. The only way to purchase cheap train tickets is to book as early as possible. In general, it is more economical to travel between Paris and Amsterdam on Tuesday or Thursday, avoid peak times and / or travel late in the morning or in the early afternoon.

Other way around - Train from Amsterdam to Paris

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