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Paris - Amsterdam
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Main stations in Paris and Amsterdam
Paris Gare du NordOpening hours: Monday to Thursday : 6am to 8:35pm
Friday: 6am to 9:35pm
Saturday: 6am to 8:35pm
Sunday: 7:20am to 9:35pm _ Trains operating in and from this station:
High speed trains (TGV, Eurostar, and Thalys), Regional trains, Intercity trains
SNCF rail agents, Tourism office, Newsagents, Lounge, Lost and found, Car parking, Police station, Tourist Information Point, Currency exchange, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Amsterdam CentraalOpening hours: Monday to Friday: 9am to 10pm
Saturday: 9am to 10pm
Sunday: 9am to 12am
_ Trains operating in and from this station:
International trains (Eurostar, Thalys, ICE), High speed trains, Intercity, CityNightLine, Regional trains
Rail agents, Assistance for disabled persons and junior travellers, Lost and found, Police station, Tourist Information Point, Toilets, Luggage storage, Wi-Fi Internet, ATM and Phone cabins.
Travel inspiration in Paris and Amsterdam
Travelling by train from Paris to Amsterdam
Travellers who want to visit France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany, can choose to do so by travelling on board the Thalys high speed trains. The travel duration between Paris and Amsterdam takes about 3 hours by high speed train. The Thalys trains have 2 classes of service, comfortable carriages with spacious seats. Travellers have access to Wi-Fi Internet throughout their journey.
The Thalys trains departs from Paris Gare du Nord, one of the busiest train stations in France. The train station is interconnected with the Paris metro system. In Amsterdam, the Thalys high speed train calls at the Amsterdam Centraal, right in the heart of the city. All landmarks in Amsterdam can be reached on foot or by tram.
A point to point ticket for a single return trip between Paris and Amsterdam is the cheapest ticket choice. For extensive travel, a rail pass is the best solution. Find more information on Rail Europe websites about Eurail Benelux-France pass.
Discover Amsterdam and visit other cities by train
Amsterdam is one of the most visited cities in Europe. It is a prime destination for youth coming for all around the world. While Amsterdam has a reputation to be one of the most open cities in the world, the city remains safe to visit at any time of the day and night. The windmills of Amsterdam are a treat for the eyes.
Travellers who want to visit more of Europe can take international trains from Amsterdam to reacg Brussels, Germany or France.
Reviews & ratings Paris - Amsterdam
"Easy travel Paris to Amsterdam"Christopher v.
We took the train from Paris to Amsterdam in first class and had a great trip. Handling of luggage is very poor with everyone left to their own devices to find somewhere suitable - this is fine if you are only carrying a small case, but is totally unsuitable for people with large luggage. It appeared that 2nd class was overbooked with passengers sleeping in walkways.
"Convenient and easy"Soesad Djaja Setija t. 28/07/2014
Our trip from Paris to Amsterdam was easy and convenient using Thalys despite we travelled with our eldery parents. Rail Europe Website was easy to navigate and accurate. Will definitely use this website again in the future to book our Europe train tickets. Gare Du Nord (Paris) area was a bit scummy though, but we still felt safe. Amsterdam Central station was much better.
"train travel"Lynette s. 18/07/2014
We thoroughly enjoyed our travel on this train from Amsterdam to Paris. Very comfortable in first class and the food provided and drinks was very good.able to see the countryside as well.
"Good trip"Paul r. 14/07/2014
We travelled from Amsterdam to Paris and found the train ride and service to be very good. The restaurant car was not operating but for a trip of this duration this did not detract from our journey. Staff were courteous and efficient. The train and all facilities were in good condition, clean and operating well.
"Relaxed and Entertaining"Rosalie p. 20/11/2013
Travelling by myself from Australia, and not speaking anything other than English, I couldn't have been happier with my experience on the fast train from Amsterdam to Paris. I chose the first class option, and believe it was a very good choice. The presentation of the carriage, the professionalism of all the stewards, the quality of food, the range of wines and the attention to requirements by the carriage host could not be faulted. I loved the experience. Thank you so much :-)
"Excellent"Judith m. 19/11/2013
We traveled from Amsterdam to Paris first class, which is a 4 hour trip. Thalys made the journey feel short as it was so comfortable. The staff were friendly and always around. There wasn't a lot of baggage storage space so we put our suitcases above us. There were a lot of older people who had difficulty with the baggage storage.
"Great way to travel"Robert j. 14/11/2013
We recently travelled Europe by train and found it so easy and convenient to do it this way rather than any other way. Our trip from Paris to Amsterdam was great but was disappointed that after Italy there was no wifi to use on the trains. Would definitely travel by train again.
"Relaxing mode of travel"William m. 09/10/2013
The journey from Amsterdam to Paris on board the Rail Europe/Thalys train was excellent. The conditions were comfortable, the staff attentive and the journey was completed ahead of schedule. A most enjoyable way to travel in Europe with the added bonus of seeing some of the countryside. Strongly recommend.
"Better than flying"Simon o. 05/10/2013
A relaxing 3 hour trip from Paris to Amsterdam was definitely more enjoyable than the prospect of yet another airport delay. The trip was smooth, comfortable and on time. I will be travelling with Rail Europe again.
"Amsterdam to Paris"Helen v. 26/09/2013
The train was on time- very good The staff were most helpful- excellent The food should have been better! Value for money in relation to the quality of food that was served was poor. The choices of a ham salad or Toffu salad that I was offered was very ordinary!
"Amsterdam to Paris"Eric w. 26/09/2013