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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
Your travel by train from Paris to Amsterdam
The high speed red Thalys trains take travellers between France, the Netherlands, Belgium and Germany and the journey between Paris and Amsterdam takes about 3 hours. There are two levels of service on-board. Comfort 1 passengers enjoy an in-seat meal and Comfort 2 passengers can take refreshments in the buffet bar. Both of them benefit from a free Wifi access, with a Flexi fare in 2nd Class.
Paris Gare du Nord is in the centre of the city with easy access on public transport. Passengers aboard the Thalys in Paris and enjoy the ride to the city of canals. Arriving in Amsterdam, travellers will find the station on the banks of the River IJ and the city centre a short walk away. Most central hotels can be reached by foot but there are ferries, trams, buses, bikes and taxis outside the station. A regular airport service leaves from this station too.
Between Paris and Amsterdam a point to point ticket is the best option but for travellers who want to explore further afield throughout The Netherlands and beyond, there are several other options. For example, a Eurail Benelux-France pass will give unlimited train travel in France, Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.
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Amsterdam has something for every visitor. For culture vultures there is the museum of Van Gogh, or the Rijksmuseum. For those who love history, there is Anne Frank’s house, or boat tours along the canals. For those who like to shop there are plenty of interesting streets to explore and for those who want to relax before going out there’s the cafes and restaurants buzzing with friendly chatter.
From Amsterdam, the rest of Europe is easily accessible by train. Take the Thalys to Germany or Brussels or explore the rest of The Netherlands’ pretty countryside, hiring bikes to explore small villages.
"Great first experience"Efendy e.
My partner and I enjoyed both trip from and to Paris. The seats were comfortable, it was 1st class anyway. The only trouble was that we had to carry our heavy luggage (after doing quite some shopping in Paris) to the 2nd floor (where our seats are located). We assumed it wasn't wise to leave it on the 1st floor considering the increasing rate of crime in Europe at this time. Over all the experience was great. Nice view and we enjoyed the scenery on the way to Paris. It rained almost the whole trip to Nice so the return trip made up to it. In my opinion, the choice at the bar should have more variety. And I couldn't ask for hot water even though I'm more than willing to pay. Instead I was offered to buy a bottle of mineral water, pour it into my instant noodle cup and the attendant heat it up in the microwave, which is not exactly hot enough. Value for money Convenience