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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.
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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.
Reviews & ratings Paris - Amsterdam
Trip was excellent. We really enjoyed it.
"My trip from Ams CS to Paris"Mohd a. 14/08/2014
The trip was good overall. The train was clean, though the toilets can be made a little cleaner. One problem I faced was thieves and pick pockets on the train. When the train made a stop at Antwerp, I saw a person walking in front of my window with my suitcase. I ran out of the train to get my bag, but could not find, then I looked and found my bag behind one of the columns in the station. I consider my self very lucky to look in the right place at the right time. From there on, I stayed close to my luggage at every stop to make sure no one take them.
"Very easy an comfortable"Casper p. 10/08/2014
It is easier and more comfortable to take the train from Amsterdam to Paris, than travailing by plane. Missing free wi-fi and missing access to Rail Europe app in my app store a small minus.
"First Class Travel"Vanessa k. 06/08/2014
The seats were comfortable, we were served Breakfast and Snacks for a 3 hour journey from Amsterdam to Paris. The service was great. There was even free WiFi!
"Comfortable train ride"Nurhuda Binte j. 25/11/2013
It was the first time taking Thalys from Amsterdam to Paris and it was a nice experience. It was comfortable. Since we booked our tickets in advanced, it was value for money and we were allocated to seats that we wanted.
"Great Trip"Jason b. 28/10/2013
Took the train from Paris to Amsterdam for the second leg of our trip. The train is smooth and fast. We had a nice surprise of food included in the premiere class. It wasn't expected which was nice, but wished it were hot food (cold chicken didn't seem that appealing - maybe stick to sandwiches). But nonetheless Thalys always delivers us to our destination on time and budget!
"Train journey"Md Tajuddin m. 26/10/2013
The train journey from Paris to Amsterdam was very good and we enjoyed the views of the places along the journey. The train was packed with passengers but there is enough rooms to put your extra luggage, in case you need it. .
"Paris to Amsterdam"Jacqueline m. 18/10/2013
Punctual and efficient service. The train was comfortable, clean and fast. Highly recommended and much preferred to flying.
"Pleasant journey by Thalys"Yen Shan l. 17/10/2013
Comfortable and convenience by Thalys Train to Paris from Amsterdam .
"First time on Thalys"Sophia h. 17/10/2013
I recently traveled from Amsterdam to Paris on Thalys (visiting from the US). I booked the Semi-Flex class 1 fair, which was the same price as the as the class 2 fair. I really was not sure what the difference was, but class 1 sounded pretty good. Well, I was glad I did. We had large seats, charging stations for our phone, free wifi, and breakfast. It was definitely worth the value and the ride was very pleasant (minus this woman across from me who complained about every little thing.) Next time I'm in the area, I will book Thalys again!
"PARIS NORD-AMSTERDAM"Selwyn j. 11/10/2013
OUR EXPERIENCE ON THIS JOURNEY WAS A PLEAENT AND ENJOYABLE ONE,AND I WOULD RECOMEND THALYS TO OTHER WOULD BE TRAIN TRAVEL PERSONS.THE SERVICE AND ATTENTION BY TRAIN PERSONNEL WAS EXCELLENT.
"Amsterdam to Paris trip"Senthilkumar r. 08/10/2013
The train and the facilities were very good. The travel was worth for the money paid. However one item needs to be addresssed by the administration. There were many reserved ticket holders without seat numbers. As a tourist and speaking foreign language they were stranded with their luggages with no guidance on where to go. This can be avoided in future.
"Amsterdam to Parys"Hayley c. 03/10/2013
Definitely the way to travel - easy, convenient, time efficient, comfortable and very affordable!