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How to travel from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord by train

Want to find out more about taking the train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord? Look no further.

You'll usually find 15 trains per day running between Amsterdam-Centraal and Paris Gare du Nord, which usually take 4 hours 32 minutes to complete the 428 km journey. It can take as little as 3 hours 20 minutes on the fastest services though, if you want to get there as quickly as possible. As soon as you board the train, you'll be able to make yourself comfortable and enjoy the journey as there are direct services available. You may travel on a high-speed Thalys train for all or part of your journey to Paris Gare du Nord. These modern trains can reach speeds of up to 186 mph (300 km/h) and offer free WiFi, an onboard restaurant and three seat classes to choose from.

You can save money on train tickets from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord if you book in advance, as tickets usually start from $35.61. Use our Journey Planner at the top of the page to compare ticket prices and get the cheapest fares.

Want to book your train tickets now? Just start a search with us today. If you want to find out more about the journey, read on for train schedules (including first and last train times), FAQs and tips on how to book cheap train tickets.

Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord by train

It takes an average of 4h 32m to travel from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord by train, over a distance of around 266 miles (428 km). There are normally 15 trains per day traveling from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord and tickets for this journey start from $35.61 when you book in advance.
Journey timeFrom 3h 20m
PriceFrom $35.61
Distance266 miles (428 km)
Frequency15 trains per day
First train06:15
Last train21:38
Departure stationAmsterdam-Centraal
Arrival stationParis Gare du Nord
ChangesDirect trains available
Train and bus operatorsBlaBlaCar Bus, Flixbus, Thalys

Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord train times

Check out the next trains departing from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord for dimanche sept. 25 2022. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
DepartsArrivesTrainDuration
07:40 Amsterdam-Centraal11:35 Paris Gare du Nordthalys 9322 Thalys Get tickets3h 55m, direct
09:40 Amsterdam-Centraal13:38 Paris Gare du Nordthalys 9334 Thalys Get tickets3h 58m, direct
10:40 Amsterdam-Centraal14:35 Paris Gare du Nordthalys 9340 Thalys Get tickets3h 55m, direct
11:08 Amsterdam-Centraal16:05 Paris Gare du Nordic direct 930 NS Get tickets4h 57m, 3 changes
12:40 Amsterdam-Centraal16:38 Paris Gare du Nordthalys 9352 Thalys Get tickets3h 58m, direct
14:40 Amsterdam-Centraal18:35 Paris Gare du Nordthalys 9364 Thalys Get tickets3h 55m, direct

Thalys trains from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord

You can travel from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord on Thalys trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 186 mph (300 km/h) and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord

The price of train tickets from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord starts at $35.61 one-way for a Standard Class ticket if you book in advance. Booking on the day is usually more expensive and costs can vary depending on the time of day, route or class.

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

§Some train companies may not offer any Advance ticket types or cheaper deals for early bookings. On rare occasions, train companies may choose to release special offers closer to the date on last-minute or late-release tickets. This is dependent on the individual train operating company you travel with.

FAQs for Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord

Want to know more about your journey from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord take?

The average journey time by train between Amsterdam-Centraal and Paris Gare du Nord is 4 hours and 32 minutes, with around 15 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between Amsterdam-Centraal and Paris Gare du Nord by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord is 3 hours and 20 minutes.

How much does the train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord cost?

Train tickets from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord can start from as little as $35.61 when you book in advance and are usually more expensive when purchased on the day. Prices can also vary depending the time of day, route and class you book.

Is there a direct train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord without having to change trains. There are 10 direct trains from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord each day. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

What time does the first train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord leave?

The first train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord leaves at 06:15. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord leave?

The last train from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord leaves at 21:38. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between Amsterdam-Centraal and Paris Gare du Nord by train?

Trains travelling from Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord cover a distance of around 266 miles (428 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris Gare du Nord to Amsterdam-Centraal.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Amsterdam-Centraal to Paris Gare du Nord for a typical week day using timetable data for 09/25/2022. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 12/20/2022 for travel on 12/20/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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