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Traveling from Haarlem to Paris by train

Looking to travel from Haarlem to Paris by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 4 hours 45 minutes to travel from Haarlem to Paris by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 3 hours 40 minutes though. You'll usually find 15 trains per day running along the 425 km route between these two destinations. You'll need to make 1 change during the journey to Paris, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route. You'll be traveling with TGV, Thalys or SNCF on your way to Paris, as these are the main rail operators on this route.

Plan your trip ahead of time and book early if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Tickets from Haarlem to Paris start from $58.38 when you book in advance, so start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices.

If you're feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Paris by train, including our train schedule where you can view first and last train times.

Haarlem to Paris by train

It takes an average of 4h 45m to travel from Haarlem to Paris by train, over a distance of around 264 miles (425 km). There are normally 15 trains per day traveling from Haarlem to Paris and tickets for this journey start from $58.38 when you book in advance.

First train


Last train


Departure station


Arrival station


Journey time

3h 40m


425 miles (264 km)


15 trains per day


1 change


From $58.38

Train and bus operators

BlaBlaCar Bus, Thalys, NS, SNCB, SNCF, ALSA

Haarlem to Paris train times

Check out the next trains departing from Haarlem to Paris for Tuesday Feb 14th 2023. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
06:55 10:35 3h 40m, 1 change
07:55 11:35 3h 40m, 1 change
08:55 13:05 4h 10m, 2 changes
09:51 13:44 3h 53m, 1 change
10:51 15:05 4h 14m, 2 changes
11:51 15:38 3h 47m, 1 change
13:51 17:35 3h 44m, 1 change
14:51 18:35 3h 44m, 1 change
15:55 19:35 3h 40m, 1 change
16:55 20:38 3h 43m, 1 change

NS, Thalys, SNCB and SNCF trains from Haarlem to Paris

You can travel from Haarlem to Paris on NS, Thalys, SNCB and SNCF 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.

PhotoNicky Boogaard, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

NS is the main railway operator in the Netherlands. It connects the four corners of the country with regional, medium-distance and high-speed trains. It's also possible for you to travel at night thanks to multi-line night trains, including Schiphol and Eindhoven airports. All trains are equipped with two comfort classes – First Class and Second Class.

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.

PhotoMPW57, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCB is the national railway company of Belgium, with services that include national (Intercity) and regional (Local) express trains. All SNCB trains come with both First Class and Second Class carriages. Belgium has one of the densest rail networks in the world. Seat reservations aren’t possible for any of the company's trains.

PhotoCtruongngoc, under licence CC BY-SA 3.0

SNCF is the national train operator of France. It operates all domestic trains and routes across France, as well as international services to Spain and Germany. There are three different types of domestic trains that operate under the SNCF banner – TGV (high-speed, full-service trains that connect the major cities in France), Intercités (usually a more frequent stopping service, but with all the amenities), and TER (regional train services with basic onboard facilities).

Cheap train tickets from Haarlem to Paris

The price of train tickets from Haarlem to Paris starts at $58.38 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 Haarlem to Paris 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 Haarlem to Paris

Want to know more about your journey from Haarlem to Paris? 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 Haarlem to Paris take?

The average journey time by train between Haarlem and Paris is 4 hours and 45 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 Haarlem and Paris by train?

The fastest journey time by train from Haarlem to Paris is 3 hours and 40 minutes.

How much does the train from Haarlem to Paris cost?

Train tickets from Haarlem to Paris can start from as little as $58.38 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 Haarlem to Paris?

No, there are no direct train services from Haarlem to Paris. Travelling from Haarlem to Paris by train will require a minimum of 1 change.

What time does the first train from Haarlem to Paris leave?

The first train from Haarlem to Paris leaves at 05:51. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from Haarlem to Paris leave?

The last train from Haarlem to Paris leaves at 21:21. 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 Haarlem and Paris by train?

Trains travelling from Haarlem to Paris cover a distance of around 264 miles (425 km) during the journey.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Paris to Haarlem.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Haarlem to Paris for a typical week day using timetable data for 02/14/2023. 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 10/11/2022 for travel on 10/11/2022 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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