From € 35

To Paris by train

Quickly to the city center

  • From € 35* one-way trip
  • Travel time Amsterdam – Paris 3.18 hrs
  • Board directly, no check-ins

Pay attention: Due to the regulations of the French and Belgian authorities, there is no catering on board the Thalys. The bar in the bar carriage is closed and there is no catering at the seat in 1st class (Premium). The Thalys lounges are also closed.

The earlier you book, the lower the price. The lowest fare from Amsterdam to Paris is € 35 If the € 35 tickets have run out on a particular time and day, the price will increase to between € 55 and € 135. You pay extra if you want a flexible ticket.

  • Travel information

    Travel information Paris

    Thalys runs 10 times a day at top speed from Amsterdam via Schiphol and Rotterdam to Paris. During your trip, you’ll have all you need to able to relax in our comfortable seats.

    Route Travel times Transfers
    Amsterdam - Paris 3h18m 0
    Schiphol Airport - Paris 3h02m 0
    Rotterdam - Paris 2h37m 0
    Utrecht - Paris 3h32m 1
    The Hague - Paris 3h06m 1
    Breda - Paris 2h56m 1
    Eindhoven - Paris 3h51m 1

    Travel information Paris to Amsterdam

    Are you planning a trip from Paris to Amsterdam? In just 3 hours and 18 minutes the Thalys high-speed train will take you from Paris Gare du Nord to Amsterdam Central Station in the heart of town. Travelling from Paris to Amsterdam by train is one of the fastest ways of travelling and offers the added benefits of comfortable seating and boarding without check-in time. There are 9 daily Thalys connections that will take you from Paris to Rotterdam, Schiphol and Amsterdam. Check the Paris to Amsterdam timetable and plan your travel up to 4 months in advance with our itinerary planner.

  • Prices

    Prices train tickets Paris

    Rates to Paris with Thalys

    We advise you to book your tickets from a station near you. This way, you get the cheapest tickets for your trip from the station you board to Amsterdam, Schiphol or Rotterdam. That route has a maximum price of € 15 in first class and € 9 in second class. This way you also only have to check in once and you will receive travel updates about the entire route.

    The price depends on

    • The moment of booking - Early booking means lowest prices
    • Travel class - 1st or 2nd class
    • Flexibility - Regarding rebooking and cancellations

    Options flexibility Thalys


    • Bargain tickets
    • Limited rebooking
    • Subject to availability


    • Change possible
    • 50% refund
    • Sufficient available


    • Rebooking free of charge
    • Cancellation free of charge
    • Always available

  • Lowest rates

    Book in advance and save money!

    The sooner you book, the lower the price. As of 4 months in advance, you can book one-way train tickets to Paris from € 35.

    General tips for getting the cheapest tickets

    • Book as early as possibly to have the most chance of getting the cheapest tickets.
    • Travelling in the evening is often cheaper.
    • For a weekend getaway, travel Sat-Sun-Mon instead of Fri-Sat-Sun.
    • Book online to avoid booking fee.

  • Practical information

    Top 10 questions about Thalys to Paris

    What routes does Thalys run? How fast does the train go? Read the frequently asked questions about Thalys.... and the answers!
    Read the top 10

    Practical information for your trip

    To make your trip that much easier, we have summed up certain practical issues for you.
    Information about Gare du Nord Paris station

    Discounts for museums with your Thalys ticket

    To the heart of Paris? Thalys will get you even further: right into a museum! Your ticket entitles you to discounts at several museums.
    Read more about discount with Thalys

    Thalys facilities

    We gladly inform you about all facilities on board Thalys, so that you can make your journey more comfortable.The facilities vary in classes. With Thalys you select one out of 3 servicelevels: Standard (2nd class), Comfort or Premium (1st class).
    Read more about the different classes

    Paris metro

    We recommend that you download the Paris public transport app (RATP) (iOS or Android). This app is completely free and you can also plan your trip without an Internet connection. Once in Paris, walk from the platform down towards the main hall and follow the signs to the metro line recommended by the RATP app. You can already purchase you metro ticket in the bar-buffet on board Thalys for the same price, thus avoiding having to queue in Paris.

    Taxi in Parijs

    Booking via app: You can book a taxi from 15 days to just before your arrival at Paris Gare Du Nord with the eCab app (iOS or Android).

    Booking on board Thalys: If you are travelling 1st class, you can ask a Thalys staff member to book you a taxi.

    Booking at Paris Gare du Nord: Once in Paris, walk from the platform down towards the main hall. Turn right and follow exit ‘Cour des taxis' or 'Rue de Maubeuge' until you are out of the station. Outside there is a taxi rank where you can take a taxi.

    My Thalys World

    My Thalys World is a loyalty programme for frequent travellers that allows you to earn points by travelling.
    Read more

    View the itinerary planner

    Please keep in mind that there could be delays or engineering works and check your trip with the itinerary planner. That way, you will never get an unpleasant surprise!

    Download the app

    Download our app so that you will be kept informed of the possible changes.

    Free access to the lounges

    If you have a 1st class ticket, you can enjoy a free drink at the NS International Lounge in Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and Rotterdam.


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* Listed from-prices are based on one-way trips, 2nd class, from Amsterdam Central Station. All rates are subject to availability and applicable fare conditions.