From € 35

To Paris by train

To Paris with Eurostar

Quickly to the city center

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

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.

Thalys is now Eurostar

The name 'Thalys' is no longer in use, all trains are now called 'Eurostar. You can now book Eurostar to Paris, Disney and Charles de Gaulle. And Sun-Thalys is nog called Eurostar Sun.
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Travel information Paris

Eurostar 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.

Travel times to Paris

Route Travel times Transfers Header Header
Amsterdam - Paris 3.18 hours 0 Content Content
Utrecht - Paris 3.38 hours 1 Content Content
Eindhoven - Paris 3.51 hours 1 Content Content
The Hague - Paris 3.06 hours 1 Content Content
Breda - Paris 2.56 hours 1 Content Content
Schiphol - Paris 3.02 hours 0 Content Content
Rotterdam - Paris 2.37 hours 0 Content Content
Brussels - Paris 1.26 hours 0 Content Content

For a complete travel itinerary, consult our itinerary planner

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Frequently asked questions about taking the train to Paris

How much does a Eurostar ticket to Paris cost?
The lowest price for a one-way ticket from Amsterdam to Paris is € 35 . The sooner you book, the lower the price. Check our itinerary planner for an up-to-date overview of all prices.
How long does it take to travel to Paris by train?
The shortest trip from Amsterdam to Paris takes approximately 3.18. View our itinerary planner for an up-to-date overview of all travel times.
At what train station does Eurostar arrive and terminate in Paris?
The train from Amsterdam to Paris arrives at Paris Gare du Nord.
What route does the train to Paris take?
From the Netherlands, the Thalys starts its train journey from Amsterdam Central Station, then Schiphol Airport, Rotterdam Central Station, Antwerp Central Station, Brussels Zuid/Midi and finally terminates at Paris Gare du Nord.
From which train stations can I travel with Eurostar directly to Paris?
In the Netherlands, you can board a Eurostar train from Amsterdam Centraal, Schiphol Airport and Rotterdam Centraal.
Does a TGV train service travel from Amsterdam to Paris?
No, only the high-speed train Eurostar runs between Amsterdam and Paris.

Prices train tickets Paris

Rates to Paris with Eurostar

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.

To Paris via Marne la Vallée

It is sometimes convenient to book Paris via Marne La Vallée. You are more likely to get cheap tickets. Read more about booking Paris via Marne la Vallée

From London to Paris with Eurostar

There are direct trains between London and Paris almost every hour. So you can travel quickly between the two capital cities.

Options flexibility Eurostar

  • Bargain tickets
  • Limited rebooking
  • Subject to availability
  • Change possible
  • 50% refund
  • Sufficient available
  • Rebooking free of charge
  • Cancellation free of charge
  • Always available
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Find out everything about Eurostar rates here

Book in advance and save money

Do you want to and can you book far in advance? Then choose the ticket with the lowest fare. The best rate for the price-conscious travellers.

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.

Tips to get the best rates

Practical information for your trip

To make your trip that much easier, we have summed up certain practical issues for you.

Eurostar to Belgium and France


We gladly inform you about all facilities on board Eurostar, 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

Top 10 questions about Eurostar to Paris

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

Club Eurostar

Club Eurostar is a loyalty programme for frequent travellers that allows you to earn points by travelling.
Read more about Club Eurostar

Discounts for museums with your Eurostar 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 Eurostar


Gare du Nord is the station where the train from the Netherlands arrives in Paris. Here you can go by bus, metro or train to other stations in Paris.
Information about Gare du Nord Paris station

Paris metro

Plan your trip: 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.
Buy tickets
: You can already purchase you metro ticket in the bar-buffet on board Eurostar for the same price, thus avoiding having to queue in Paris.
: 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.

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 of Android). Booking on board Eurostar: If you are travelling 1st class, you can ask a Eurostar 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.

Itinerary planner and app

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 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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