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Paris to Amsterdam Train Tickets E‑TICKET

Paris to Amsterdam Train Tickets

The quickest and most comfortable way to travel from Paris to Amsterdam by train is with a Thalys e-ticket. Known as the “red train”, Thalys’s ultra-modern TVG high-speed commuter boasts a top speed of 300km/h, making the trip between the two city centers possible in just over 3 hours’ time. En route, you’ll get to sample the stylish onboard services and amenities available to you in either First or Second Class comfort.

From Paris to Amsterdam, there is an abundance of sights and attractions to take in. Start your day touring the Eiffel Tower, Louvre and Champs-Élysées and complete it with visits to the Van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank House and Canal District.

Purchase your “Thalys E-Ticket and Reservation” here, print it out at home upon email delivery and you’re set to travel from Paris to Amsterdam by train, seat reservation included!

Journey details

Trains leave the station every hour on average, with as many as 11 direct-route daily departures.

Travel time
3 hours and 17 minutes direct (fastest time)

Train stations
Paris Gard du Nord and Amsterdam Centraal (Cs)

Train features
Thalys TVG high-speed trains, reaching a maximum speed of 300km/h

Thalys E-ticket fare options

The “Thalys E-Ticket and Reservation” is available in adult and child rates. Choose one of three ticket fare options:
  • “Thalys E-Ticket and Reservation - Fully Flexible”
    Can be exchanged or fully refunded up to departure; standard tickets can be fully refunded prior to departure (policy is subject to changes)
  • “Thalys E-Ticket and Reservation - Semi Flexible”
    Can be refunded up to the departure date; a 40% cancellation fee applies (policy is subject to changes)
  • “Thalys E-Ticket and Reservation - Non Flexible”
    No exchanges or refunds allowed (policy is subject to changes)

Thalys E-ticket classes

  • Comfort 2 (Second Class)
    • Double seat / aisle / double seat layout
    • Standard-quality seating
    • Access to purchase items at the Thalys Welcome Bar, serving breakfast, sweet and savory snacks, sandwiches, refreshments, tea and coffee as well as a variety of hot regional dishes
    Comfort 2 (Second Class)
  • Comfort 1 (First Class)
    • Single seat / aisle / double seat layout with added legroom
    • Deluxe seating in a quiet atmosphere
    • Access to “Le Salon", a semi-private work area for up to 4 passengers
    • Meal service at your seat
    • Free international newspapers and magazines
    • Onboard taxi booking service
    Comfort 1 (First Class)

Thalys E-ticket discounts

  • Child discount
    Children between the ages of 4 and 11 are eligible for a reduced fare. Children under the age of 4 who do not occupy a seat travel for free.

Thalys TVG train services

  • Spacious, comfortable modern seats
  • Designated storage areas for luggage items
  • Free WiFi internet access
  • Individual power outlets for laptops or other personal devices
  • Baby changing facilities

More info

Seat reservations
Your Thalys e-ticket includes travel in a specific seat.

E-ticket delivery
Receive your e-ticket as a PDF document via email, which can be printed at home and is valid for travel from Paris to Amsterdam by train.

Read more about Thalys train tickets, connecting France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany.