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Anyone know the cheapest way to Amsterdam from Paris, not crazy about the bus idea...any cheap flights?....what about the train from Paris? One more question? Do you have to take the Thalys or can you take a slower train which I think may be cheaper...

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1. Re: cheapest way to Amsterdam from Paris...

Hi there,

a) Between Brussels and Paris nothing than Thalys (and a slow local train which takes 3-4 transfers and takes quite a few hours).

b) Www.vueling.com is the only budget flight to Paris.

Have fun,

<Erik> & [Sandya]

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2. Re: cheapest way to Amsterdam from Paris...

Hello

See: www.eurolines.com

The bus, will be a lot cheaper, specially booked in advance

Have fun, searching.

Vic

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3. Re: cheapest way to Amsterdam from Paris...

the flight option is really cheap if you book in advance. Friends have booked for September and only paid 35 euro each per flight. I paid 100 for th e train!

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4. Re: cheapest way to Amsterdam from Paris...

Thanks for the info....i will check out eurolines and vueling...does anyone know if the bus is comfortable..usually buses in Europe are quite good...

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Yes i think ? that the busses will ge good,

Vic

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6. Re: cheapest way to Amsterdam from Paris...

I once travelled by bus from London to Amsterdam. It was awful.

Paris to Amsterdam is closer of course but with teh flights being so cheap (maybe) I would go by plane.

There is the inconvenience of having t o check in at the airport and train from Schippol to the city but from memory, the bus did not end up in the city centre either.

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7. Re: cheapest way to Amsterdam from Paris...

I did the bus from London to Amsterdam once as all flights were full, it was Eurolines. The seating was painful if you are 6 ft or moreThey stop at Amstel which is a few metro stops from the centre. Of the options the train is the most pleadant

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8. Re: cheapest way to Amsterdam from Paris...

If you do care at least a bit about comfort, then I would go by train. You get from one city center right into another - without airport transfers and 2 hours waiting for a flight at the airport. It would all by all be even faster than when going by plane.

Same as with airlines - book your train ticket well in advance in order to get a cheaper rate.

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9. Re: cheapest way to Amsterdam from Paris...

thanks for info, very helpful am leaning towards taking train and paying more...how about last minute deals on trains from Paris to Amsterdam....i know Italian trains do this kind of thing, but what about sncf/thalys?

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10. Re: cheapest way to Amsterdam from Paris...

sncf has recently advertised inexpensive rates to amsterdam; i just booked a ticket for 48 Euros R/T. check out www.scf.fr