Trains in Paris are 40% cheaper than in Amsterdam.
A meal in Paris is 10% cheaper than a meal in Amsterdam.
Taxis are 10% more expensive in Paris than in Amsterdam.
Coffee is 14% more expensive in Paris than in Amsterdam.
Amsterdam is a hip and cool city well-loved by residents and visitors alike. It is also the home of the Netherlands' main international airport, Schiphol Airport. The award-winning airport features six runways, 73 aprons and another 25 aprons for cargo. It has one big terminal with seven piers to accommodate the millions of passengers that pass through the airport each year. Whilst waiting for your flights, there are enough places to eat, shops to browse and lounges in which to relax. There is free Wi-Fi at the airport so you can catch up with friends or work. For those with kids, a baby care lounge area and travel clinic are practical services.
Schiphol is easily reached from town by taking a taxi or shuttle service that you can pre-book from your place of accommodation. The Amsterdam Airport Express Bus no. 197 is a practical way to get to the airport provided your hotel is close to one of these stops: Museumsplein, Rijksmuseum or Leidseplein. Trains are another method of getting to Schiphol. They are well-connected to major cities in the Netherlands and from Amsterdam, you can board the train at Central Station. To drive to the airport using a private car or a rented vehicle, join the A4 and follow the signage.
Paris will give you plenty of reasons to stay from gorgeous cathedrals and squares to opulent museums and food. Relive history by visiting Marie Antoinette's prison cell or admire Gothic architecture at the Notre Dame Cathedral. From the iconic Arc de Triomphe to the Eiffel Tower, Paris is the place for an architectural high. Don't forget haute cuisine for which the country is famous and superb wines to go with meals. For nightlife enthusiasts, the metropolis will not let you down for there is a lot of action as soon as dusk sets in. Watch the city come alive with bars, cafes, lounges and clubs in addition to live shows at the famous Moulin Rouge.
Flights from Amsterdam to Paris may land at the Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport or Orly Airport. To reach the centre of Paris from CDG, you can take a taxi or an Uber. By public transport take RER B, a railway at T3 and T2. Commuter trains also run regularly. If using a bus or coach, use Le Bus Direct lines 2, 3 and 4 as well as Roissybus. Bus 350 and 351 also go to the centre (gare de l'Est and Nation). From Orly Airport, passengers can use the rail (RER B and C and Tramway 7), bus and coach (Le Bus Direct lines 1 and 3, Orly Bus and Bus 183) and taxis.