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Feb 7th, 2007, 08:37 AM
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Transport from Paris Orly airport to Amsterdam

Does anybody have suggestions for the least stressful way for a family to travel from Orly to A'dam. They will be arriving mid-July from a long trans-Atlantic flight. It's a group of four - a senior who walks with a cane, a woman and 2 girls (9 & 12).

The problem is that Amsterdam flights leave from Charles de Gaulle on the other side of the city and I don't think the TGV goes anywhere close to Orly. Plus they will have bags for a months visit!

Has anyone had any experience travelling from Orly to CDG or Orly to Amsterdam??

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Feb 7th, 2007, 08:44 AM
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Taxi to Gare du Nord. Thalys to Amsterdam.
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Feb 7th, 2007, 08:45 AM
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I would take a taxi to CDG, and then fly to AMS.
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Feb 7th, 2007, 08:50 AM
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Yes, a taxi for four to Gare du Nord will cost about the same as public transit. Getting on the train will be a lot easier than negotiating CDG. About every three hours the Thalys is a through (no changes) train. Go for it.

Train schedules at http://reiseauskunft.bahn.de/bin/query.exe/en
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Feb 7th, 2007, 09:23 AM
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Flying Paris/Amsterdam isn't a good option, due to the train service.
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Feb 7th, 2007, 09:45 AM
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Another vote for taxi to Gare du Nord, train to Amsterdam city center, and will add a taxi on that end to hotel or wherever
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Feb 7th, 2007, 10:03 AM
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ditto, smarty
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Feb 8th, 2007, 12:18 AM
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Thanks a lot everyone - guess the taxi/train option wins. Just hope they have space for 4 suitcases - 2 taxis would be pretty pricey....
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Feb 8th, 2007, 02:38 AM
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Hi liz,

The dispatcher will find you a van that can handle the 4 of you and your luggage.

Enjoy your visit.

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