More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn
Renfe
Italo
Frecciarossa

Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 5 min
priceAverage train ticket price$30 (€25)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen cover the 112 miles (180 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 5 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $30 (€25), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam from $23 (€19) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen train.

Train information from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 13 min
  • Average Price: $23
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen

Travel by train to Gelsenkirchen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen.
FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen?

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Gelsenkirchen, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/25/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen as this information can change.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Germany?

Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Gelsenkirchen?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/24/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Amsterdam from Gelsenkirchen here.

How much are cheap trains to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam?

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen to cost as little as $22 (€19)  in the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a train to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam?

The Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen train ticket price is on average $30 (€25)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next week.

How far is it from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen by train?

The train distance from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen is around 112 miles (180 km).

How long is the train ride to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam?

On average the Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen train travel time is 2 h 5 min  for the 112 miles (180 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Amsterdam and arrival train station in Gelsenkirchen?

There are a few train stations in Amsterdam to start your journey from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. In Gelsenkirchen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen Zoo.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Where do I find the Amsterdam train station to Gelsenkirchen? Where is the Gelsenkirchen train station?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Amsterdam Centraal and need to travel around 0.6 miles (916 m) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Gelsenkirchen most often arrive at Gelsenkirchen Hbf and need to travel around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from this train station to the city center.

What train companies offer a service from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen?

Take the Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

How many trains per day are there to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam?

On average, there are 7 trains a day from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When is the earliest train from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen? When is the last train from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen?

The earliest train departing from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen leaves at 1: 38 PM. The last train departing from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen leaves at 7: 40 PM. You can find the latest Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

How far in advance should I purchase a train ticket from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen to get the best deals?

In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $30 (€25) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Gelsenkirchen
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your trip to Gelsenkirchen.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+31 302357822
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Public transit options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet