The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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2 h 14 m
3 h 24 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam without transferring at least once.
|Distance||112 miles (180 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 51 min|
|Average train ticket price||$37 (€36)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam cover the 112 miles (180 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 51 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $26 (€25), but the average price of train tickets is $37 (€36). Travelers depart most frequently from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.
Find the best trains from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $26 (€25). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Gelsenkirchen and Amsterdam. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Travel by train between Gelsenkirchen, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 10/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Amsterdam from Gelsenkirchen closer to your date of departure here
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen is: Unrestricted
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 10/4/22. 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 Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam here.
When departing from Gelsenkirchen, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen Zoo. When arriving in Amsterdam, you can end your journey in train stations like Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel.
Omio customers book a train from Gelsenkirchen Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Gelsenkirchen Hbf, is located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center of Gelsenkirchen.
The most popular arrival train station, Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0.6 miles (916 m) away from the city center of Amsterdam.
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