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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$21 - $124
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $21 (€19) • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $124 (€111) • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 112 miles (180 km) between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 45 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $21 (€19). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 safety information and travel restrictions should I be aware of before I go to Gelsenkirchen, Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Travel from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Gelsenkirchen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam restricted?

International entry is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival to Gelsenkirchen, Germany from Amsterdam?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the COVID-19 safety measures to follow in Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed the following measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

The above information was last verified on 5/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen closer to your planned date of departure here.

Are there COVID-19 restrictions on returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

The current restriction level for returning to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Germany is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Amsterdam, Netherlands from Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Amsterdam from Gelsenkirchen?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Netherlands must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/23/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Amsterdam from Gelsenkirchen here.

How do I travel from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen?

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen. You can take a bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to travel between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen?

The cheapest way to travel between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen is by taking a train with an average price of $21 (€19).

This is compared to other travel options to Gelsenkirchen:

A train is $1 (€1) less than a bus for this trip with tickets for a bus from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen costing on average $22 (€20).

Taking a train is about $103 (€92) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $124 (€111) for this route.

What is the fastest way to travel to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam?

The quickest way to travel to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam is by flight, which takes on average 45 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Gelsenkirchen by bus can take on average 6 h 34 min.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 5 min   of travel time.

What is the distance from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen?

Gelsenkirchen is approximately 112 miles (180 km) away from Amsterdam.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen?

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen is:

  • 10 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen:

  • Buses mostly depart from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Gelsenkirchen, Hiberniastraße.
  • Trains mostly leave from Amsterdam Centraal and tend to arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Which travel companies can get me from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen:

  • You can travel to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $22 (€20) with Flixbus from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen.
  • You can take a flight from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen with Lufthansa. Cheap tickets can be found for $124 (€111) with Lufthansa from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen.
  • You can take a train from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $21 (€19) with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen.

Is there a direct service from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen?

Yes, there are direct routes from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen with the following travel companies:

  • You can check for a direct train to Gelsenkirchen with with 10 direct trains per day.

Direct services to Gelsenkirchen tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen?

Looking to extend your trip from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen? Many Omio customers who go from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Cologne. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Hamburg or Cologne from Gelsenkirchen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

How early should I purchase tickets from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen online for the best deals?

Before traveling from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $22 (€20) one way for this route.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $124 (€111) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $21 (€19) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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