How to travel from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen

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Travel Information between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$1 - $28
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $1 (€1) • 1 h 56 min
fastestFastest modeBus • $28 (€25) • 5 h 38 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus

Travel 112 miles (180 km) by bus, flight or train between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen. If speed is a priority, then a bus is the best option with an average duration of 5 h 38 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $1 (€1). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen.

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Travel Tips: Travel 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.

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Gelsenkirchen, Germany is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Netherlands enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 3/22/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen.

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

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

Reentering Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted 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: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 3/8/23. 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.

There are 3 travel options from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $1 (€1) compared to other travel options to Gelsenkirchen:

A train is generally $27 (€24) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $28 (€25) from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen.

Taking a train is usually $7 (€6) less than taking a flight to Gelsenkirchen, which costs on average $8 (€7) for the same trip.

The fastest way from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen is by bus with an average journey time of 5 h 38 min.

There are alternative travel options to Gelsenkirchen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a flight requires on average 0 h 0 min   of travel time.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 1 h 56 min.

You should expect to travel around 112 miles (180 km) between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen.

The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen is:

  • Around 7 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers board their bus from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) and arrive in Gelsenkirchen, Hiberniastraße.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can take you to Gelsenkirchen by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen for $28 (€25).
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.

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

  • A bus ticket for this journey costs on average $28 (€25) one way.
  • A plane ticket for this trip is costing $8 (€7) one way on average.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $1 (€1) 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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