How to travel from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen

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from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen

How to get from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
Amsterdam Centraal
12:28PMGelsenkirchen Hbf
2 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
07:50PMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
1 transfer
KLM Cityhopper
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
07:35AMDusseldorf Airport (DUS)
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn with connection
Amsterdam Centraal
11:28AMGelsenkirchen Hbf
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
Amsterdam Centraal
02:28PMGelsenkirchen Hbf
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
Amsterdam Centraal
12:58PMGelsenkirchen Hbf
1 transfer
KLM Cityhopper
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
11:50AMDusseldorf Airport (DUS)
0 transfers
KLM Cityhopper
Amsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
05:40PMDusseldorf Airport (DUS)
0 transfers

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Travel Information to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, train or flight
priceTicket price range$21 - $204
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $21 (€18) • 3 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $204 (€178) • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, KLM Cityhopper or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, train or flight to travel 112 miles (180 km) to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, KLM Cityhopper or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen

FlixBus and Deutsche Bahn will get you from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best travel times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen

      FAQs: 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.

      There are 3 travel options between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen. You can take a bus, train or flight.

      The cheapest way to travel to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam is a bus with an average price of $21 (€18).

      This is compared to other travel options from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen:

      A bus is $183 (€160) less than a flight with an average ticket price of $204 (€178) from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen.

      Taking a bus costs $2 (€2) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $23 (€20).

      The fastest way from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen is by flight with an average journey time of 45 min.

      There are alternative travel options to Gelsenkirchen that take longer:

      Taking a bus requires on average 3 h 40 min of travel time.

      Taking a train requires on average 2 h 20 min of travel time.

      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 2 buses per day.

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen as scheduled services by bus, train or flight 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 who buy a bus ticket from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen depart from Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk) to Gelsenkirchen, Hauptbahnhof/ZOB.
      • Most travelers take a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

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

      • You can take a bus from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen with FlixBus. Cheap tickets can be found for $21 (€18) with FlixBus from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen.
      • You can travel by plane from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen with KLM Cityhopper, and you can find KLM Cityhopper Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen tickets for $204 (€178) on Omio.
      • You can travel between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen by train with Deutsche Bahn or VIAS Rail GmbH. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $23 (€20) with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen.

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

      • 2 direct buses per day with FlixBus.

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

      Your trip from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen doesn't have to end in Gelsenkirchen. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg or Cologne. If you’d like to add Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg or Cologne to your Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Gelsenkirchen today!

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