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Travel Information between Gelsenkirchen and Amsterdam

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $202
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $24 (€20) • 2 h 13 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $24 (€20) • 2 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 112 miles (180 km) by bus, flight or train to Amsterdam from Gelsenkirchen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam.

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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel from Gelsenkirchen, Germany to Amsterdam, Netherlands?

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

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Germany?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Amsterdam if traveling from Gelsenkirchen?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 measures do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/7/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Return travel to Gelsenkirchen, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Germany from Netherlands?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Are there requirements to self-quarantine on arrival into Germany from Netherlands?

Requirements for reentering Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Germany?

All travelers must abide by the following measures in Germany to reduce the spread of coronavirus in the country:

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

The above information about your return travel to Gelsenkirchen, Germany was last verified on 12/7/21. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to your planned date of travel to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam.

How do I get from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam?

There are 3 ways to get from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam: bus, flight or train.

How do I get from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam the cheapest way?

The cheapest way to travel between Gelsenkirchen and Amsterdam is by taking a train with an average price of $24 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

A train is generally $2 (€2) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $26 (€22) from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam.

A train is $178 (€149) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam costing on average $202 (€169).

What is the quickest way from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam?

The quickest way to travel from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam is by train, which takes on average 2 h 13 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, getting to Amsterdam by bus can take on average 3 h 20 min.

In comparison, going by flight can take 3 h 50 min   on average.

How many miles from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam would I travel?

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

How many services a day are there from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Gelsenkirchen and Amsterdam, where do I depart from Gelsenkirchen and where do I arrive in Amsterdam?

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

  • Buses mostly depart from Gelsenkirchen, ZOB and arrive in Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk).
  • Trains most often depart from Gelsenkirchen at Gelsenkirchen Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam at Amsterdam Centraal.
Which travel companies can get me from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam?

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

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam tickets on Omio for $26 (€22).
  • KLM can take you to Amsterdam by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for KLM from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam for $202 (€169).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Amsterdam by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam for $24 (€20).
Can I find a direct route from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam?

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

  • You can take a direct flight with KLM.

Direct services to Amsterdam 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 trip.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam?
Many of our customers who book a trip from Gelsenkirchen to Amsterdam often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, London or Brussels. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Gelsenkirchen and Amsterdam itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Amsterdam and any of these top destinations today!
How early should I purchase tickets to Amsterdam from Gelsenkirchen online for the best deals?

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

  • A bus ticket costs $26 (€22) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $202 (€169) one way.
  • A train ticket costs $24 (€20) one way on average for this trip.

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