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Train Information from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 6 min
priceAverage train ticket price£19 (€22)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen cover the 112 miles (180 km) long route taking on average 2 h 6 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £19, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen

For as little as £17 you can travel by train from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, timetables and tickets available for this journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 112 miles (180 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen. Check the DB train timetable for your trip from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen you can pay as low as £17.

Deutsche Bahn is the main operator of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

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, toilets are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Operator ticket policies for COVID

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips

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

Travel by train between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Gelsenkirchen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Amsterdam?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 26/11/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen closer to your date of departure here.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Gelsenkirchen, Germany to Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Return travel from Germany to Netherlands is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Amsterdam from Gelsenkirchen?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Gelsenkirchen?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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 are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

Last checked on 25/11/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Amsterdam from Gelsenkirchen.

How much does a cheap train to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen for as little as £17  in the next 7 days.
How much does the train from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen cost on average?
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen train to cost on average £19  one way.
How many miles is it from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen via train to be approximately 112 miles (180 km).
What is the average Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen train duration?
The train time from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen is on average 2 h 6 min  for the 112 miles (180 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Amsterdam goes to Gelsenkirchen? Which train station do I come into Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam?

When taking a train from Amsterdam, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. When you arrive in Gelsenkirchen, your train can arrive in train stations including Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen Zoo.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Amsterdam Centraal   to Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Where is the train station in Amsterdam? Where is the train station in Gelsenkirchen?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Amsterdam.

The most popular arrival train station, Gelsenkirchen Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre of Gelsenkirchen.

What train providers offer a service to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam?
Take the Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen?
On average, there are 7 trains a day from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
What time is the earliest train from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen? What time is the last train from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen?
The first Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen train departs at 05: 38   and the last train from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen leaves at 16: 10. Check out the most up-to-date Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen train times on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
When should I book Amsterdam Gelsenkirchen train tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen is on average £19 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Gelsenkirchen
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your journey to Gelsenkirchen.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+31 302357822
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Public transport options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet