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from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen

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Travel Information from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance112 miles (180 km)
modeAvailable travel modesCoach, flight or train
priceTicket price range£17 - £97
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £17 • 2 h 5 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £97 • 45 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 112 miles (180 km) by coach, flight or train 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 £17. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Flixbus, Lufthansa or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach, flight or train from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel to Gelsenkirchen, Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands currently allowed?

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?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • 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 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 18/01/2022. 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 restrictions on my return trip to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Gelsenkirchen, Germany due to COVID-19?

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

Are there any travel restrictions on reentering Netherlands from Germany?

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

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

Requirements for reentering Netherlands:

  • 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 requirements for social distancing and wearing face masks in Netherlands?

All travellers must abide by the following measures in Netherlands 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 Amsterdam, Netherlands was last verified on 17/01/2022. 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 Amsterdam from Gelsenkirchen.

What are my Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen travel options?

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen. You can take a coach, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam?

A train service offers the cheapest way to travel from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen, which costs on average £17.

This is compared to other ways of getting to Gelsenkirchen:

A train is £1 less than a coach for this trip with tickets for a coach from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen costing on average £17.

A train is £81 less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen costing on average £97.

What is the quickest way from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen?

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

Other travel options between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by coach can take 6 h 34 min   on average.

In comparison, getting to Gelsenkirchen by train can take on average 2 h 5 min.

How many miles from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen would I travel?

The Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen distance is approximately 112 miles (180 km).

How many services a day are there from Amsterdam to 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 route to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam as scheduled services by coach, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

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

  • Most travellers take a coach from Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk) to Gelsenkirchen, ZOB.
  • Most travellers take a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Which travel companies can take me from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen?

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:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Gelsenkirchen by coach. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen tickets on Omio for £17.
  • Lufthansa can get you to Gelsenkirchen by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen for £97 on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Gelsenkirchen by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen for £17 on Omio.

Can I travel directly to Gelsenkirchen from Amsterdam?

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

  • You can find direct coaches per day to take to Gelsenkirchen with.
  • You'll find direct flight services to Gelsenkirchen with KLM with around direct flights every day.
  • You can find 7 direct trains per day to take to Gelsenkirchen with.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Gelsenkirchen tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy tickets for this trip.

Where should I go next after I travel between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen?

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

How early should I buy tickets between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen online for the best deals?

When planning your trip from Amsterdam to Gelsenkirchen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to book and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Coach tickets cost £17 one way on average.
  • Plane tickets cost £97 one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing £17 one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets between Amsterdam and Gelsenkirchen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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