From € 30

To Gelsenkirchen by train

With ICE International

Quickly to the heart of Gelsenkirchen

  • From € 30 one-way trip with ICE International
  • Travel time Amsterdam - Dortmund: hrs
  • Tip! Early booking = lowest prices
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Discover the diverse city of Gelsenkirchen: industrial history, football culture, green parks, art and shopping opportunities. Walk through the Nordsternpark, a recreational area on the site of an old coal mine. Or stroll through the Weihnachtsmarkt (Christmas market) in the centre of Gelsenkirchen in winter, with cosy stalls and activities.

Cheering on the Dutch

Cheer the Dutch team to victory at the European Championship in Germany next summer! Travel comfortably to Hamburg, Leipzig and Berlin with NS International. Kick off your football party on the train

Book your train tickets from 180 days before the match

Travel information Gelsenkirchen

With the international train ICE International, you can travel with Amsterdam Central Station and just change trains once in Oberhausen to get to Gelsenkirchen. During your trip you will have all you need to have a pleasant journey and relax in a comfortable chair.

Overview travel time Gelsenkirchen

Route Travel time Transfer(s) Header Header
Amsterdam - Gelsenkirchen 2.20 1 Content Content
Groningen - Gelsenkirchen 3.39 3 Content Content
Utrecht - Gelsenkirchen 1.54 1 Content Content
Rotterdam - Gelsenkirchen 2.38 2 Content Content
Eindhoven - Gelsenkirchen 2.06 2 Content Content
Maastricht - Gelsenkirchen 2.24 2 Content Content
Nijmegen - Gelsenkirchen 1.45 2 Content Content

For a complete travel itinerary, consult our itinerary planner

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Prices train tickets Gelsenkirchen

ICE International offers different fare types for your journey. You can choose the Flexpreis, Sparpreis or Supersparpreis Europa rate. Each rate has its own conditions.

The price depends on

Options flexibility ICE International

Supersparpreis Europa
  • Always the lowest rates
  • Can be booked until departure
  • Changes and cancellations not possible

Sparpreis Europa
  • Low rates
  • Can be booked until departure
  • Changes and cancellations possible at a cost

Flexpreis Europa
  • Can be booked until departure
  • Changes or cancellations free of charge (except for reservation costs)
  • City Ticket included*

*City Ticket: In a significant number of German cities free tickets from/to station with local transport

Find out everything about ICE International and Intercity Berlin rates here

Book in advance and save money

Do you already know what day and time you want to travel? Then choose for a Supersparpreis Europa rate: the best rate for the price-conscious travellers. You will not be able to cancel or rebook the ticket.

General tips for getting the cheapest tickets

  • Book as early as possibly to have the most chance of getting the cheapest tickets.
  • Travelling in the evening is often cheaper.
  • For a weekend getaway, travel Sat-Sun-Mon instead of Fri-Sat-Sun.
  • Book online to avoid booking fee.

    Tips to get the best rates

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    Practical information train to Gelsenkirchen

    To make your trip that much easier, we have summed up certain practical issues for you.

    Facilities on board

    Read more about all the facilities on board, so that you can make your trip as comfortable as possible.
    Read more about ICE International facilities

    View the itinerary planner and app

    Please keep in mind that there could be delays or engineering works and check your trip with the itinerary planner. That way, you will never get an unpleasant surprise!
    Download our app so that you will be kept informed of the possible changes.

    Free access to the lounges

    If you have a 1st class ticket, you can enjoy a free drink at the NS International Lounge in Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and Rotterdam.

    Seat reservation

    It is not mandatory to reserve a seat. We do, however, advise you to do so. You will receive a confirmation of your seat reservation stating the carriage number and seat number.
    Do you have a train ticket between the Netherlands and Germany without a seat reservation? And want to make sure you can sit down? Then you can reserve a seat online.

    Seat reservation 1st class

    When booking a first class full-flex ticket, the seat reservation costs are included in the price of your ticket.

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