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Train  •  2h 22m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Moenchengladbach Hbf Ice

€20 - €60

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Bus  •  4h 20m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Mönchengladbach central train station 1924

€15 - €19

3 alternative options

Train via Venlo  •  3h 40m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Zuid to Venlo Intercity

€22 - €50

Drive  •  2h 23m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Mönchengladbach 209.5 km

€26 - €40

Fly, train  •  2h 56m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mönchengladbach, Hbf

€79 - €257

Netherlands → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Netherlands

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Netherlands

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • 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 compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival for all travellers by air
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Greece: South Aegean

This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Cyprus, Portugal and United Kingdom
  • 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 compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Mönchengladbach is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Mönchengladbach is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Mönchengladbach is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to Netherlands from Germany is currently allowed.

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Last updated: 21 Jul 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Mönchengladbach is to bus which costs €15 - €19 and takes 4h 20m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Mönchengladbach is to train which costs €20 - €60 and takes 2h 22m.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Amsterdam Sloterdijk and arriving at Mönchengladbach central train station station. Services depart once a week, and operate Friday. The journey takes approximately 4h 20m.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Moenchengladbach Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 22m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Mönchengladbach is 170 km. The road distance is 209.5 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Mönchengladbach without a car is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs €20 - €60.

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The train from Amsterdam Centraal to Moenchengladbach Hbf takes 2h 22m including transfers and departs every four hours.

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Amsterdam to Mönchengladbach bus services, operated by FlixBus, depart from Amsterdam Sloterdijk station.

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Amsterdam to Mönchengladbach train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Mönchengladbach is to train which takes 2h 22m and costs €20 - €60. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €15 - €19 and takes 4h 20m.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Mönchengladbach.
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  • Distance: 169.9 km
  • Duration: 2h 22m

What companies run services between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Mönchengladbach, Germany?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Moenchengladbach Hbf 5 times a day. Tickets cost €20 - €50 and the journey takes 2h 22m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express also services this route once daily. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Mönchengladbach central train station once a week. Tickets cost €15 - €19 and the journey takes 4h 20m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Moenchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 22m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€20 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €29
1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Amsterdam Zuid to Venlo
Ave. Duration
2h 2m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €45
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€18 - €25
1st Class
€30 - €45
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Moenchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 17m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Moenchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Deutsche Bahn
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Mönchengladbach, Hbf
Ave. Duration
27 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €9
Website
National Express Rail
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Moenchengladbach Hbf
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Eurobahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to MG Hbf /Europaplatz
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

Rome2rio's guide to FlixBus
Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Mönchengladbach central train station
Ave. Duration
4h 20m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€15 - €19
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 50 min.

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Amsterdam to Mönchengladbach bus services, operated by FlixBus, arrive at Mönchengladbach central train station.

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Amsterdam to Mönchengladbach train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Moenchengladbach Hbf station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Mönchengladbach is 209 km. It takes approximately 2h 23m to drive from Amsterdam to Mönchengladbach.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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There are 293+ hotels available in Mönchengladbach. Prices start at €75 per night.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 13 min and costs €6 - €13.

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