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There are 8 ways to get from Amsterdam to Schalkenmehren by train, bus, night train, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 33m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf Ice
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf Ice / ...
  3. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Gerolstein Re / ...

€44 - €151

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Bus, train  •  10h 37m

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena to Bonn UN Campus 835
  2. Take the bus from Bonn UN Campus to Coblenz central train station N93 / ...
  3. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Cochem(Mosel) Rb / ...

€27 - €80

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Train via Arnhem  •  8h 1m

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
  2. Take the train from Arnhem Centraal to Wesel Re
  3. Take the train from Wesel to Koeln Sued Re / ...
  4. Take the train from Koeln Sued to Gerolstein Re / ...

Night train, train  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Hbf En / ...
  2. Take the train from Koeln Hbf to Gerolstein Re / ...

€39 - €81

Drive  •  3h 44m

  1. Drive from Amsterdam to Schalkenmehren 354.1 km

€40 - €65

Fly to Luxembourg, bus, train, line 500 bus  •  7h 10m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Luxembourg (LUX) AMS - LUX
  2. Take the bus from Kirchberg, Gare routière Luxexpo to Trier, Busbahnhof
  3. Take the train from Trier Hbf to Gerolstein
  4. Take the line 500 bus from Gerolstein to Schalkenmehren

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  7h 15m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koeln Sued
  3. Take the train from Koeln Sued to Gerolstein

€105 - €274

Fly to Frankfurt, train, line 500 bus  •  8h 20m

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Frankfurt (FRA) AMS - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf
  3. Take the train from Koblenz Hbf to Cochem(Mosel)
  4. Take the line 500 bus from Cochem to Schalkenmehren

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
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  • 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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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Netherlands.

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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 Schalkenmehren is 116 117.

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

The social distance requirement in Schalkenmehren 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
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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam to Schalkenmehren is to bus and train which costs €27 - €85 and takes 10h 37m.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam to Schalkenmehren is to drive which costs €40 - €65 and takes 3h 44m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Schalkenmehren is 281 km. The road distance is 354.1 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam to Schalkenmehren without a car is to train which takes 6h 33m and costs €40 - €160.

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It takes approximately 6h 33m to get from Amsterdam to Schalkenmehren, including transfers.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Luxembourg Airport is the direct flight which takes 55 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam to Schalkenmehren is 354 km. It takes approximately 3h 44m to drive from Amsterdam to Schalkenmehren.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Luxembourg Airport.

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There are 95+ hotels available in Schalkenmehren. 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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Map of how to get from Amsterdam to Schalkenmehren.
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  • Distance: 281.2 km
  • Duration: 6h 33m

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

You can take a train from Amsterdam to Schalkenmehren via Duisburg Hbf, Koeln Hbf, Gerolstein, and Gerolstein in around 6h 33m.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Luxembourg
Ave. Duration
58 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€170 - €600
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
51 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €340
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 8m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€100 - €270
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€85 - €420
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 Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€20 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€20 - €28
1st Class
€30 - €50
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€11 - €26
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€11 - €16
1st Class
€18 - €26
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Arnhem Centraal
Ave. Duration
1h 4m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€13 - €30
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€13 - €19
1st Class
€22 - €30
Night train from Amsterdam Centraal to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€24 - €60
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
Book at
Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€24 - €35
1st Class
€40 - €60
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 Duisburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€19 - €28
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 40m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€28 - €40
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Cochem(Mosel)
Ave. Duration
34 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €65
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€14 - €18
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Wesel to Koeln Sued
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €27
Website
National Express Rail
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Koeln Sued
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €13
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Wesel
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Köln Hbf
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Train from Arnhem Centraal to Wesel Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Koeln Hbf
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€12 - €18
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Duisburg central station to Cologne central station
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
Flixtrain
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 Koeln Hbf to Gerolstein
Ave. Duration
1h 41m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€18 - €25
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koeln Sued to Gerolstein
Ave. Duration
1h 33m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€17 - €24
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Koblenz Hbf to Cochem(Mosel)
Ave. Duration
49 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Trier Hbf to Gerolstein
Ave. Duration
1h 18m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€11 - €16
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€19 - €27
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Regionalbf to Koblenz Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 32m
Frequency
Once daily
Website
Die Länderbahn
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).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam Bijlmer Arena to Bonn UN Campus
Ave. Duration
4h
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€16 - €20
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Bonn UN Campus to Coblenz central train station
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
RGTR
Phone
+352 2465 2465
Email
service@verkeiersverbond.lu
Website
mobiliteit.lu
Bus from Kirchberg, Gare routière Luxexpo to Trier, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€0
Website
Mobiliteit
Rhein-Mosel
Phone
0261/2968 3468
Website
dbregiobus-mitte.de
Bus from Gerolstein to Schalkenmehren
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Rhein-Mosel
Bus from Cochem to Schalkenmehren
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Rhein-Mosel

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