Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen

Showing times and prices for May 21

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

58 m

Average

58 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

64 km

Cheap train tickets from Cologne Hbf to start from $6 with an average ticket price of $6.

The fastest train from Cologne Hbf to takes 58m in comparison to an average duration of 58m and covers a distance of 64 km.

1 trains that leave Cologne Hbf for every day with 1 travelling directly.

FlixTrain
07:14AM0h58
Cologne Hbf
08:12AMGelsenkirchen
$61One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance39 miles (63 km)
durationAverage train duration58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$9 (€8)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or National Express

Trains from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen cover the 39 miles (63 km) long trip taking on average 58 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or National Express. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $9 (€8), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $6 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Cologne Hbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain and National Express from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen trains

You can travel by train from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain and National Express for as low as $6 (€5). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

FlixTrain is a German train company which is part of FlixMobility, the company who own FlixBus. Since 2018, FlixMobility has also offered the option of train travel to some of the largest German cities like Hamburg, Cologne, Stuttgart and Berlin including trains to Gelsenkirchen from Cologne Hbf. FlixTrain has high speed comfortable trains with a guaranteed seat, foot space, reading lamp and a luggage rack to store your belongings as well as sockets on most trains and free Wi-Fi for all passengers. The most popualr routes in Germany for FlixTrain are from Berlin to Hamburg, Frankfurt to Stuttgart and Cologne to Hamburg. They also offer trains on the Sotckholm to Gothenburg route in Sweden.

Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen train information with FlixTrain:

  • Average Duration: 58 min
  • Cheapest Price: $6

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain classes from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen

FAQs: Travel by train from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen can start from as little as $6 (€5) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen is $9 (€8); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen is on average 58 min   for the 39 mile (63 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Gelsenkirchen from Cologne Hbf by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen leaves at 7: 14 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen leaves at 3: 14 PM.
There are 12 trains a day from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or National Express. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Take the Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen train with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or National Express. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Cologne Hbf, which is located around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Gelsenkirchen Hbf, located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from Cologne Hbf to Gelsenkirchen is February.
Yes, you can take a train between Cologne Hbf and Gelsenkirchen.

Trains departing from Cologne Hbf

Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
Distance from Cologne Hbf to city center
1.6 miles (2.5 km)
Ticket Office Hours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
How to get to this station?
How to get to this station?
U-Bahn lines: U5, U16, U18
S-Bahn lines: S6, S11, S12, S19
Bus lines: 172, 173
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, FLX, RE, RB
Nearest Airport
Nearest Airport
Cologne/Bonn Airport
9 miles (15 km)
How to get to nearest airport?
How to get to nearest airport?
Take the S19 train for 14 minutes to reach the airport from the station.
Amenities at station
Wifi
Wifi
Free Wi-Fi for 30 minutes only.
ATM
ATM
There are various ATMs around the station.
Taxi
Taxi
Lockers
Lockers
There are luggage lockers in the station.
Shopping
Shopping
Dining
Dining
Asiagourmet | Coffee Fellows | dean&david | Dunkin' Donuts | KFC | McDonald's | Pizza Hut | Nordsee | Starbucks | Schweinske | & more
Car Rentals
Car Rentals
Avis | Europcar | SIXT
Information Desk
Information Desk
One near the departure/arrival board and another near the escalators close to Platforms 4 and 5.
Accessibility
Accessibility
Wheelchair accessible & mobility assistance staff. Contact the Mobility Service Centre at +49 3065212888 or msz@deutschebahn. Com.

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