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Overview: Train from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance24 miles (39 km)
priceAverage train ticket price$15 (€13)
frequencyTrain frequency25 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 25 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or FlixTrain

Trains from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen cover the 24 miles (39 km) long journey with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $15 (€13), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $15 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen trains

Travel to Gelsenkirchen from Düsseldorf from $15 (€13) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: $15

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your Deutsche Bahn train ticket between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen

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FAQs

How much does a cheap train between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen cost?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen for as low as $15 (€13)  for the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen?

In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $15 (€13)  for a train ticket between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen.

How many miles is it from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen by train?

The train distance from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen is around 24 miles (39 km).

What station does the train from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen depart from? Which Gelsenkirchen train station do I come into from Düsseldorf?

When taking a train from Düsseldorf, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath. When you arrive in Gelsenkirchen, your train can arrive in train stations including Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen Zoo.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Düsseldorf Hbf   to Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Düsseldorf located? Where is the arrival train station in Gelsenkirchen located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf, which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Gelsenkirchen Hbf, located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city center.

Which train companies can take me to Gelsenkirchen from Düsseldorf?

For the best Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many train services per day are there from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen?

On average, there are 25 trains a day from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

How early should I book train tickets to Gelsenkirchen from Düsseldorf to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen is on average $15 (€13) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Düsseldorf
Gelsenkirchen
Düsseldorf Hbf is the most popular Düsseldorf railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Düsseldorf for your trip to Gelsenkirchen.