The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 5 trains that leave Düsseldorf for Gelsenkirchen every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||24 miles (39 km)|
|Average train duration||34 min|
|Average train ticket price||$8 (€7)|
|Train frequency||82 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 47 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||ÖBB EuroCity, Deutsche Bahn, National Express, Flixtrain or Thalys|
Trains from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen cover the 24 miles (39 km) long trip taking on average 34 min with our travel partners like ÖBB EuroCity, Deutsche Bahn, National Express, Flixtrain or Thalys. Normally, there are 82 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $3 (€3), but the average price of train tickets is $8 (€7). Travelers depart most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.
Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and National Express trains will get you between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen from $3 (€3). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen train.
Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen train information with Deutsche Bahn:
National Express is the leading train company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 trains a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express trains are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most trains are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Düsseldorf - Gelsenkirchen train: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
National Express from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen train information:
Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train to Gelsenkirchen from Düsseldorf with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.
Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen train information with Thalys:
There are a few train stations in Düsseldorf to start your journey from including Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath. In Gelsenkirchen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen Zoo.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.
Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Düsseldorf Hbf and need to travel around 1.7 miles (2.7 km) from the city center to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Gelsenkirchen most often arrive at Gelsenkirchen Hbf and need to travel around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) from this train station to the city center.
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