The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Erfurt 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 1 trains that leave Erfurt for Gelsenkirchen every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||172 miles (278 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 34 min|
|Average train ticket price||$41 (€36)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Erfurt to Gelsenkirchen cover the 172 miles (278 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 34 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $41 (€36), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $27 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.
You can travel by train to Gelsenkirchen from Erfurt with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $27 (€24). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best 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 Erfurt to Gelsenkirchen train.
Deutsche Bahn from Erfurt to Gelsenkirchen train information:
When taking a train from Erfurt, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Erfurt Hbf, Erfurt Nord and Erfurt, Hbf Intercity-Hotel. 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 Erfurt Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf.
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their trains from Erfurt Hbf and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 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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