The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Gelsenkirchen to Basel is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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7 h 43 m
7 h 43 m
Trains per day
Of the 1 trains that leave Gelsenkirchen for Basel every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||273 miles (440 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 57 min|
|Average train ticket price||$96 (€83)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Gelsenkirchen to Basel cover the 273 miles (440 km) long route taking on average 5 h 57 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $81 (€70), but the average price of train tickets is $96 (€83). Travelers depart most frequently from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and arrive in Basel SBB.
You can travel by train between Gelsenkirchen and Basel with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $81 (€70). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
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 Gelsenkirchen to Basel train.
Gelsenkirchen to Basel train information with Deutsche Bahn:
When departing from Gelsenkirchen, you have various train station options to start your route from including Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen-Rotthausen. When arriving in Basel, you can end your route in train stations like Basel SBB, Basel Bad Bhf and Basel St Johann.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Gelsenkirchen Hbf, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Basel SBB, located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) away from the city centre.
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