Gelsenkirchen to Brussels train

Cheap train tickets from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Cheapest

20

Average

38

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
04:13PMGelsenkirchen3h22 07:35PMBrussels
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201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:44AMGelsenkirchen3h51 09:35AMBrussels
0 transfers
561One-way

Train schedule from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels

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Deutsche Bahn
05:44AMGelsenkirchen3h51 09:35AMBrussels
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Deutsche Bahn
04:13PMGelsenkirchen3h22 07:35PMBrussels
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Fastest train times from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Fastest Journey

3 h 22 m

Average

3 h 36 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

207 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Gelsenkirchen for Brussels every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
04:13PMGelsenkirchen3h22 07:35PMBrussels
0 transfers
201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:44AMGelsenkirchen3h51 09:35AMBrussels
0 transfers
561One-way

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Overview: Train from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels

distanceDistance128 miles (206 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels cover the 128 miles (206 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 22 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 $31 (€30), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $31 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and arrive in Bruxelles-Midi.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels trains

Find the best trains from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $31 (€30). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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 Gelsenkirchen and Brussels. 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.

Deutsche Bahn from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 20 min
  • Average Price: $31
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Brussels 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 Gelsenkirchen to Brussels.
FAQs

Travel between Gelsenkirchen, Germany and Brussels, Belgium by train is: Unrestricted.

What is the status of international entry into Belgium from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Gelsenkirchen?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Brussels, Belgium?

When traveling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 10/3/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Brussels from Gelsenkirchen before traveling.

The restriction level for your return train to Gelsenkirchen, Germany from Brussels is: Unrestricted.

Is my return train into Gelsenkirchen from Brussels restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Brussels?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Gelsenkirchen from Brussels closer to your date of departure here here.

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels for the next 7 days starting from $31 (€30)  one way.
The train price from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels is on average $31 (€30)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
You should expect to travel around 128 miles (206 km)  from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels by train.
While the time it takes to travel 128 miles (206 km) between Gelsenkirchen and Brussels can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Gelsenkirchen to Brussels train journey time is on average 3 h 22 min.

Some of the Gelsenkirchen train stations to Brussels you can start your journey from include Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen Zoo. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Brussels include Bruxelles-Midi, Bruxelles-Central and Brussels-Nord.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Gelsenkirchen Hbf   and arriving in Bruxelles-Midi.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Gelsenkirchen Hbf, is located 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center of Gelsenkirchen.

The most popular arrival train station, Bruxelles-Midi, is located 2 miles (3.2 km) away from the city center of Brussels.

If you're looking for trains from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Brussels. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Gelsenkirchen to Brussels journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels leaves at 5: 44 AM. The last train departing from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels leaves at 6: 09 PM. You can find the latest Gelsenkirchen to Brussels train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you book the Gelsenkirchen to Brussels train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $31 (€30). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Gelsenkirchen to Brussels. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Gelsenkirchen
Brussels
Gelsenkirchen Hbf is the most popular Gelsenkirchen 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 Gelsenkirchen for your trip to Brussels.
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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