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.
This is the last train of the day.
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3 h 22 m
3 h 36 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||128 miles (206 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 22 min|
|Average train ticket price||$31 (€30)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche 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.
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 (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:
Travel between Gelsenkirchen, Germany and Brussels, Belgium by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Belgium, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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