|Distance||40 miles (64 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h|
|Average train ticket price||$11 (€9)|
|Train frequency||25 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 25 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain|
Trains from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne cover the 40 miles (64 km) long trip taking on average 1 h with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 25 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $6 (€5), but the average price of train tickets is $11 (€9). Travelers depart most frequently from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.
You can travel by train from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $6 (€5). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you 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 to Cologne from Gelsenkirchen. 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.
Train information from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn:
When you buy your Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Cologne from Gelsenkirchen don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:
When taking the train from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne, you can choose to depart from train stations like Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen Zoo. Your route can end in train stations such as Köln Hbf, Köln Messe/Deutz and Köln/Bonn Flughafen.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and travel around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Köln Hbf and need to travel approximately 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the train station to the city center in Cologne.
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