Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main train

Cheap train tickets from Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Oct 06

Cheapest

18

Average

31

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
06:14AMGelsenkirchen2h17 08:31AMFrankfurt am Main
0 transfers
181One-way
FlixTrain
09:53AMGelsenkirchen3h35 01:28PMFrankfurt am Main
0 transfers
251One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:07AMGelsenkirchen4h45 06:52AMFrankfurt am Main
0 transfers
301One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:43PMGelsenkirchen3h29 09:12PMFrankfurt am Main
0 transfers
401One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:09AMGelsenkirchen4h29 03:38PMFrankfurt am Main
0 transfers
421One-way

Train schedule from Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, October 6
Deutsche Bahn
02:07AMGelsenkirchen4h45 06:52AMFrankfurt am Main
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Deutsche Bahn
06:14AMGelsenkirchen2h17 08:31AMFrankfurt am Main
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FlixTrain
09:53AMGelsenkirchen3h35 01:28PMFrankfurt am Main
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:09AMGelsenkirchen4h29 03:38PMFrankfurt am Main
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
05:43PMGelsenkirchen3h29 09:12PMFrankfurt am Main
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main

Showing times and prices for Oct 06

Fastest Journey

2 h 17 m

Average

3 h 43 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

190 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Gelsenkirchen for Frankfurt am Main every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
06:14AMGelsenkirchen2h17 08:31AMFrankfurt am Main
0 transfers
181One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:43PMGelsenkirchen3h29 09:12PMFrankfurt am Main
0 transfers
401One-way
FlixTrain
09:53AMGelsenkirchen3h35 01:28PMFrankfurt am Main
0 transfers
251One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:09AMGelsenkirchen4h29 03:38PMFrankfurt am Main
0 transfers
421One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:07AMGelsenkirchen4h45 06:52AMFrankfurt am Main
0 transfers
301One-way

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Overview: Train from Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$20 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main cover the 117 miles (189 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 29 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $20 (€19), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $14 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main trains

Travel between Gelsenkirchen and Frankfurt am Main from $14 (€13) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Frankfurt am Main train.

Train information from Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 18 min
  • Average Price: $14
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 8 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main.
FAQs
Train tickets between Gelsenkirchen and Frankfurt am Main for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $14 (€13)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main train to cost on average $20 (€19)  one way.
The Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main train distance is approximately 117 miles (189 km).
On average the Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main train time is 3 h 29 min  covering the 117 miles (189 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Gelsenkirchen to start your journey from including Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen Zoo. In Frankfurt am Main you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Gelsenkirchen Hbf   and arrive in Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf.

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and need to travel around 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Frankfurt am Main most often arrive at Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and need to travel around 9.2 miles (14.8 km) from this train station to the city center.

When taking a train from Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Frankfurt am Main. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service between Gelsenkirchen and Frankfurt am Main and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, you can search for direct trains from Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main on Omio with Deutsche Bahn, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
On average, there are 14 trains a day from Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 6: 14 AM. The last train departing from Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main leaves at 9: 43 PM. You can find the latest Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains from Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main to cost on average $20 (€19) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Gelsenkirchen to Frankfurt am Main train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Gelsenkirchen
Frankfurt am Main
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 Frankfurt am Main.
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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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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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