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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2 h 49 m
3 h 2 m
Trains per day
Of the 3 trains that leave Gelsenkirchen for Hamburg every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||187 miles (301 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 3 min|
|Average train ticket price||$29 (€28)|
|Train frequency||13 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 3 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg cover the 187 miles (301 km) long route taking on average 3 h 3 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 13 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $10 (€10), but the average price of train tickets is $29 (€28). Travelers depart most frequently from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.
For as little as $10 (€10) you can travel by train to Hamburg from Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.
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 Hamburg 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.
Deutsche Bahn from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg train information:
When taking a train from Gelsenkirchen, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen Zoo. When you arrive in Hamburg, your train can arrive in train stations including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Gelsenkirchen Hbf to Hamburg Hbf.
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, Hamburg Hbf, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center of Hamburg.
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