Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg train

Cheap train tickets from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Oct 01

Cheapest

17

Average

23

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.

FlixTrain
02:06PMGelsenkirchen2h49 04:55PMHamburg
0 transfers
171One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:33PMGelsenkirchen3h16 05:49PMHamburg
0 transfers
241One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:13PMGelsenkirchen3h03 09:16PMHamburg
0 transfers
281One-way

Train schedule from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg

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FlixTrain
02:06PMGelsenkirchen2h49 04:55PMHamburg
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Deutsche Bahn
02:33PMGelsenkirchen3h16 05:49PMHamburg
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Deutsche Bahn
06:13PMGelsenkirchen3h03 09:16PMHamburg
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Fastest train times from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg

Showing times and prices for Oct 01

Fastest Journey

2 h 49 m

Average

3 h 2 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

302 km

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.

FlixTrain
02:06PMGelsenkirchen2h49 04:55PMHamburg
0 transfers
171One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:13PMGelsenkirchen3h03 09:16PMHamburg
0 transfers
281One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:33PMGelsenkirchen3h16 05:49PMHamburg
0 transfers
241One-way

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Overview: Train from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg

distanceDistance187 miles (301 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$29 (€28)
frequencyTrain frequency13 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg trains

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

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:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 42 min
  • Average Price: $41
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Hamburg 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 Hamburg.
FAQs
Train tickets between Gelsenkirchen and Hamburg for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $10 (€10)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg train price to come in at an average of $29 (€28)  one way.
The train distance from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg is around 187 miles (301 km).
The train time from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg is on average 3 h 3 min  for the 187 miles (301 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Gelsenkirchen and Hamburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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.

For the best Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Hamburg from Gelsenkirchen to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Gelsenkirchen for Hamburg is 13 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train departing from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg leaves at 10: 06 AM. The last train departing from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg leaves at 7: 50 PM. You can find the latest Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you buy a train ticket from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $29 (€28) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Hamburg from Gelsenkirchen are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Gelsenkirchen
Hamburg
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 Hamburg.
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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.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
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