The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Ghent to Gelsenkirchen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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8 h 58 m
9 h 25 m
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Of the 2 trains that leave Ghent for Gelsenkirchen every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||150 miles (242 km)|
|Average train duration||9 h 52 min|
|Average train ticket price||$100 (€88)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB)|
Trains from Ghent to Gelsenkirchen cover the 150 miles (242 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 52 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB). Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $100 (€88), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $97 (€85). Travelers depart most frequently from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.
Deutsche Bahn and SNCB trains will get you to Gelsenkirchen from Ghent from $97 (€85). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
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 Ghent to Gelsenkirchen train.
When departing from Ghent, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Gent St Pieters and Gent-Dampoort. When arriving in Gelsenkirchen, you can end your trip in train stations like Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen Zoo.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Gent St Pieters, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Gelsenkirchen Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city centre.
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