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Cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen

Showing times and prices for May 28

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

FlixTrain
05:45AM6h00
Hamburg
11:45AMGelsenkirchen
$211One-way
0 transfers
FlixTrain
08:01AM7h02
Hamburg
03:03PMGelsenkirchen
$371One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:45AM3h20
Hamburg
12:05PMGelsenkirchen
$381One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:04AM3h07
Hamburg
10:11AMGelsenkirchen
$411One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
12:01PM3h10
Hamburg
03:11PMGelsenkirchen
$571One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, May 28
FlixTrain
08:01AM7h02
Hamburg
03:03PMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:45AM3h26
Hamburg
11:11AMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
11:50AM3h21
Hamburg
03:11PMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:45AM3h20
Hamburg
12:05PMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers
FlixTrain
05:45AM6h00
Hamburg
11:45AMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen

Showing times and prices for May 28

Fastest Journey

3 h 7 m

Average

4 h 12 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

302 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Hamburg for Gelsenkirchen every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
07:04AM3h07
Hamburg
10:11AMGelsenkirchen
$411One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
12:01PM3h10
Hamburg
03:11PMGelsenkirchen
$571One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:45AM3h20
Hamburg
12:05PMGelsenkirchen
$381One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
11:50AM3h21
Hamburg
03:11PMGelsenkirchen
$841One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:45AM3h26
Hamburg
11:11AMGelsenkirchen
$811One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance187 miles (301 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 45 min
priceAverage train ticket price$54 (€47)
frequencyTrain frequency14 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or FlixTrain

Trains from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen cover the 187 miles (301 km) long route taking on average 2 h 45 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 14 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $54 (€47), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $13 (€11). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen trains

For as little as $9 (€8) you can travel by train to Gelsenkirchen from Hamburg with Deutsche Bahn and FlixTrain. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains to Gelsenkirchen from Hamburg. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 57 min
  • Cheapest Price: $43
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 12 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain classes from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB), FlixTrain

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen

FAQs: Travel by train from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen 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 Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen can start from as little as $13 (€11) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen is $54 (€47); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen train time is 2 h 45 min   covering the 187 mile (301 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen leaves at 5: 45 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen leaves at 9: 46 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen without having to change trains with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. There are 2 direct trains from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 46 PM.

When departing from Hamburg, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg Airport and Hamburg Altona. When arriving in Gelsenkirchen, you can end your route in train stations like Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel station and Gelsenkirchen-Rotthausen station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Hamburg Hbf, 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 1.6 miles (2.5 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Gelsenkirchen from Hamburg is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 45 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen is February.
You have options as you can travel from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen 3 different ways: train, flight or bus.

Important Stations and Airports in Hamburg and Gelsenkirchen

Hamburg
Gelsenkirchen
Hamburg Hbf is the most popular Hamburg 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 Hamburg for your trip to Gelsenkirchen.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 4039184400
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 15
Public transit options for Hamburg Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U4
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S11, S21, S31
Bus lines: 2, 5, 6, 16, 17, 19, 112, X35, 31, 37
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FLX, NJ, RE, RB, IRE
Hamburg AirportShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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.
Hamburg, Hauptbahnhof/SpitalerstraßeAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Hamburg DammtorWifiLockersShoppingParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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.
Hamburg Hbf (S-Bahn)Accessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Hamburg, JungfernstiegParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Hamburg LandungsbrückenShoppingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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.
Hamburg, Hauptbahnhof/KirchenalleeAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Hamburg-SternschanzeShoppingParkingTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Reeperbahn stationShoppingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Hamburg Berliner TorShoppingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
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ParkingParking
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