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.
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2 h 46 m
2 h 55 m
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Of the 5 trains that leave Hamburg for Gelsenkirchen every day 5 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||2 h 45 min|
|Average train ticket price||$18 (€16)|
|Train providers||FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen cover the 187 miles (301 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 45 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $18 (€16), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $11 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.
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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 Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen train.
Train information from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn:
When taking a train from Hamburg, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. When you arrive in Gelsenkirchen, your train can arrive in train stations including Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen Zoo.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Hamburg Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Hamburg Hbf, is located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center of Hamburg.
The most popular arrival train station, Gelsenkirchen Hbf, is located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city center of Gelsenkirchen.
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