Hanover to Gelsenkirchen train

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Cheap train tickets from Hanover to Gelsenkirchen

Showing times and prices for May 25

Cheapest

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

FlixTrain
05:23PM2h20
Hanover
07:43PMGelsenkirchen
$141One-way
0 transfers
FlixTrain
09:23AM2h22
Hanover
11:45AMGelsenkirchen
$141One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Hanover to Gelsenkirchen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, May 25
FlixTrain
05:23PM2h20
Hanover
07:43PMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers
FlixTrain
09:23AM2h22
Hanover
11:45AMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Hanover to Gelsenkirchen

Showing times and prices for May 25

Fastest Journey

2 h 20 m

Average

2 h 21 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

203 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Hanover for Gelsenkirchen every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

FlixTrain
05:23PM2h20
Hanover
07:43PMGelsenkirchen
$141One-way
0 transfers
FlixTrain
09:23AM2h22
Hanover
11:45AMGelsenkirchen
$141One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Hanover to Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance126 miles (203 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$42 (€36)
frequencyTrain frequency10 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, WestfalenBahn or FlixTrain

Trains from Hanover to Gelsenkirchen cover the 126 miles (203 km) long route taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, WestfalenBahn or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 10 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $42 (€36), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $11 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Hanover Hbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn, WestfalenBahn and FlixTrain from Hanover to Gelsenkirchen trains

Find the best trains to Gelsenkirchen from Hanover with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn, WestfalenBahn and FlixTrain from $12 (€10). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best 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 from Hanover to 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.

Train information from Hanover to Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 23 min
  • Cheapest Price: $28
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 19 a day

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

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Hanover 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 Hanover to Gelsenkirchen

FAQs: Travel by train from Hanover 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 Hanover to Gelsenkirchen.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Hanover to Gelsenkirchen can start from as little as $11 (€10) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Hanover to Gelsenkirchen is $42 (€36); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Hanover to Gelsenkirchen train time is 2 h 20 min   covering the 126 mile (203 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Hanover to Gelsenkirchen leaves at 6: 31 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Hanover to Gelsenkirchen leaves at 6: 40 PM.
Yes, there is 1 direct train a day from Hanover to Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer direct trains.
For the best Hanover to Gelsenkirchen train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, WestfalenBahn or FlixTrain. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Hanover to Gelsenkirchen to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 6: 40 PM.

When departing from Hanover, you have various train station options to start your route from including Hanover Hbf, Hanover-Linden/Fischerhof and Hanover-Nordstadt. 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 Hanover Hbf, which is located around 1.4 miles (2.2 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 Hanover is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 20 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Hanover to Gelsenkirchen by train is October.
You have options as you can travel from Hanover to Gelsenkirchen 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Hanover and Gelsenkirchen

Hanover
Gelsenkirchen
Hanover Hbf is the most popular Hanover 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 Hanover for your trip to Gelsenkirchen.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 5112861055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Hanover Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U7, U8, U9
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S4, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S21, S51
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, NJ, FLX 30, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE8, RE10, RE30, RE60, RE70, RB38
Hanover-Linden/FischerhofATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Hanover-NordstadtATMAccessibility
Hanover-KleefeldATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Hanover-LedeburgAccessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Hanover Karl-Wiechert-AlleeATMAccessibility
Hanover-LeinhausenAccessibility
Hanover Bismarckstr.ParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility

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