The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Mainz 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 58 m
2 h 58 m
Trains per day
Of the 1 trains that leave Mainz for Gelsenkirchen every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||116 miles (187 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 38 min|
|Average train ticket price||$24 (€21)|
|Train frequency||9 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB EuroCity|
Trains from Mainz to Gelsenkirchen cover the 116 miles (187 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 38 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or ÖBB EuroCity. Normally, there are 9 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $15 (€13), but the average price of train tickets is $24 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Mainz Hbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Mainz and Gelsenkirchen from $15 (€13). 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 Mainz to Gelsenkirchen train.
Deutsche Bahn from Mainz to Gelsenkirchen train information:
Some of the Mainz train stations to Gelsenkirchen you can start your journey from include Mainz Hbf, Mainz Römisches Theater and Mainz-Mombach. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Gelsenkirchen include Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen Zoo.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Mainz Hbf and arriving in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Mainz Hbf, which is located around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Gelsenkirchen Hbf, located 1.4 miles (2.3 km) away from the city center.
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