Munich to Gelsenkirchen train

Cheap train tickets from Munich to Gelsenkirchen

Showing times and prices for May 30

Cheapest

24

Average

48

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
08:51PMMunich9h58 06:49AMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers
241One-way
Deutsche Bahn
11:54AMMunich8h16 08:10PMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers
351One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:51PMMunich9h58 05:49AMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers
521One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:28PMMunich6h26 11:54PMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers
561One-way
FlixTrain
06:53AMMunich7h11 02:04PMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers
741One-way

Train schedule from Munich to Gelsenkirchen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Monday, May 30
FlixTrain
06:53AMMunich7h11 02:04PMGelsenkirchen
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Deutsche Bahn
11:54AMMunich8h16 08:10PMGelsenkirchen
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Deutsche Bahn
05:28PMMunich6h26 11:54PMGelsenkirchen
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Deutsche Bahn
07:51PMMunich9h58 05:49AMGelsenkirchen
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Deutsche Bahn
08:51PMMunich9h58 06:49AMGelsenkirchen
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Fastest train times from Munich to Gelsenkirchen

Showing times and prices for May 30

Fastest Journey

6 h 26 m

Average

8 h 21 m

Trains per day

5

Distance

492 km

Of the 5 trains that leave Munich for Gelsenkirchen every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
05:28PMMunich6h26 11:54PMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers
561One-way
FlixTrain
06:53AMMunich7h11 02:04PMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers
741One-way
Deutsche Bahn
11:54AMMunich8h16 08:10PMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers
351One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:51PMMunich9h58 06:49AMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers
241One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:51PMMunich9h58 05:49AMGelsenkirchen
0 transfers
521One-way

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Overview: Train from Munich to Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance305 miles (492 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 11 min
priceAverage train ticket price$34 (€30)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Munich to Gelsenkirchen cover the 305 miles (492 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 11 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $27 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $34 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Gelsenkirchen trains

Find the best trains from Munich to Gelsenkirchen with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $27 (€24). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.

Deutsche Bahn

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 between Munich and 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 Munich to Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 39 min
  • Average Price: $27
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 6 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Munich to Gelsenkirchen

Travel by train 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 Munich to Gelsenkirchen.
FAQs
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Munich to Gelsenkirchen trains for as little as $27 (€24)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $34 (€30)  for a train ticket between Munich and Gelsenkirchen.
The distance to Gelsenkirchen from Munich by train is approximately 305 miles (492 km).
The train time between Munich and Gelsenkirchen is on average 7 h 11 min  for the 305 miles (492 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Munich and Gelsenkirchen by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Munich, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. 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 München Hbf   to Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Passengers board their train most frequently from München Hbf and travel around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Gelsenkirchen Hbf and need to travel approximately 1.6 miles (2.5 km) from the train station to the city center in Gelsenkirchen.

When taking a train from Munich to Gelsenkirchen, you can count on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection for the best way to get you to Gelsenkirchen. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Gelsenkirchen from Munich and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Munich to Gelsenkirchen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Munich to Gelsenkirchen leaves at 4: 34 AM. The last train departing from Munich to Gelsenkirchen leaves at 11: 01 PM. You can find the latest Munich to Gelsenkirchen train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you book the Munich to Gelsenkirchen train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $34 (€30). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Munich and Gelsenkirchen. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Gelsenkirchen
München Hbf is the most popular Munich 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 Munich for your trip to Gelsenkirchen.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 8913081055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for München Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Bus lines: 68, X98
Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB

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