How to travel from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen

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Travel Information between Berlin and Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance275 miles (444 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $79
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 5 h 15 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $79 (€70) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 275 miles (444 km) from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 15 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€18). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Berlin to Gelsenkirchen.

There are 3 ways that you can travel from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Gelsenkirchen from Berlin is by taking a train, which costs on average $20 (€18).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Gelsenkirchen:

A train is generally $5 (€4) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $25 (€22) from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen.

Taking a train is usually $59 (€52) less than taking a flight to Gelsenkirchen, which costs on average $79 (€70) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Gelsenkirchen from Berlin is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Gelsenkirchen can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 10 h 53 min   on average.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 5 h 15 min.

The distance from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen is approximately 275 miles (444 km).

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen is:

  • 2 buses per day.
  • 18 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen as scheduled services by bus, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen:

  • Buses mostly depart from Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Gelsenkirchen, Hiberniastraße.
  • Trains mostly leave from Berlin Hbf and tend to arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Flixbus can get you to Gelsenkirchen by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with Flixbus from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen for $25 (€22) on Omio.
  • Eurowings can take you to Gelsenkirchen by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Eurowings from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen for $79 (€70).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Gelsenkirchen by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen for $20 (€18).

Yes, there are direct routes from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen with the following travel companies:

  • You can find 2 direct buses per day to Gelsenkirchen with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar.
  • You can check for a direct train to Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn with 1 direct train per day.

Direct services to Gelsenkirchen tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your trip.

Your trip from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen doesn't have to end in Gelsenkirchen. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Hamburg, Cologne or Munich. If you’d like to add Hamburg, Cologne or Munich to your Berlin to Gelsenkirchen tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Gelsenkirchen today!

When planning your trip from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets are costing $25 (€22) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $79 (€70) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $20 (€18) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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