How to travel from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen

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from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen

How to get from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Gelsenkirchen from Berlin

distanceDistance275 miles (444 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$17 - $30
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $17 (€15) • 3 h 52 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $46 (€40) • 1 h 5 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 275 miles (444 km) from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Find the best trip from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen with Omio's travel partners easyJet, FlixBus and Eurowings! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel 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 Berlin to Gelsenkirchen travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      EasyJet is a British multinational low-cost airline headquartered at London Luton Airport (LTN). It’s the largest UK-based carrier based on the number of passengers carried. EasyJet flies to over 150 destinations across Europe and North Africa, making it a popular budget airline for travelers. To keep fares as low as possible, easyJet tickets are non-refundable and no complimentary snacks are provided onboard. All fare types include allowance of one small personal bag, while additional fees apply for carry-on luggage and checked luggage.

        FAQs: Travel from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen

        FAQs: 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 to get from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen is by taking a train with average ticket prices of $17 (€15) compared to other travel options to Gelsenkirchen:

        A train is $13 (€11) less than a bus with an average ticket price of $30 (€26) from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen.

        Taking a train costs () less than taking a ferry, which average ticket prices of ().

        Taking a train costs $29 (€25) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $46 (€40) for the same trip.

        The quickest way to travel from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 5 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Bus takes on average 6 h 25 min.

        Getting to Gelsenkirchen by train takes 3 h 52 min on average.

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

        The average frequency per day from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen is:

        • 1 bus per day.
        • 12 trains per day.

        However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip to Gelsenkirchen from Berlin as scheduled services by train, bus or flight 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, Hauptbahnhof/ZOB.
        • Trains most often depart from Berlin at Berlin Hbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen at Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

        The following travel companies offer services from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen:

        • Travel with FlixBus or BlaBlaCar to go to Gelsenkirchen by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find FlixBus Berlin to Gelsenkirchen tickets on Omio for $30 (€26).
        • Travel with Eurowings or easyJet to go to Gelsenkirchen by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurowings Berlin to Gelsenkirchen tickets on Omio for $46 (€40).
        • Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain can take you to Gelsenkirchen by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for FlixTrain from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen for $17 (€15).

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

        • You'll find 1 direct bus a day to Gelsenkirchen with FlixBus.
        • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn.

        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 Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Amsterdam or Cologne. If you’d like to add Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Amsterdam or Cologne 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!
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