How to travel from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen

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from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen

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

Our recommendation

To get from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen on May 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:59AMBerlin Hbf4h29 11:28AMGelsenkirchen Hbf
2 transfers
08:26PMBerlin Gesundbrunnen6h42 03:08AMGelsenkirchen Hbf
1 transfer
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06:58AMBerlin Hbf4h30 11:28AMGelsenkirchen Hbf
1 transfer
05:25AMBerlin Hbf5h00 10:25AMGelsenkirchen Hbf
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05:25AMBerlin Hbf5h03 10:28AMGelsenkirchen Hbf
1 transfer

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Travel Information between Berlin and Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance275 miles (444 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $46
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $20 (€18) • 5 h 7 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $46 (€41) • 1 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, easyJet or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 275 miles (444 km) between Berlin and 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 journey are Flixbus, easyJet 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 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: 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 $13 (€12) less than a bus for the same journey. Taking a bus costs on average $33 (€30) from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen.

Taking a train is about $26 (€23) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $46 (€41) for this route.

The quickest way to travel from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 15 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, going by bus can take 9 h 11 min   on average.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 5 h 7 min   of travel time.

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

The average frequency per day from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen is:

  • 2 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip 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 most often depart from Berlin at Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and arrive in Gelsenkirchen at Gelsenkirchen, Hiberniastraße.
  • Trains mostly depart from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen:

  • You can take a bus from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $33 (€30) with Flixbus from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen.
  • You can travel between Berlin and Gelsenkirchen by flight with easyJet. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $46 (€41) with easyJet from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen.
  • You can take a train from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $20 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen.

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

  • You can find 2 direct trains per day 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 route.

Omio customers who travel from Berlin to Gelsenkirchen often also extend their vacation to go to Hamburg, Cologne or Munich. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Gelsenkirchen and these popular destinations at a great price.

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

  • Bus tickets are costing on average $33 (€30) one way.
  • Plane tickets cost on average $46 (€41) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $20 (€18) one way on average.

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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