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from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen

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Travel Information to Gelsenkirchen from Düsseldorf

distanceDistance24 miles (39 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus or train
priceTicket price range$3 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 30 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $3 (€3) • 30 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn or FlixTrain

Travel 24 miles (39 km) by bus or train from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $3 (€3). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen.

How do I travel from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen?

There are 2 ways that you can travel between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen. You can take a bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen?

The cheapest way to travel between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen is by taking a train with an average price of $3 (€3).

This is compared to other travel options to Gelsenkirchen:

Taking a train is about $16 (€14) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $19 (€17) for this journey.

What is the fastest way to travel between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen?

The fastest way to get to Gelsenkirchen from Düsseldorf is by train with an average travel time of 30 min.

Other travel options to Gelsenkirchen can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 1 h 6 min   on average.

What is the distance between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen?

You should expect to travel around 24 miles (39 km) between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen.

How many services a day are there between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen?

The average frequency per day from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen is:

  • Around 50 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen, where do I depart from Düsseldorf and where do I arrive in Gelsenkirchen?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Düsseldorf at Düsseldorf, Hbf, Worringer Straße and arrive in Gelsenkirchen at Gelsenkirchen, Hiberniastraße.
  • Trains most often depart from Düsseldorf at Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen at Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Which travel operators can get me to Gelsenkirchen from Düsseldorf?

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

  • You can go to Gelsenkirchen from Düsseldorf by bus with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap bus tickets for $19 (€17) with Deutsche Bahn from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen on Omio.
  • You can travel by train from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen with FlixTrain, and you can find FlixTrain Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen tickets for $3 (€3) on Omio.

Where should I go next after I travel from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen?

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

How far in advance should I book my Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen one way ticket online to get the best deals?

When planning your trip from Düsseldorf 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 on average $19 (€17) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $3 (€3) one way.

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

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