How to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen

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Travel Information between Frankfurt am Main and Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$16 - $286
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€15) • 4 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $286 (€274) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesGlobtour Medjugorjie d. O. O. Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 117 miles (189 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train to Gelsenkirchen from Frankfurt am Main. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $16 (€15). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Globtour Medjugorjie d. O. O. Lufthansa Cityline or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen.
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There are 4 ways to travel to Gelsenkirchen from Frankfurt am Main including taking a bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Gelsenkirchen is by taking a bus with an average price of $16 (€15).

This is compared to other travel options to Gelsenkirchen:

Taking a bus is usually $271 (€259) less than taking a flight to Gelsenkirchen, which costs on average $286 (€274) for the same trip.

A bus is generally $26 (€25) less than a train for the same trip. Taking a train costs on average $42 (€40) from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen.

The quickest way to travel between Frankfurt am Main and Gelsenkirchen is by flight, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 4 h 40 min   of travel time.

In comparison, getting to Gelsenkirchen by train can take on average 2 h 35 min.

The distance from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen is approximately 117 miles (189 km).

The average frequency per day from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 23 trains a day.

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

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen:

  • Buses from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen most often leave from Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1) and arrive in Gelsenkirchen, Hiberniastraße.
  • Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen most often leave from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

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

  • You can travel by bus from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen with Globtour Medjugorjie d. O. O. And you can find Globtour Medjugorjie d. O. O. Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen tickets for $16 (€15) on Omio.
  • You can go to Gelsenkirchen from Frankfurt am Main by plane with Lufthansa Cityline. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $286 (€274) with Lufthansa Cityline from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $42 (€40) with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen.
Looking to extend your trip from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen? Many Omio customers who go from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Cologne. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Hamburg or Cologne from Gelsenkirchen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Frankfurt am Main 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 $16 (€15) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing $286 (€274) one way on average.
  • Train tickets cost on average $42 (€40) one way.

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

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