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from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen

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Travel from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen.
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What are the ways to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen?

There are 3 travel options from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen?

The cheapest way to get from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $18 (€15) compared to other travel options to Gelsenkirchen:

Taking a bus is usually $77 (€64) less than taking a flight to Gelsenkirchen, which costs on average $96 (€79) for the same trip.

Taking a bus is about $11 (€9) less than taking a train, which costs on average $29 (€24) for this route.

What is the fastest way to travel from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen?

The fastest way from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen is by flight with an average journey time of 50 min.

There are alternative travel options to Gelsenkirchen that can usually take longer:

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

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 3 h 29 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen?

Gelsenkirchen is approximately 117 miles (189 km) away from Frankfurt am Main.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen?

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

  • Around 16 trains per day.

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

When traveling to Gelsenkirchen from Frankfurt am Main, where do I depart from Frankfurt am Main and where do I arrive in Gelsenkirchen?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Frankfurt am Main at Frankfurt am Main, Hbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen at Gelsenkirchen, ZOB.
  • Trains mostly depart from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen?

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

  • You can take a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen with Croatia Bus d. O. O. Cheap tickets can be found for $18 (€15) with Croatia Bus d. O. O. From Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen.
  • You can take a flight from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen with Lufthansa. Cheap tickets can be found for $96 (€79) with Lufthansa from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen.
  • You can travel from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $29 (€24) with Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen.
Is it possible to travel directly from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen?

Yes, there are direct routes from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen with the following travel companies:

  • You'll find direct buses with BlaBlaCar or Croatia Bus d. O. O.
  • You'll find direct flights with Lufthansa Cityline.

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.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen?
Your trip from Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main 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 buy my Frankfurt am Main to Gelsenkirchen one way ticket online to get the best deals?

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $18 (€15) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $96 (€79) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing $29 (€24) one way on average.

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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