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from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne

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

Our recommendation

To get from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne on Dec 9 we recommend taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

05:30PMGelsenkirchen0h40 06:10PMCologne
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05:30PMGelsenkirchen0h40 06:10PMCologne
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07:49PMGelsenkirchen, Hiberniastraße1h08 08:57PMKöln, Hbf
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06:50AMGelsenkirchen1h00 07:50AMCologne
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06:20AMGelsenkirchen0h40 07:00AMCologne
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Travel Information to Cologne from Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance40 miles (64 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain
fastestFastest modeTrain • $21 (€18) • 1 h 9 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a train to travel 40 miles (64 km) between Gelsenkirchen and Cologne. Deutsche Bahn is the main travel company operating this trip. Travelers can even take a direct from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne.

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Travel Tips: Travel from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne

Travel to Cologne 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 Gelsenkirchen to Cologne.

How do I go from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne?

You can travel between Gelsenkirchen and Cologne by train.

What is the quickest way to get from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne?

The fastest way to travel from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne is by train, which requires on average 1 h 9 min   of travel time.

How far is Cologne from Gelsenkirchen?

The Gelsenkirchen to Cologne distance is around 40 miles (64 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne?

The average frequency per day from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne is:

  • 25 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Gelsenkirchen and Cologne as scheduled services by train can vary by season or day of the week.

When traveling from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne, what are the departure and arrival points in Gelsenkirchen and Cologne?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne:

  • Most travelers board their train from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and arrive in Köln Hbf.

Which travel operators can get me to Cologne from Gelsenkirchen?

Let Omio help you find the best company to travel with from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne:

  • You can take a train from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $21 (€18) with Deutsche Bahn from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne.

Where should I go next after I travel between Gelsenkirchen and Cologne?

Many of our customers traveling from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne don't make Cologne their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Cologne are Berlin, Amsterdam or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Cologne to any of these top destinations today!

When should I buy a ticket from Gelsenkirchen to Cologne online to score the best deals?

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

  • Train tickets cost $21 (€18) one way on average.

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

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