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from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg

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

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

08:14AMGelsenkirchen Hbf2h59 11:13AMHamburg Hbf
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08:14AMGelsenkirchen Hbf2h59 11:13AMHamburg Hbf
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06:14PMGelsenkirchen Hbf3h00 09:14PMHamburg Hbf
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10:14AMGelsenkirchen Hbf3h00 01:14PMHamburg Hbf
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02:14PMGelsenkirchen Hbf3h00 05:14PMHamburg Hbf
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Travel Information from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg

distanceDistance187 miles (301 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$24 - $66
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $24 (€20) • 2 h 49 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $66 (€55) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings or FlixTrain

Take a flight or train to travel 187 miles (301 km) between Gelsenkirchen and Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or train from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg

Travel to Hamburg 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 Hamburg.

What are the ways to get from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg?

There are 2 ways that you can travel to Hamburg from Gelsenkirchen. You can take a flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg?

The cheapest way to travel from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg is by taking a train with an average price of $24 (€20).

This is compared to other travel options to Hamburg:

A train is $42 (€35) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg costing on average $66 (€55).

What is the quickest way from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg?

The fastest way from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

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

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 2 h 49 min.

How far is it from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg?

The distance is approximately 187 miles (301 km) from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg.

Where do I depart from Gelsenkirchen? Where do I arrive in Hamburg?

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

  • Most travelers catch their train from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Who can get me from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Eurowings to go to Hamburg by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurowings Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $66 (€55).
  • Travel with FlixTrain for trains to Hamburg. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixTrain Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg tickets on Omio for $24 (€20).

Can I find a direct route to Hamburg from Gelsenkirchen?

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

  • You can book a direct flight with Eurowings.
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain.

Direct services to Hamburg 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 popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg?

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

How far in advance should I book tickets between Gelsenkirchen and Hamburg online to get the best deals?

Before traveling from Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A plane ticket for this trip costs on average $66 (€55) one way.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $24 (€20) one way for this journey.

But we recommend booking Gelsenkirchen to Hamburg tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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