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from Gelsenkirchen to Munich

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

Our recommendation

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

11:45PMGelsenkirchen Hbf8h22 08:07AMMunich Hbf
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$341One-way
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11:45PMGelsenkirchen Hbf8h22 08:07AMMunich Hbf
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$341One-way
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06:13PMGelsenkirchen Hbf5h55 12:08AMMunich Hbf
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$651One-way
08:14AMGelsenkirchen Hbf5h53 02:07PMMunich Hbf
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$721One-way
09:43AMGelsenkirchen Hbf6h44 04:27PMMunich Hbf
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$651One-way

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Travel Information to Munich from Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance305 miles (492 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$29 - $102
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $29 (€24) • 6 h 23 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $102 (€85) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 305 miles (492 km) by bus, flight or train to Munich from Gelsenkirchen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $29 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or flight from Gelsenkirchen to Munich.

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FAQs

How do I go from Gelsenkirchen to Munich?

You can travel between Gelsenkirchen and Munich 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Gelsenkirchen to Munich?

The cheapest way to go to Munich from Gelsenkirchen is by taking a train, which costs on average $29 (€24).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Munich:

A train is generally $19 (€16) less than a bus for the same trip. Taking a bus costs on average $48 (€40) from Gelsenkirchen to Munich.

A train is $73 (€61) less than a flight for this route with tickets for a flight from Gelsenkirchen to Munich costing on average $102 (€85).

What is the fastest way from Gelsenkirchen to Munich?

The fastest way from Gelsenkirchen to Munich is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 11 h 17 min   of travel time.

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 6 h 23 min   of travel time.

How far is it from Gelsenkirchen to Munich?

The distance from Gelsenkirchen to Munich is approximately 305 miles (492 km).

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

The average frequency per day from Gelsenkirchen to Munich is:

  • 16 trains a day.

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

When traveling between Gelsenkirchen and Munich, what are the departure and arrival points in Gelsenkirchen and Munich?

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

  • Buses most often depart from Gelsenkirchen at Gelsenkirchen, ZOB and arrive in Munich at München, ZOB.
  • Trains mostly leave from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and tend to arrive in München Hbf.

Which travel operators can get me to Munich from Gelsenkirchen?

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

  • You can travel between Gelsenkirchen and Munich by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $48 (€40) with Flixbus from Gelsenkirchen to Munich.
  • You can go to Munich from Gelsenkirchen by plane with Eurowings. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $102 (€85) with Eurowings from Gelsenkirchen to Munich on Omio.
  • You can take a train from Gelsenkirchen to Munich with Deutsche Bahn. Cheap tickets can be found for $29 (€24) with Deutsche Bahn from Gelsenkirchen to Munich.

Can I find a direct route between Gelsenkirchen and Munich?

Yes, there are direct services available from Gelsenkirchen to Munich with the following travel companies:

  • You can take a direct bus with BlaBlaCar or Croatia Bus d. O. O.
  • You'll find direct flights with Lufthansa or Eurowings.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Munich as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Munich from Gelsenkirchen.

What other destinations are worth visiting after traveling from Gelsenkirchen to Munich?

Looking to extend your trip from Gelsenkirchen to Munich? Many Omio customers who go from Gelsenkirchen to Munich usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Prague or Paris. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Prague or Paris from Munich, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

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

  • Bus tickets are costing $48 (€40) one way on average.
  • Plane tickets are costing on average $102 (€85) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $29 (€24) one way.

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

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