How to travel from Gothenburg to Gelsenkirchen

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Travel Information between Gothenburg and Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance469 miles (756 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$53 - $63
fastestFastest modeFlight • $53 (€48) • 1 h 35 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight or train to travel 469 miles (756 km) from Gothenburg to Gelsenkirchen. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Gothenburg to Gelsenkirchen.

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Travel between Gothenburg, Sweden and Gelsenkirchen, Germany is: Partially open.

Can travelers from Sweden enter Germany?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Gelsenkirchen from Gothenburg?

Conditions of entry into Germany:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Germany has imposed the following measures:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information was last checked on 5/28/22. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Gothenburg to Gelsenkirchen.

The current restriction level for returning to Gothenburg, Sweden from Germany is: Fully open.

Am I allowed to reenter Gothenburg, Sweden from Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

Reentering Sweden is currently allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Gothenburg from Gelsenkirchen?

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

Which rules do I need to follow in Gothenburg, Sweden regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Sweden must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Recommended

The information above was last checked on 5/23/22. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Gothenburg from Gelsenkirchen here.

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

The cheapest way to travel from Gothenburg to Gelsenkirchen is by taking a flight with an average price of $53 (€48).

This is compared to other travel options to Gelsenkirchen:

Taking a flight is about $10 (€9) less than taking a train, which costs on average $63 (€57) for this route.

The fastest way from Gothenburg to Gelsenkirchen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 35 min.

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

In comparison, getting to Gelsenkirchen by train can take on average 15 h 18 min.

Gelsenkirchen is approximately 469 miles (756 km) away from Gothenburg.

The average frequency per day from Gothenburg to Gelsenkirchen is:

  • Around 2 trains per day.

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

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

  • Trains mostly leave from Göteborg, Centralstation and tend to arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

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

  • Travel with Eurowings for flights to Gelsenkirchen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Eurowings Gothenburg to Gelsenkirchen tickets on Omio for $53 (€48).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Gelsenkirchen by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Gothenburg to Gelsenkirchen for $63 (€57) on Omio.
Many of our customers traveling from Gothenburg to Gelsenkirchen don't make Gelsenkirchen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Gelsenkirchen are Berlin, Hamburg or Cologne, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Gelsenkirchen to any of these top destinations today!

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

  • Plane tickets cost on average $53 (€48) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $63 (€57) one way.

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

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