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from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen

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Travel Information between Hamburg and Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance187 miles (301 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$12 - $66
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $12 (€10) • 2 h 45 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $66 (€55) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings or FlixTrain

Take a flight or train to travel 187 miles (301 km) to Gelsenkirchen from 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 $12 (€10). 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 Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen.

What are the ways to get from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen?

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

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

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $12 (€10) compared to other travel options to Gelsenkirchen:

Taking a train is about $54 (€45) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $66 (€55) for this trip.

What is the quickest way from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen?

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

Other travel options to Gelsenkirchen can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 45 min   on average.

How far is Gelsenkirchen from Hamburg?

Gelsenkirchen is approximately 187 miles (301 km) away from Hamburg.

When traveling between Hamburg and Gelsenkirchen, where do I depart from Hamburg and where do I arrive in Gelsenkirchen?

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

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

Which travel companies can help me find a way to get from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen?

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

  • Travel with Eurowings to go to Gelsenkirchen by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurowings Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen tickets on Omio for $66 (€55).
  • Travel with FlixTrain for trains to Gelsenkirchen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for FlixTrain Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen tickets on Omio for $12 (€10).

Can I travel directly to Gelsenkirchen from Hamburg?

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

  • You'll find direct flights with Eurowings.
  • You can travel directly by train with Deutsche Bahn.

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

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen?

Many of our customers traveling from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen don't make Gelsenkirchen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Gelsenkirchen are Berlin, Cologne or Munich, 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!

How early should I buy Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen tickets online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this route costs on average $66 (€55) one way.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $12 (€10) one way.

But we recommend booking Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen 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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