How to travel from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen

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Travel Information from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance187 miles (301 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$37 - $135
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $37 (€33) • 3 h 8 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $135 (€120) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 187 miles (301 km) by bus, flight or train between Hamburg and Gelsenkirchen. 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 $37 (€33). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus, Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen

Travel Tips: 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.

There are 3 ways that you can travel between Hamburg and Gelsenkirchen. You can take a bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Gelsenkirchen from Hamburg is by taking a train, which costs on average $37 (€33).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Gelsenkirchen:

Taking a train is about $1 (€1) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $38 (€34) for this journey.

A train is generally $98 (€87) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $135 (€120) from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen.

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

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

In comparison, getting to Gelsenkirchen by bus can take on average 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 8 min.

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

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen is:

  • 21 trains per day.

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

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Hamburg, Bahnsteig Gleis 13 + 14 and tend to arrive in Gelsenkirchen, Hiberniastraße.
  • Trains mostly depart from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

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 Flixbus for buses to Gelsenkirchen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen tickets on Omio for $38 (€34).
  • Eurowings can take you to Gelsenkirchen by plane. If searching for a good deal on flights, you can find tickets for Eurowings from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen for $135 (€120).
  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Gelsenkirchen by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen for $37 (€33) on Omio.
Your trip from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen doesn't have to end in Gelsenkirchen. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Cologne or Munich. If you’d like to add Berlin, Cologne or Munich to your Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Gelsenkirchen today!

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

  • A bus ticket costs $38 (€34) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket costs $135 (€120) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this trip is costing $37 (€33) one way on average.

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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