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Travel Information to Gelsenkirchen from Paris

distanceDistance279 miles (450 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$84 - $28
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $28 (€24) • 9 h 30 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $96 (€84) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 279 miles (450 km) by train, bus or flight from Paris to Gelsenkirchen. The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are BlaBlaCar, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Paris to Gelsenkirchen.

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How to get from Paris to Gelsenkirchen by train, bus or flight.

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The best way to travel from Paris to Gelsenkirchen is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Deutsche Bahn

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Travel from Paris to Gelsenkirchen on Deutsche Bahn, TGV and Eurostar travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Paris and Gelsenkirchen. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French travel company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long travel journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

      Germany's largest airline is Lufthansa. Fly to Gelsenkirchen from Paris and book your most convinient travel ticket from Lufthansa's many ticket options including: Economy Light, Economy Classic, Economy Flex, Business Class and First Class.

        FAQs: Travel from Paris to Gelsenkirchen

        FAQs: 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 Paris to Gelsenkirchen.

        There are 3 ways to get from Paris to Gelsenkirchen: train, bus or flight.

        The cheapest way to go to Gelsenkirchen from Paris is by taking a bus, which costs on average $28 (€24).

        This is compared to other ways of getting from Paris to Gelsenkirchen:

        A bus is () less than a ferry with an average ticket price of () from Paris to Gelsenkirchen.

        Taking a bus costs $69 (€60) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $96 (€84) for the same trip.

        Taking a bus costs $56 (€49) less than taking a train, which average ticket prices of $84 (€73).

        The quickest way to travel between Paris and Gelsenkirchen is by flight, which takes on average 1 h 10 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

        Bus takes 9 h 30 min on average.

        Train takes on average 6 h 26 min.

        Gelsenkirchen is approximately 279 miles (450 km) away from Paris.

        The average frequency per day from Paris to Gelsenkirchen is:

        • Around 2 trains per day.

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

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

        • Buses mostly leave from Paris, Porte Maillot and tend to arrive in Gelsenkirchen, Hauptbahnhof/ZOB.
        • Trains mostly leave from Paris Gare du Nord and tend to arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

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

        • You can take a bus from Paris to Gelsenkirchen with BlaBlaCar, FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus or Eurolines Deutschland. Cheap tickets can be found for $28 (€24) with FlixBus from Paris to Gelsenkirchen.
        • You can go to Gelsenkirchen from Paris by plane with Lufthansa Cityline (2) or Lufthansa. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $174 (€151) with Lufthansa from Paris to Gelsenkirchen on Omio.
        • You can travel by train to Gelsenkirchen from Paris with Deutsche Bahn, TGV or Thalys, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Paris to Gelsenkirchen tickets for $84 (€73) on Omio.

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

        • Direct services by bus with.
        • Direct ferry with.
        • Direct services by plane with.
        • Direct services by train with.

        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 between Paris and Gelsenkirchen.

        Many of our customers who book a trip from Paris to Gelsenkirchen often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Berlin, Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Amsterdam or Cologne. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Paris and Gelsenkirchen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Gelsenkirchen and any of these top destinations today!
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