The cheapest trains from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Cheapest

£26

Average

£55

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen will cost around £ 55 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 26.

20:46Hamburg Hbf2h57 23:43Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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£261One-way
04:37Hamburg Hbf3h07 07:44Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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£261One-way
05:46Hamburg Hbf3h17 09:03Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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£331One-way
22:46Hamburg Hbf3h42 02:28Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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£331One-way
18:46Hamburg Hbf3h17 22:03Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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£341One-way

Timetable Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen

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00:45Hamburg Harburg5h40 06:25Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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01:08Hamburg Harburg6h00 07:08Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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04:37Hamburg Hbf3h07 07:44Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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05:46Hamburg Hbf3h17 09:03Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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06:46Hamburg Hbf2h55 09:41Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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07:01Hamburg Hbf3h52 10:53Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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07:46Hamburg Hbf3h17 11:03Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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08:46Hamburg Hbf2h53 11:39Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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09:46Hamburg Hbf3h17 13:03Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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10:46Hamburg Hbf2h52 13:38Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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11:01Hamburg Hbf3h52 14:53Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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11:46Hamburg Hbf3h17 15:03Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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12:46Hamburg Hbf2h56 15:42Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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13:01Hamburg Hbf3h54 16:55Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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13:01Hamburg Hbf3h53 16:54Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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13:46Hamburg Hbf3h17 17:03Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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14:46Hamburg Hbf2h55 17:41Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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16:09Hamburg Hbf2h54 19:03Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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16:46Hamburg Hbf2h53 19:39Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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17:01Hamburg Hbf3h52 20:53Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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17:46Hamburg Hbf3h17 21:03Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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18:01Hamburg Hbf3h52 21:53Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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18:46Hamburg Hbf3h17 22:03Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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19:01Hamburg Hbf3h52 22:53Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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19:46Hamburg Hbf3h22 23:08Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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20:46Hamburg Hbf2h57 23:43Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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22:46Hamburg Hbf3h42 02:28Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Fri
22 Oct
£62Deutsche Bahn
£119Eurowings
Sat
23 Oct
£18FlixTrain
£307Lufthansa
Wed
27 Oct
£9FlixTrain
£38Eurowings

The fastest trains from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen

Showing times and prices for 23 Oct

Fastest Journey

2 h 52 m

Average

3 h 31 m

Trains per day

27

Distance

302 km

Of the 27 trains that leave Hamburg for Gelsenkirchen every day 8 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 302 km distance in an average of 3 h 31 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 2 h 52 m .

The slowest trains will take 6 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

10:46Hamburg Hbf2h52 13:38Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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£551One-way
16:46Hamburg Hbf2h53 19:39Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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£461One-way
08:46Hamburg Hbf2h53 11:39Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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£461One-way
16:09Hamburg Hbf2h54 19:03Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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£481One-way
06:46Hamburg Hbf2h55 09:41Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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£351One-way

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Train Information to Gelsenkirchen from Hamburg

distanceDistance187 miles (301 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 57 min
priceAverage train ticket price£29 (€33)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or FlixTrain

Trains from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen cover the 187 miles (301 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 57 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. There are direct train services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £29, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £9. Travellers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn Hamburg – Gelsenkirchen

You can travel by train between Hamburg and Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £9. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen train.

  • Average Price: £62

Deutsche Bahn 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Hamburg and Gelsenkirchen are the following:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen
Travel by train 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.
FAQs
How much does a cheap train from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains to Gelsenkirchen from Hamburg to cost as little as £9  in the next 7 days.
What is the average price of train tickets from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen?
If you’re looking to book tickets for this journey in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen train prices are on average £29  one way.
What is the distance by train from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen?
You should expect to travel around 187 miles (301 km)  between Hamburg and Gelsenkirchen by train.
How many hours does it take from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen by train?
The train time to Gelsenkirchen from Hamburg is on average 2 h 57 min  for the 187 miles (301 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Gelsenkirchen from Hamburg by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen, which train station in Hamburg do I depart from and which train station in Gelsenkirchen do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Hamburg to start your route from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. In Gelsenkirchen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Gelsenkirchen Hbf, Gelsenkirchen-Hassel and Gelsenkirchen Zoo.

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf   and arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.

Where do I find the Hamburg train station to Gelsenkirchen? Where is the Gelsenkirchen train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Gelsenkirchen Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the train station to the city centre in Gelsenkirchen.

Which train companies should I travel with from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen?
For the best Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen direct train services?
Yes, you can search for direct trains from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen on Omio with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
What are the first and last departure train times from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Hamburg at 14: 50. The last train leaves from Hamburg at 20: 46. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
How early should I book Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen train tickets to get the best deals?
You can find a train from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen to cost on average £29 one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Gelsenkirchen
Hamburg Hbf is the most popular Hamburg railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Hamburg for your journey to Gelsenkirchen.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 2, 5, 6, 16, 17, 19, 112, X35, 31, 37
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FLX, NJ, RE, RB, IRE
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S11, S21, S31
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U4