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.
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2 h 52 m
3 h 31 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||187 miles (301 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 57 min|
|Average train ticket price||£29 (€33)|
|Train providers||Deutsche 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.
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 (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.
Deutsche Bahn 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Hamburg and Gelsenkirchen are the following:
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.
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.
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