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from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen

You can get from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

To get from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen on 29 Oct we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:46Hamburg Hbf2h55 09:41Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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20:46Hamburg Hbf2h57 23:43Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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04:37Hamburg Hbf3h07 07:44Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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06:10Hamburg Hbf3h15 09:25Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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05:46Hamburg Hbf3h17 09:03Gelsenkirchen Hbf
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Travel Information from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen

distanceDistance187 miles (301 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range£18 - £38
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £18 • 2 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • £38 • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings or FlixTrain

Take a flight or train to travel 187 miles (301 km) from Hamburg to 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 £18. The most popular travel providers which serve this trip are Eurowings or FlixTrain among others. Travellers 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.
How do you get from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen?

You can travel from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen 2 different ways: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen?

The cheapest way from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £18 compared to other travel options to Gelsenkirchen:

A train is £20 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen costing on average £38.

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

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

Other travel options from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen can usually take longer:

In comparison, taking a train requires on average 2 h 44 min   of travel time.

How many miles are between Hamburg and Gelsenkirchen

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

What are the departure and arrival points in Hamburg and in Gelsenkirchen?

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

  • Trains mostly leave from Hamburg Hbf and tend to arrive in Gelsenkirchen Hbf.
Which travel companies can get me 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:

  • Eurowings can get you to Gelsenkirchen by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen for £38 on Omio.
  • FlixTrain can get you to Gelsenkirchen by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with FlixTrain from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen for £18 on Omio.
Is it possible to travel directly from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen?

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

  • You'll find direct flight services to Gelsenkirchen with Eurowings.
  • You'll find direct train services to Gelsenkirchen with Deutsche Bahn.

As you won't need to change at another stop in between, direct services to Gelsenkirchen tend to save you time and add more convenience, so it's worth paying attention to before you book tickets for this trip.

What is another destination I should add to my tour from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen?
Looking to extend your trip from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen? Many Omio customers who go from Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Cologne or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Cologne or Munich from Gelsenkirchen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I purchase my Hamburg to Gelsenkirchen ticket online to get the best deals?

Before travelling 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:

  • The price of a plane ticket is £38 one way on average for this route.
  • The price of a train ticket is £18 one way on average for this trip.

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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