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What train companies travel to Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

Located in Germany, Gelsenkirchen is accessible by train from 2 other cities. You can choose from 8 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Gelsenkirchen on Wanderu. FlixTrain usually has the most trains on any given day.

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Train companies serving Gelsenkirchen

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
FlixTrain143h 38m£20.27
  • Part of the FlixBus family, FlixTrain launched in 2018 to offer affordable and sustainable train travel in Germany. Its trains provide Wi-Fi, power outlets, air conditioning, onboard restrooms, and access to an entertainment portal full of movies, games, and music. In addition, each passenger gets a guaranteed seat, so you don't have to worry about standing in any aisles.

Frequently Asked Questions

£4.94 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Gelsenkirchen, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on trains from your city to Gelsenkirchen. In the last month, trains from Cologne to Gelsenkirchen had the lowest average price at £5.88.

The busiest train station in Gelsenkirchen is Gelsenkirchen Hbf. As Gelsenkirchen's main station, it has the most trains coming and going. However, a popular alternative is Bahnhofsvorpl 5.

Gelsenkirchen ranks number 6 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 14 in Germany. Gelsenkirchen ranks number 5 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Gelsenkirchen via train service. On average 10 direct daily train trips serve Gelsenkirchen.
The population of Gelsenkirchen is 270028. Gelsenkirchen ranks number 7 in terms of population in North Rhine-Westphalia and number 15 in all of Germany.
Train tickets to Gelsenkirchen range from £5 for a short trip to Gelsenkirchen, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Gelsenkirchen starts at , and a longer trip by train to Gelsenkirchen can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as £17.
The closest train station to the city center of Gelsenkirchen is Bahnhofsvorpl 5, located just 1.1 miles away. Select Bahnhofsvorpl 5 as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Gelsenkirchen. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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