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Gelsenkirchen-Hanover Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Gelsenkirchen to Hanover?

Lowest Price£17.30
Fastest Train2h 38m
Trains Per Day35
Train Lines2

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Gelsenkirchen to Hanover right now?

We stand behind CDC guidelines that caution passengers against non-essential travel during the coronavirus outbreak. That said, we recognize not everyone is in a position to completely abstain. Whether it’s for work, to take care of family or to get back home, some circumstances inevitably require travel. If you’re one of those individuals who still needs to book a trip, you can continue to do so on Wanderu.

Know that most train companies are still running at this time, though some have limited service. Visit our COVID-19 travel guide for resources and daily updates on the coronavirus and COVID travel restrictions.

In order to keep vehicles as clean and sanitized as possible, train companies are taking extra precautions for coronavirus. For details on what various companies are doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

What is the price of a train ticket from Gelsenkirchen to Hanover?

In the last month, £28.10 was the average price of a train ticket from Gelsenkirchen, NW to Hanover, NI. This is a good price that is inexpensive compared to most train fares. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 11 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around £10.53 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Gelsenkirchen to Hanover?

The distance between Gelsenkirchen and Hanover is approximately 127 miles, or 205 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 3 hours and 25 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 38 minutes. Although it takes a couple of hours each way, it's still possible to make a round trip in a single day. Since most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, you should be able to browse the Internet or get some work done during your journey.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Gelsenkirchen to Hanover are the most crowded on Saturday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Wednesday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Gelsenkirchen at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 23:00. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Gelsenkirchen to Hanover?

There are 35 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Hanover to Gelsenkirchen. If you're not not set on traveling by train, you could always take the bus from Gelsenkirchen to Hanover for £13.79.

Which train should you take from Gelsenkirchen to Hanover?

2 train services operate from Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia to Hanover, Lower Saxony. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 31 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn313h 27m£30.11
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company53h 13m£36.89

Where is the train station in Gelsenkirchen?

There is one train station in Gelsenkirchen:

  • Train Station

Where is the train station in Hanover?

Hanover has one train station:

  • Hannover Anderten-Misburg

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