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Gelsenkirchen-Rome Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Gelsenkirchen to Rome?

Lowest Price$153.96
Fastest Train17h 39m
Trains Per Day4
Train Lines1

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Gelsenkirchen to Rome 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 Rome?

In the last month, $153.96 was the average price of a train ticket from Gelsenkirchen, NW to Rome, RM. Tickets are generally somewhat expensive for this particular train route, which is to be expected given the long distance. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 6 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $64.60 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Gelsenkirchen to Rome?

The distance between Gelsenkirchen and Rome is approximately 712 miles, or 1146 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 19 hours and 11 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 17 hours and 39 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Gelsenkirchen to Rome are the most crowded on Monday. 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 Tuesday 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 1:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 1:00am. 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 Rome?

There are 4 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 Rome to Gelsenkirchen.

Which train should you take from Gelsenkirchen to Rome?

Deutsche Bahn is the one and only train line which connects Gelsenkirchen, North Rhine-Westphalia to Rome, Province of Rome. However, there are 4 trains per day to choose from.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn419h 12m$207.83

Where is the train station in Gelsenkirchen?

Because some trains make multiple stops before leaving the city, there are 4 stops and stations in Gelsenkirchen where you can board the train:

  • Gelsenkirchen-Buer Süd
  • Gelsenkirchen-Rotthausen
  • Train Station
  • Gelsenkirchen Zoo

Where is the train station in Rome?

Rome has one train station:

  • Roma Termini

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