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Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen by train

The journey from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen by train is 24.8 mi and takes 1 hr 1 min. There are 74 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:06 AM and the last at 11:54 PM. It is possible to travel from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen by train for as little as $3.07 or as much as $20.94. The best price for this journey is $3.07.

Lowest Price$3.07
Journey Duration1 hr 1 min
Connection per Day74
Lowest Price$3.07
Highest Price$20.94
First Departure12:06 AM
Last Departure11:54 PM
Distance24.8 mi
DepartureDüsseldorf
ArrivalGelsenkirchen
CarriersFlixTrain GmbH, DB - Regional ExpressMore

Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen Train Times

Departure date
Monday, Jul 15, 2024

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How much does it cost to get from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen by train?

The prices for train tickets from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen will cost $3.07. The average train ticket price is approximately $11.96. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.
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When you're traveling from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $11.96. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long does the journey from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen take by train?

Traveling from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen by train will usually take 1 hr 1 min. This journey covers a distance of 24.8 mi . When planning your trip, bear in mind that 1 hr 1 min is an average, and route times may vary from day to day. Weather conditions, issues with transport, unexpected diversions, and local events could all cause delays to your journey. Please keep the possibility of these exceptional events in mind when making travel plans. The distance between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen is around 24.8 mi. Depending on the exact route and provider you travel with, your journey time can vary. On average, this journey will take approximately 1 hr 1 min. However, the fastest routes between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen take 0 hr 24 min. If a fast journey is a priority for you when traveling, look out for express services that may get you there faster. Some flexibility may be necessary when booking. Often, these services only leave at particular times of day - or even on certain days of the week. You may also find a faster journey by taking an indirect route and connecting in another station along the way.

Which stations are used when traveling from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen?

You will be able to leave Düsseldorf by using stations such as Sonnenstraße, Düsseldorf,Benrath Btf, Düsseldorf,Markenstraße, Düsseldorf,Eichelstraße, Düsseldorf,Duesseldorf Airport,Düsseldorf,Fuldaer Straße, Düsseldorf. These connect you to stations including Gelsenkirchen,Wanne-Eickel Central Station in Gelsenkirchen. Check carefully before making a booking. Some or all of these stations will appear on the route, depending on the transport provider you use for your trip. Check carefully to see which route your chosen transport provider follows, to see if it passes through a station that is convenient for your needs. It may be necessary to make a short journey between stations either in Düsseldorf or in Gelsenkirchen, for your convenience while traveling.

How many journeys from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen take place each day?

You will be able to travel from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 74 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 15 direct connections from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 59 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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The cheapest Düsseldorf - Gelsenkirchen train tickets can be found for as low as $3.73 if you’re lucky, or $8.09 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $15.00.

Find the best day to travel to Gelsenkirchen by train

When travelling to Gelsenkirchen by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

National Express is a British multinational public transport company that operates bus, and rail services in the UK, Europe, North Africa, and North America. The company was founded in 1972 and has its headquarters in Birmingham, UK. National Express operates a fleet of over 1,600 buses, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. The company also operates rail services in the UK, including the East Anglia franchise.

Express InterCity is a type of train service that operates in many countries around the world. It is designed to provide fast and efficient transportation between major cities, with limited stops along the way. Express InterCity trains typically offer amenities such as comfortable seating, air conditioning, and onboard food and beverage service. They may also have first-class or business-class seating options for passengers who want extra comfort and amenities. Express InterCity trains are often a popular choice for business travelers, tourists, and commuters who need to travel between cities quickly and conveniently.

Regional Express (Rex) is an Australian airline that operates scheduled regional flights to over 60 destinations across Australia. The airline was founded in 2002 and has its headquarters in Mascot, New South Wales. Rex operates a fleet of over 60 aircraft, including Saab 340 turboprops and Boeing 737-800NG jets. The airline's main focus is on providing affordable air travel to regional communities, with a strong emphasis on safety, reliability, and customer service. Rex also offers a frequent flyer program, Rex Business Flyer, and has partnerships with other airlines such as Qantas and Virgin Australia.

Ticket types and facilities from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain and DB - InterCity Express (ICE) when traveling from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen.

Standard

A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Second Class

Deutshce Bahn's second class ensures a comfortable journey with standard seating arrangements with free Wi-Fi, power socket, and. Second class passengers can buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car or restaurant car.
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First Class

First Class travel with Deutsche Bahn provides a luxurious experience with comfortable seats and many amenities such as spacious seating with personalized on-seat service and exclusive lounge access at major stations. First-class passengers can have their orders delivered to their seats, but if you do not want to wait, you can also dine in the restaurant car or buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car.
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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
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On ICE trains, enjoy free WiFi and access the ICE portal for movies, TV shows, audiobooks, games, and reading material.
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Seek tranquillity on ICE Frankfurt in Coach 21 (second class) and Coach 28/29 (first class). On ICE 104/105 Basel, it's Coach 31 (second class) and Coach 38/39 (first class).
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Stay charged with a power socket available for every two seats on the train.
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On ICE-trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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For assistance in boarding, changing trains, or other queries, reach out to DB’s Mobility Service. The staff is always ready to assist and ensure a smooth journey.
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With ICE, choose between a full menu at the onboard restaurant or quick snacks at the bistro. For First Class passengers, complimentary food and drinks are served directly to your seat. DB's diverse menu, updated quarterly, features local and vegetarian/vegan options.
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ICE trains not only offer air conditioning but are also innovating with eco-friendly systems that both cool and heat using natural refrigerants.
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On Deutsche Bahn trains, make sure it's disassembled and snugly packed in a case or cover with your name labeled on it, and you can bring it on board for free. You're also allowed one regular and one hand luggage item. Just ensure your bike doesn't get in the way of other travelers or block aisles. Note: Special bikes aren't permitted, but if you're an international traveler, there's no need to worry about peak-time restrictions.
Services on board DB - Regional Express, FlixTrain and DB - InterCity Express (ICE) from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen
Compare services on board when travelling from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen by train.
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Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
2.79kg
Bus
2.99kg
Flight
7.98kg
Car
6.39kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen are 2.79kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen? By taking the train between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen you will save 5.19kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 0.2kg compared to a bus and 3.6kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen?
A train ticket from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen is $11.96. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $3.07.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen is $3.07. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen by train?
Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen is 24.8 mi.
How long does the train between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen take?
Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen is on average 1 hr 1 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 0 hr 24 min.
Which companies operate from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen?
The train journey from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen is covered by 6 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: FlixTrain GmbH, DB - Regional Express, FlixTrain, Centralbahn, DB - InterCity Express (ICE), National Express and Eurobahn.
How many train connections per day go from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen?
Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen has 74 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen leave?
The earliest train from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen departs at 12:06 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen depart?
The latest train from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen departs at 11:54 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $3.07 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen?
There are on average 15 direct connection(s) from Düsseldorf to go to Gelsenkirchen.
What's the fastest journey time between Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen is 0 hr 24 min.
Is there a direct train from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen?
Yes, there is a direct train between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen.
What are the CO2 emissions for Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen by train?
The train journey from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen creates 2.79kg of CO2 emissions.

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