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Gelsenkirchen to Munich by train

The journey from Gelsenkirchen to Munich by train is 306.19 mi and takes 6 hr 56 min. There are 14 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:48 AM and the last at 5:30 AM. It is possible to travel from Gelsenkirchen to Munich by train for as little as $106.64 or as much as $143.59. The best price for this journey is $106.64.

Lowest Price$106.64
Journey Duration6 hr 56 min
Connection per Day14
Lowest Price$106.64
Highest Price$143.59
First Departure12:48 AM
Last Departure5:30 AM
Distance306.19 mi
DepartureGelsenkirchen
ArrivalMunich
CarriersNational Express, EurobahnMore

Gelsenkirchen to Munich Train Times

Departure date
Monday, May 20, 2024

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

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Gelsenkirchen to Munich, 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 Gelsenkirchen to Munich.

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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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Gelsenkirchen to Munich

The cheapest Gelsenkirchen - Munich train tickets can be found for as low as $18.37 if you’re lucky, or $50.09 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $106.64.

Find the best day to travel to Munich by train

When travelling to Munich 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.

Eurobahn is a private railway company that operates in Germany. It was founded in 1998 and offers regional and commuter train services in the North Rhine-Westphalia region. Eurobahn operates on several lines, including the S-Bahn Rhein-Ruhr, the RB 61, and the RB 52. The company is known for its modern trains and high-quality service, including free Wi-Fi and air conditioning. Eurobahn is committed to sustainability and has implemented several measures to reduce its environmental impact, such as using energy-efficient trains and promoting public transportation as an alternative to driving.

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.

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.

Services on board National Express, Eurobahn and DB - Regional Express from Gelsenkirchen to Munich
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Gelsenkirchen to Munich CO2 Emissions by Train

Ecology
Train
34.49kg
Bus
36.96kg
Flight
98.55kg
Car
78.84kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Gelsenkirchen to Munich by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Gelsenkirchen and Munich are 34.49kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Gelsenkirchen and Munich? By taking the train between Gelsenkirchen and Munich you will save 64.06kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.47kg compared to a bus and 44.35kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Gelsenkirchen to Munich?
A train ticket from Gelsenkirchen to Munich is $124.67. 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 $106.64.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Gelsenkirchen to Munich?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Gelsenkirchen to Munich is $106.64. 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 Gelsenkirchen and Munich by train?
Gelsenkirchen to Munich is 306.19 mi.
How long does the train between Gelsenkirchen and Munich take?
Gelsenkirchen to Munich is on average 6 hr 56 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 32 min.
Which companies operate from Gelsenkirchen to Munich?
The train journey from Gelsenkirchen to Munich is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: National Express, Eurobahn, DB - Regional Express and DB - InterCity Express (ICE).
How many train connections per day go from Gelsenkirchen to Munich?
Gelsenkirchen to Munich has 14 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Gelsenkirchen to Munich leave?
The earliest train from Gelsenkirchen to Munich departs at 12:48 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 Gelsenkirchen to Munich depart?
The latest train from Gelsenkirchen to Munich departs at 5:30 AM. 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 Gelsenkirchen to Munich 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 $106.64 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.
What's the fastest journey time between Gelsenkirchen to Munich by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Gelsenkirchen and Munich is 5 hr 32 min.
Is there a direct train from Gelsenkirchen to Munich?
Yes, there is a direct train between Gelsenkirchen and Munich.
What are the CO2 emissions for Gelsenkirchen to Munich by train?
The train journey from Gelsenkirchen to Munich creates 34.49kg of CO2 emissions.

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