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Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen by train

The journey from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen by train is 209.32 mi and takes 4 hr 30 min. There are 7 connections per day, with the first departure at 2:22 AM and the last at 6:36 AM. It is possible to travel from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen by train for as little as $66.61 or as much as $133.32. The best price for this journey is $66.61.

Lowest Price$66.61
Journey Duration4 hr 30 min
Connection per Day7
Lowest Price$66.61
Highest Price$133.32
First Departure2:22 AM
Last Departure6:36 AM
Distance209.32 mi
DepartureStuttgart
ArrivalGelsenkirchen
CarriersVIAS Rail, DB - IntercityMore

Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen Train Times

Departure date
Tuesday, Apr 23, 2024

Traveling from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen with Virail

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How much will I pay for train tickets from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen?

When you're traveling from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $100.71. You might be able to find prices as low as $66.61, but it all depends on how you travel. 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.
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Prices will vary when you travel from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen. On average, though, you'll pay about $100.71 for a train ticket. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

How long will it take me to travel from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen by train?

The distance between Stuttgart and Gelsenkirchen is approximately 209.32 mi. In general, it will take you about 4 hr 30 min to complete the journey between the two cities. However, it is important to remember that journey times may vary according to a number of factors, including seasonal weather conditions, local events or diversions. Keep this in mind if you are intending to make a later connection, and always plan accordingly. The journey between Stuttgart and Gelsenkirchen by train usually takes 4 hr 30 min to cover a distance of 209.32 mi. The shortest journey from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen will take you 3 hr 28 min. Remember, as always, that this time does not include any delays that might occur due to weather conditions, construction, or unexpected diversions and disruptions. If arriving in Gelsenkirchen quickly is a priority for you, look for express or non-stop services. You may also find that a connecting route reaches your destination faster than some direct journeys. Virail will allow you to explore all your options and come to a decision that suits your needs.

Which stations can I use to travel from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen?

Depending on the type of transport, and the provider you decide to use for your journey, you will be able to depart Stuttgart from the following stations: Obertürkheim, Stuttgart,Vaihingen Rathaus, Stuttgart,Kornwestheim,Echterdingen,Bad Cannstatt, Stuttgart,Zuffenhausen, Stuttgart,Postdörfle, Stuttgart. Arriving at Gelsenkirchen, your route will pass through all or some of the following stations: Wanne-Eickel Central Station,Gelsenkirchen. Not all transport providers serve every station, so check in advance to see exactly where your route takes you. You may need to use another form of transport to get from one station to another or to your final destination when you arrive in Gelsenkirchen.

How many daily journeys are there from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen?

You will be able to travel from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 7 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 Stuttgart 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, 0 direct connections from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 7 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 Stuttgart 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 Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Stuttgart 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 Stuttgart 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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Best time to book cheap train tickets from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen

The cheapest Stuttgart - Gelsenkirchen train tickets can be found for as low as $22.58 if you’re lucky, or $44.25 on average. The most expensive ticket can cost as much as $77.39.

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.

VIAS Rail is a Belgian railway company that operates passenger and freight trains in Belgium and the Netherlands. It was established in 2014 as a joint venture between the French railway company SNCF and the Belgian railway company SNCB. VIAS Rail operates high-speed trains, regional trains, and commuter trains, as well as providing rail freight services. The company aims to provide safe, reliable, and sustainable transportation solutions to its customers. VIAS Rail is committed to reducing its environmental impact by investing in energy-efficient trains and promoting sustainable practices throughout its operations.

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.

Regionalbahn is a type of train service in Germany that operates on regional routes, connecting smaller towns and cities with larger ones. These trains are usually slower than intercity trains, but they make more stops and are more affordable. Regionalbahn trains are operated by various companies, including Deutsche Bahn, and they offer single and multiple-day tickets. The trains are often used by commuters and tourists who want to explore the countryside and smaller towns.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen

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

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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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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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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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.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC 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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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board VIAS Rail, DB - Intercity and DB - InterCity Express (ICE) from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen
Compare services on board when travelling from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen by train.
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Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen CO2 Emissions by Train

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23.58kg
Bus
25.27kg
Flight
67.37kg
Car
53.9kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Stuttgart and Gelsenkirchen are 23.58kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Stuttgart and Gelsenkirchen? By taking the train between Stuttgart and Gelsenkirchen you will save 43.79kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 1.69kg compared to a bus and 30.32kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen?
A train ticket from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen is $100.71. 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 $66.61.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen is $66.61. 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 Stuttgart and Gelsenkirchen by train?
Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen is 209.32 mi.
How long does the train between Stuttgart and Gelsenkirchen take?
Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen is on average 4 hr 30 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 3 hr 28 min.
Which companies operate from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen?
The train journey from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen is covered by 4 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: VIAS Rail, DB - Intercity, DB - InterCity Express (ICE), DB - Regionalbahn and Eurobahn.
How many train connections per day go from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen?
Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen has 7 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen leave?
The earliest train from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen departs at 2:22 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 Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen depart?
The latest train from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen departs at 6:36 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 Stuttgart 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 $66.61 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 Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Stuttgart and Gelsenkirchen is 3 hr 28 min.
Is there a direct train from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen?
Yes, there is a direct train between Stuttgart and Gelsenkirchen.
What are the CO2 emissions for Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen by train?
The train journey from Stuttgart to Gelsenkirchen creates 23.58kg of CO2 emissions.

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