Duration 37h 36m
Distance 1662.5 km
Average price 224€
Frequency 6/week

Trip overview

The train between Cluj-Napoca and Gelsenkirchen takes 37h 36m. The train runs, on average, 6 times per week from Cluj-Napoca to Gelsenkirchen. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Cluj Napoca
  2. Wien Hbf
  3. Gelsenkirchen
21h 42m
191€ - 271€

Cluj-Napoca to Gelsenkirchen train times

Trains run six times a week between Cluj-Napoca and Gelsenkirchen. The service departs Cluj-Napoca at 07:35 in the morning, which arrives into Gelsenkirchen at 20:11. All services require a transfer at WIEN HBF and take an average of 37h 36m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
These schedules are estimated: The schedules shown above are estimated schedules based on typical services on the average day and may vary depending on when you plan to travel. Please make sure you confirm the departure/arrival times and availability with the operator before planning your trip.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Cluj-Napoca to Gelsenkirchen? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

No, there is no direct train from Cluj-Napoca to Gelsenkirchen. However, there are services departing from Cluj Napoca and arriving at Gelsenkirchen Hbf via Wien Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 21h 42m.

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The distance between Cluj-Napoca and Gelsenkirchen is 1307 km. The road distance is 1662.5 km.

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Cluj-Napoca to Gelsenkirchen train services, operated by Romanian Railways (CFR), depart from Cluj Napoca station.

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Cluj-Napoca to Gelsenkirchen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Gelsenkirchen Hbf station.

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Gelsenkirchen is 1h behind Cluj-Napoca. It is currently 5:03 AM in Cluj-Napoca and 4:03 AM in Gelsenkirchen.

There are 644+ hotels available in Gelsenkirchen. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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