Duration 1h 1m
Distance 78.8 km
Average price 18€
Frequency 17/day

Trip overview

The average train between Cologne and Gelsenkirchen takes 1h 1m and the fastest train takes 49 min. There is a train service every few hours from Cologne 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.

Train • 1h 5m

  1. Koeln Hbf
  2. Gelsenkirchen
1h 5m
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7€ - 60€

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Koeln Hbf and arriving at Gelsenkirchen Hbf. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 1h 5m.

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The distance between Cologne and Gelsenkirchen is 64 km. The road distance is 78.8 km.

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Cologne to Gelsenkirchen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Koeln Hbf station.

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Cologne to Gelsenkirchen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Gelsenkirchen Hbf station.

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There are 690+ hotels available in Gelsenkirchen. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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What companies run services between Cologne and Gelsenkirchen?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Cologne to Gelsenkirchen hourly. Tickets cost 40€ - 60€ and the journey takes 1h 5m. Five other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
40€ - 60€
Ave. Duration
1h 6m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
14€ - 21€
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 55€
Ave. Duration
53 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
23€ - 35€
Ave. Duration
1h 3m
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
7€ - 9€
Ave. Duration
1h 36m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
19€ - 25€
Ave. Duration
1h 37m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
10€ - 13€
Ave. Duration
33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes

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