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Duration 1h 39m
Distance 170.6 km
Average price 30€
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Utrecht and Gelsenkirchen takes 1h 39m and the fastest train takes 1h 36m. The train service runs several times per day from Utrecht 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. Utrecht Centraal
  2. Gelsenkirchen
1h 52m
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18€ - 84€

Utrecht to Gelsenkirchen train times

Trains run five times a day between Utrecht and Gelsenkirchen. The earliest departure is at 08:37 in the morning, and the last departure from Utrecht is at 19:07 which arrives into Gelsenkirchen at 20:58. All services require a transfer at OBERHAUSEN HBF and take an average of 1h 39m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Utrecht to Gelsenkirchen. However, there are services departing from Utrecht Centraal and arriving at Gelsenkirchen Hbf via Oberhausen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 1h 52m.

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The distance between Utrecht and Gelsenkirchen is 151 km. The road distance is 170.6 km.

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Utrecht to Gelsenkirchen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Utrecht Centraal station.

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Utrecht to Gelsenkirchen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Utrecht and Gelsenkirchen?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf 5 times a day. Tickets cost 17€ - 40€ and the journey takes 1h 24m.
Train operators
Dutch Railways (NS)
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
5 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 40€

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

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+31 30 751 5155
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 24m
5 times a day
Estimated price
17€ - 40€
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
17€ - 24€
1st Class
28€ - 40€

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