Directions from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen

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Recommended option

Train Eurobahn  •  43 min

  1. Eurobahn / ...

$3 - $6

3 alternative options

Train Deutsche Bahn  •  49 min

  1. Re / ...
  2. Re / ...

$17 - $35

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. 28.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  34 min

  1. 28.2 miles

$5 - $9

What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Gelsenkirchen, Germany?

Eurobahn operates a train from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 43 min. Flixtrain also services this route 5 times a week.

Train operators
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
43 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen central station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Website
bahn.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$12 - $27
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$12 - $27
1st Class
$28 - $32
Other operators
Taxi from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen
Ave. Duration
34 min
Estimated price
$110 - $140
Taxi Düsseldorf eG
Phone
+49 211/33333
Website
taxi-duesseldorf.com
Michael Gerst Taxibetrieb
Phone
+49 211/327760
Kinder-Taxi
Phone
+49 211/2601307
DGS GmbH
Phone
+49 211 99 22 000
Website
dgs-grossraumtaxi.de

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Questions & Answers

The distance between Düsseldorf and Gelsenkirchen is 39 km. The road distance is 45 km.

The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen is to train which costs 3€ - 5€ and takes 43 min.

The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen is to taxi which takes 34 min and costs 100€ - 120€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Gelsenkirchen Hbf. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 43 min.

The train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf takes 43 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.