There are 4 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen by train, taxi or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

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Train  •  44 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Gelsenkirchen Hauptbahnhof Re3 / ...

$3 - $25

3 alternative options

Train via Duisburg Hbf  •  54 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Duisburg Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Gelsenkirchen Hauptbahnhof Re3 / ...

$15 - $37

Taxi  •  34 min

  1. Take a taxi from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen 28.2 miles

$110 - $140

Drive  •  34 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen 28.2 miles

$5 - $9

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The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen is to drive which costs 5€ - 8€ and takes 34 min.

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

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

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The train from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Gelsenkirchen Hauptbahnhof takes 44 min including transfers and departs hourly.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Gelsenkirchen Hauptbahnhof. Services depart hourly, and operate Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The journey takes approximately 44 min.

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Map of how to get from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen.
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  • Distance: 24.1 miles
  • Duration: 44 min

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

Eurobahn operates a train from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen hourly. Tickets cost $3 - $6 and the journey takes 44 min. Two other operators also service this route.

Train operators
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof to Gelsenkirchen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hauptbahnhof to Gelsenkirchen Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Website
eurobahn.de
Deutsche Bahn
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$17 - $25
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
12 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Train from Duisburg Hbf to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$13 - $19
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen central station
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
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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