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

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Train  •  44 min

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

$3 - $26

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Train, line 107 tram  •  1 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf Ice / ...
  2. Take the line 107 tram from Essen Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1 to Gelsenkirchen Hbf Bstg 11 107

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 train which costs 3€ - 22€ and takes 44 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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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Gelsenkirchen Hauptbahnhof. Services depart hourly, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 44 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 best way to get from Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen without a car is to train which takes 44 min and costs 3€ - 22€.

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

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Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen train services, operated by Eurobahn, depart from Düsseldorf Hauptbahnhof station.

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Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen train services, operated by Eurobahn, arrive at Gelsenkirchen Hauptbahnhof station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Düsseldorf to Gelsenkirchen is 45 km. It takes approximately 34 min to drive 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
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and offers many different types of rail transportation including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare.

Contact Details
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 - $26
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen central station
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$6 - $8
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Essen, Essen central station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$5 - $8
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
avv.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$16 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$16 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $40
Ruhrbahn GmbH
Phone
+49 201 8261234
Website
ruhrbahn.de
Tram from Essen Hauptbahnhof Bstg 1 to Gelsenkirchen Hbf Bstg 11
Ave. Duration
35 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Ruhrbahn GmbH
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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