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

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Train, bus  •  41 min

  1. Take the train from Gelsenkirchen Hbf to Dortmund-Mengede Re / ...
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund Mengede Bf to Waltrop Am Mühlenteich 289 / ...

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Taxi  •  24 min

  1. Take a taxi from Gelsenkirchen to Waltrop 33.7 km

2 alternative options

Line 231 bus  •  1h 31m

  1. Take the line 231 bus from Recklinghausen, RE Hbf Osteingang to Waltrop Ziegeleistr. 231

Drive  •  24 min

  1. Drive from Gelsenkirchen to Waltrop 33.7 km

Gelsenkirchen to Waltrop by train and bus

The journey time between Gelsenkirchen and Waltrop is around 56 min and covers a distance of around 28 km. This includes an average layover time of around 21 min. The fastest journey normally takes 45 min. Operated by Abellio, Eurobahn, ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH and others, the Gelsenkirchen to Waltrop service departs from Gelsenkirchen Hbf and arrives in Waltrop Am Mühlenteich. Typically 258 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
35 min
Layover time:
21 min
Total time:
56 min

Route information

Fastest journey time:
45 min
Journey distance:
28 km
Services per week:
258
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
1 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
04:59
Last service departs at:
23:29

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Gelsenkirchen to Waltrop train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Gelsenkirchen to Waltrop is to drive which costs €3 - €6 and takes 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Gelsenkirchen to Waltrop is to taxi which costs €80 - €100 and takes 24 min.

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The distance between Gelsenkirchen and Waltrop is 25 km. The road distance is 33.7 km.

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The best way to get from Gelsenkirchen to Waltrop without a car is to train and bus which takes 41 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 41 min to get from Gelsenkirchen to Waltrop, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Gelsenkirchen to Waltrop is 34 km. It takes approximately 24 min to drive from Gelsenkirchen to Waltrop.

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Map of how to get from Gelsenkirchen to Waltrop.
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  • Distance: 24.8 km
  • Duration: 41 min

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

Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH operates a bus from Recklinghausen, RE Hbf Osteingang to Waltrop Ziegeleistr. hourly, and the journey takes 55 min.

Train operators
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Gelsenkirchen Hbf to Dortmund-Mengede
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Abellio
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Gelsenkirchen Hbf to Dortmund-Mengede
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €2
Website
Eurobahn
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Gelsenkirchen Hbf to Dortmund Mengede Bf
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Gelsenkirchen Hbf to Dortmund-Mengede
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€5 - €8
Website
National Express Rail
Bus operators
Die Länderbahn
Phone
0 89 54 888 97 - 25
Email
info@laenderbahn.com
Website
laenderbahn.com
Bus from Dortmund Mengede Bf to Waltrop Am Mühlenteich
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Die Länderbahn
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
Phone
49 (0) 2366 186 - 0
Email
info@vestische.de
Website
vestische.de
Bus from Dortmund Mengede Bf to Waltrop Am Mühlenteich
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
Bus from Recklinghausen, RE Hbf Osteingang to Waltrop Ziegeleistr.
Ave. Duration
55 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
Other operators
Taxi from Gelsenkirchen to Waltrop
Ave. Duration
24 min
Estimated price
€80 - €100
Taxi Arnu
Phone
+49 1590 6426696
Website
taxi-arnu.de

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