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There are 8 ways to get from Malmö to Gelnhausen by plane, train, bus, night train or car

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Fly to Frankfurt, train  •  5h 10m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Frankfurt (FRA) CPH - FRA
  2. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Sued to Gelnhausen

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Fly to Stuttgart, train  •  7h 23m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Stuttgart (STR) CPH - STR
  2. Take the train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
  3. Take the train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gelnhausen

Fly to Dusseldorf, train  •  6h 54m

  1. Fly from Copenhagen (CPH) to Dusseldorf (DUS) CPH - DUS
  2. Take the train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf

Train  •  10h 41m

  1. Take the train from Malmö Centralstation to København H 029
  2. Take the train from København H to Hamburg Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Fulda Bahnhof 25 / ...
  4. Take the train from Fulda to Gelnhausen Re

Bus  •  17h 8m

  1. Take the bus from Copenhagen central train station to Würzburg, Busbahnhof N05
  2. Take the bus from Würzburg, Busbahnhof to Hanau Hauptbahnhof N885

Night train, train  •  11h 48m

  1. Take the night train from Malmo C to Hamburg Hbf 301 / ...
  2. Take the train from Hamburg Hbf to Fulda Bahnhof 25 / ...
  3. Take the train from Fulda to Gelnhausen Re

Night train, train via Bad Hersfeld  •  14h 22m

  1. Take the night train from Malmo C to Hamburg-Altona En
  2. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Bad Hersfeld Ice
  3. Take the train from Bad Hersfeld to Fulda Ice / ...
  4. Take the train from Fulda to Gelnhausen Re

Drive  •  8h 47m

  1. Drive from Malmö to Gelnhausen 967 km

Malmö to Gelnhausen by train

The train journey time between Malmö and Gelnhausen is around 10h 41m and covers a distance of around 992 km. This includes an average layover time of around 1h 48m. Operated by Öresundståg, Danish Railways (DSB), Swedish Railways (SJ) and others, the Malmö to Gelnhausen train service departs from Malmö Centralstation and arrives in Gelnhausen. Typically 22 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

22 Weekly Trains
10h 41m Average Duration
€125 Cheapest Price
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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Gelnhausen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Gelnhausen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Gelnhausen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, but conditions apply when returning to Sweden from Germany.

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Last updated: 26 Jan 2022
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Questions & Answers

The cost-effective way to get from Malmö to Gelnhausen is to bus, which costs 550 kr - 800 kr and takes 17h 8m.

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The quickest way to get from Malmö to Gelnhausen is to fly and train which costs 390 kr - 2800 kr and takes 5h 10m.

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No, there is no direct train from Malmö station to Gelnhausen. However, there are services departing from Malmö Centralstation and arriving at Gelnhausen via København H, Hamburg Hbf and Fulda. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 10h 41m.

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The distance between Malmö and Gelnhausen is 653 km. The road distance is 967 km.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Gelnhausen without a car is to train which takes 10h 41m and costs 1300 kr - 2200 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 10m to get from Malmö to Gelnhausen, including transfers.

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Malmö to Gelnhausen train services, operated by Öresundståg, depart from Malmö Centralstation.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Gelnhausen is to train which takes 10h 41m and costs 1300 kr - 2200 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 550 kr - 800 kr and takes 17h 8m.

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The quickest flight from Copenhagen Airport to Frankfurt Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 25m.

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Malmö to Gelnhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Gelnhausen station.

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  • Distance: 652.8 km
  • Duration: 5h 10m

What companies run services between Malmö, Sweden and Gelnhausen, Germany?

You can take a train from Malmö to Gelnhausen via København H, Hamburg Hbf, and Fulda in around 10h 41m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Malmö to Gelnhausen via Copenhagen central train station, Würzburg, Busbahnhof, Hanau Hauptbahnhof, and Hanau Hbf in around 17h 8m.

Airlines
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 50m
When
Monday
Estimated price
€100 - €480
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart via Munich
Ave. Duration
3h 27m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€140 - €420
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 40m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €380
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
3h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €390
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
1h 31m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€95 - €500
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
When
Monday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€170 - €340
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 20m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€65 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Frankfurt via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 36m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€110 - €380
Flights from Copenhagen to Stuttgart via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 46m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€150 - €320
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf via Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
3h 15m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€90 - €380
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Copenhagen to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€45 - €370
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 311682904
Website
bahn.com
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Sued to Gelnhausen
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €10
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Frankfurt(Main)Hbf to Gelnhausen
Ave. Duration
48 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Fulda to Gelnhausen
Ave. Duration
46 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€10 - €15
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Train from Bad Hersfeld to Fulda
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€7 - €11
Website
Deutsche Bahn Regional
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Stuttgart Hauptbahnhof to Frankfurt(Main)Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 27m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€35 - €55
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 23m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Fulda Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 53m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€70 - €100
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Bad Hersfeld
Ave. Duration
3h 33m
Frequency
Once a week
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Bad Hersfeld to Fulda
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€16 - €23
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Dutch Railways (NS)

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.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€21 - €50
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€21 - €29
1st Class
€35 - €50
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Hbf to Frankfurt(M) Flughafen Fernbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€55 - €80
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Hamburg Hbf to Fulda
Ave. Duration
3h 12m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€75 - €110
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Bad Hersfeld to Fulda
Ave. Duration
30 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Flixtrain
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf central station to Frankfurt Flughafen Fernbahnhof
Ave. Duration
2h 41m
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€12 - €15
Website
Flixtrain
Öresundståg
Phone
0771-77 77 11
Email
bokningssupporten@oresundstag.se
Website
oresundstag.se
Train from Malmö Centralstation to København H
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Öresundståg
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Malmö C to København H
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €12
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from København H to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 38m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
€40 - €60
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Swedish Railways (SJ)
Snälltåget
Phone
+46 771-26 00 00
Email
snalltaget@snalltaget.se
Website
snalltaget.se
Night train from Malmo C to Hamburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
7h 21m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€20 - €25
Website
Snälltåget
SJ
Phone
+46 77 175 75 75
Website
sj.se
Night train from Malmo C to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
8h
Frequency
Once daily
Website
SJ
cantus Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH
Phone
+49 561 766396-0
Email
info@cantus-bahn.de
Website
cantus-bahn.de
Train from Bad Hersfeld to Fulda
Ave. Duration
28 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
cantus Verkehrsgesellschaft mbH
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 300 137 300
Email
service@flixbus.com
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Copenhagen central train station to Würzburg, Busbahnhof
Ave. Duration
12h 15m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€35 - €50
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Würzburg, Busbahnhof to Hanau Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
1h 25m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€8 - €10
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Frequently asked questions
Is there Wi-Fi on FlixBus?
Yes - FlixBus offers free Wi-Fi
Are there power outlets on FlixBus?
Yes
Does FlixBus offer meals or snacks?
Yes - snacks and drinks may be purchased from the driver. Please note, this is not available on all services.
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Yes, the driving distance between Malmö to Gelnhausen is 967 km. It takes approximately 8h 47m to drive from Malmö to Gelnhausen.

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Scandinavian Airlines, Lufthansa and KLM offer flights from Copenhagen Airport to Frankfurt Airport.

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There are 35+ hotels available in Gelnhausen. Prices start at €87 per night.

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The best way to get from Malmö to Copenhagen Airport is to train which takes 21 min and costs 40 kr - 180 kr.

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