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Gelsenkirchen to Oberhausen by train

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Travelling from Gelsenkirchen to Oberhausen by train

Fast trains from Gelsenkirchen to Oberhausen take around 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 18 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gelsenkirchen and Oberhausen.

1. Are there direct trains from Gelsenkirchen to Oberhausen?

Direct trains from Gelsenkirchen to Oberhausen have been found.

We usually find around 50 direct trains on the route from Gelsenkirchen to Oberhausen every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 64 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Gelsenkirchen to Oberhausen?

The Gelsenkirchen to Oberhausen train travel time is normally about 9 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Gelsenkirchen to Oberhausen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Oberhausen is usually scheduled to depart Gelsenkirchen around 05:02 and the last train is around 00:02. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gelsenkirchen around 05:02, and the last at 00:29.

When to book Gelsenkirchen to Oberhausen train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Gelsenkirchen to Oberhausen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gelsenkirchen and Oberhausen?

More than one train company operates on the route from Gelsenkirchen to Oberhausen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurobahn
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Oberhausen to Gelsenkirchen by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.