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Brussels to Gelsenkirchen by train
Fastest journey2hr 55m
Trains per day8
Avg. journey time4hr 27m
Travelling from Brussels to Gelsenkirchen by train
Fast trains from Brussels to Gelsenkirchen take around 2 hours and 55 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 207 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brussels and Gelsenkirchen.
1. Are there direct trains from Brussels to Gelsenkirchen?
Journeys between Brussels and Gelsenkirchen usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 8 departures on the route from Brussels to Gelsenkirchen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 9 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Brussels to Gelsenkirchen?
The Brussels to Gelsenkirchen train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 55 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Brussels to Gelsenkirchen train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Gelsenkirchen is usually scheduled to depart Brussels around 06:25 and the last train is around 22:57. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brussels around 05:54, and the last at 22:56.
When to book Brussels to Gelsenkirchen train tickets?
Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 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 Brussels to Gelsenkirchen by train.
Which train companies operate between Brussels and Gelsenkirchen?
More than one train company operates on the route from Brussels to Gelsenkirchen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Regional Express
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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