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Gelsenkirchen to Recklinghausen by train

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Travelling from Gelsenkirchen to Recklinghausen by train

Fast trains from Gelsenkirchen to Recklinghausen take around 9 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 14 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Gelsenkirchen and Recklinghausen.

1. Are there direct trains from Gelsenkirchen to Recklinghausen?

Direct trains from Gelsenkirchen to Recklinghausen have been found.

We usually find around 43 direct trains on the route from Gelsenkirchen to Recklinghausen every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 40 departures.

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

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

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Recklinghausen is usually scheduled to depart Gelsenkirchen around 04:53 and the last train is around 00:53. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Gelsenkirchen around 08:46, and the last at 23:53.

When to book Gelsenkirchen to Recklinghausen 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 Recklinghausen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Gelsenkirchen and Recklinghausen?

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

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn

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

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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.