Cologne to Gelsenkirchen: By Train, Bus, Taxi?

Updated on October 25, 2023  


I live near Cologne, and my friends often ask me about the most efficient and cost-effective way to travel to nearby cities. One question is "What's the best way to get from Cologne to Gelsenkirchen?"

The good news is, there are many ways to go from Cologne to Gelsenkirchen. You can take a train, bus, rent a car, or even fly! Each option has its own advantages and disadvantages, which I'll explain below.

So, keep reading to learn the best ways to go from Cologne to Gelsenkirchen!