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Gelsenkirchen overview

If you're looking for a new favorite getaway, look no further than Gelsenkirchen. Sports fans can enjoy football games while here. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Veltins-Arena and Golf Club Schloss Horst while in Gelsenkirchen. There's plenty more to see, including sights like ZOOM Erlebniswelt.

Where to stay in Gelsenkirchen

Whether traveling on business or vacation, Gelsenkirchen can accommodate you. There are 12 hotels in Gelsenkirchen and you can shop as many as 550 deals for rooms on Hotels.com, some with discounts of up to 50%. We have room prices starting at 13 USD per night and below you'll find the number of hotels by star rating in Gelsenkirchen as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 29 5-star hotels from 82 USD per night
  • • 174 4-star hotels from 55 USD per night
  • • 205 3-star hotels from 42 USD per night
  • • 24 2-star hotels from 32 USD per night

How to get to Gelsenkirchen

Fly into Dortmund (DTZ-Dortmund Central Train Station), 15.7 mi (25.3 km) from central Gelsenkirchen. Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.) is the next closest major airport, 21.1 mi (33.9 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Gelsenkirchen Central Station (0.6 mi/0.9 km from the city center)
  • • Gelsenkirchen-Buer Nord S-Bahn (5.6 mi/9 km from the city center)
  • • Gelsenkirchen-Hassel S-Bahn (7 mi/11.3 km from the city center)
Metro stations include:
  • • Schloss Horst U-Bahn (3.5 mi/5.6 km from the city center)
  • • Buerer Strasse U-Bahn (3.5 mi/5.6 km from the city center)
  • • Fischerstrasse U-Bahn (3.6 mi/5.9 km from the city center)

What to see around Gelsenkirchen

Fun outings can include a visit to:
  • • Veltins-Arena
  • • Golf Club Schloss Horst
Here are some recommended places to see in the surrounding area:
  • • Red Dot Design Museum (2.7 mi/4.3 km from the city center)
  • • Ruhr Museum (2.7 mi/4.4 km from the city center)
  • • Zollverein Coal Mine World Heritage Site (2.7 mi/4.4 km from the city center)
  • • Collegiate Church (3.5 mi/5.6 km from the city center)
  • • Zeche Carl (3.7 mi/5.9 km from the city center)

When to visit Gelsenkirchen

If you're beginning to plan your vacation, you may be wondering when is the best time of year to visit. Here's a list of seasonal norms to help you arrange your travel schedule:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • • January-March: 50°F day, 32°F night
  • • April-June: 68°F day, 39°F night
  • • July-September: 71°F day, 49°F night
  • • October-December: 60°F day, 33°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • • January-March: 7.28 inches
  • • April-June: 8.50 inches
  • • July-September: 10.12 inches
  • • October-December: 8.58 inches