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What train companies travel to Essen, Germany?

Located in Germany, Essen is accessible by train from one other city. You can choose from 3 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Essen on Wanderu. Deutsche Bahn usually has the most trains on any given day.

Looking for other ways to get there? Bus tickets to Essen are also available..

Train companies serving Essen

TrainRoutesAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn115h 12m$76.44
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company106h 39m$88.65
Non-federally owned railway company45h 31m$85.36
DB Intercity32h 59m$53.13
DB Eurocity20h 48m$18.71
DB Intercity-Express20h 51m$18.82
  • Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn IC is the German railway's long-distance train service provider with service across Germany and neighboring countries, including the Netherlands, Denmark, Switzerland, and Poland. Onboard amenities include restrooms, power outlets, and a restaurant car where passengers can purchase drinks, snacks, and meals.

  • Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • The most popular Deutsche Bahn ICE routes travel to Berlin, Cologne, Paris, and Munich. Seating is spacious with a good amount of legroom, and onboard amenities include complimentary WiFi, restrooms, and a restaurant car selling beverages, snacks, sandwiches, and hot meals. Unlike the rest of the Deutsche Bahn network, ticket prices on Deutsche Bahn ICE services are not based on a per-kilometer rate but on specific station-to-station links.

Frequently Asked Questions

$18.12 is the cheapest price for a train ticket to Essen, according to recent searches on Wanderu. You can use our search to check if this price is currently available on trains from your city to Essen. In the last month, trains from Osnabrück to Essen had the lowest average price at $18.36.

The main train station in Essen is Essen(Oldb). As the busiest station, it has the most train arrivals, although some trains may make other stops in and around Essen.

The closest airport to Essen is Münster Osnabrück Airport (FMO), it is located 41.9 miles from the city center of Essen.
Essen ranks number 22 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 136 in Germany. Essen ranks number 72 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Essen via train service. On average 46 direct daily train trips serve Essen.
The population of Essen is 8185. Essen ranks number 87 in terms of population in Lower Saxony and number 628 in all of Germany.
Train tickets to Essen range from $18 for a short trip to Essen, while a 60 to 200 mile train trip to Essen starts at , and a longer trip by train to Essen can be as cheap as . Looking to travel across state or province lines? A trip from out of your region will be as low as .

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