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How to get to Essen by train

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Trips per day16
train lines1
Stations2
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What train companies travel to Essen, Germany?

Located in Germany, Essen is accessible by train from 4 other cities. You can choose from 16 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Essen on Wanderu. FlixTrain 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
FlixTrain243h 23m$27.75
  • Part of the FlixBus family, FlixTrain launched in 2018 to offer affordable and sustainable train travel in Germany. Its trains provide Wi-Fi, power outlets, air conditioning, onboard restrooms, and access to an entertainment portal full of movies, games, and music. In addition, each passenger gets a guaranteed seat, so you don't have to worry about standing in any aisles.

Frequently Asked Questions

$4.44 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 buses from your city to Essen. In the last month, trains from Düsseldorf to Essen had the lowest average price at $5.62.

The busiest train station in Essen is Essen Hbf. As Essen's main station, it has the most trains coming and going. However, a popular alternative is Train Station.

Essen ranks number 5 among most popular train destinations in the region. It also ranks number 6 in Germany. Essen ranks number 3 in the region in terms of the number of destinations that connect to Essen via train service. On average 16 direct daily train trips serve Essen.
The population of Essen is 593085. Essen ranks number 2 in terms of population in North Rhine-Westphalia and number 4 in all of Germany.
Train tickets to Essen range from $4 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 $15.
The closest train station to the city center of Essen is Train Station, located just 0.4 miles away. Select Train Station as your arrival if your plans call for exploring the downtown area of Essen. Search on Wanderu and in the search results you can filter travel options by arriving or departing station.

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