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How to get to Essen by train

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Trips per day864
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Stations23
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What is a good price for a train ticket to Essen?

$15.64 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 Hamburg to Essen had the lowest average price at $26.33.

Where is the train station in Essen, Germany?

The busiest train station in Essen is Train Station. There are several other active stations in addition to this main station. The most popular train stations in Essen are:

  • Train Station
  • Essen-Kupferdreh
  • Kettwig Stausee

Dresden

There are 790 scheduled trains per day from Dresden to Essen. The route can be as long as 293 miles, or 471 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 7 hours and 49 minutes. There are 5 train lines that operate on this route. Deutsche Bahn has the most daily trains. Trains from Dresden usually arrive in Essen at Train Station.
Avg. Time
7h 49m
Avg. Price
$134.66

Augsburg

There are 312 scheduled trains per day from Augsburg to Essen. The route can be as long as 275 miles, or 442 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 6 hours and 24 minutes. There are 2 train lines that operate on this route. Deutsche Bahn has the most daily trains. Trains from Augsburg usually arrive in Essen at Train Station.
Avg. Time
6h 24m
Avg. Price
$83.13

Lippstadt

There are 295 scheduled trains per day from Lippstadt to Essen. The route can be as long as 60 miles, or 95 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 1 hour and 51 minutes. There are 5 train lines that operate on this route. Deutsche Bahn has the most daily trains. Trains from Lippstadt usually arrive in Essen at Train Station.
Avg. Time
1h 51m
Avg. Price
$38.90

Saarbrücken

There are 279 scheduled trains per day from Saarbrücken to Essen. The route can be as long as 154 miles, or 247 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 5 hours and 26 minutes. There are 2 train lines that operate on this route. Deutsche Bahn has the most daily trains. Trains from Saarbrücken usually arrive in Essen at Train Station.
Avg. Time
5h 26m
Avg. Price
$129.10

Esslingen am Neckar

There are 218 scheduled trains per day from Esslingen am Neckar to Essen. The route can be as long as 214 miles, or 344 kilometers. On average, the journey takes 4 hours . One train company, Deutsche Bahn, connects Esslingen am Neckar to Essen. Trains from Esslingen am Neckar usually arrive in Essen at Essen Hbf.
Avg. Time
4h 0m
Avg. Price
$160.05

Located in Germany, Essen is accessible by train from 4 other cities. You can choose from 864 daily scheduled trips when you search for trains to Essen on Wanderu. FlixTrain usually has the most trains on any given day.

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Train companies serving Essen

Deutsche Bahn

There are 117 scheduled Deutsche Bahn trains per day. Deutsche Bahn can get you to Essen from 14 cities, including Berlin.
Avg. Time
5h 9m
Avg. Price
$106.91

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

There are 26 scheduled Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company trains per day. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company can get you to Essen from 13 cities, including Dresden.
Avg. Time
5h 58m
Avg. Price
$102.40

DB Intercity-Express

There are 20 scheduled DB Intercity-Express trains per day. DB Intercity-Express can get you to Essen from 7 cities, including Berlin.
Avg. Time
4h 15m
Avg. Price
$106.27

DB Intercity

There are 9 scheduled DB Intercity trains per day. DB Intercity can get you to Essen from 5 cities, including Bremen.
Avg. Time
3h 6m
Avg. Price
$42.24

FlixTrain

There are 12 scheduled FlixTrain trains per day. FlixTrain can get you to Essen from 4 cities, including Cologne.
Avg. Time
2h 19m
Avg. Price
$19.20

DB Eurocity

There are 2 scheduled DB Eurocity trains per day. DB Eurocity can get you to Essen from 2 cities, including Bremen.
Avg. Time
2h 34m
Avg. Price
$34.12

Non-federally owned railway company

There are 2 scheduled Non-federally owned railway company trains per day. Non-federally owned railway company can get you to Essen from 2 cities, including Wiesbaden.
Avg. Time
8h 26m
Avg. Price
$171.35