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Lokeren-Essen Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

How much are train tickets from Lokeren to Essen?

Lowest price$28.37
Fastest train4h 0m
Trains per day29
Train lines3

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Lokeren to Essen during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Our train partners have implemented several different policies to keep you safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. From limiting vehicle capacity to enhancing cleaning protocols and upgrading air filters, train carriers are committed to maintaining a safe environment. For details on what each company is doing to ensure their fleet remains safe for travel, click here.

In addition, federal law requires all train passengers to wear a face covering for the entire duration of the trip. Please make sure you are wearing a face mask or you may not be allowed to board the train.

Please visit our COVID-19 Travel Guide for more information on all carrier policies and the latest travel advisories issued by every U.S. state, Canadian province, and European country.

What is the price of a train ticket from Lokeren to Essen?

In the last month, $70.72 was the average price of a train ticket from Lokeren, VOV to Essen, NW. You can expect to find tickets at that price or lower if you book your trip at least 7 days in advance. Otherwise, expect to pay around $55.04 more than that for a same-day booking.

How long is the train journey from Lokeren to Essen?

The distance between Lokeren and Essen is approximately 133 miles, or 214 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 5 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 19 minutes.

Looking for ways to pass the time? Most trains are equipped with Wi-Fi, which means you can stream music, browse social media or get some work done during your ride. That said, in case your train has a spotty signal, or is among the few without Wi-Fi, we also recommend downloading TV shows and movies to your mobile device in advance of your trip. That way the ride will fly by whatever the Wi-Fi situation.

When are trains the most crowded?

Trains from Lokeren to Essen are the most crowded on Tuesday. Tickets also tend to be more expensive then. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or just want extra room to stretch out, consider traveling on Monday instead, as it tends to be the least crowded day of the week.

When are the first and last trains of the day?

The earliest train departs Lokeren at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

Is there a direct train from Lokeren to Essen?

There are 29 scheduled trains on most days. Unfortunately, none of them are direct connections, so you will need to disembark from your original train and board a connecting train during your journey. Don't forget to bring your carry-on luggage when you switch trains. In some instances, you may also be responsible for transferring your own checked baggage.

You can also take a train for your return trip from Essen to Lokeren.

Which train should you take from Lokeren to Essen?

There are 3 train lines with service from Lokeren, Oost-Vlaanderen to Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 25 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity110h 59m$87.27
Deutsche Bahn255h 3m$70.03
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company36h 6m$80.71

DB Intercity train tickets from Lokeren to Essen start from $87, and on average cost $87. Daily there are 1 DB Intercity schedules to Essen. DB Intercity in Lokeren leaves from Train Station, And in Essen trains arrive at Essen Hbf, From Lokeren to Essen train travel on DB Intercity takes 10 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Essen faster, DB Intercity offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 0 minutes. If you are looking to travel to Essen on a weekend there is typically one DB Intercity scheduled trip per day, which will cost $87 for a one-way weekend reservation from Lokeren.

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Lokeren to Essen start from $28, and on average cost $70. Daily there are 25 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Essen. Deutsche Bahn in Lokeren leaves from Train Station, And in Essen trains arrive at Essen Hbf, From Lokeren to Essen train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 5 hours and 3 minutes. If you are looking to get to Essen faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 0 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 25 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $70 for a one-way train ticket to Essen.

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Lokeren to Essen start from $81, and on average cost $81. Daily there are 3 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Essen. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Lokeren leaves from Train Station, And in Essen trains arrive at Essen Hbf, From Lokeren to Essen train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 6 hours and 6 minutes. If you are looking to get to Essen faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 0 minutes. If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 3 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $81 for a one-way train ticket to Essen.

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