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Munich to Essen train - cost & duration

Cheapest price€89.94
Shortest Duration8h 0m
Trips per day54
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How to book cheap Munich to Essen train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Munich to Essen is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Munich to Essen were €119.94. By booking 16 days out, tickets are on average €95.83 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

What is the busiest time to travel by train from Munich to Essen?

The busiest time of the week for travel from Munich to Essen by train is at 19:00 on Tuesday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 15:00 on Saturday is when the fewest number of train tickets are sold. If you’re looking for a little extra space, the train departing at this time is the least likely to be crowded.

Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Essen has the most daily schedules

On average there are 54 train trips per day. Deutsche Bahn has the most options for departures from Munich to Essen, with an average of 54 trips per day and 162 monthly trips. One train carrier currently travels from Munich to Essen. Of the 54 trips there are 0 trips that are direct routes with no transfers.

1 carriers offer Munich to Essen train trips

Deutsche Bahn

Book Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Essen from €89.94. There are 54 Deutsche Bahn schedules from Munich to Essen and you can expect on average to pay €145.77 for a Deutsche Bahn ticket to Essen. In Munich, Deutsche Bahn departs to Essen from München Hackerbrücke and 1 other station. In Essen, Deutsche Bahn arrives at Wildert and 1 other station.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Essen takes 10 hours and 59 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn trip will get you to Essen in 8 hours and 0 minutes,

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Avg. Time
10h 59m
Avg. Price
€145.77

Plan your next adventure:

Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include 2 stations that have train departures from Munich. Most train trips to Essen will depart from München Hackerbrücke, München Hbf.
  • München Hackerbrücke
  • München Hbf
train trips arrive in Essen at 2 stations, depending on which train line you are travelling with. Wildert, Essen(B) are the main train stations in Essen for trips arriving from Munich.
  • Wildert
  • Essen(B)