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Essen-Gembloux Train Timetable

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Trip Summary

There are 90 daily trains from Essen to Gembloux. Traveling by train from Essen to Gembloux usually takes around 7 hours, but the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can make the trip in 3 hours and 34 minutes.

Distance118 mi (190 km)
Fastest train4h 0m
Lowest price€24.14
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines2

Which train should you take from Essen to Gembloux?

2 train services operate from Essen, North Rhine-Westphalia to Gembloux, Namur. Deutsche Bahn usually has more trains scheduled, with 89 trips per day. That said, it's still worth comparing the prices and trip durations:

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
Deutsche Bahn896h 35m€49.53
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company15h 35m€49.92

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel by train from Essen to Gembloux 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.

How long is the train journey from Essen to Gembloux?

The distance between Essen and Gembloux is approximately 118 miles, or 190 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 7 hours, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 3 hours and 34 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 Essen to Gembloux are the most crowded on Friday. 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 Tuesday 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 Essen at 00:00 while the last train of the day leaves at 20:00. 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 Essen to Gembloux?

There are 90 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 Gembloux to Essen.

Station Information

Where is the train station in Essen?

Departure stations

There is one train station in Essen.

Where is the train station in Gembloux?

Arrival stations

There are more train stations and stops in Gembloux than most cities. Most trains from Essen will stop at one (or more) of the 4 following stations in Gembloux:

Train stations in Gembloux:

  • Beuzet

  • Train Station

  • Ernage

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