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Bern to Essen train - cost & duration

Cheapest price$116.63
Shortest Duration5h 35m
Trips per day35
train carriers4
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How to book cheap Bern to Essen train tickets?

The best way to get deals on train tickets from Bern to Essen is by booking earlier. Based on the last 30 days, the cheapest average train fares from Bern to Essen were $182.71. By booking 1 days out, tickets are on average $88.14 cheaper than those that are booked last minute.

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

The busiest time of the week for travel from Bern to Essen by train is at 2:00 PM on Monday. When planning to travel around this time, tickets should be booked well in advance as they may sell out. Around 12:00 AM on Wednesday 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 Bern to Essen has the most daily schedules

On average there are 35 train trips per day. Deutsche Bahn has the most options for departures from Bern to Essen, with an average of 28 trips per day and 28 monthly trips. 4 train carriers currently travel from Bern to Essen. Of the 35 trips there is 1 trip that is a direct route with no transfers.

Need more travel options? Traveling by Bus from Bern to Essen starts at $42.00.

4 carriers offer Bern to Essen train trips

Deutsche Bahn

Book Deutsche Bahn from Bern to Essen from $116.63. There are 28 Deutsche Bahn schedules from Bern to Essen and you can expect on average to pay $183.53 for a Deutsche Bahn ticket to Essen. In Bern, Deutsche Bahn departs to Essen from Train Station and no other station. In Essen, Deutsche Bahn arrives at Essen Hbf and no other station.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn from Bern to Essen takes 7 hours and 1 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn trip will get you to Essen in 5 hours and 35 minutes,

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Avg. Time
7h 1m
Avg. Price
$183.53

DB Eurocity

Book DB Eurocity from Bern to Essen from $167.41. There are 1 DB Eurocity schedules from Bern to Essen and you can expect on average to pay $167.41 for a DB Eurocity ticket to Essen. In Bern, DB Eurocity departs to Essen from Train Station and no other station. In Essen, DB Eurocity arrives at Essen Hbf and no other station.

An average trip on DB Eurocity from Bern to Essen takes 6 hours and 53 minutes, while the fastest available DB Eurocity trip will get you to Essen in 5 hours and 35 minutes,

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Avg. Time
6h 53m
Avg. Price
$167.41

DB Intercity-Express

Book DB Intercity-Express from Bern to Essen from $175.00. There are 4 DB Intercity-Express schedules from Bern to Essen and you can expect on average to pay $197.33 for a DB Intercity-Express ticket to Essen. In Bern, DB Intercity-Express departs to Essen from Train Station and no other station. In Essen, DB Intercity-Express arrives at Essen Hbf and no other station.

An average trip on DB Intercity-Express from Bern to Essen takes 6 hours and 7 minutes, while the fastest available DB Intercity-Express trip will get you to Essen in 5 hours and 35 minutes,

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Avg. Time
6h 7m
Avg. Price
$197.33

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Book Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Bern to Essen from $116.63. There are 2 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules from Bern to Essen and you can expect on average to pay $160.70 for a Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company ticket to Essen. In Bern, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company departs to Essen from Train Station and no other station. In Essen, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company arrives at Essen Hbf and no other station.

An average trip on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company from Bern to Essen takes 9 hours and 28 minutes, while the fastest available Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company trip will get you to Essen in 5 hours and 35 minutes,

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9h 28m
Avg. Price
$160.70
Depending on the train line you travel with, your options include one station that has train departures from Bern. Most train trips to Essen will depart from Train Station.
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Train trips arrive in Essen at 1 stations, depending on which train line you are traveling with. Essen Hbf are the main train stations in Essen for trips arriving from Bern.
  • Essen Hbf