Cheap Munich to Essen VAN train tickets

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How much are Munich to Essen VAN train tickets?

Lowest Price$100.89
Fastest8h 0m
Daily Schedules54
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How to find cheap train tickets from Munich to Essen VAN?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Munich to Essen is to plan ahead and book your train travel earlier. In the past 30 days, the cheapest average price users have found for trains from Munich to Essen was $134.55. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 16 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $107.50 compared to a typical last-minute fare. Trying to save on a last-minute fare and have a bit of flexibility on what day to travel? Take a look at midweek schedules, as these tend to be less busy and are often cheaper than buying tickets to travel on Friday, or a weekend departure.

How long is the train journey from Munich to Essen VAN? How far is Munich to Essen VAN?

The distance between Munich to Essen VAN is 391.93 miles or 630.59 km. A train trip from Munich to Essen VAN typically takes 11 hours, If you are looking to get to Essen faster, the fastest advertised duration is offered by Deutsche Bahn. The fastest train trip covers the distance in 7 hours and 47 minutes to get from Munich to Essen.

Going from Munich to Essen by train takes over 11 hours to reach your destination. For a lengthy train journey we recommend you pack a great book, or download a few movies to have them available offline just in case you are outside of a service coverage area. Don't forget to bring some water and a battery pack to keep all of your electronics charged.

On Tuesday trains from Munich to Essen are the busiest. If you are looking for a great deal on your train tickets or to have extra room to stretch out, you might consider traveling on Saturday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Deutsche Bahn has the most connections between Munich to Essen VAN

Typically there are 54 schedules to compare for your trip to Essen. One train carrier operates regular service on the Munich to Essen route. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Munich to Essen, usually offering 54 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Munich to Essen, you will need to disembark from the first train and board a connecting train. Depending on the carrier's policy, you may be responsible for transferring your own checked luggage, but you will definitely need to bring your hand luggage.

One train carrier connects Munich to Essen

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Munich to Essen start from $100.89, and on average cost $163.53. Daily there are 54 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Essen. Deutsche Bahn in Munich leaves from München Hackerbrücke and one other station. And in Essen trains arrive at Wildert and one other train station.

From Munich to Essen train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 10 hours and 59 minutes. If you are looking to get to Essen faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 8 hours and 0 minutes.

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Avg. Time
10h 59m
Avg. Price
$163.53

Plan your next adventure:

There are 2 different stations that serve train trips to Essen that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. The busiest departure station in Munich serving this route is München Hackerbrücke, München Hbf.
  • München Hackerbrücke
  • München Hbf
There are 2 different stations where trains arrive to in Essen. You can review and use the directions feature on Wanderu to see which station is closest to your final destination., The busiest departure station in Munich serving this route is Wildert, Essen(B).
  • Wildert
  • Essen(B)