Borken to Essen train

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Borken - Essen Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

You can pick from 93 daily train trips between Borken and Essen. The average train journey from Borken to Essen takes 6 hours and 2 minutes, but some Deutsche Bahn train trips are as short as 4 hours and 4 minutes.

Distance102 mi (164 km)
Fastest train4h 4m
Lowest price$25.49
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Borken to Essen?

There are 3 train lines with service from Borken to Essen. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 88 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express65h 35m$80.26
Deutsche Bahn886h 6m$77.37
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company44h 58m$56.23
  • The most popular Deutsche Bahn ICE routes travel to Berlin, Cologne, Paris, and Munich. Seating is spacious with a good amount of legroom, and onboard amenities include complimentary WiFi, restrooms, and a restaurant car selling beverages, snacks, sandwiches, and hot meals. Unlike the rest of the Deutsche Bahn network, ticket prices on Deutsche Bahn ICE services are not based on a per-kilometer rate but on specific station-to-station links.

  • Deutsche Bahn EuroCity, or Deutsche Bahn EC, is a train service in Germany with regular service to Frankfurt, Hamburg, Zurich, Copenhagen, Berlin, Warsaw, and Munich. Deutsche Bahn Eurocity trains can be single or double-decker, but all are air conditioned.

  • Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Borken to Essen start from $47, and on average cost . Daily there are 4 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Essen. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Borken leaves from Singlis and one other station. And in Essen trains arrive at Train Station and 2 other train stations.

    From Borken to Essen train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 4 hours and 58 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 4 minutes.

    If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 4 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay for a one-way train ticket to Essen.

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there are trains that can take you the entire way from Borken to Essen. However, there are also some trips on this route that require you to board another vehicle, such as a bus or a shuttle, during your journey. This is worth paying attention to as you book your trip, since a direct train may be preferable for its speed and convenience.

The distance between Borken and Essen is approximately 102 miles, or 164 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 6 hours and 2 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 4 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.

Trains departing from Borken to Essen tend to have the most passengers on Monday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Monday. If you are trying to snag a cheap train tickets or just want an emptier train you'll have better luck by booking travel departing on Monday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Borken at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 11:00pm. To see all scheduled departure times, use the search function on this page to get the full schedule for your specific travel dates.

There are 93 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 Borken.

City Information

Station Information

Where is the train station in Borken?

Main departure station: Singlis

There are two stations in Borken where you can board the train to Essen.

All train stations in Borken:

  • Singlis

  • Borken(Hess)

Where is the train station in Essen?

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Main arrival station: Train Station

Essen Hauptbahnhof is the central railway station in Essen in Western Germany. The station has been rebuilt numerous times due to damage from the Second World War and other structural issues, and now over 400 trains serve the station daily. In addition, long-distance Deutsche Bahn ICE trains run regularly to destinations including Berlin, Cologne, Stuttgart, and Vienna. Regional trains travel cities such as Aachen, Dusseldorf, Wuppertal, and Munster. Inside the station are a variety of shops, restaurants and bakeries, banks, a pharmacy, ticket offices, and information desks. The station is in the center of Essen, so there are hotels, restaurants, and attractions a short walk away.

All train stations in Essen:

  • Train Station

  • Essen-Kupferdreh

  • Essen-Horst

  • Essen-Werden

  • Essen-Eiberg

  • Kettwig Stausee

  • Kettwig

  • Essen-Dellwig Ost

  • Essen-Dellwig

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