Essen to Borken train

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Essen - Borken Train Schedule

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Trip Summary

22 trains operate daily from Essen to Borken. The train trip from Essen to Borken is usually about 4 hours and 48 minutes long. However, traveling on the fastest Deutsche Bahn train can get you there in as little as 4 hours and 5 minutes.

Distance102 mi (164 km)
Fastest train4h 5m
Lowest price$25.31
Most frequent serviceDeutsche Bahn
Train lines3

Which train should you take from Essen to Borken?

There are 3 train lines with service from Essen to Borken. Deutsche Bahn is the most popular choice with travelers, offering scheduled service on 18 trains each day.

TrainDaily TripsAvg. TimeAvg. Price
DB Intercity-Express74h 21m$72.10
Deutsche Bahn184h 56m$64.89
Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company35h 16m$75.09
  • 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 Essen to Borken start from $33, and on average cost . Daily there are 3 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Borken. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Essen leaves from Train Station . And in Borken trains arrive at Borken(Hess) and one other train station.

    From Essen to Borken train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 5 hours and 16 minutes. If you are looking to get to Borken faster, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 4 hours and 5 minutes.

Frequently Asked Questions

The distance between Essen and Borken is approximately 102 miles, or 164 kilometers. The average train journey between these two cities takes 4 hours and 48 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 4 hours and 5 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 Essen to Borken tend to have the most passengers on Thursday. With higher demand ticket prices also tend to be higher on Thursday. 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 Thursday as the least number of people tend to travel then.

The earliest train departs Essen at 12:00am while the last train of the day leaves at 9:00pm. 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 22 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 Borken to Essen.

City Information

Station Information

Where is the train station in Essen?

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Main departure 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

Where is the train station in Borken?

Main arrival station: Borken(Hess)

Borken receives travelers from Essen at its two active train stations.

All train stations in Borken:

  • Borken(Hess)

  • Singlis

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