Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Essen

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How much are train tickets from Amsterdam to Essen?

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How do you find cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Essen?

The most surefire way to find the lowest-priced train tickets from Amsterdam 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 Amsterdam to Essen was $41.79. If your travel date is still a number of days out, by booking your trip 17 days before you plan to travel, you could save an average of $11.35 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 ride from Amsterdam to Essen?

The distance between Amsterdam and Essen is approximately 110.19 miles, or 177.29 kilometers. The average travel time for a train between these two cities is around 3 hours and 57 minutes, although the absolute fastest you could get there is 2 hours and 1 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.

What is the busiest day for trains from Amsterdam to Essen?

On Saturday trains from Amsterdam 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 Tuesday instead, as that tends to be the least traveled day of the week.

Deutsche Bahn has the most connections between Amsterdam to Essen

Typically there are 100 schedules to compare for your trip to Essen. On the route to Essen 3 train carriers currently offer tickets for sale. Deutsche Bahn offers the most scheduled departures between Amsterdam to Essen, usually offering 77 trips per day. On this route there are no direct schedules. This means that along your journey from Amsterdam 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.

Are you not set on traveling by train? Take a look at Bus tickets from Amsterdam to Essen, which start at $13.20.

Here are the 3 train companies that operate from Amsterdam to Essen

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Amsterdam to Essen start from $21.93, and on average cost $46.16. Daily there are 77 Deutsche Bahn schedules to Essen. Deutsche Bahn in Amsterdam leaves from Amsterdam Centraal and 7 other stations. And in Essen trains arrive at Train Station and 14 other train stations.

From Amsterdam to Essen train travel on Deutsche Bahn takes 3 hours and 51 minutes. If you are looking to get to Essen faster, Deutsche Bahn offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 1 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn offers 76 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $46.47 for a one-way train ticket to Essen.

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3h 51m
Avg. Price
$46.16

DB Intercity-Express

DB Intercity-Express train tickets from Amsterdam to Essen start from $22.04, and on average cost $35.26. Daily there are 3 DB Intercity-Express schedules to Essen. DB Intercity-Express in Amsterdam leaves from Amsterdam Centraal, And in Essen trains arrive at Train Station and 2 other train stations.

From Amsterdam to Essen train travel on DB Intercity-Express takes 2 hours and 18 minutes. If you are looking to get to Essen faster, DB Intercity-Express offers more express schedule options with a travel time of 2 hours and 1 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, DB Intercity-Express offers 6 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $32.47 for a one-way train ticket to Essen.

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Avg. Time
2h 18m
Avg. Price
$35.26

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company

Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company train tickets from Amsterdam to Essen start from $27.72, and on average cost $47.98. Daily there are 20 Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company schedules to Essen. Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company in Amsterdam leaves from Amsterdam Centraal and 7 other stations. And in Essen trains arrive at Train Station and 14 other train stations.

From Amsterdam to Essen train travel on Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company takes 4 hours and 34 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 2 hours and 1 minutes.

If you're considering a weeked trip, Deutsche Bahn with non-federally owned railway company offers 24 schedules for you to choose from. You can expect to pay $49.25 for a one-way train ticket to Essen.

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Avg. Time
4h 34m
Avg. Price
$47.98
There are 8 different stations that serve train trips to Essen that you can compare to see what best fits your travel plans.. For this route, the busiest departing train stations in Amsterdam are:
  • Amsterdam Centraal
  • Amsterdam Science Park
  • Amsterdam RAI
  • Amsterdam Muiderpoort
  • Amsterdam Lelylaan
  • Amsterdam Zuid
  • Amsterdam Amstel
  • Amsterdam Sloterdijk
There are 15 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. These are the busiest arriving stations in Essen:
  • Train Station
  • Kettwig Stausee
  • Kettwig
  • Essen-Werden
  • Essen-Kupferdreh
  • Essen-Altenessen
  • Essen-Dellwig
  • Essen-Horst
  • Essen-Zollverein Nord
  • Essen-Eiberg
  • Essen-Gerschede
  • Essen-Hügel
  • Essen West
  • Essen-Holthausen
  • Essen-Dellwig Ost