Düsseldorf to Essen by train
Travelling from Düsseldorf to Essen by train
Fast trains from Düsseldorf to Essen take around 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 30 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Düsseldorf and Essen.
1. Are there direct trains from Düsseldorf to Essen?
Direct trains from Düsseldorf to Essen have been found.
We usually find around 90 direct trains on the route from Düsseldorf to Essen every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 102 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Düsseldorf to Essen?
The Düsseldorf to Essen train travel time is normally about 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Düsseldorf to Essen train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest direct train to Essen is usually scheduled to depart Düsseldorf around 04:53 and the last train is around 00:03.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Düsseldorf around 05:33, and the last at 00:34.
What's the Düsseldorf to Essen train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Düsseldorf to Essen are $13.79, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $13, and when booking 7 days in advance the price is usually the same. Booking on the day of travel may be more expensive.
When to book Düsseldorf to Essen train tickets?
Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 months in advance.
If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Düsseldorf to Essen by train.
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Which train companies operate between Düsseldorf and Essen?
More than one train company operates on the route from Düsseldorf to Essen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- ABELLIO Rail NRW
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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