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Travelling from Essen to Duisburg by train

Fast trains from Essen to Duisburg take around 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 17 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Essen and Duisburg.

Are there direct trains from Essen to Duisburg?

Direct trains from Essen to Duisburg have been found.

We usually find around 87 direct trains on the route from Essen to Duisburg every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 83 departures.

How long is the train journey from Essen to Duisburg?

The Essen to Duisburg train travel time is normally about 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Essen to Duisburg train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Duisburg is usually scheduled to depart Essen around 04:28 and the last train is around 21:14. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Essen around 05:21, and the last at 22:14.

When to book Essen to Duisburg 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 Essen to Duisburg by train.

Which train companies operate between Essen and Duisburg?

More than one train company operates on the route from Essen to Duisburg, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and rail operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.

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