Essen to Düsseldorf by train Find train times and tickets

  • First train
    04:27
  • Last train
    00:35
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    24m

Travelling from Essen to Düsseldorf by train

Fast trains from Essen to Düsseldorf take around 24 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 30 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Essen and Düsseldorf.

Are there direct trains from Essen to Düsseldorf?

Direct trains from Essen to Düsseldorf have been found.

We usually find around 78 direct trains on the route from Essen to Düsseldorf every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 101 departures.

How long is the train journey from Essen to Düsseldorf?

The Essen to Düsseldorf train travel time is normally about 24 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

What are the Essen to Düsseldorf train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Düsseldorf is usually scheduled to depart Essen around 04:27 and the last train is around 00:48. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Essen around 04:27, and the last at 00:00.

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

When to book Essen to Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf by train.

Which train companies operate between Essen and Düsseldorf?

More than one train company operates on the route from Essen to Düsseldorf, 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.

Find journey information for Düsseldorf to Essen

Route map is indicative only and may differ from the optimal route. Actual routes will be displayed when searching.

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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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