Essen to Düsseldorf by train
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.
1. Are there direct trains from Essen to Düsseldorf?
Direct trains from Essen to Düsseldorf have been found.
We usually find around 80 direct trains on the route from Essen to Düsseldorf every weekday.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 87 departures.
2. 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.
3. 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 04:28 and the last train is around 00:35.
At weekends the first train of the day leaves Essen around 05:00, and the last at 23:59.
What's the Essen to Düsseldorf train price?
The cheapest tickets we've found for trains from Essen to Düsseldorf are $13.78, and there isn't much difference in price depending on when you book.
Trains departing 30 days in advance will cost around $14, 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 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.
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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:
- ABELLIO Rail NRW
- Eurocity (EC)
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- S Bahn
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
Düsseldorf to Essen by train