Frankfurt Airport to Essen by train

  • First train
    06:01
  • Last train
    23:39
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 36m
  • Distance
    190 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    38
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 1m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Frankfurt Airport to Essen by train

Fast trains from Frankfurt Airport to Essen take around 1 hour and 36 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 190 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Frankfurt Airport and Essen.

1. Are there direct trains from Frankfurt Airport to Essen?

Direct trains from Frankfurt Airport to Essen have been found.

We usually find around 38 direct trains on the route from Frankfurt Airport to Essen every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 37 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Frankfurt Airport to Essen?

The Frankfurt Airport to Essen train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 36 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Frankfurt Airport to Essen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Essen is usually scheduled to depart Frankfurt Airport around 06:01 and the last train is around 23:39. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Frankfurt Airport around 06:29, and the last at 23:39.

When to book Frankfurt Airport 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 Frankfurt Airport to Essen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Frankfurt Airport and Essen?

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

  • ICE
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

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

Essen to Frankfurt Airport by train

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and 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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