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Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Essen

Showing times and prices for May 28

Cheapest

$59

Average

$94

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Amsterdam to Essen will cost around $ 94 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 59.

Cheapest
08:40PMAmsterdam Centraal2h47 11:27PMEssen Hbf
3 changes
$591One-way
Cheapest
08:30PMAmsterdam Centraal2h57 11:27PMEssen Hbf
1 changes
$591One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:38AMAmsterdam Centraal2h20 08:58AMEssen Hbf
1 changes
$691One-way
06:38PMAmsterdam Centraal2h20 08:58PMEssen Hbf
1 changes
$1051One-way
02:38PMAmsterdam Centraal2h21 04:59PMEssen Hbf
1 changes
$1151One-way

Train schedule from Amsterdam to Essen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sat, May 28
06:38AMAmsterdam Centraal2h20 08:58AMEssen Hbf
0 changes
12:38PMAmsterdam Centraal2h20 02:58PMEssen Hbf
0 changes
02:38PMAmsterdam Centraal2h21 04:59PMEssen Hbf
0 changes
04:38PMAmsterdam Centraal2h17 06:55PMEssen Hbf
0 changes
06:38PMAmsterdam Centraal2h20 08:58PMEssen Hbf
0 changes
08:30PMAmsterdam Centraal2h57 11:27PMEssen Hbf
0 changes
08:40PMAmsterdam Centraal2h47 11:27PMEssen Hbf
0 changes

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Sat
May 28
$52Deutsche Bahn
$28Flixbus
$364Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
May 29
$111Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$628KLM Cityhopper
Mon
May 30
$37Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$243Lufthansa
Tue
May 31
$22Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
$141KLM Cityhopper
Wed
Jun 1
$22Deutsche Bahn
$19BlaBlaCar Bus
$143KLM Cityhopper
Thu
Jun 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$155Lufthansa Cityline
Fri
Jun 3
$34Deutsche Bahn
$26Flixbus
$180Lufthansa
Sat
Jun 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$155Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Jun 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$160KLM Cityhopper
Mon
Jun 6
$48Deutsche Bahn
$108BlaBlaCar Bus
$212KLM Cityhopper
Tue
Jun 7
$34Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$173Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Jun 8
$28Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$173Air Dolomiti
Thu
Jun 9
$28Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$160KLM Cityhopper
Fri
Jun 10
$22Deutsche Bahn
$18Flixbus
$141KLM Cityhopper
Sat
Jun 11
$22Deutsche Bahn with connection
$14Flixbus
$141KLM Cityhopper
Sun
Jun 12
$22Deutsche Bahn
$35BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Lufthansa Cityline
Mon
Jun 13
$22Deutsche Bahn with connection
$15Flixbus
$141KLM Cityhopper
Wed
Jun 15
$22Deutsche Bahn with connection
$18Flixbus
$143Lufthansa
Thu
Jun 16
$22Deutsche Bahn with connection
$56BlaBlaCar Bus
$136Lufthansa Cityline

Fastest train times from Amsterdam to Essen

Showing times and prices for May 28

Fastest Journey

2 h 17 m

Average

2 h 28 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

178 km

It's difficult to get from Amsterdam to Essen without transferring at least once.

Fastest
04:38PMAmsterdam Centraal2h17 06:55PMEssen Hbf
1 changes
$1251One-way
2nd Fastest
06:38AMAmsterdam Centraal2h20 08:58AMEssen Hbf
1 changes
$691One-way
2nd Fastest
12:38PMAmsterdam Centraal2h20 02:58PMEssen Hbf
1 changes
$1251One-way
2nd Fastest
06:38PMAmsterdam Centraal2h20 08:58PMEssen Hbf
1 changes
$1051One-way
02:38PMAmsterdam Centraal2h21 04:59PMEssen Hbf
1 changes
$1151One-way

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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Essen

distanceDistance110 miles (177 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$45 (€39)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Amsterdam to Essen cover the 110 miles (177 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 20 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $45 (€39), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $22 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Amsterdam to Essen trains

Find the best trains between Amsterdam and Essen with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $22 (€19). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train from Amsterdam to Essen. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: $22

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Amsterdam and Essen:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Essen
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your trip to Essen.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+31 302357822
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Public transit options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet