Amsterdam to Essen train

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Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Essen

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Amsterdam to Essen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
02:24PM3h11
Amsterdam
05:35PMEssen
$581One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
07:24AM3h11
Amsterdam
10:35AMEssen
$581One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:54AM4h11
Amsterdam
01:05PMEssen
$581One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
05:54PM4h12
Amsterdam
10:06PMEssen
$581One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
04:24PM3h11
Amsterdam
07:35PMEssen
$581One-way
0 transfers

Train schedule from Amsterdam to Essen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, May 22
Deutsche Bahn with connection
02:24PM3h11
Amsterdam
05:35PMEssen
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
07:24AM3h11
Amsterdam
10:35AMEssen
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:54AM4h11
Amsterdam
01:05PMEssen
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
05:54PM4h12
Amsterdam
10:06PMEssen
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
04:24PM3h11
Amsterdam
07:35PMEssen
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Amsterdam to Essen

Showing times and prices for May 22

Fastest Journey

3 h 11 m

Average

3 h 32 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

178 km

Of the 9 trains that leave Amsterdam for Essen every day 9 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
02:24PM3h11
Amsterdam
05:35PMEssen
$581One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
07:24AM3h11
Amsterdam
10:35AMEssen
$581One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
04:24PM3h11
Amsterdam
07:35PMEssen
$581One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:24AM3h11
Amsterdam
11:35AMEssen
$581One-way
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
08:24PM3h12
Amsterdam
11:36PMEssen
$581One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Essen

distanceDistance110 miles (177 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price$55 (€47)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or VIAS Rail GmbH

Trains from Amsterdam to Essen cover the 110 miles (177 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 19 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or VIAS Rail GmbH. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $55 (€47), 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 providers: Deutsche Bahn and VIAS Rail GmbH from Amsterdam to Essen trains

You can travel by train to Essen from Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn and VIAS Rail GmbH for as low as $23 (€20). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Amsterdam to Essen train.

Train information from Amsterdam to Essen with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 14 min
  • Cheapest Price: $23

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Amsterdam to Essen

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Amsterdam to Essen with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Amsterdam to Essen

FAQs: Travel by train from Amsterdam to Essen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Essen.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Essen can start from as little as $22 (€19) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Amsterdam to Essen is $55 (€47); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Amsterdam to Essen train time is 2 h 19 min   covering the 110 mile (177 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Amsterdam to Essen leaves at 6: 08 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Amsterdam to Essen leaves at 9: 41 PM.
For the route from Amsterdam to Essen you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or VIAS Rail GmbH. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Amsterdam and Essen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 9: 41 PM.

When departing from Amsterdam, you have various train station options to start your route from including Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Zuid. When arriving in Essen, you can end your route in train stations like Essen Hbf, Essen-Altenessen station and Essen Süd station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Essen Hbf, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Essen from Amsterdam is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 19 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Amsterdam to Essen is May.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Essen from Amsterdam including taking a bus, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Amsterdam and Essen

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
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Amsterdam LelylaanParkingATMAccessibility
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ParkingParking
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ParkingParking
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Amsterdam HolendrechtParkingATMAccessibility
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