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.
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3 h 50 m
3 h 59 m
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It's difficult to get from Amsterdam to Essen without transferring at least 2 times.
|Distance||110 miles (177 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 44 min|
|Average train ticket price||$28 (€24)|
|Train frequency||6 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Amsterdam to Essen cover the 110 miles (177 km) long trip taking on average 3 h 44 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $23 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $28 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Essen Hbf.
Find the best trains from Amsterdam to Essen with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from $23 (€20). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
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.
Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Essen, Germany by train is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 3/22/23. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Amsterdam and Essen as this information can change.
Return travel from Germany to Netherlands is: Unrestricted.
Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 3/8/23. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Amsterdam from Essen.
There are a few train stations in Amsterdam to start your trip from including Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel. In Essen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Essen Hbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Essen Hbf, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center.
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