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4 h 29 m
4 h 29 m
Trains per day
Of the 1 trains that leave Berlin Südkreuz for Essen Hbf every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||278 miles (449 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 29 min|
|Average train ticket price||$20 (€19)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 2 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Flixtrain or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express|
Trains from Berlin Südkreuz to Essen Hbf cover the 278 miles (449 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 29 min with our travel partners like Flixtrain or Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $19 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $20 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Südkreuz and arrive in Essen Hbf.
Travel between Berlin Südkreuz and Essen Hbf from $19 (€18) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient route for you.
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 Berlin Südkreuz to Essen Hbf. 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.
Train information from Berlin Südkreuz to Essen Hbf with Deutsche Bahn:
Omio customers book a train from Berlin Südkreuz to Essen Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Berlin Südkreuz, which is located around 5.6 miles (9.1 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.