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.
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1 h 32 m
1 h 36 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Bielefeld for Essen every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||76 miles (122 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 20 min|
|Average train ticket price||$10 (€10)|
|Train frequency||50 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 34 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or National Express|
Trains from Bielefeld to Essen cover the 76 miles (122 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or National Express. Normally, there are 50 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $10 (€10), but the average price of train tickets is $10 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Bielefeld Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.
Travel to Essen from Bielefeld from $10 (€10) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn and National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.
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 Bielefeld to Essen train.
Train information from Bielefeld to Essen with Deutsche Bahn:
National Express is the leading train company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 trains a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express trains are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most trains are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Bielefeld - Essen train: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
Train information from Bielefeld to Essen with National Express:
Some of the Bielefeld train stations to Essen you can start your journey from include Bielefeld Hbf, Bielefeld-Senne and Bielefeld Ost. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Essen include Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Bielefeld Hbf and arriving in Essen Hbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Bielefeld Hbf, which is located around 0.6 miles (993 m) 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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