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Travel with Deutsche Bahn between Bielefeld and Essen

Travel from Bielefeld to Essen on Deutsche Bahn trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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Official Deutsche Bahn tickets from Bielefeld to Essen are available on Omio! Germany's largest rail company offers high-quality services between Bielefeld and Essen to cover the 76 miles (122 km) route, and Omio shows you the best deals for DB trains between Bielefeld and Essen on offer. Simply choose the best times and tickets (including Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares) available for you to make the journey from Bielefeld to Essen with DB. You can also find Deutsche Bahn’s discount cards, such as the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, and use these to purchase DB tickets on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn offers a wide range of train types with different levels of comfort, amenities on offer and time needed to travel. You'll be sure to find the perfect train type to suit your needs, such as: InterCity Express (ICE) for high-speed trains, Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) for express domestic and international trains, and more local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains.

When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Bielefeld and Essen, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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Travel Tips

Trains from Bielefeld to Essen
Travel by train 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 Bielefeld to Essen.
FAQs
How many miles is it from Bielefeld to Essen by train?
The distance to Essen from Bielefeld by train is approximately 76 miles (122 km).
How long is a train between Bielefeld and Essen on average?
On average the Bielefeld to Essen train time is 1 h 31 min  covering the 76 miles (122 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Bielefeld to Essen, which train station in Bielefeld do I depart from and which train station in Essen do I arrive in?

There are a few train stations in Bielefeld to start your route from including Bielefeld Hbf, Bielefeld-Senne and Bielefeld Ost. 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 Bielefeld Hbf   and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Where is the departure train station in Bielefeld located? Where is the arrival train station in Essen located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Bielefeld Hbf, located approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Bielefeld. The most popular arrival train station in Essen, called Essen Hbf, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.

Which train companies should I travel with from Bielefeld to Essen?
For the best Bielefeld to Essen train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Bielefeld to Essen to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there from Bielefeld to Essen a day?
The average number of trains departing Bielefeld for Essen is 25 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Bielefeld to Essen? When does the last train depart from Bielefeld to Essen?
The first Bielefeld to Essen train departs at 6: 16 PM   and the last train from Bielefeld to Essen leaves at 6: 16 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Bielefeld to Essen on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Bielefeld
Essen
Bielefeld Hbf is the most popular Bielefeld 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 Bielefeld for your trip to Essen.