Bielefeld to Essen train

Cheap train tickets from Bielefeld to Essen

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

17

Average

20

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.

FlixTrain
05:16PMBielefeld1h32 06:48PMEssen
0 transfers
171One-way
FlixTrain
09:16AMBielefeld1h32 10:48AMEssen
0 transfers
201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:27PMBielefeld1h41 09:08PMEssen
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211One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:27PMBielefeld1h41 07:08PMEssen
0 transfers
211One-way

Train schedule from Bielefeld to Essen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, September 25
FlixTrain
09:16AMBielefeld1h32 10:48AMEssen
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FlixTrain
05:16PMBielefeld1h32 06:48PMEssen
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Deutsche Bahn
05:27PMBielefeld1h41 07:08PMEssen
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Deutsche Bahn
07:27PMBielefeld1h41 09:08PMEssen
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Bielefeld to Essen

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

1 h 32 m

Average

1 h 36 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

123 km

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.

FlixTrain
05:16PMBielefeld1h32 06:48PMEssen
0 transfers
171One-way
FlixTrain
09:16AMBielefeld1h32 10:48AMEssen
0 transfers
201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:27PMBielefeld1h41 09:08PMEssen
0 transfers
211One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:27PMBielefeld1h41 07:08PMEssen
0 transfers
211One-way

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Overview: Train from Bielefeld to Essen

distanceDistance76 miles (122 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$10 (€10)
frequencyTrain frequency50 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 34 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche 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.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and National Express from Bielefeld to Essen trains

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.

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National Express

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:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 14 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 15 a day

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:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 31 min
  • National Express frequency: 18 a day

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.
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If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Bielefeld to Essen trains for as little as $10 (€10)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Bielefeld to Essen train to cost on average $10 (€10)  one way.
The Bielefeld to Essen train distance is approximately 76 miles (122 km).
The train time from Bielefeld to Essen is on average 1 h 20 min  for the 76 miles (122 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Bielefeld and Essen by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

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.

When taking a train from Bielefeld to Essen, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or National Express for the best way to get you to Essen. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service to Essen from Bielefeld and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Bielefeld for Essen is 50 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Bielefeld at 5: 21 AM. The last train leaves from Bielefeld at 8: 59 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Bielefeld to Essen and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book the Bielefeld to Essen train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $10 (€10). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Essen from Bielefeld. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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.
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At a Travel Center you will receive the following services with personal consultation: Tickets and reservations up to shortly before departure, season tickets and DB monthly season tickets on subscription as well as DB BahnCard related offers. Furthermore, national and international timetable and fare information is available in addition to supplementary services and offers for your rail journey.
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WifiWifi
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ParkingParking
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Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
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ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
TaxisTaxis
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