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Overview: Train from Copenhagen to Essen

distanceDistance369 miles (595 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 30 min
priceAverage train ticket price$50 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency3 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Copenhagen to Essen cover the 369 miles (595 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 30 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 3 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $50 (€42), but the average price of train tickets is $50 (€42). Travelers depart most frequently from København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus) and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn trains from Copenhagen to Essen

For as little as $50 (€42) you can travel by train between Copenhagen and Essen with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn

Travel 369 miles (595 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) from Copenhagen to Essen. Check the DB train schedule for your trip between Copenhagen and Essen on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Copenhagen and Essen you can pay as low as $50 (€42).

Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Copenhagen to Essen and when traveling by train:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Copenhagen 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 Copenhagen to Essen.
FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Copenhagen and Essen?

Travel by train between Copenhagen, Denmark and Essen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Essen from Copenhagen restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Copenhagen?

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

What are the safety rules to follow in Essen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 1/23/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Essen from Copenhagen closer to your date of departure here

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Copenhagen, Denmark from Essen, Germany?

The restriction level for your return train to Copenhagen, Denmark from Essen is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Copenhagen from Essen restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Denmark from Essen?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 48 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Copenhagen, Denmark?

The government of Denmark has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 2 metre (s) (7 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/20/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Copenhagen from Essen closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap train tickets between Copenhagen and Essen cost?

Train tickets between Copenhagen and Essen for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $50 (€42)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much does it cost to take a train to Essen from Copenhagen?

If you’re looking to buy your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Copenhagen to Essen train price to come in at an average of $50 (€42)  one way.

How many miles is it from Copenhagen to Essen by train?

The distance from Copenhagen to Essen by train is approximately 369 miles (595 km).

How long is the train from Copenhagen to Essen?

On average the Copenhagen to Essen train time is 8 h 30 min  covering the 369 miles (595 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What train station in Copenhagen goes to Essen? What train station do I come into Essen from Copenhagen?

When taking the train from Copenhagen to Essen, you can choose to depart from train stations like København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus), København, Emdrup Station and København, Østerbrogade (Svanemøllen St. ). Your route can end in train stations such as Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus)   and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Where is the train station in Copenhagen? Where is the train station in Essen?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus), located approximately 2.5 miles (4 km) from the city center of Copenhagen. The most popular arrival train station in Essen, called Essen Hbf, is located around 0.3 miles (517 m) away from its city center.

Which train providers can get me from Copenhagen to Essen?

For the best Copenhagen to Essen train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Essen from Copenhagen to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many trains are there from Copenhagen to Essen a day?

The average number of trains departing Copenhagen for Essen is 3 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

When does the first train depart from Copenhagen to Essen? When does the last train depart from Copenhagen to Essen?

The first Copenhagen to Essen train departs at 7: 29 AM   and the last train from Copenhagen to Essen leaves at 2: 26 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Copenhagen to Essen on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I purchase train tickets to Essen from Copenhagen to score the best deals?

The price of a one way train ticket from Copenhagen to Essen is on average $50 (€42) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets to Essen from Copenhagen available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Copenhagen
Essen
København, Ny Ellebjerg St. (togbus) is the most popular Copenhagen 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 Copenhagen for your trip to Essen.