Duisburg to Essen train

Cheap train tickets from Duisburg to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Cheapest

3

Average

7

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
05:45AMDuisburg0h10 05:55AMEssen
0 transfers
31One-way
FlixTrain
02:51PMDuisburg0h11 03:02PMEssen
0 transfers
51One-way
FlixTrain
01:42PMDuisburg0h12 01:54PMEssen
0 transfers
51One-way
FlixTrain
05:30AMDuisburg0h12 05:42AMEssen
0 transfers
51One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:47PMDuisburg0h11 07:58PMEssen
0 transfers
71One-way

Train schedule from Duisburg to Essen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, August 13
FlixTrain
05:30AMDuisburg0h12 05:42AMEssen
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FlixTrain
05:45AMDuisburg0h10 05:55AMEssen
0 transfers
FlixTrain
01:42PMDuisburg0h12 01:54PMEssen
0 transfers
FlixTrain
02:51PMDuisburg0h11 03:02PMEssen
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
03:32PMDuisburg0h11 03:43PMEssen
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:47PMDuisburg0h11 07:58PMEssen
0 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:48PMDuisburg0h10 09:58PMEssen
0 transfers

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Fastest train times from Duisburg to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Fastest Journey

10 m

Average

11 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

17 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Duisburg for Essen every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

FlixTrain
05:45AMDuisburg0h10 05:55AMEssen
0 transfers
31One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:48PMDuisburg0h10 09:58PMEssen
0 transfers
151One-way
FlixTrain
02:51PMDuisburg0h11 03:02PMEssen
0 transfers
51One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:47PMDuisburg0h11 07:58PMEssen
0 transfers
71One-way
Deutsche Bahn
03:32PMDuisburg0h11 03:43PMEssen
0 transfers
81One-way

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Overview: Train from Duisburg to Essen

distanceDistance11 miles (17 km)
durationAverage train duration10 min
priceAverage train ticket price$4 (€4)
frequencyTrain frequency190 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 190 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Thalys or National Express

Trains from Duisburg to Essen cover the 11 miles (17 km) long journey taking on average 10 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Thalys or National Express. Normally, there are 190 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $3 (€3), but the average price of train tickets is $4 (€4). Travelers depart most frequently from Duisburg Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and National Express from Duisburg to Essen trains

Travel from Duisburg to Essen from $3 (€3) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn, Thalys and National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

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Thalys
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 Duisburg to Essen train.

Train information from Duisburg to Essen with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 11 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 50 a day

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Duisburg and Essen with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Looking to travel by train between Duisburg and Essen? Omio can help you find that perfect journey with Thalys. Check Omio to see current Thalys train schedules, tickets, travel information and prices for the best deals on the Duisburg to Essen train and book Thalys tickets online quickly and easily. When taking a train from Duisburg to Essen, you can expect to travel 11 miles (17 km) one-way with Thalys. If you search for trains from Duisburg to Essen in the Omio app, you can check if the Thalys ticket is a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to go paperless when traveling without needing to purchase tickets in person at the train station. Whether you’re looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train with Thalys, we do the work for you to get you safely to Essen from Duisburg. Book that perfect Duisburg to Essen train now with Omio and enjoy a smooth and comfortable journey with Thalys!

Thalys from Duisburg to Essen train information:

  • Average Duration: 12 min
  • Thalys frequency: 3 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 Duisburg - 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.

Duisburg to Essen train information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 12 min
  • National Express frequency: 49 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Duisburg 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 Duisburg to Essen.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Duisburg to Essen for the next 7 days starting from $3 (€3)  one way.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Duisburg to Essen train to cost on average $4 (€4)  one way.
The train distance from Duisburg to Essen is around 11 miles (17 km).
While the time it takes to travel 11 miles (17 km) to Essen from Duisburg can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Duisburg to Essen train journey time is on average 10 min.

There are a few train stations in Duisburg to start your route from including Duisburg Hbf, Duisburg-Buchholz and Duisburg-Meiderich Süd. 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 Duisburg Hbf   and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Duisburg Hbf and travel around 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Essen Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Essen.

When taking a train from Duisburg to Essen, you can count on Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Thalys or National Express for the best way to get you to Essen. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Duisburg to Essen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 190 direct trains to Essen from Duisburg per day with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your train ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
The average number of trains departing Duisburg for Essen is 190 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Duisburg to Essen at 5: 22 AM. The last train from Duisburg to Essen that you can take departs at 9: 57 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Duisburg to Essen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
The price of a one way train ticket from Duisburg to Essen is on average $4 (€4) if you book 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 journey. In general, you can find train tickets to Essen from Duisburg available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Essen
Duisburg Hbf is the most popular Duisburg 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 Duisburg 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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