Düsseldorf to Essen train

Cheap train tickets from Düsseldorf to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

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16

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.

05:14PMDüsseldorf Hbf0h29 05:43PMEssen Hbf
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07:34AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h26 08:00AMEssen Hbf
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09:33AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h25 09:58AMEssen Hbf
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Train schedule from Düsseldorf to Essen

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12:33AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h24 12:57AMEssen Hbf
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02:33AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h29 03:02AMEssen Hbf
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04:25AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h33 04:58AMEssen Hbf
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04:50AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h30 05:20AMEssen Hbf
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06:33AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h25 06:58AMEssen Hbf
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06:51AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h30 07:21AMEssen Hbf
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07:34AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h26 08:00AMEssen Hbf
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07:51AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h30 08:21AMEssen Hbf
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08:12AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h34 08:46AMEssen Hbf
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09:38AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h28 10:06AMEssen Hbf
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10:16AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h26 10:42AMEssen Hbf
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10:48AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h26 11:14AMEssen Hbf
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11:13AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h27 11:40AMEssen Hbf
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11:38AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h28 12:06PMEssen Hbf
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11:53AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h28 12:21PMEssen Hbf
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12:33PMDüsseldorf Hbf0h25 12:58PMEssen Hbf
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03:09PMDüsseldorf Hbf0h24 03:33PMEssen Hbf
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03:51PMDüsseldorf Hbf0h30 04:21PMEssen Hbf
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10:34PMDüsseldorf Hbf0h25 10:59PMEssen Hbf
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10:38PMDüsseldorf Hbf0h24 11:02PMEssen Hbf
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11:34PMDüsseldorf Hbf0h24 11:58PMEssen Hbf
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11:38PMDüsseldorf Hbf0h29 12:07AMEssen Hbf
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11:59PMDüsseldorf Hbf0h25 12:24AMEssen Hbf
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Fastest train times from Düsseldorf to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 17

Fastest Journey

24 m

Average

26 m

Trains per day

71

Distance

31 km

Of the 71 trains that leave Düsseldorf for Essen every day 70 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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12:33AMDüsseldorf Hbf0h24 12:57AMEssen Hbf
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161One-way
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02:34PMDüsseldorf Hbf0h24 02:58PMEssen Hbf
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10:38PMDüsseldorf Hbf0h24 11:02PMEssen Hbf
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04:29PMDüsseldorf Hbf0h24 04:53PMEssen Hbf
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Overview: Train from Düsseldorf to Essen

distanceDistance19 miles (30 km)
durationAverage train duration24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$9 (€9)
frequencyTrain frequency218 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 203 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Thalys or National Express

Trains from Düsseldorf to Essen cover the 19 miles (30 km) long route taking on average 24 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain, Thalys or National Express. Normally, there are 218 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $9 (€9), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $3 (€3). Travelers depart most frequently from Düsseldorf Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.

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

For as little as $3 (€3) you can travel by train between Düsseldorf and Essen with Deutsche Bahn, National Express and Thalys. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this trip.

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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 Düsseldorf to Essen train.

Deutsche Bahn from Düsseldorf to Essen train information:

  • Average Duration: 27 min
  • Average Price: $12
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 46 a day

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

Find cheap tickets for Thalys trains to Essen from Düsseldorf on Omio. Omio can help you find the best train deals and prices all in one place by showing you the most up-to-date Düsseldorf to Essen train schedule from Thalys, the latest train ticket offers available and other travel information for the 19 miles (30 km) route to Essen from Düsseldorf, including information on baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard depending on the class fare you pick and choose. If you search for trains between Düsseldorf and Essen in the Omio app, you can check to see if the Thalys trains available are mobile tickets, which makes it even more convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. Check the Thalys train schedule for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route available to get to Essen from Düsseldorf and then book a cheap train with ease. Sit back and enjoy your upcoming train from Düsseldorf to Essen with Thalys!

Thalys from Düsseldorf to Essen train information:

  • Average Duration: 28 min
  • Thalys frequency: 2 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 Düsseldorf - 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.

Düsseldorf to Essen train information with National Express:

  • Average Duration: 31 min
  • National Express frequency: 47 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf to Essen.
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Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Düsseldorf to Essen to cost as little as $3 (€3)  in the next 7 days.
The Düsseldorf to Essen train ticket price is on average $9 (€9)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 19 miles (30 km)  to Essen from Düsseldorf by train.
The train time from Düsseldorf to Essen is on average 24 min  for the 19 miles (30 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Düsseldorf and Essen by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Düsseldorf train stations to Essen you can start your journey from include Düsseldorf Hbf, Düsseldorf Flughafen Terminal and Düsseldorf-Benrath. 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 Düsseldorf Hbf   and arriving in Essen Hbf.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Düsseldorf Hbf, located approximately 1.7 miles (2.7 km) from the city center of Düsseldorf. The most popular arrival train station in Essen, called Essen Hbf, is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from its city center.

When taking a train from Düsseldorf 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 to Essen from Düsseldorf and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
Yes, there are 203 direct trains per day from Düsseldorf to Essen. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
The average number of trains departing Düsseldorf for Essen is 218 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
You can take the first train from Düsseldorf to Essen at 5: 14 AM. The last train from Düsseldorf to Essen that you can take departs at 9: 59 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Düsseldorf to Essen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
The price of a one way train ticket from Düsseldorf to Essen is on average $9 (€9) 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 trip. In general, you can find train tickets between Düsseldorf and Essen available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Düsseldorf Hbf is the most popular Düsseldorf 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 Düsseldorf 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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