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Cheap train tickets from Essen to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Jun 21

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Essen to Amsterdam is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
06:21AM2h53
Essen Hbf
09:14AMAmsterdam Centraal
$561One-way
1 transfer
Cheapest
Deutsche Bahn
06:21AM2h44
Essen Hbf
09:05AMAmsterdam Centraal
$561One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:26AM3h09
Essen Hbf
12:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
$571One-way
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:09AM3h26
Essen Süd station
02:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
$571One-way
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
07:26AM3h09
Essen Hbf
10:35AMAmsterdam Centraal
$571One-way
2 transfers

Train schedule from Essen to Amsterdam

Showing trains for tomorrow, Friday, June 21
Deutsche Bahn with connection
05:09AM3h26
Essen Süd station
08:35AMAmsterdam Centraal
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
05:26AM3h09
Essen Hbf
08:35AMAmsterdam Centraal
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
06:09AM3h05
Essen Süd station
09:14AMAmsterdam Centraal
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
06:09AM2h56
Essen Süd station
09:05AMAmsterdam Centraal
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
06:21AM2h53
Essen Hbf
09:14AMAmsterdam Centraal
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
06:21AM2h44
Essen Hbf
09:05AMAmsterdam Centraal
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
06:49AM2h40
Essen Süd station
09:29AMAmsterdam Centraal
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
07:00AM2h29
Essen Hbf
09:29AMAmsterdam Centraal
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn with connection
07:26AM3h09
Essen Hbf
10:35AMAmsterdam Centraal
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
08:49AM2h40
Essen Süd station
11:29AMAmsterdam Centraal
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:00AM2h29
Essen Hbf
11:29AMAmsterdam Centraal
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:09AM3h26
Essen Süd station
12:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
09:26AM3h09
Essen Hbf
12:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
10:49AM2h40
Essen Süd station
01:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
11:04AM2h25
Essen Hbf
01:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:09AM3h26
Essen Süd station
02:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn with connection
11:26AM3h09
Essen Hbf
02:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
12:49PM2h40
Essen Süd station
03:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
2 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
01:00PM2h29
Essen Hbf
03:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
1 transfer

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Fastest train times from Essen to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Jun 21

Fastest Journey

2 h 25 m

Average

2 h 53 m

Trains per day

19

Distance

178 km

It's difficult to get from Essen to Amsterdam without transferring at least once.

Fastest
Deutsche Bahn
11:04AM2h25
Essen Hbf
01:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
$961One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
09:00AM2h29
Essen Hbf
11:29AMAmsterdam Centraal
$851One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
01:00PM2h29
Essen Hbf
03:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
$961One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
07:00AM2h29
Essen Hbf
09:29AMAmsterdam Centraal
$631One-way
1 transfer
Deutsche Bahn
12:49PM2h40
Essen Süd station
03:29PMAmsterdam Centraal
$961One-way
2 transfers

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Overview: Train from Essen to Amsterdam

distanceDistance110 miles (177 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$57 (€50)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, VIAS Rail GmbH or ÖBB Nightjet

Trains from Essen to Amsterdam cover the 110 miles (177 km) long journey taking on average 2 h 29 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, VIAS Rail GmbH or ÖBB Nightjet. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $35 (€31), but the average price of train tickets is $57 (€50). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn, VIAS Rail GmbH and ÖBB Nightjet from Essen to Amsterdam trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn, VIAS Rail GmbH and ÖBB Nightjet train tickets between Essen and Amsterdam from $23 (€20) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient trip.

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 Essen to Amsterdam train.

Train information from Essen to Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 21 min
  • Cheapest Price: $23
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Essen to Amsterdam

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Essen to Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Essen to Amsterdam

FAQs: Travel by train from Essen to Amsterdam 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 Essen to Amsterdam.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Essen to Amsterdam can start from as little as $35 (€31) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Essen to Amsterdam is $57 (€50); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
The train time to Amsterdam from Essen is on average 2 h 29 min   for the 110 mile (177 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Essen and Amsterdam by train can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Essen to Amsterdam leaves at 6: 00 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Essen to Amsterdam leaves at 10: 01 PM.
Yes, it is possible to travel from Essen to Amsterdam without having to change trains with ÖBB Nightjet. There is 1 direct train from Essen to Amsterdam each day. There may be fewer direct services available on weekends or holidays.
For the best Essen to Amsterdam train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, VIAS Rail GmbH or ÖBB Nightjet. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Amsterdam from Essen to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, you can take a night train from Essen to Amsterdam with ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

When departing from Essen, you have various train station options to start your route from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Altenessen station and Essen, Hauptbahnhof (Bussteig 2). When arriving in Amsterdam, you can end your trip in train stations like Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Zuid.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Essen Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Amsterdam Centraal, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

A trip to Amsterdam from Essen is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 2 h 29 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Essen to Amsterdam is September.
You have options as you can travel to Amsterdam from Essen 3 different ways: train, bus or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Essen and Amsterdam

Essen
Amsterdam
Essen Hbf is the most popular Essen 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 Essen for your trip to Amsterdam.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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.
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Essen, Hauptbahnhof (Bussteig 2)Accessibility
Amenities at station
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
ShoppingShopping
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Essen-Steele stationParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Essen-Hügel stationParkingAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
AccessibilityAccessibility
Essen-Kupferdreh stationParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Essen Süd stationATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Essen-Bergeborbeck stationParkingATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Essen-Steele Ost stationParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Essen Stadtwald stationATMTaxisAccessibility
Amenities at station
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
Essen-Frohnhausen stationParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility
Essen Zollverein Nord stationParkingATMAccessibility
Amenities at station
ParkingParking
ATMATM
AccessibilityAccessibility

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