The cheapest trains from Essen to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Oct 29

Cheapest

$37

Average

$60

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.

The average ticket from Essen to Amsterdam will cost around $ 60 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 37.

Cheapest
06:24PMEssen Hbf3h11 09:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$371One-way
2nd Cheapest
08:21PMEssen Hbf3h14 11:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$521One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:21PMEssen Hbf3h14 09:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$521One-way
2nd Cheapest
10:21AMEssen Hbf4h28 02:49PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$521One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:21PMEssen Hbf4h28 07:49PMAmsterdam Centraal
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$521One-way

Timetable Essen to Amsterdam

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01:10AMEssen Hbf7h15 08:25AMAmsterdam Centraal
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05:21AMEssen Hbf3h14 08:35AMAmsterdam Centraal
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06:21AMEssen Hbf4h28 10:49AMAmsterdam Centraal
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06:21AMEssen Hbf3h14 09:35AMAmsterdam Centraal
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07:00AMEssen Hbf2h28 09:28AMAmsterdam Centraal
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08:21AMEssen Hbf3h14 11:35AMAmsterdam Centraal
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08:21AMEssen Hbf4h28 12:49PMAmsterdam Centraal
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09:00AMEssen Hbf2h28 11:28AMAmsterdam Centraal
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09:21AMEssen Hbf3h14 12:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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10:21AMEssen Hbf4h28 02:49PMAmsterdam Centraal
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10:21AMEssen Hbf3h14 01:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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11:00AMEssen Hbf2h28 01:28PMAmsterdam Centraal
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11:21AMEssen Hbf3h14 02:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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12:21PMEssen Hbf3h14 03:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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12:21PMEssen Hbf4h28 04:49PMAmsterdam Centraal
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01:05PMEssen Hbf2h23 03:28PMAmsterdam Centraal
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01:21PMEssen Hbf3h14 04:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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02:21PMEssen Hbf3h14 05:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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02:21PMEssen Hbf4h28 06:49PMAmsterdam Centraal
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03:09PMEssen Hbf2h19 05:28PMAmsterdam Centraal
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03:21PMEssen Hbf4h28 07:49PMAmsterdam Centraal
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03:21PMEssen Hbf3h14 06:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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05:21PMEssen Hbf3h14 08:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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05:21PMEssen Hbf4h28 09:49PMAmsterdam Centraal
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06:00PMEssen Hbf2h28 08:28PMAmsterdam Centraal
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06:21PMEssen Hbf3h14 09:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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06:21PMEssen Hbf4h28 10:49PMAmsterdam Centraal
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06:24PMEssen Hbf3h11 09:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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07:21PMEssen Hbf3h13 10:34PMAmsterdam Centraal
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07:26PMEssen Hbf2h32 09:58PMAmsterdam Centraal
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08:21PMEssen Hbf3h14 11:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
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08:21PMEssen Hbf4h28 12:49AMAmsterdam Centraal
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08:56PMEssen Hbf2h32 11:28PMAmsterdam Centraal
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09:21PMEssen Hbf3h45 01:06AMAmsterdam Centraal
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09:21PMEssen Hbf3h30 12:51AMAmsterdam Centraal
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10:21PMEssen Hbf7h16 05:37AMAmsterdam Centraal
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10:21PMEssen Hbf9h14 07:35AMAmsterdam Centraal
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10:46PMEssen Hbf9h44 08:30AMAmsterdam Centraal
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Fri
Oct 29
$37Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$440Eurowings
Sat
Oct 30
$49Deutsche Bahn
$68BlaBlaCar Bus
$445Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 31
$35Deutsche Bahn
$103BlaBlaCar Bus
$303Eurowings
Mon
Nov 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$386KLM
Tue
Nov 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$217Eurowings
Wed
Nov 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$192Eurowings
Thu
Nov 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$217Eurowings
Fri
Nov 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$247Lufthansa
Sat
Nov 6
$31Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$207Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Nov 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$177Lufthansa
Mon
Nov 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
$138Lufthansa
Wed
Nov 10
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$130Eurowings
Thu
Nov 11
$23Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
$130Eurowings
Fri
Nov 12
$23Deutsche Bahn
Find prices
$177Lufthansa
Sat
Nov 13
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$158Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Nov 14
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$138Swiss
Mon
Nov 15
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$138Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Nov 16
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$138Lufthansa
Wed
Nov 17
$23Deutsche Bahn
Find prices
$118Eurowings

The fastest trains from Essen to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Oct 29

Fastest Journey

2 h 19 m

Average

3 h 55 m

Trains per day

38

Distance

178 km

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

Fastest
03:09PMEssen Hbf2h19 05:28PMAmsterdam Centraal
1 changes
$1381One-way
2nd Fastest
01:05PMEssen Hbf2h23 03:28PMAmsterdam Centraal
1 changes
$841One-way
09:00AMEssen Hbf2h28 11:28AMAmsterdam Centraal
1 changes
$841One-way
07:00AMEssen Hbf2h28 09:28AMAmsterdam Centraal
1 changes
$841One-way
11:00AMEssen Hbf2h28 01:28PMAmsterdam Centraal
1 changes
$841One-way

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Train Information to Amsterdam from Essen

distanceDistance110 miles (177 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 9 min
priceAverage train ticket price$31 (€25)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Essen to Amsterdam cover the 110 miles (177 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 9 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $31 (€25), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

Train companies

Train from Essen to Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn

For as little as $23 (€19) you can travel by train between Essen and Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn

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.

  • Average Price: $23

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Essen and Amsterdam:

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

Travel Tips

Trains from Essen to Amsterdam
Travel by train 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
Is cross-border travel by train between Essen, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands allowed?

Travel between Essen, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Netherlands from Germany?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Essen?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

When traveling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 10/27/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Essen and Amsterdam before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from Netherlands by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Amsterdam to Essen is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Netherlands?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in 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)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

Last checked on 10/28/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Essen from Amsterdam here.

How much does a cheap train to Amsterdam from Essen cost?
Train tickets from Essen to Amsterdam for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $23 (€19)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is the train between Essen and Amsterdam on average?
The train price from Essen to Amsterdam is on average $31 (€25)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is it from Essen to Amsterdam by train?
The Essen to Amsterdam train distance is approximately 110 miles (177 km).
What is the Essen to Amsterdam train travel time?
The train time to Amsterdam from Essen is on average 3 h 9 min  for the 110 miles (177 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Amsterdam from Essen by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Essen to Amsterdam, which train station in Essen do I depart from and which train station in Amsterdam do I arrive in?

Some of the Essen train stations to Amsterdam you can start your journey from include Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Amsterdam include Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Essen Hbf   and arriving in Amsterdam Centraal.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Essen Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Essen.

The most popular arrival train station, Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Amsterdam.

Which train providers can take me between Essen and Amsterdam?
For the best Essen to Amsterdam train to buy, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services between Essen and Amsterdam to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many trains are there from Essen to Amsterdam a day?
On average, there are 12 trains a day from Essen to Amsterdam. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When does the first train depart from Essen to Amsterdam? When does the last train depart from Essen to Amsterdam?
The first Essen to Amsterdam train departs at 6: 00 AM   and the last train from Essen to Amsterdam leaves at 7: 56 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Essen to Amsterdam on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Essen to Amsterdam to get the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this journey and save money. If you buy train tickets to Amsterdam from Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $31 (€25) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your train ticket from Essen to Amsterdam a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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.