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.
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2 h 19 m
3 h 55 m
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It's difficult to get from Essen to Amsterdam without transferring at least once.
|Distance||110 miles (177 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 9 min|
|Average train ticket price||$31 (€25)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche 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.
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 (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.
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:
Travel between Essen, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
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.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Amsterdam to Essen is: Partially open
Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
What are the requirements?
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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.
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