Essen to Berlin train

Cheap train tickets from Essen to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Jul 06

Cheapest

54

Average

69

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.

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05:29PMEssen Hbf4h39 10:08PMBerlin Gesundbrunnen
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541One-way
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01:53PMEssen Hbf4h51 06:44PMBerlin Gesundbrunnen
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541One-way
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03:56AMEssen Hbf5h22 09:18AMBerlin Gesundbrunnen
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05:53PMEssen Hbf4h15 10:08PMBerlin Gesundbrunnen
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541One-way
06:23PMEssen Hbf4h03 10:26PMBerlin Hbf
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601One-way

Train schedule from Essen to Berlin

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 6
12:09AMEssen Hbf5h27 05:36AMBerlin Hbf
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03:06AMEssen Hbf5h48 08:54AMBerlin Hbf
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03:56AMEssen Hbf5h22 09:18AMBerlin Gesundbrunnen
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05:22AMEssen Hbf3h48 09:10AMBerlin Hbf
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06:19AMEssen Hbf3h55 10:14AMBerlin Hbf
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07:23AMEssen Hbf3h47 11:10AMBerlin Hbf
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07:52AMEssen Hbf4h51 12:43PMBerlin Gesundbrunnen
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08:23AMEssen Hbf3h51 12:14PMBerlin Hbf
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08:48AMEssen Hbf4h08 12:56PMBerlin Hbf
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08:48AMEssen Hbf4h07 12:55PMBerlin Hbf
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09:23AMEssen Hbf3h47 01:10PMBerlin Hbf
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09:46AMEssen Hbf4h10 01:56PMBerlin Hbf
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10:24AMEssen Hbf3h50 02:14PMBerlin Hbf
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10:44AMEssen Hbf4h08 02:52PMBerlin Hbf
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11:23AMEssen Hbf3h47 03:10PMBerlin Hbf
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11:29AMEssen Hbf5h10 04:39PMBerlin Gesundbrunnen
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11:53AMEssen Hbf4h46 04:39PMBerlin Gesundbrunnen
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12:23PMEssen Hbf3h51 04:14PMBerlin Hbf
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01:23PMEssen Hbf3h47 05:10PMBerlin Hbf
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01:29PMEssen Hbf5h15 06:44PMBerlin Gesundbrunnen
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01:53PMEssen Hbf4h51 06:44PMBerlin Gesundbrunnen
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02:23PMEssen Hbf3h47 06:10PMBerlin Hbf
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03:23PMEssen Hbf3h47 07:10PMBerlin Hbf
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03:29PMEssen Hbf5h05 08:34PMBerlin Hbf
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03:36PMEssen Hbf4h20 07:56PMBerlin Hbf
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03:53PMEssen Hbf4h41 08:34PMBerlin Hbf
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04:23PMEssen Hbf3h51 08:14PMBerlin Hbf
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04:44PMEssen Hbf4h12 08:56PMBerlin Hbf
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05:23PMEssen Hbf3h48 09:11PMBerlin Hbf
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05:29PMEssen Hbf4h39 10:08PMBerlin Gesundbrunnen
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05:37PMEssen Hbf4h19 09:56PMBerlin Hbf
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05:53PMEssen Hbf4h15 10:08PMBerlin Gesundbrunnen
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06:23PMEssen Hbf4h03 10:26PMBerlin Hbf
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07:22PMEssen Hbf3h48 11:10PMBerlin Hbf
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08:23PMEssen Hbf3h46 12:09AMBerlin Hbf
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Fastest train times from Essen to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Jul 06

Fastest Journey

3 h 46 m

Average

4 h 18 m

Trains per day

35

Distance

454 km

Of the 35 trains that leave Essen for Berlin every day 23 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
08:23PMEssen Hbf3h46 12:09AMBerlin Hbf
0 transfers
601One-way
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02:23PMEssen Hbf3h47 06:10PMBerlin Hbf
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741One-way
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09:23AMEssen Hbf3h47 01:10PMBerlin Hbf
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901One-way
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07:23AMEssen Hbf3h47 11:10AMBerlin Hbf
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11:23AMEssen Hbf3h47 03:10PMBerlin Hbf
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741One-way

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Overview: Train from Essen to Berlin

distanceDistance281 miles (453 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price$46 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 22 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesFlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Essen to Berlin cover the 281 miles (453 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 8 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $26 (€24), but the average price of train tickets is $46 (€42). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Berlin Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Berlin trains

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Essen and Berlin from $26 (€24). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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 Berlin train.

Essen to Berlin train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 56 min
  • Average Price: $26
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 20 a day

Train tickets from Essen to Berlin: when to book to save $

Time Price Savings
1 week earlier 24 €
2 weeks earlier 24 €0%
3 weeks earlier 21 €14.%
1 month before 20 €20%
2 months earlier 20 €20%
3 months earlier 20 €20%


Train companies often offer promotional prices and offers—by buying in advance—you can get access the best prices for trains in the U.S., Canada, and the major European railroad operators. Search on Omio to check prices and cheap train tickets from Essen - Berlin. Easily find the most attractive rates and choose the your preferred route for your journey. Book and choose your mobile ticket: avoid the queues at the station and the added stress of printing your ticket.

The rule of buying in advance to save money is not only valid when booking a flight but also for train travel. Train tickets are generally on sale 6 months before the departure date. Some train booking tips from us:

  • Buying your train ticket from Essen - Berlin 3 weeks in advance means you can save on average up to 14% compared to the price available on the day of departure.
  • If you book a ticket Essen - Berlin with 2 months in advance you save up to about 20% compared to the initial price.
  • By booking 3 months in advance, you could save up to 20%.
  • On Omio you can find all offers, train times and prices for train travel in Europe, the U.S., and Canada.

Travel Tips: Trains from Essen to Berlin

Travel by train to Berlin 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 Berlin.
FAQs
Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Essen to Berlin for the next 7 days starting from $26 (€24)  one way.
The train price from Essen to Berlin is on average $46 (€42)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
The Essen to Berlin train distance is approximately 281 miles (453 km).
On average the Essen to Berlin train time is 4 h 8 min  covering the 281 miles (453 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Essen, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. When arriving in Berlin, you can end your trip in train stations like Berlin Hbf, Berlin Spandau and Berlin Südkreuz.

Omio customers book a train from Essen Hbf   to Berlin Hbf   most frequently for this route.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called Essen Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Essen.

The most popular arrival train station, Berlin Hbf, is located 3.5 miles (5.6 km) away from the city center of Berlin.

Take the Essen to Berlin train with FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey between Essen and Berlin as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there are 22 direct trains per day from Essen to Berlin with Deutsche Bahn or FlixTrain, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
On average, there are 24 trains a day from Essen to Berlin. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Essen to Berlin train departs at 5: 44 AM   and the last train from Essen to Berlin leaves at 11: 00 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Essen to Berlin on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you book the Essen to Berlin train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $46 (€42). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Essen to Berlin. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Essen
Berlin
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 Berlin.
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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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