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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3 h 46 m
4 h 18 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||281 miles (453 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 8 min|
|Average train ticket price||$46 (€42)|
|Train frequency||24 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 22 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||FlixTrain, 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.
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 (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:
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:
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.
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