Essen to Bielefeld train

Cheap train tickets from Essen to Bielefeld

Showing times and prices for Nov 30

Cheapest

10

Average

16

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

FlixTrain
06:44AMEssen1h20 08:04AMBielefeld
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101One-way
FlixTrain
05:44AMEssen1h20 07:04AMBielefeld
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141One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:41PMEssen1h38 10:19PMBielefeld
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201One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:29PMEssen1h29 05:58PMBielefeld
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211One-way

Train schedule from Essen to Bielefeld

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, November 30
FlixTrain
05:44AMEssen1h20 07:04AMBielefeld
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FlixTrain
06:44AMEssen1h20 08:04AMBielefeld
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Deutsche Bahn
04:29PMEssen1h29 05:58PMBielefeld
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Deutsche Bahn
08:41PMEssen1h38 10:19PMBielefeld
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Fastest train times from Essen to Bielefeld

Showing times and prices for Nov 30

Fastest Journey

1 h 20 m

Average

1 h 26 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

123 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Essen for Bielefeld every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

FlixTrain
05:44AMEssen1h20 07:04AMBielefeld
0 transfers
141One-way
FlixTrain
06:44AMEssen1h20 08:04AMBielefeld
0 transfers
101One-way
Deutsche Bahn
04:29PMEssen1h29 05:58PMBielefeld
0 transfers
211One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:41PMEssen1h38 10:19PMBielefeld
0 transfers
201One-way

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Overview: Train from Essen to Bielefeld

distanceDistance76 miles (122 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price$16 (€14)
frequencyTrain frequency52 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 33 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or National Express

Trains from Essen to Bielefeld cover the 76 miles (122 km) long journey taking on average 1 h 20 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or National Express. Normally, there are 52 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $16 (€14), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $5 (€5). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Bielefeld Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and National Express from Essen to Bielefeld trains

Travel between Essen and Bielefeld from $5 (€5) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn and National Express! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.

Deutsche Bahn
National Express

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Bielefeld from Essen. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Essen to Bielefeld train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 14 min
  • Average Price: $14
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 16 a day

National Express is the leading train company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 trains a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express trains are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most trains are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Essen - Bielefeld train: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.

National Express from Essen to Bielefeld train information:

  • Average Duration: 1 h 29 min
  • National Express frequency: 15 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Essen to Bielefeld

Travel Tips: Travel by train to Bielefeld 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 Bielefeld.
FAQs
Train tickets to Bielefeld from Essen for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $5 (€5)  one way in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $16 (€14)  for a train ticket between Essen and Bielefeld.
You should expect to travel around 76 miles (122 km)  from Essen to Bielefeld by train.
The train time to Bielefeld from Essen is on average 1 h 20 min  for the 76 miles (122 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Essen to Bielefeld by train can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

When taking a train from Essen, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. When you arrive in Bielefeld, your train can arrive in train stations including Bielefeld Hbf, Bielefeld-Senne and Bielefeld Ost.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Essen Hbf   to Bielefeld Hbf.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Essen Hbf and travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Bielefeld Hbf and need to travel approximately 0.6 miles (993 m) from the train station to the city center in Bielefeld.

If you're looking for trains from Essen to Bielefeld, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or National Express to get you to Bielefeld. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Essen to Bielefeld route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
The average number of trains departing Essen for Bielefeld is 52 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this route departs from Essen at 4: 53 AM. The last train leaves from Essen at 11: 53 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Essen to Bielefeld and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains between Essen and Bielefeld to cost on average $16 (€14) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Essen to Bielefeld train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports in Essen and Bielefeld

Essen
Bielefeld
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 Bielefeld.
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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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