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Cheap train tickets from Essen to Friedrichshafen

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Cheapest

$56

Average

$56

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 Friedrichshafen will cost around $ 56 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 56.

Deutsche Bahn
08:37PMEssen10h48 07:25AMFriedrichshafen
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$561One-way

Train schedule from Essen to Friedrichshafen

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Deutsche Bahn
08:37PMEssen10h48 07:25AMFriedrichshafen
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Fri
May 27
$56Deutsche Bahn
$75Flixbus
$421Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
May 29
$59Deutsche Bahn
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$425Lufthansa Cityline
Wed
Jun 1
$48Deutsche Bahn
$111Flixbus
$421Lufthansa Cityline
Thu
Jun 2
$48Deutsche Bahn with connection
$59Flixbus
$421Lufthansa Cityline

Fastest train times from Essen to Friedrichshafen

Showing times and prices for May 27

Fastest Journey

10 h 48 m

Average

10 h 48 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

458 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Essen for Friedrichshafen every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct trains cover the 458 km distance in an average of 10 h 48 m but if you time it right, some trains will get you there in just 10 h 48 m .

The slowest trains will take 10 h 48 m and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Deutsche Bahn
08:37PMEssen10h48 07:25AMFriedrichshafen
0 changes
$561One-way

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Overview: Train from Essen to Friedrichshafen

distanceDistance284 miles (458 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 24 min
priceAverage train ticket price$48 (€42)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Essen to Friedrichshafen cover the 284 miles (458 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 24 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $48 (€42), but the average price of train tickets is $48 (€42). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Friedrichshafen Stadt.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Friedrichshafen trains

You can travel by train to Friedrichshafen from Essen with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $48 (€42). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn

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 between Essen and Friedrichshafen. 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.

    These are Deutsche Bahn's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train to Friedrichshafen from Essen:

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

    Travel Tips: Trains from Essen to Friedrichshafen

    Travel by train to Friedrichshafen 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 Friedrichshafen.
    FAQs

    How much are cheap trains between Essen and Friedrichshafen?

    Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Friedrichshafen from Essen for as low as $48 (€42)  for the next 7 days.

    How much does it cost to take a train to Friedrichshafen from Essen?

    The train price between Essen and Friedrichshafen is on average $48 (€42)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.

    How far is Friedrichshafen from Essen by train?

    The Essen to Friedrichshafen train distance is approximately 284 miles (458 km).

    How long is the train from Essen to Friedrichshafen?

    The Essen to Friedrichshafen train duration is on average 9 h 24 min, which is to be expected when traveling 284 miles (458 km) from Essen to Friedrichshafen. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    What is the departure train station in Essen and arrival train station in Friedrichshafen?

    There are a few train stations in Essen to start your trip from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. In Friedrichshafen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Friedrichshafen Stadt, Friedrichshafen Flughafen and Friedrichshafen-Kluftern.

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Essen Hbf   and arrive in Friedrichshafen Stadt.

    Where is the train station in Essen to go to Friedrichshafen? Where is the train station in Friedrichshafen located?

    You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Essen Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Essen. The most popular arrival train station in Friedrichshafen, called Friedrichshafen Stadt, is located around 0.6 miles (859 m) away from its city center.

    What train companies go from Essen to Friedrichshafen?

    Take the Essen to Friedrichshafen train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the trip from Essen to Friedrichshafen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

    How many train services per day are there to Friedrichshafen from Essen?

    The average number of trains departing Essen for Friedrichshafen is 8 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

    When can I take the first train from Essen to Friedrichshafen? When can I take the last train for the day?

    The earliest train departing from Essen to Friedrichshafen leaves at 8: 37 PM. The last train departing from Essen to Friedrichshafen leaves at 8: 37 PM. You can find the latest Essen to Friedrichshafen train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

    How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Essen to Friedrichshafen to get the best deals?

    The price of a one way train ticket from Essen to Friedrichshafen is on average $48 (€42) if you purchase within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train providers offering this route. In general, you can find train tickets from Essen to Friedrichshafen available a few months in advance.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Essen
    Friedrichshafen
    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 Friedrichshafen.