Essen to Hamburg train

Cheap train tickets from Essen to Hamburg

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Average

78

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.

Deutsche Bahn
04:26PMEssen11h42 04:08AMHamburg
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781One-way

Train schedule from Essen to Hamburg

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Fastest train times from Essen to Hamburg

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Fastest Journey

11 h 42 m

Average

11 h 42 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

443 km

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

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04:26PMEssen11h42 04:08AMHamburg
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781One-way

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Overview: Train from Essen to Hamburg

distanceDistance275 miles (443 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$119 (€109)
frequencyTrain frequency11 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 11 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Flixtrain

Trains from Essen to Hamburg cover the 275 miles (443 km) long journey taking on average 8 h 42 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Flixtrain. Normally, there are 11 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $63 (€58), but the average price of train tickets is $119 (€109). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Hamburg trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Hamburg from Essen from $63 (€58) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable route.

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 from Essen to Hamburg. 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.

Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Hamburg train information:

  • Average Duration: 3 h 4 min
  • Average Price: $63
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 10 a day



Deutsche Bahn trains from Essen to Hamburg

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Deutsche Bahn is the main railroad company in Germany. On average, about 40,000 train journeys are made in Germany every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types—make savings with offers such as the Sparpreis ticket or apply discount cards with the BahnCard. Check whether you can also use them on the DB route from Essen to Hamburg. You can find information on ticket cancelation in our Help Center.

DB has different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its railroads, which differ in terms of comfort and travel time. While restrooms, for example, are part of the standard equipment, other offers such as an on-board restaurant or Wi-Fi access are only available on certain trains. With Omio you can easily check the Deutsche Bahn timetable for your journey from Essen to Hamburg and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Essen to Hamburg

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FAQs

Travel by train between Essen, Belgium and Hamburg, Germany is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Hamburg from Essen restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Essen?

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Hamburg, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

The above information was last checked on 8/8/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Essen and Hamburg closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return train to Essen, Belgium from Hamburg is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Essen from Hamburg restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Hamburg?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Essen, Belgium?

The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Essen from Hamburg closer to your date of departure here here.

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Essen to Hamburg for the next 7 days starting from $63 (€58)  one way.
The Essen to Hamburg train ticket price is on average $119 (€109)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 275 miles (443 km)  between Essen and Hamburg by train.
On average the Essen to Hamburg train travel time is 8 h 42 min  for the 275 miles (443 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Essen   and arrive in Hamburg Hbf.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Essen, which is located around 0.4 miles (680 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Hamburg Hbf, located 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center.

If you're looking for trains from Essen to Hamburg, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Flixtrain to get you to Hamburg. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Essen to Hamburg journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 11 trains a day from Essen to Hamburg. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this trip departs from Essen at 4: 46 AM. The last train leaves from Essen at 9: 31 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Essen to Hamburg and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains between Essen and Hamburg to cost on average $119 (€109) 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 Hamburg train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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The major railway station for departures from Essen is Essen. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Essen for your journey between Essen and Hamburg.

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