Essen to London train

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07:39AMEssen Hbf2h56 10:35AMLondon St Pancras Intl
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11:25AMEssen Hbf3h10 02:35PMLondon St Pancras Intl
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Train schedule from Essen to London

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07:39AMEssen Hbf2h56 10:35AMLondon St Pancras Intl
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11:25AMEssen Hbf3h10 02:35PMLondon St Pancras Intl
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03:43PMEssen Hbf2h52 06:35PMLondon St Pancras Intl
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Fastest train times from Essen to London

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Fastest Journey

2 h 52 m

Average

2 h 59 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

494 km

It's difficult to get from Essen to London without transferring at least once.

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03:43PMEssen Hbf2h52 06:35PMLondon St Pancras Intl
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Overview: Train from Essen to London

distanceDistance306 miles (494 km)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn with connection or Eurostar

Trains from Essen to London cover the 306 miles (494 km) long trip taking on average 11 h 51 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Eurostar. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in London Victoria.

Train companies: Eurostar from Essen to London trains

Find the best route to London from Essen with Eurostar. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most affordable journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

Eurostar

Eurostar is the exclusive high-speed railway service connecting the United Kingdom with countries in continental Europe like France, Belgium and the Netherlands. Most Eurostar trains travel through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, between the UK and France. With a high-speed train service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), you will travel between Essen and London in ultimate comfort coupled with modern, comfortable seats and large windows. When booking your Eurostar train from Essen to London, you can choose between three ticket types: Standard, Standard Premier (with light refreshments served and spacious seats), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seating, lounge access, priority boarding and hot meal served).

Train information from Essen to London with Eurostar:

  • Average Duration: 11 h 51 min
  • Eurostar frequency: 1 a day



Deutsche Bahn trains from Essen to London

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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 London. 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 London and book cheap DB tickets. More information on rail travel in Germany and Europe.


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Travel Tips: Trains from Essen to London

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FAQs

Travel between Essen, Germany and London, United Kingdom by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter United Kingdom from Germany?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Essen?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

All travelers in United Kingdom must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask: Regional advice

The information above was last checked on 6/22/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Essen to London as this information can change.

Return travel from United Kingdom to Germany is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Essen from London?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

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

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

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

Last checked on 6/22/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Essen from London.

You should expect to travel around 306 miles (494 km)  from Essen to London by train.
On average the Essen to London train travel time is 11 h 51 min  for the 306 miles (494 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel 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 London, your train can arrive in train stations including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross.

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

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

Passengers arriving in London most often arrive at London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from this train station to the city center.

If you're looking for trains from Essen to London, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection or Eurostar to get you to London. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Essen to London trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Essen to London. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Essen to London train departs at 8: 55 AM   and the last train from Essen to London leaves at 6: 04 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Essen to London on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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London
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 London.
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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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