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Train Information between Essen and Munich

distanceDistance306 miles (493 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 58 min
priceAverage train ticket price$54 (€44)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Essen to Munich cover the 306 miles (493 km) long route taking on average 5 h 58 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $54 (€44), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $29 (€24). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.

Train companies

Deutsche Bahn between Essen and Munich

You can travel by train from Essen to Munich with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $29 (€24). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Munich train.

Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Munich train information:

  • Average Duration: 6 h 1 min
  • Average Price: $29
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 12 a day

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Essen and Munich:

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


Deutsche Bahn trains from Essen to Munich

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


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Travel Tips

Trains from Essen to Munich
Travel by train to Munich 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 Munich.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Essen to Munich?
Train tickets from Essen to Munich for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $29 (€24)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a train between Essen and Munich?
The train price from Essen to Munich is on average $54 (€44)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.
How far is Munich from Essen by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Munich from Essen by train to be approximately 306 miles (493 km).
How many hours is the train time from Essen to Munich?
On average the Essen to Munich train time is 5 h 58 min  covering the 306 miles (493 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which train station from Essen to Munich do I depart from? Which Munich train station from Essen do I arrive in?

When departing from Essen, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. When arriving in Munich, you can end your journey in train stations like München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz.

Omio customers book a train from Essen Hbf   to München Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Essen train station to Munich? Where is the Munich train station?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Essen Hbf, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the train at München Hbf, located 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center.

Which train providers should I travel with from Essen to Munich?
If you're looking for trains from Essen to Munich, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Munich. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Essen to Munich journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Are there any direct trains from Essen to Munich?
Yes, there are 12 direct trains per day from Essen to Munich. You can look to travel with Deutsche Bahn  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct train tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this trip.
How many trains are there between Essen and Munich a day?
The average number of trains departing Essen for Munich is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
What time is the earliest train from Essen to Munich? What time is the last train from Essen to Munich?
You can take the earliest train from Essen to Munich at 4: 53 AM   or take the last train from Essen to Munich leaving at 9: 25 PM. Look for the latest Essen to Munich train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this trip.
When should I book the Essen to Munich train for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way train ticket from Essen to Munich is on average $54 (€44) if you buy 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 journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Essen and Munich available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Essen
Munich
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 Munich.