The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Essen to Munich is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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Of the 10 trains that leave Essen for Munich every day 10 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||306 miles (493 km)|
|Average train duration||5 h 27 min|
|Average train ticket price||$87 (€77)|
|Train frequency||15 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 15 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Essen to Munich cover the 306 miles (493 km) long route taking on average 5 h 27 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 15 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as $41 (€36), but the average price of train tickets is $87 (€77). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.
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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 Munich. 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 Munich train information with Deutsche Bahn:
When departing from Essen, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Hügel and Essen-Kupferdreh. When arriving in Munich, you can end your route in train stations like München Hbf, München Flughafen Terminal and München Ost.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Essen Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at München Hbf, located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city centre.
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