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.
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5 h 29 m
6 h 32 m
Trains per day
Of the 51 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||8 h 6 min|
|Average train ticket price||$57 (€52)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Essen to Munich cover the 306 miles (493 km) long route taking on average 8 h 6 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $57 (€52), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $19 (€18). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in München Hbf.
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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:
When departing from Essen, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. When arriving in Munich, you can end your route 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.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Essen Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at München Hbf, located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) away from the city center.
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