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Train Information between Essen and Munich

distanceDistance391 miles (630 km)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day

Trains from Essen to Munich cover the 391 miles (630 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 24 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Essen and arrive in München Hbf.

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FAQs
Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains between Essen and Munich?

Travel between Essen, Belgium and Munich, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Belgium?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 12/3/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Essen to Munich before traveling.

Are there travel restrictions, such as quarantine measures, in place when returning to Essen, Belgium from Munich, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Munich to Essen is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Belgium from Germany?

Reentry to Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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:

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

Last checked on 12/1/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Essen from Munich here.

How far is Essen to Munich by train?
The distance from Essen to Munich by train is approximately 391 miles (630 km).
How long is a train to Munich from Essen on average?
The Essen to Munich train duration is on average 7 h 24 min, which is to be expected when traveling 391 miles (630 km) to Munich from Essen. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.
When traveling by train from Essen to Munich, which train station in Essen do I depart from and which train station in Munich do I arrive in?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Essen   and arriving in München Hbf.

Where is the train station in Essen? Where is the train station in Munich?

Passengers board the train most frequently from Essen, which is located around 0.1 miles (184 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at München Hbf, located 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city center.

How many train services are there to Munich from Essen a day?
The average number of trains departing Essen for Munich is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Essen
Munich
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 Munich.

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