Essen to Ostend train

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Overview: Train from Essen to Ostend

distanceDistance177 miles (285 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 37 min
priceAverage train ticket price$97 (€85)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesThalys, National Express, SNCF (3) or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Essen to Ostend cover the 177 miles (285 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 37 min with our travel partners like Thalys, National Express, SNCF (3) or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $65 (€57), but the average price of train tickets is $97 (€85).

Train providers: National Express, SNCF (3) and Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Ostend trains

You can travel by train between Essen and Ostend with National Express, SNCF (3) and Deutsche Bahn for as low as $35 (€30). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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 Ostend. 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.

Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Ostend train information:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 39 min
  • Cheapest Price: $35
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 8 a day

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Essen to Ostend

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Essen to Ostend with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Essen to Ostend

FAQs: Travel by train from Essen to Ostend 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 Ostend.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Essen to Ostend can start from as little as $65 (€57) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Essen to Ostend is $97 (€85); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Essen to Ostend train time is 4 h 37 min   covering the 177 mile (285 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Essen to Ostend leaves at 4: 40 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Essen to Ostend leaves at 8: 52 AM.
There are 8 trains a day from Essen to Ostend which require at least one change with Thalys, National Express, SNCF (3) or Deutsche Bahn. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Ostend. Take the fast train with Thalys from Essen to Ostend.
Take the Essen to Ostend train with Thalys, National Express, SNCF (3) or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the route between Essen and Ostend as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
A trip to Ostend from Essen is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 4 h 37 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month to travel from Essen to Ostend by train is February.
You have options as you can travel from Essen to Ostend 2 different ways: bus or train.

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