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 10 m
5 h 18 m
Trains per day
Of the 4 trains that leave Essen for Saarbrücken every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||153 miles (246 km)|
|Average train duration||4 h 40 min|
|Average train ticket price||$36 (€32)|
|Train frequency||22 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 22 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or National Express|
Trains from Essen to Saarbrücken cover the 153 miles (246 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 40 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or National Express. Normally, there are 22 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $22 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $36 (€32). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Saarbrücken Hbf.
For as little as $22 (€20) you can travel by train between Essen and Saarbrücken with Deutsche Bahn and National Express. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
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 Saarbrücken train.
Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Saarbrücken train information:
National Express is the leading train company for routes throughout the United Kingdom, operating over 550 trains a day and serving over 900 destinations across the country. National Express even offers routes to and from major UK airports like Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton and Bristol 24 hours a day at affordable prices for the budget traveler in mind. All National Express trains are air-conditioned and provide free WiFi and onboard entertainment. Most trains are equipped with seat belts and power outlets in each seat, so you can charge your phone or laptop during a long journey. You can select between three ticket types for the Essen - Saarbrücken train: Restricted Fare, Standard Fare, and Fully Flexible Fare. Refundable tickets provide more flexibility than other ticket options, meaning you can cancel or change your ticket easily, should you need to.
National Express from Essen to Saarbrücken train information:
When departing from Essen, you have various train station options to start your route from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. When arriving in Saarbrücken, you can end your trip in train stations like Saarbrücken Hbf, Saarbrücken and Saarbrücken Ost.
Omio customers book a train from Essen Hbf to Saarbrücken Hbf most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Essen Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Essen.
The most popular arrival train station, Saarbrücken Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center of Saarbrücken.
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