The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Essen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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1 h 54 m
2 h 14 m
Trains per day
Of the 5 trains that leave Frankfurt am Main for Essen every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
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|Distance||117 miles (189 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 29 min|
|Average train ticket price||$58 (€52)|
|Train frequency||21 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 21 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Frankfurt am Main to Essen cover the 117 miles (189 km) long route taking on average 2 h 29 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 21 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $20 (€18), but the average price of train tickets is $58 (€52). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.
For as little as $20 (€18) you can travel by train from Frankfurt am Main to Essen with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Frankfurt am Main and Essen. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.
Deutsche Bahn from Frankfurt am Main to Essen train information:
When departing from Frankfurt am Main, you have various train station options to start your route from including Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, Frankfurt Main Ost and Frankfurt am Main - Stadion. When arriving in Essen, you can end your journey in train stations like Essen Hbf, Essen-Altenessen and Essen-Werden.
Passengers board the train most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, which is located around 9.2 miles (14.8 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Essen Hbf, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.
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