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.
This is the last train of the day.
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2 h 24 m
3 h 20 m
Trains per day
Of the 6 trains that leave Frankfurt (Main) Hbf for Essen Hbf every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||117 miles (189 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 23 min|
|Average train ticket price||$18 (€17)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 13 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Essen Hbf cover the 117 miles (189 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 23 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $18 (€17), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $14 (€13). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.
You can travel by train between Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and Essen Hbf with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $14 (€13). 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 to Essen Hbf from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf. 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.
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Essen Hbf train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Hbf and travel around 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center to this train station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Essen Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Essen Hbf.
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