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Train Information between Friedrichshafen and Essen

distanceDistance284 miles (458 km)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Friedrichshafen to Essen cover the 284 miles (458 km) long journey taking on average 6 h 44 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Friedrichshafen Stadt and arrive in Essen Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn between Friedrichshafen and Essen

Deutsche Bahn will get you from Friedrichshafen to Essen at great prices. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times, prices and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) makes German train travel easy! Find Deutsche Bahn train schedules and cheap tickets for the 284 miles (458 km) journey from Friedrichshafen to Essen with Omio. Choose from Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares for your journey between Friedrichshafen and Essen if you’re looking for the best deals on affordable train tickets. Deutsche Bahn even offers discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use on Omio.

As the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day, DB offers a range of train types to suit you with the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the express national and international Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) trains, and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These different types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time required to travel. For example, while restrooms are standard services on each train, other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train from Friedrichshafen to Essen:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips

Trains from Friedrichshafen to Essen
Travel by train to Essen 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 Friedrichshafen to Essen.
FAQs
What is the distance between Friedrichshafen and Essen by train?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Friedrichshafen and Essen by train to be approximately 284 miles (458 km).
How long is a train to Essen from Friedrichshafen on average?
While the time it takes to travel 284 miles (458 km) from Friedrichshafen to Essen can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Friedrichshafen to Essen train journey time is on average 6 h 44 min.
What train station in Friedrichshafen goes to Essen? What train station do I come into Essen from Friedrichshafen?

When departing from Friedrichshafen, you have various train station options to start your route from including Friedrichshafen Stadt, Friedrichshafen Flughafen and Friedrichshafen-Kluftern. When arriving in Essen, you can end your journey in train stations like Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

Omio customers book a train from Friedrichshafen Stadt   to Essen Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Friedrichshafen train station to Essen? Where is the Essen train station?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Friedrichshafen Stadt, located approximately 0.2 miles (427 m) from the city center of Friedrichshafen. The most popular arrival train station in Essen, called Essen Hbf, is located around 0.3 miles (517 m) away from its city center.

Which train providers can get me from Friedrichshafen to Essen?
For the best Friedrichshafen to Essen train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services to Essen from Friedrichshafen to compare what amenities they may offer.
How many train services are there to Essen from Friedrichshafen a day?
On average, there are 8 trains a day from Friedrichshafen to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Friedrichshafen
Essen
Friedrichshafen Stadt is the most popular Friedrichshafen railway station for Omio travelers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Friedrichshafen for your trip to Essen.