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Overview: Train from Geneva to Essen

distanceDistance364 miles (587 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 42 min
priceAverage train ticket price$64 (€57)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Geneva to Essen cover the 364 miles (587 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 42 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $64 (€57), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $60 (€54). Travelers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Geneva to Essen trains

For as little as $60 (€54) you can travel by train from Geneva to Essen with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Geneva to Essen. 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.

  • Average Price: $60

Travel Tips: Trains from Geneva 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 Geneva to Essen.

Travel between Geneva, Switzerland and Essen, Germany by train is: Fully open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Switzerland?

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Geneva?

Conditions of entry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Essen, Germany?

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 6/24/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Geneva and Essen before traveling.

The restriction level for your return train to Geneva, Switzerland from Essen is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Geneva from Essen restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Switzerland from Essen?

Conditions of reentry:

  • No COVID-19 testing required
  • No quarantine required

What are the safety rules to follow in Geneva, Switzerland?

The government of Switzerland has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 6/17/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Geneva from Essen closer to your date of departure here here.

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets to Essen from Geneva for as low as $60 (€54)  for the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $64 (€57)  for a train ticket between Geneva and Essen.
The Geneva to Essen train distance is approximately 364 miles (587 km).
On average the Geneva to Essen train time is 7 h 42 min  covering the 364 miles (587 km) long journey, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Geneva to start your trip from including Genève and Geneva. In Essen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Genève   and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Genève and travel around 1.2 miles (2 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.

For the journey from Geneva to Essen you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services between Geneva and Essen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Geneva to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the earliest train from Geneva to Essen at 7: 15 AM   or take the last train from Geneva to Essen leaving at 9: 50 PM. Look for the latest Geneva to Essen train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train providers offering this route and save money. If you purchase train tickets from Geneva to Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $64 (€57) one way. To find the best prices for this journey, consider booking your train ticket from Geneva to Essen a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Genève is the most popular Geneva 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 Geneva for your trip to Essen.

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