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Train Information from Geneva to Essen

distanceDistance364 miles (587 km)
changesDirect trainYes
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Geneva to Essen cover the 364 miles (587 km) long route with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Genève and arrive in Essen Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn Geneva – Essen

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Deutsche Bahn

Looking for trains from Geneva to Essen? Deutsche Bahn is one of the best companies to travel with on the 364 miles (587 km) journey from Geneva to Essen. As an official travel partner of Deutsche Bahn, Omio quickly shows you the latest Deutsche Bahn train schedules and timetables, tickets and offers (such as baggage allowance and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Geneva to Essen routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable Deutsche Bahn train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Geneva to Essen, you can quickly see if the Deutsche Bahn ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Geneva - Essen train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with Deutsche Bahn!

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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.
FAQs
Is travel by train currently allowed from Geneva, Switzerland to Essen, Germany?

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

Is international entry into Essen from Geneva restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 9/21/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Geneva to Essen closer to your date of departure here

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Switzerland from Essen, Germany?

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

Is my return train into Geneva from Essen restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 4 in quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/20/21. 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.

How far is Geneva to Essen by train?
The distance between Geneva and Essen by train is approximately 364 miles (587 km).
What station does the train from Geneva to Essen depart from? Which Essen train station do I come into from Geneva?

When taking a train from Geneva, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Genève and Geneva. When you arrive in Essen, your train can arrive in train stations including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Genève   to Essen Hbf.

Where is the Geneva train station located? Where is the Essen train station located?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Genève, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Geneva.

The most popular arrival train station, Essen Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Essen.

Which train providers can get me from Geneva to Essen?
Take the Geneva to Essen train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the journey from Geneva to Essen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Geneva
Essen
Geneve, Cornavin
Amenities