Gifhorn to Essen train

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Cheap train tickets from Gifhorn to Essen

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The best way to find a cheap train ticket from Gifhorn to Essen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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Train schedule from Gifhorn to Essen

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Fastest Journey

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3 h 9 m

Trains per day



268 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Gifhorn for Essen every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

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Overview: Train from Gifhorn to Essen

distanceDistance166 miles (267 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price$67 (€58)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Gifhorn to Essen cover the 166 miles (267 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 3 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $57 (€49), but the average price of train tickets is $67 (€58). Travelers depart most frequently from Gifhorn-Stadt and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Gifhorn to Essen trains

Travel from Gifhorn to Essen on Deutsche Bahn trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of train services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Gifhorn to Essen train.

FAQs: Trains from Gifhorn to Essen

FAQs: Travel by train from Gifhorn 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 Gifhorn to Essen.
Cheap train tickets from Gifhorn to Essen can start from as little as $57 (€49) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Gifhorn to Essen is $67 (€58); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Gifhorn to Essen train time is 3 h 3 min   covering the 166 mile (267 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or if traveling on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Gifhorn to Essen leaves at 6: 31 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Gifhorn to Essen leaves at 10: 31 AM.
Take the Gifhorn to Essen train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train companies for the journey from Gifhorn to Essen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

When departing from Gifhorn, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Gifhorn-Stadt, Gifhorn station and Gifhorn, Bahnhof. When arriving in Essen, you can end your trip in train stations like Essen Hbf, Essen-Altenessen station and Essen, Hauptbahnhof (Bussteig 2).

Passengers board the train most frequently from Gifhorn-Stadt, which is located around 0.4 miles (737 m) 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.

A trip to Essen from Gifhorn is worth doing but not as a day trip with a journey time of 3 h 3 min each way. Check with Omio app   the best way to travel.
The cheapest month for a train from Gifhorn to Essen is March.
You have options as you can travel between Gifhorn and Essen 2 different ways: train or flight.

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