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Train Information between Groningen and Essen

distanceDistance123 miles (198 km)
durationAverage train duration4 h 16 min
priceAverage train ticket price$23 (€19)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Groningen to Essen cover the 123 miles (198 km) long route taking on average 4 h 16 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $23 (€19), but the average price of train tickets is $23 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Groningen and arrive in Essen Hbf.

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Travel with Deutsche Bahn from Groningen to Essen

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Groningen to Essen from $23 (€19). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

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 between Groningen and 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.

    When purchasing your Deutsche Bahn train tickets from Groningen to Essen, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

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

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    FAQs
    What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train to Essen from Groningen?

    Travel between Groningen, Netherlands and Essen, Germany by train is: Partially open.

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

    International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 14 day mandatory self-quarantine
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival (certificate required)
    • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
    • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
    • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

    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 11/30/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Groningen and Essen before traveling.

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

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

    Is my return train into Groningen 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 Netherlands from Essen?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
    • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
    • Health declaration required

    What are the safety rules to follow in Groningen, Netherlands?

    The government of Netherlands 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 11/29/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Groningen from Essen closer to your date of departure here here.

    How much do cheap train tickets from Groningen to Essen cost?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Groningen to Essen trains for as little as $23 (€19)  in the next 7 days.
    What is the cost of a train from Groningen to Essen?
    If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Groningen to Essen train price to come in at an average of $23 (€19)  one way.
    How far is it from Groningen to Essen by train?
    You should expect to travel around 123 miles (198 km)  between Groningen and Essen by train.
    How long is a train between Groningen and Essen on average?
    On average the Groningen to Essen train travel time is 4 h 16 min  for the 123 miles (198 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
    What train station in Groningen goes to Essen? What train station do I come into Essen from Groningen?

    Some of the Groningen train stations to Essen you can start your journey from include Groningen, Groningen Noord and Groningen Europapark. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Essen include Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

    When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Groningen   and arriving in Essen Hbf.

    Where is the departure train station in Groningen located? Where is the arrival train station in Essen located?

    Passengers board their train most frequently from Groningen and travel around 0.6 miles (958 m) from the city center to this train station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Essen Hbf and need to travel approximately 0.3 miles (517 m) from the train station to the city center in Essen.

    What train providers offer a service to Essen from Groningen?
    For the trip from Groningen to Essen you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services from Groningen to Essen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
    How many train services are there to Essen from Groningen a day?
    On average, there are 12 trains a day from Groningen to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    When can I take the first train from Groningen to Essen? When can I take the last train for the day?
    The earliest train for this journey departs from Groningen at 2: 18 PM. The last train leaves from Groningen at 8: 18 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Groningen to Essen and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    When should I book the Groningen to Essen train for the best deals on tickets?
    If you purchase the Groningen to Essen train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $23 (€19). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Essen from Groningen. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Groningen
    Essen
    Groningen is the most popular Groningen 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 Groningen for your trip to Essen.

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