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Trains from Hamburg to Essen

After 2:40 hrs. to about 3:30 hrs. train travelers from Hamburg reach the city of Essen, located in North Rhine-Westphalia. During the day, departures on the route take place in Hamburg every hour.

Which railway companies travel from Hamburg to Essen?

The entire route from Hamburg to Essen is covered by trains operated by FlixTrain and Deutsche Bahn. The metronom is used on the section from Hamburg to Bremen.

How long does the train journey from Hamburg to Essen take?

Shortest journeys by train from Hamburg to Essen take 2:40 hrs. to 3:00 hrs. For train connections with a change in Dortmund or Hanover at least 3:20 hrs. are required.

How often can you take the train from Hamburg to Essen?

On all days about 30 trips of the Deutsche Bahn can be booked on the route. On certain days there are also two trips with FlixTrain trains. During the day there is an interval of less than 1:00 hours between departures

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Stations on the route Hamburg - Essen?

At which station does the train start in Hamburg? Hamburg's main railway station is easily accessible by public transport and within walking distance of the ZOB. In the station building there are restaurants, cafés and shops.

At which station does the train arrive in Essen? From Essen main station, underground trains, buses and trams run to all parts of the city. Travellers will find numerous shops, a pharmacy, restaurants and bakeries in the train station.

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FAQs

Are there any COVID-19 restrictions for international travel by train between Hamburg and Essen?

Travel between Hamburg, Germany and Essen, Belgium by train is: Fully open.

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Hamburg?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The information above was last checked on 5/26/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Hamburg and Essen before traveling.

Are there restrictions on returning to Germany from Belgium by train?

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

Is my return train into Hamburg from Essen restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

The government of Germany 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 5/26/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Hamburg from Essen closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap train to Essen from Hamburg cost?

Train tickets from Hamburg to Essen for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $143 (€126)  one way in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket between Hamburg and Essen?

The train price to Essen from Hamburg is on average $143 (€126)  if you are looking to purchase your tickets for this journey in the next 7 days.

How far is Essen from Hamburg by train?

You should expect to travel around 275 miles (443 km)  between Hamburg and Essen by train.

How long is a train from Hamburg to Essen on average?

While the time it takes to travel 275 miles (443 km) between Hamburg and Essen can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Hamburg to Essen train journey time is on average 8 h 35 min.

What train station in Hamburg goes to Essen? What train station do I come into Essen from Hamburg?

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

Where is the train station in Hamburg? Where is the train station in Essen?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Essen and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (680 m) from the train station to the city center in Essen.

When does the first train depart from Hamburg to Essen? When does the last train depart from Hamburg to Essen?

The first Hamburg to Essen train departs at 5: 46 AM   and the last train from Hamburg to Essen leaves at 11: 23 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Hamburg to Essen on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I buy Hamburg to Essen train tickets to get the best deals?

You can find trains from Hamburg to Essen to cost on average $143 (€126) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying train tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Hamburg to Essen train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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