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Overview: Train from Hanover to Essen

distanceDistance233 miles (375 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 19 min
priceAverage train ticket price$157 (€138)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day

Trains from Hanover to Essen cover the 233 miles (375 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 19 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $157 (€138), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $157 (€138). Travelers depart most frequently from Hannover Hbf and arrive in Essen.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Hanover, Germany and Essen, Belgium allowed?

Travel between Hanover, Germany and Essen, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Belgium from Germany?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Hanover?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 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 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 5/23/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Essen from Hanover as this information can change.

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

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Essen to Hanover is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Belgium?

Reentry to Germany 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?

What are the requirements?

  • 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 Hanover, Germany?

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

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

Last checked on 5/22/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Hanover from Essen here.

What is the price of the cheapest train from Hanover to Essen?

Omio customers have found cheap train tickets between Hanover and Essen for as low as $157 (€138)  for the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Hanover to Essen?

If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Hanover to Essen train to cost on average $157 (€138)  one way.

How far is it from Hanover to Essen by train?

The distance to Essen from Hanover by train is approximately 233 miles (375 km).

How many hours is the train time from Hanover to Essen?

On average the Hanover to Essen train travel time is 7 h 19 min  for the 233 miles (375 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When traveling by train from Hanover to Essen, which train station in Hanover do I depart from and which train station in Essen do I arrive in?

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

Where do I find the Hanover train station to Essen? Where is the Essen train station?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Hannover Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Hanover.

The most popular arrival train station, Essen, is located 0.4 miles (680 m) away from the city center of Essen.

How many train services are there between Hanover and Essen a day?

The average number of trains departing Hanover for Essen is 12 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.

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

The first Hanover to Essen train departs at 4: 31 PM   and the last train from Hanover to Essen leaves at 4: 31 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Hanover to Essen on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How far in advance should I purchase train tickets between Hanover and Essen for the best deals?

You can find trains from Hanover to Essen to cost on average $157 (€138) 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 route. You’ll see tickets for the Hanover to Essen train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hanover
Essen
The major railway station for departures from Hanover is Hannover Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Hannover Hbf for your journey from Hanover to Essen.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 5112861055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sat: 07: 00 - 20: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 00
Public transit options for Hannover Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U7, U8, U9
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S4, S4, S5, S6, S7, S8, S21, S51
Train lines: ICE, IC, EC, NJ, FLX 30, RE1, RE2, RE3, RE8, RE10, RE30, RE60, RE70, RB38

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