Interlaken to Essen train

Cheap train tickets from Interlaken to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Cheapest

43

Average

56

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn with connection
05:05AMInterlaken9h46 02:51PMEssen
0 transfers
431One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:34AMInterlaken8h24 03:58PMEssen
0 transfers
701One-way

Train schedule from Interlaken to Essen

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Deutsche Bahn with connection
05:05AMInterlaken9h46 02:51PMEssen
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Deutsche Bahn
07:34AMInterlaken8h24 03:58PMEssen
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Fastest train times from Interlaken to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 13

Fastest Journey

8 h 24 m

Average

9 h 5 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

534 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Interlaken for Essen every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
07:34AMInterlaken8h24 03:58PMEssen
0 transfers
701One-way
Deutsche Bahn with connection
05:05AMInterlaken9h46 02:51PMEssen
0 transfers
431One-way

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Overview: Train from Interlaken to Essen

distanceDistance331 miles (534 km)
durationAverage train duration7 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price$59 (€54)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Interlaken to Essen cover the 331 miles (534 km) long route taking on average 7 h 53 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $59 (€54), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $33 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from Interlaken Ost and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Interlaken to Essen trains

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you from Interlaken to Essen from $33 (€30). 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 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 Interlaken to Essen train.

Interlaken to Essen train information with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 37 min
  • Average Price: $33
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 2 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Interlaken 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 Interlaken to Essen.
FAQs

Travel between Interlaken, Switzerland and Essen, Germany by train is: Fully open.

Can I enter Germany from Switzerland?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 8/8/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Interlaken and Essen as this information can change.

Return travel from Germany to Switzerland is: Fully open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Interlaken from Essen?

Entry into Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Interlaken, Switzerland?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Regional advice

Last checked on 8/3/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Interlaken from Essen.

Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Interlaken to Essen to cost as little as $33 (€30)  in the next 7 days.
In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $59 (€54)  for a train ticket to Essen from Interlaken.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Essen from Interlaken by train to be approximately 331 miles (534 km).
The Interlaken to Essen train duration is on average 7 h 53 min, which is to be expected when traveling 331 miles (534 km) between Interlaken and Essen. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

When taking the train from Interlaken to Essen, you can choose to depart from train stations like Interlaken Ost, Interlaken West and Interlaken, Kursaal. Your journey can end in train stations such as Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Interlaken Ost   and arrive in Essen Hbf.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Interlaken Ost, located approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Interlaken. The most popular arrival train station in Essen, called Essen Hbf, is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from its city center.

For the best Interlaken to Essen train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Interlaken and Essen to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Interlaken to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train for this journey departs from Interlaken at 5: 05 AM. The last train leaves from Interlaken at 9: 05 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Interlaken to Essen and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you book a train ticket from Interlaken to Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $59 (€54) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Interlaken and Essen are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Interlaken
Essen
Interlaken Ost is the most popular Interlaken 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 Interlaken for your trip to Essen.

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