Leiden to Essen train

Cheap train tickets from Leiden to Essen

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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
04:01PMLeiden2h57 06:58PMEssen
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Train schedule from Leiden to Essen

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Fastest train times from Leiden to Essen

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Fastest Journey

2 h 57 m

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2 h 57 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

190 km

Of the 1 trains that leave Leiden 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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04:01PMLeiden2h57 06:58PMEssen
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1001One-way

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Overview: Train from Leiden to Essen

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price$42 (€39)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Leiden to Essen cover the 117 miles (189 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $42 (€39), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $21 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Leiden Centraal and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Leiden to Essen trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Essen from Leiden from $21 (€19) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular journey.

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 Leiden to Essen train.

  • Average Price: $21

Travel Tips: Trains from Leiden 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 Leiden to Essen.
FAQs

Travel between Leiden, Netherlands and Essen, Germany by train is: Fully open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 8/8/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Leiden and Essen before traveling.

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

Is my return train into Leiden from Essen restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Leiden, 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: Recommended

Last checked on 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Leiden from Essen closer to your date of departure here here.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Leiden to Essen trains for as little as $21 (€19)  in the next 7 days.
The train price between Leiden and Essen is on average $42 (€39)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The Leiden to Essen train distance is approximately 117 miles (189 km).
The Leiden to Essen train duration is on average 2 h 50 min, which is to be expected when traveling 117 miles (189 km) between Leiden and Essen. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Leiden to start your journey from including Leiden Centraal, Leiden Lammenschans and Leiden, Transferium. In Essen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Leiden Centraal   and arrive in Essen Hbf.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this trip, Leiden Centraal, located approximately 1.5 miles (2.4 km) from the city center of Leiden. 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 trip from Leiden to Essen you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train companies that offer services between Leiden and Essen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Leiden to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first Leiden to Essen train departs at 9: 57 AM   and the last train from Leiden to Essen leaves at 9: 53 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Leiden to Essen on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
You can find trains between Leiden and Essen to cost on average $42 (€39) 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Leiden to Essen train generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Leiden Centraal is the most popular Leiden 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 Leiden for your trip to Essen.

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