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|Distance||306 miles (494 km)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Eurostar|
Trains from London to Essen cover the 306 miles (494 km) long route taking on average 9 h 4 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Eurostar. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Essen Hbf.
You can travel by train from London to Essen with Eurostar. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.
Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel, also known as the Chunnel, with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your London to Essen train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).
London to Essen train information with Eurostar:
Travel between London, United Kingdom and Essen, Germany by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 7/4/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between London and Essen before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Essen to London is: Fully open
Reentry to United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 7/4/22. 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 London from Essen here.
When taking a train from London, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When you arrive in Essen, your train can arrive in train stations including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.
Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from London Victoria to Essen Hbf.
Passengers board the train most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Essen Hbf, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center.
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