Lucerne to Essen train

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Cheap train tickets and times from Lucerne to Essen

Showing times and prices for May 21

Cheapest

Fastest Journey

8 h 2 m

Average

8 h 2 m

Trains per day

1

Distance

499 km

Cheap train tickets from Lucerne to start from $50 with an average ticket price of $50.

The fastest train from Lucerne to takes 8h 2m in comparison to an average duration of 8h 2m and covers a distance of 499 km.

1 trains that leave Lucerne for every day with 1 travelling directly.

Deutsche Bahn
09:28AM8h02
Lucerne
05:30PMEssen
$501One-way
0 transfers

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Overview: Train from Lucerne to Essen

distanceDistance309 miles (498 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 34 min
priceAverage train ticket price$110 (€95)
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Lucerne to Essen cover the 309 miles (498 km) long route taking on average 6 h 34 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $110 (€95), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $46 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Lucerne and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Lucerne to Essen trains

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets to Essen from Lucerne from $58 (€50) with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular trip.

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 Lucerne to Essen train.

Train information from Lucerne to Essen with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 7 h 55 min
  • Cheapest Price: $58

Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB) classes from Lucerne to Essen

Check and compare train options, travel classes, and amenities for trains from Lucerne to Essen with Deutsche Bahn, Inter City Express (ICE), Intercity (IC), Regional Express (RE), Regionalbahn (RB)

Inter City Express (ICE)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 89 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at seat and restaurant
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Inter City Express (ICE)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Adjustable seat
  • Extra legroom (at least 80 cm)
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • Meal service at the restaurant
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • Quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Intercity (IC)

1st class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 3 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation included
  • No dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • Travel advisories priority lane
  • Access to lounge
  • Access to digital newspaper & magazine

Intercity (IC)

2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • 4 seat in a row
  • Seat reservation not included
  • Dedicated space for bicycles*
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • Area for families with children
  • Space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • Dedicated accessible seats
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service
  • No Travel advisories priority lane
  • No access to lounge
  • No access to digital newspapers & magazines

Regional Express (RE)

1st class & 2nd class
  • Wi-Fi (free)
  • Power socket at seat
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

Regionalbahn (RB)

1st class & 2nd class
  • No Wi-Fi
  • Power sockets on some trains
  • Seat not adjustable
  • Standard legroom
  • Solo seats available
  • Face-to-face seats available
  • Folding table
  • Dedicated space for bicycles
  • Pets allowed
  • No buy-on-board food
  • No dedicated area for families with children
  • No dedicated space for prams
  • No quiet area/zone
  • 1 piece of hand luggage per person
  • 1 piece of large luggage per person
  • Air conditioning
  • No dedicated accessible seats for 1st class
  • Partially barrier-free
  • Accessibility assistance service

FAQs: Trains from Lucerne to Essen

FAQs: Travel by train from Lucerne 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 Lucerne to Essen.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from Lucerne to Essen can start from as little as $46 (€40) when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Lucerne to Essen is $110 (€95); however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the Lucerne to Essen train travel time is 6 h 34 min   for the 309 mile (498 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from Lucerne to Essen leaves at 6: 54 AM. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from Lucerne to Essen leaves at 11: 54 AM.
When taking a train from Lucerne to Essen, you can count on Deutsche Bahn for the best way to get you to Essen. You can also check all possible train providers who offer a service from Lucerne to Essen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.

When departing from Lucerne, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Lucerne, Lucerne Allmend/Messe and Luzern Verkehrshaus. When arriving in Essen, you can end your trip in train stations like Essen Hbf, Essen-Altenessen station and Essen Süd station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Lucerne, which is located around 0.3 miles (526 m) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Essen Hbf, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month to travel from Lucerne to Essen by train is July.
You have options as you can travel to Essen from Lucerne 3 different ways: bus, train or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in Lucerne and Essen

Lucerne
Essen
Lucerne is the most popular Lucerne 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 Lucerne for your trip to Essen.
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