Milan to Essen train

Cheap train tickets from Milan to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Cheapest

105

Average

141

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.

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09:10PMMilan16h44 01:54PMEssen
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1051One-way
FlixTrain
09:45PMMilan16h09 01:54PMEssen
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Deutsche Bahn
11:46AMMilan10h12 09:58PMEssen
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1401One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:20AMMilan10h38 07:58PMEssen
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2001One-way

Train schedule from Milan to Essen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, August 14
Deutsche Bahn
09:20AMMilan10h38 07:58PMEssen
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Deutsche Bahn
11:46AMMilan10h12 09:58PMEssen
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FlixTrain
09:10PMMilan16h44 01:54PMEssen
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09:45PMMilan16h09 01:54PMEssen
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Fastest train times from Milan to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Fastest Journey

10 h 12 m

Average

13 h 25 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

685 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Milan for Essen every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
11:46AMMilan10h12 09:58PMEssen
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1401One-way
Deutsche Bahn
09:20AMMilan10h38 07:58PMEssen
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2001One-way
FlixTrain
09:45PMMilan16h09 01:54PMEssen
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1201One-way
FlixTrain
09:10PMMilan16h44 01:54PMEssen
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1051One-way

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Overview: Train from Milan to Essen

distanceDistance425 miles (685 km)
durationAverage train duration10 h 12 min
priceAverage train ticket price$124 (€114)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Milan to Essen cover the 425 miles (685 km) long route taking on average 10 h 12 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $96 (€88), but the average price of train tickets is $124 (€114). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Milan to Essen trains

You can travel by train between Milan and Essen with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $96 (€88). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Milan and Essen. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: $114

Travel Tips: Trains from Milan 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 Milan to Essen.
FAQs

Travel between Milan, Italy and Essen, Germany by train is: Fully open.

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

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

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

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 to Essen from Milan before traveling.

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

Is my return train into Milan 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 Italy from Essen?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Milan, Italy?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

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

Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest train between Milan and Essen for the next 7 days starting from $96 (€88)  one way.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Milan to Essen train to cost on average $124 (€114)  one way.
The distance to Essen from Milan by train is approximately 425 miles (685 km).
The Milan to Essen train duration is on average 10 h 12 min, which is to be expected when traveling 425 miles (685 km) between Milan and Essen. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

Some of the Milan train stations to Essen you can start your journey from include Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. Similarly, some of the arrival train stations in Essen include Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Milano Centrale, is located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the city center of Milan.

The most popular arrival train station, Essen Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center of Essen.

For the best Milan to Essen train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Milan to Essen to compare what amenities they may offer.
The average number of trains departing Milan for Essen is 2 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The first Milan to Essen train departs at 9: 20 AM   and the last train from Milan to Essen leaves at 9: 45 PM. Check out the most up-to-date train schedule from Milan to Essen on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
If you purchase the Milan to Essen train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $124 (€114). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains between Milan and Essen. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Milan
Essen
Milano Centrale is the most popular Milan 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 Milan for your trip to Essen.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 22: 20
Public transit options for Milano Centrale
Metro lines: M2 (green), M3 (yellow)
Tram lines: 1
Bus lines: 5, 9, 10, 42, 81, 87, 152, 728, N26, NM2, NM3, Air Bus, Orio Shuttle
Train lines: FR, FB, EC, Thello, XP2, R28, IC, ICN, RV, R, Regio, Italo
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+39 892021
Public transit options for Milano Porta Garibaldi
Metro lines: M2, M5
Bus lines: 43, 56, 70, 94
Train lines: R21, R31, S1, S11, S2, S5, S7, S8

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