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.
The average ticket from Milan to Essen will cost around $ 191 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 191.
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9 h 21 m
9 h 29 m
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It's difficult to get from Milan to Essen without transferring at least once.
|Distance||425 miles (685 km)|
|Average train duration||9 h 30 min|
|Average train ticket price||$162 (€132)|
|Train frequency||1 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there is 1 direct train a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Milan to Essen cover the 425 miles (685 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 30 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $104 (€85), but the average price of train tickets is $162 (€132). Travelers depart most frequently from Milano Centrale and arrive in Essen Hbf.
Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Milan and Essen from $104 (€85). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.
Travel 425 miles (685 km) in comfort with Deutsche Bahn (DB) between Milan and Essen. Check the DB train schedule for your trip from Milan to Essen on Omio and then book DB tickets online quickly, easily and safely. For a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Milan and Essen you can pay as low as $104 (€85).
Deutsche Bahn is the main provider of Germany’s train services and makes an average of 40, 000 train journeys domestically and internationally every day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn includes its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.
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, bathrooms are standard amenities, but other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Deutsche Bahn has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your Deutsche Bahn tickets from Milan to Essen and when traveling by train:
Travel between Milan, Italy and Essen, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Italy
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 10/24/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Milan and Essen before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Essen to Milan is: Partially open
Reentry to Italy is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of Italy has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 10/24/21. 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 Milan from Essen here.
When departing from Milan, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Milano Centrale, Milano Rogoredo and Milano Porta Garibaldi. When arriving in Essen, you can end your trip in train stations like Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.
Omio customers book a train from Milano Centrale to Essen Hbf most frequently for this route.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Milano Centrale, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center of Milan. The most popular arrival train station in Essen, called Essen Hbf, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city center.
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