Munich to Essen train

Cheap train tickets from Munich to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Cheapest

68

Average

126

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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07:28PMMunich Hbf7h56 03:24AMEssen Hbf
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681One-way
03:15AMMunich Hbf6h22 09:37AMEssen Hbf
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791One-way
03:15AMMunich Hbf6h01 09:16AMEssen Hbf
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791One-way
07:26AMMunich Hbf5h47 01:13PMEssen Hbf
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801One-way
11:33PMMunich Hbf7h25 06:58AMEssen Hbf
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801One-way

Train schedule from Munich to Essen

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03:15AMMunich Hbf6h22 09:37AMEssen Hbf
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03:15AMMunich Hbf6h01 09:16AMEssen Hbf
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05:33AMMunich Hbf6h04 11:37AMEssen Hbf
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05:33AMMunich Hbf6h25 11:58AMEssen Hbf
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05:33AMMunich Hbf5h43 11:16AMEssen Hbf
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05:56AMMunich Hbf7h02 12:58PMEssen Hbf
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06:21AMMunich Hbf5h45 12:06PMEssen Hbf
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06:29AMMunich Hbf5h37 12:06PMEssen Hbf
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06:46AMMunich Hbf6h08 12:54PMEssen Hbf
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07:26AMMunich Hbf5h47 01:13PMEssen Hbf
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07:28AMMunich Hbf6h30 01:58PMEssen Hbf
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07:28AMMunich Hbf5h30 12:58PMEssen Hbf
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07:46AMMunich Hbf7h08 02:54PMEssen Hbf
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07:46AMMunich Hbf6h12 01:58PMEssen Hbf
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08:15AMMunich Hbf5h48 02:03PMEssen Hbf
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08:15AMMunich Hbf6h58 03:13PMEssen Hbf
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08:20AMMunich Hbf5h43 02:03PMEssen Hbf
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08:27AMMunich Hbf5h36 02:03PMEssen Hbf
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08:46AMMunich Hbf7h12 03:58PMEssen Hbf
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08:46AMMunich Hbf6h09 02:55PMEssen Hbf
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08:46AMMunich Hbf6h08 02:54PMEssen Hbf
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09:23AMMunich Hbf5h50 03:13PMEssen Hbf
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09:28AMMunich Hbf6h30 03:58PMEssen Hbf
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09:28AMMunich Hbf5h45 03:13PMEssen Hbf
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10:15AMMunich Hbf7h39 05:54PMEssen Hbf
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10:16AMMunich Hbf6h51 05:07PMEssen Hbf
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10:16AMMunich Hbf5h47 04:03PMEssen Hbf
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10:21AMMunich Hbf5h42 04:03PMEssen Hbf
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10:28AMMunich Hbf5h35 04:03PMEssen Hbf
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10:28AMMunich Hbf7h26 05:54PMEssen Hbf
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11:19AMMunich Hbf5h48 05:07PMEssen Hbf
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11:28AMMunich Hbf6h30 05:58PMEssen Hbf
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11:28AMMunich Hbf5h39 05:07PMEssen Hbf
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12:16PMMunich Hbf7h00 07:16PMEssen Hbf
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12:16PMMunich Hbf6h21 06:37PMEssen Hbf
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12:16PMMunich Hbf6h00 06:16PMEssen Hbf
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12:21PMMunich Hbf5h55 06:16PMEssen Hbf
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12:21PMMunich Hbf6h16 06:37PMEssen Hbf
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12:27PMMunich Hbf6h27 06:54PMEssen Hbf
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12:27PMMunich Hbf5h49 06:16PMEssen Hbf
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12:27PMMunich Hbf6h10 06:37PMEssen Hbf
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12:47PMMunich Hbf7h07 07:54PMEssen Hbf
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12:47PMMunich Hbf6h07 06:54PMEssen Hbf
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12:47PMMunich Hbf7h11 07:58PMEssen Hbf
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12:47PMMunich Hbf6h08 06:55PMEssen Hbf
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01:19PMMunich Hbf6h05 07:24PMEssen Hbf
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01:28PMMunich Hbf6h30 07:58PMEssen Hbf
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01:28PMMunich Hbf6h12 07:40PMEssen Hbf
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01:28PMMunich Hbf5h48 07:16PMEssen Hbf
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01:47PMMunich Hbf7h07 08:54PMEssen Hbf
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01:47PMMunich Hbf6h11 07:58PMEssen Hbf
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01:47PMMunich Hbf6h07 07:54PMEssen Hbf
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02:18PMMunich Hbf6h06 08:24PMEssen Hbf
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02:21PMMunich Hbf6h03 08:24PMEssen Hbf
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02:27PMMunich Hbf5h49 08:16PMEssen Hbf
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02:27PMMunich Hbf5h57 08:24PMEssen Hbf
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02:27PMMunich Hbf6h10 08:37PMEssen Hbf
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02:27PMMunich Hbf6h47 09:14PMEssen Hbf
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02:47PMMunich Hbf6h07 08:54PMEssen Hbf
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03:25PMMunich Hbf5h49 09:14PMEssen Hbf
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03:28PMMunich Hbf6h30 09:58PMEssen Hbf
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03:28PMMunich Hbf5h46 09:14PMEssen Hbf
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04:14PMMunich Hbf6h45 10:59PMEssen Hbf
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04:14PMMunich Hbf5h48 10:02PMEssen Hbf
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04:18PMMunich Hbf5h44 10:02PMEssen Hbf
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04:27PMMunich Hbf5h35 10:02PMEssen Hbf
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04:46PMMunich Hbf7h21 12:07AMEssen Hbf
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04:46PMMunich Hbf7h54 12:40AMEssen Hbf
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05:25PMMunich Hbf5h34 10:59PMEssen Hbf
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05:25PMMunich Hbf7h26 12:51AMEssen Hbf
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05:56PMMunich Hbf7h48 01:44AMEssen Hbf
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06:16PMMunich Hbf7h50 02:06AMEssen Hbf
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06:16PMMunich Hbf6h08 12:24AMEssen Hbf
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06:16PMMunich Hbf5h42 11:58PMEssen Hbf
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06:21PMMunich Hbf6h03 12:24AMEssen Hbf
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07:28PMMunich Hbf6h38 02:06AMEssen Hbf
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07:28PMMunich Hbf7h56 03:24AMEssen Hbf
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07:28PMMunich Hbf7h56 03:24AMEssen Hbf
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07:56PMMunich Hbf10h12 06:08AMEssen Hbf
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09:51PMMunich Hbf9h07 06:58AMEssen Hbf
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11:33PMMunich Hbf7h25 06:58AMEssen Hbf
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Fastest train times from Munich to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 14

Fastest Journey

5 h 30 m

Average

6 h 26 m

Trains per day

81

Distance

493 km

Of the 81 trains that leave Munich for Essen every day 11 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
07:28AMMunich Hbf5h30 12:58PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
1641One-way
2nd Fastest
05:25PMMunich Hbf5h34 10:59PMEssen Hbf
0 transfers
1001One-way
10:28AMMunich Hbf5h35 04:03PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
1001One-way
04:27PMMunich Hbf5h35 10:02PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
1161One-way
08:27AMMunich Hbf5h36 02:03PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
1161One-way

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Overview: Train from Munich to Essen

distanceDistance306 miles (493 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price$43 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency24 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 19 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain

Trains from Munich to Essen cover the 306 miles (493 km) long route taking on average 5 h 29 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain. Normally, there are 24 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $22 (€20), but the average price of train tickets is $43 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Essen trains

Travel between Munich and Essen from $22 (€20) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular journey for you.

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 Munich to Essen train.

Train information from Munich to Essen with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 5 h 29 min
  • Average Price: $24
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 12 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Munich 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 Munich to Essen.
FAQs
Omio customers have found the cheapest trains from Munich to Essen to cost as little as $22 (€20)  in the next 7 days.
The Munich to Essen train ticket price is on average $43 (€40)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
You should expect to travel around 306 miles (493 km)  between Munich and Essen by train.
On average the Munich to Essen train travel time is 5 h 29 min  for the 306 miles (493 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

When taking the train from Munich to Essen, you can choose to depart from train stations like München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. Your trip can end in train stations such as Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from München Hbf   and arrive in Essen Hbf.

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this route, called München Hbf, is located 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the city center of Munich.

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 Munich to Essen train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn, Deutsche Bahn with connection or FlixTrain. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Munich to Essen to compare what amenities they may offer.
Yes, there are 19 direct trains per day from Munich to Essen with Deutsche Bahn, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you buy your train ticket.
On average, there are 24 trains a day from Munich to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Munich to Essen leaves at 5: 48 AM. The last train departing from Munich to Essen leaves at 10: 01 PM. You can find the latest Munich to Essen train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
You can find trains between Munich and Essen to cost on average $43 (€40) 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 journey. You’ll see tickets for the Munich 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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Essen
München Hbf is the most popular Munich 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 Munich for your trip to Essen.
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+49 8913081055
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Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transit options for München Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Bus lines: 68, X98
Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB
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