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.
This is the last train of the day.
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8 h 21 m
9 h 3 m
Trains per day
Of the 3 trains that leave Munich for Essen every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||391 miles (630 km)|
|Average train duration||8 h 7 min|
|Average train ticket price||$96 (€86)|
|Train frequency||16 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 16 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn|
Trains from Munich to Essen cover the 391 miles (630 km) long trip taking on average 8 h 7 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 16 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $96 (€86), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $96 (€86). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Essen.
Travel to Essen from Munich from $96 (€86) 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 (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:
Travel between Munich, Germany and Essen, Belgium by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 5/16/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Munich to Essen as this information can change.
Return travel from Belgium to Germany is: Partially open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 5/18/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Munich from Essen.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Essen.
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, is located 0.4 miles (680 m) away from the city center of Essen.
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