Munich to Essen train

Cheap train tickets from Munich to Essen

Showing times and prices for May 20

Cheapest

115

Average

174

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.

Deutsche Bahn
08:47AMMunich10h25 07:12PMEssen
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12:51PMMunich8h21 09:12PMEssen
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02:48AMMunich8h24 11:12AMEssen
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Train schedule from Munich to Essen

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02:48AMMunich8h24 11:12AMEssen
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08:47AMMunich10h25 07:12PMEssen
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12:51PMMunich8h21 09:12PMEssen
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Fastest train times from Munich to Essen

Showing times and prices for May 20

Fastest Journey

8 h 21 m

Average

9 h 3 m

Trains per day

3

Distance

630 km

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.

Deutsche Bahn
12:51PMMunich8h21 09:12PMEssen
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2041One-way
Deutsche Bahn
02:48AMMunich8h24 11:12AMEssen
0 transfers
2041One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:47AMMunich10h25 07:12PMEssen
0 transfers
1151One-way

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Overview: Train from Munich to Essen

distanceDistance391 miles (630 km)
durationAverage train duration8 h 7 min
priceAverage train ticket price$96 (€86)
frequencyTrain frequency16 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 16 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Munich to Essen trains

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

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 27 min
  • Average Price: $96
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 16 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

Travel between Munich, Germany and Essen, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Belgium from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Munich?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Essen, Belgium?

All travelers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

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.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Munich from Essen?

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Essen?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Munich, Germany?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Munich to Essen trains for as little as $96 (€86)  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Munich to Essen train to cost on average $96 (€86)  one way.
You should expect to travel around 391 miles (630 km)  to Essen from Munich by train.
On average the Munich to Essen train travel time is 8 h 7 min  for the 391 miles (630 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

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.

Take the Munich to Essen train with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the trip between Munich and Essen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 16 trains a day from Munich to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
You can take the first train from Munich to Essen at 7: 28 AM. The last train from Munich to Essen that you can take departs at 9: 55 PM. Omio shows you the latest train from Munich to Essen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you buy a train ticket from Munich to Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $96 (€86) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets to Essen from Munich are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Essen
The major railway station for departures from Munich is München Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at München Hbf for your journey from Munich to Essen.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
phone
Phone Number
+49 8913081055
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
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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