Prague to Essen train

Cheap train tickets from Prague to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 10

Cheapest

61

Average

101

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.

Cheapest
06:46PMPrague15h21 10:07AMEssen Hbf
7 transfers
611One-way
2nd Cheapest
06:46PMPrague14h49 09:35AMEssen Hbf
7 transfers
741One-way
03:38PMPrague11h24 03:02AMEssen Hbf
3 transfers
791One-way
08:46PMPrague15h22 12:08PMEssen Hbf
4 transfers
841One-way
08:25AMPrague9h43 06:08PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
891One-way

Train schedule from Prague to Essen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Wednesday, August 10
05:38AMPrague9h35 03:13PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
06:25AMPrague9h09 03:34PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
06:25AMPrague9h09 03:34PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
06:25AMPrague9h43 04:08PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
07:38AMPrague9h29 05:07PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
08:25AMPrague9h43 06:08PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
08:25AMPrague9h10 05:35PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
08:25AMPrague9h10 05:35PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
09:38AMPrague9h36 07:14PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
10:25AMPrague9h10 07:35PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
10:25AMPrague11h05 09:30PMEssen Hbf
4 transfers
10:25AMPrague10h33 08:58PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
10:38AMPrague9h37 08:15PMEssen Hbf
3 transfers
11:38AMPrague9h36 09:14PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
12:25PMPrague9h10 09:35PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
12:25PMPrague9h10 09:35PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
12:25PMPrague9h43 10:08PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
12:38PMPrague9h24 10:02PMEssen Hbf
3 transfers
01:38PMPrague9h24 11:02PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
02:25PMPrague9h10 11:35PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
02:25PMPrague9h10 11:35PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
02:38PMPrague9h46 12:24AMEssen Hbf
3 transfers
03:38PMPrague11h24 03:02AMEssen Hbf
3 transfers
03:38PMPrague10h13 01:51AMEssen Hbf
3 transfers
04:25PMPrague13h43 06:08AMEssen Hbf
4 transfers
04:25PMPrague13h43 06:08AMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
04:46PMPrague13h22 06:08AMEssen Hbf
7 transfers
05:38PMPrague13h20 06:58AMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
06:46PMPrague16h44 11:30AMEssen Hbf
6 transfers
06:46PMPrague14h49 09:35AMEssen Hbf
7 transfers
06:46PMPrague15h20 10:06AMEssen Hbf
5 transfers
06:46PMPrague15h21 10:07AMEssen Hbf
7 transfers
08:46PMPrague15h22 12:08PMEssen Hbf
4 transfers
08:46PMPrague14h49 11:35AMEssen Hbf
4 transfers
11:26PMPrague14h09 01:35PMEssen Hbf
4 transfers
11:26PMPrague13h47 01:13PMEssen Hbf
6 transfers
11:26PMPrague14h42 02:08PMEssen Hbf
4 transfers

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Fastest train times from Prague to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 10

Fastest Journey

9 h 9 m

Average

11 h 21 m

Trains per day

37

Distance

542 km

It's difficult to get from Prague to Essen without transferring at least once.

Fastest
06:25AMPrague9h09 03:34PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
1101One-way
Fastest
06:25AMPrague9h09 03:34PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
901One-way
2nd Fastest
10:25AMPrague9h10 07:35PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
1001One-way
2nd Fastest
08:25AMPrague9h10 05:35PMEssen Hbf
2 transfers
901One-way
2nd Fastest
02:25PMPrague9h10 11:35PMEssen Hbf
1 transfer
1001One-way

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Overview: Train from Prague to Essen

distanceDistance336 miles (542 km)
durationAverage train duration13 h 22 min
priceAverage train ticket price$58 (€53)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesFlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Czech Railways (ČD)

Trains from Prague to Essen cover the 336 miles (542 km) long journey taking on average 13 h 22 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Czech Railways (ČD). Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this journey for as low as $41 (€38), but the average price of train tickets is $58 (€53). Travelers depart most frequently from Prague and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn and České dráhy from Prague to Essen trains

Travel between Prague and Essen from $41 (€38) with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn and České dráhy! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable route for you.

Deutsche Bahn
České dráhy

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 Prague to Essen train.

  • Average Price: $41

Czech Railway is the major railway operator in the Czech Republic where you can find Second class and First Class tickets for your next train between Prague and Essen.

České dráhy tickets from Prague to Essen are available online on Omio. We help you compare and book your perfect journey with České dráhy between Prague and Essen all in one place. If you’re specifically looking for the cheapest, fastest or earliest train, you can find all the current České dráhy train schedules and train tickets available on Omio for the 336 miles (542 km) journey. You can also see relevant travel information for the České dráhy train, such as baggage allowance and amenities onboard depending on the class fare. Search for your ideal departure and arrival times for this train, compare the fastest Prague to Essen routes as well as the cheapest ticket prices available, and buy the best České dráhy Prague to Essen train ticket that fits your needs. If you purchase tickets in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the České dráhy train ticket is available as a mobile ticket, which makes it easy for you to travel paperless. You’ll then be ready to embark on your smooth and relaxing journey to Essen with České dráhy!

Train information from Prague to Essen with České dráhy:

  • Average Duration: 26 h 10 min
  • České dráhy frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Prague 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 Prague to Essen.
FAQs

Travel by train between Prague, Czechia and Essen, Germany is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Essen from Prague restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

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

Entry Requirements:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 8/8/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train from Prague to Essen closer to your date of departure here

Return travel from Germany to Czechia is: Fully open.

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

Entry into Czechia is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Prague, Czechia?

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

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

Last checked on 8/3/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Prague from Essen.

Train tickets from Prague to Essen for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $41 (€38)  one way in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to buy your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Prague to Essen train to cost on average $58 (€53)  one way.
The Prague to Essen train distance is approximately 336 miles (542 km).
On average the Prague to Essen train time is 13 h 22 min  covering the 336 miles (542 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Prague   and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Prague and travel around 2.2 miles (3.6 km) from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Essen Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the train station to the city center in Essen.

When taking a train from Prague to Essen, you can count on FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Czech Railways (ČD) for the best way to get you to Essen. You can also check all possible train companies who offer a service from Prague to Essen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a train ticket.
The average number of trains departing Prague for Essen is 6 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
The earliest train for this route departs from Prague at 5: 38 AM. The last train leaves from Prague at 9: 50 PM. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Prague to Essen and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
If you buy the Prague to Essen train within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $58 (€53). However, booking your train ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains to Essen from Prague. Look out for train tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Prague
Essen
The major railway station for departures from Prague is Prague. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Prague for your journey to Essen from Prague.

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