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Train Information to Essen from Rostock

distanceDistance280 miles (452 km)
durationAverage train duration5 h 10 min
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Rostock to Essen cover the 280 miles (452 km) long route taking on average 5 h 10 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Rostock Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.

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Deutsche Bahn trains from Rostock to Essen

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Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) makes German train travel easy! Find Deutsche Bahn train schedules and cheap tickets for the 280 miles (452 km) journey between Rostock and Essen with Omio. Choose from Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares for your journey from Rostock to Essen if you’re looking for the best deals on affordable train tickets. Deutsche Bahn even offers discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use on Omio.

As the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 train journeys per day, DB offers a range of train types to suit you with the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the express national and international Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) trains, and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) trains. These different types of trains differ in terms of the comfort and time required to travel. For example, while restrooms are standard services on each train, other services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi access are only available on certain trains.

Please follow the recommendations outlined by Deutsche Bahn when booking your train tickets between Rostock and Essen due to the coronavirus:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

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Trains from Rostock to Essen
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FAQs
What is the distance from Rostock to Essen by train?
The Rostock to Essen train distance is approximately 280 miles (452 km).
How many hours is the train time from Rostock to Essen?
On average the Rostock to Essen train travel time is 5 h 10 min  for the 280 miles (452 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by train from Rostock to Essen, which train station in Rostock do I depart from and which train station in Essen do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Rostock, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Rostock Hbf, Rostock Holbeinplatz and Rostock-Lütten Klein. When you arrive in Essen, your train can arrive in train stations including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

Omio customers traveling this route book their trains from Rostock Hbf   to Essen Hbf.

Where is the train station in Rostock? Where is the train station in Essen?

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Rostock Hbf, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Rostock.

The most popular arrival train station, Essen Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center of Essen.

Which train companies should I travel with from Rostock to Essen?
For the route from Rostock to Essen you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Rostock to Essen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
How many trains are there between Rostock and Essen a day?
The average number of trains departing Rostock for Essen is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When does the first train depart from Rostock to Essen? When does the last train depart from Rostock to Essen?
You can take the earliest train from Rostock to Essen at 11: 44 AM   or take the last train from Rostock to Essen leaving at 5: 25 PM. Look for the latest Rostock to Essen train schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the train for this route.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Rostock
Essen
Rostock Hbf is the most popular Rostock 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 Rostock for your trip to Essen.