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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15 h 45 m
17 h 38 m
Trains per day
Of the 3 trains that leave Stockholm 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||692 miles (1116 km)|
|Average train duration||16 h 37 min|
|Average train ticket price||$83 (€77)|
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Stockholm to Essen cover the 692 miles (1116 km) long route taking on average 16 h 37 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as $61 (€57), but the average price of train tickets is $83 (€77). Travelers depart most frequently from Stockholm Centralstation and arrive in Essen Hbf.
For as little as $61 (€57) you can travel by train to Essen from Stockholm with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train between Stockholm and Essen. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.
Travel between Stockholm, Sweden and Essen, Germany by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Sweden
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 8/7/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Essen from Stockholm before traveling.
The restriction level for your return train to Stockholm, Sweden from Essen is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Sweden has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 8/3/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Stockholm from Essen closer to your date of departure here here.
There are a few train stations in Stockholm to start your route from including Stockholm Centralstation, Stockholm, Cityterminalen and Stockholm Södra. In Essen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Stockholm Centralstation and arrive in Essen Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this journey, called Stockholm Centralstation, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Stockholm.
The most popular arrival train station, Essen Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center of Essen.
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