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Train Information to Essen from Strasbourg

distanceDistance200 miles (323 km)
frequencyTrain frequency7 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 7 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection

Trains from Strasbourg to Essen cover the 200 miles (323 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 26 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 7 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Strasbourg and arrive in Essen Hbf.

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Trains from Strasbourg to Essen
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by train from Strasbourg, France to Essen, Germany?

Travel between Strasbourg, France and Essen, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from France?

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Strasbourg?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/25/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Strasbourg and Essen before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by train to Strasbourg, France from Essen, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to France is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • 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)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

What are the safety rules to follow in Strasbourg, France?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/25/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Strasbourg from Essen.

How far is it from Strasbourg to Essen by train?
The distance to Essen from Strasbourg by train is approximately 200 miles (323 km).
How long is the train ride from Strasbourg to Essen?
On average the Strasbourg to Essen train travel time is 4 h 26 min  for the 200 miles (323 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the train from Strasbourg to Essen depart from? Which Essen train station do I come into from Strasbourg?

When departing from Strasbourg, you have various train station options to start your route from including Strasbourg, Gare de Strasbourg and Strasbourg-Roethig. When arriving in Essen, you can end your trip in train stations like Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

Omio customers book a train from Strasbourg   to Essen Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where do I find the Strasbourg train station to Essen? Where is the Essen train station?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Strasbourg and travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to this train station.

Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Essen Hbf and need to travel approximately 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the train station to the city center in Essen.

What train providers offer a service between Strasbourg and Essen?
If you're looking for trains from Strasbourg to Essen, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn with connection to get you to Essen. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Strasbourg to Essen journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains are there from Strasbourg to Essen a day?
The average number of trains departing Strasbourg for Essen is 7 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Strasbourg to Essen? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Strasbourg to Essen leaves at 1: 46 PM. The last train departing from Strasbourg to Essen leaves at 1: 46 PM. You can find the latest Strasbourg to Essen train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
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