Venlo to Essen train

Cheap train tickets from Venlo to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 10

Cheapest

19

Average

21

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
08:28PMVenlo6h30 02:58AMEssen
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191One-way
Deutsche Bahn
07:58PMVenlo2h09 10:07PMEssen
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231One-way

Train schedule from Venlo to Essen

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Deutsche Bahn
07:58PMVenlo2h09 10:07PMEssen
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Deutsche Bahn
08:28PMVenlo6h30 02:58AMEssen
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Fastest train times from Venlo to Essen

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Fastest Journey

2 h 9 m

Average

4 h 19 m

Trains per day

2

Distance

59 km

Of the 2 trains that leave Venlo for Essen every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
07:58PMVenlo2h09 10:07PMEssen
0 transfers
231One-way
Deutsche Bahn
08:28PMVenlo6h30 02:58AMEssen
0 transfers
191One-way

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Overview: Train from Venlo to Essen

distanceDistance37 miles (59 km)
durationAverage train duration1 h 23 min
priceAverage train ticket price$36 (€34)
frequencyTrain frequency17 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn

Trains from Venlo to Essen cover the 37 miles (59 km) long trip taking on average 1 h 23 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 17 trains operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $36 (€34), you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as $20 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Venlo and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn from Venlo to Essen trains

You can travel by train from Venlo to Essen with Deutsche Bahn for as low as $20 (€19). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.

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 Venlo to Essen train.

  • Average Price: $20

Travel Tips: Trains from Venlo 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 Venlo to Essen.
FAQs

Travel by train between Venlo, Netherlands and Essen, Germany is: Fully open.

Is international entry into Essen from Venlo restricted?

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

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

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 Venlo to Essen closer to your date of departure here

The restriction level for your return train to Venlo, Netherlands from Essen is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Venlo from Essen restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Venlo, Netherlands?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Recommended

Last checked on 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Venlo from Essen closer to your date of departure here here.

Train tickets from Venlo to Essen for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $20 (€19)  one way in the next 7 days.
The train price between Venlo and Essen is on average $36 (€34)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
The Venlo to Essen train distance is approximately 37 miles (59 km).
The Venlo to Essen train duration is on average 1 h 23 min, which is to be expected when traveling 37 miles (59 km) from Venlo to Essen. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

There are a few train stations in Venlo to start your route from including Venlo, Venlo, Venlo Train Station and Venlo Gr. 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 Venlo   and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Passengers board the train most frequently from Venlo, which is located around 0.4 miles (594 m) away from the city center, and they get off the train at Essen Hbf, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center.

For the best Venlo to Essen train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn with connection or Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from Venlo to Essen to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 17 trains a day from Venlo to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest train departing from Venlo to Essen leaves at 11: 58 AM. The last train departing from Venlo to Essen leaves at 8: 29 PM. You can find the latest Venlo to Essen train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you purchase a train ticket from Venlo to Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $36 (€34) one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets from Venlo to Essen are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Essen
Venlo is the most popular Venlo 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 Venlo for your trip to Essen.

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