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.
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2 h 9 m
4 h 19 m
Trains per day
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.
|Distance||37 miles (59 km)|
|Average train duration||1 h 23 min|
|Average train ticket price||$36 (€34)|
|Train frequency||17 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche 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.
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 (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.
Travel by train between Venlo, Netherlands and Essen, Germany is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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