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Overview: Train from Zaventem to Essen

distanceDistance117 miles (188 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Zaventem to Essen cover the 117 miles (188 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Brussels Airport-Zaventem and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn from Zaventem to Essen trains

Travel between Zaventem and Essen on Deutsche Bahn trains with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

Deutsche Bahn

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 Zaventem 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.

    Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by train between Zaventem and Essen:

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

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    FAQs

    What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Zaventem to Essen?

    Travel between Zaventem, Belgium and Essen, Germany by train is: Partially open.

    Can I enter Germany from Belgium?

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

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

    Conditions of entry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
    • 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 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

    All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

    The information above was last checked on 5/20/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train between Zaventem and Essen as this information can change.

    What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Essen, Germany to Zaventem, Belgium?

    The restriction level for your return train to Zaventem, Belgium from Essen is: Partially open.

    Is my return train into Zaventem from Essen restricted?

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

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

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • 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)

    What are the safety rules to follow in Zaventem, Belgium?

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

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

    Last checked on 5/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zaventem from Essen closer to your date of departure here here.

    How far is it from Zaventem to Essen by train?

    The distance from Zaventem to Essen by train is approximately 117 miles (188 km).

    What train station in Zaventem goes to Essen? What train station do I come into Essen from Zaventem?

    There are a few train stations in Zaventem to start your route from including Brussels Airport-Zaventem and Zaventem. 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 Brussels Airport-Zaventem   and arrive in Essen Hbf.

    Where is the Zaventem train station located? Where is the Essen train station located?

    The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Brussels Airport-Zaventem, is located 1.1 miles (1.7 km) from the city center of Zaventem.

    The most popular arrival train station, Essen Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city center of Essen.

    Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

    Zaventem
    Essen
    Brussels Airport-Zaventem is the most popular Zaventem 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 Zaventem for your trip to Essen.

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