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Overview: Train from Zwolle to Essen

distanceDistance82 miles (133 km)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day

Trains from Zwolle to Essen cover the 82 miles (133 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 6 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travelers depart most frequently from Zwolle Stadshagen and arrive in Essen Hbf.

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FAQs

Are there COVID-19 travel restrictions for trains from Zwolle to Essen?

Travel by train between Zwolle, Netherlands and Essen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Essen from Zwolle restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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 1/22/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Zwolle and Essen closer to your date of departure here

Are there restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Germany by train?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Essen to Zwolle is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Germany?

Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

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

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

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

Last checked on 1/20/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your train to Zwolle from Essen here.

How many miles is it from Zwolle to Essen by train?

You should expect to travel around 82 miles (133 km)  from Zwolle to Essen by train.

How long is the train from Zwolle to Essen?

While the time it takes to travel 82 miles (133 km) from Zwolle to Essen can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Zwolle to Essen train journey time is on average 3 h 6 min.

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

There are a few train stations in Zwolle to start your journey from including Zwolle Stadshagen and Zwolle. 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 Zwolle Stadshagen   and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Where is the train station in Zwolle? Where is the train station in Essen?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Zwolle Stadshagen and need to travel around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) from the city center to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Essen most often arrive at Essen Hbf and need to travel around 0.3 miles (517 m) from this train station to the city center.

How many train services are there from Zwolle to Essen a day?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Zwolle to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zwolle
Essen
Zwolle Stadshagen is the most popular Zwolle 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 Zwolle for your trip to Essen.