How to travel from Duisburg to Essen

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Travel Information between Duisburg and Essen

distanceDistance11 miles (17 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight, ferry or train
priceTicket price range$5 - $5
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $5 (€5) • 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $5 (€5) • 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixTrain

Travel 11 miles (17 km) by bus, flight, ferry or train between Duisburg and Essen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $5 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Duisburg to Essen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Duisburg to Essen

Travel 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 Duisburg to Essen.

You can travel between Duisburg and Essen 4 different ways: bus, flight, ferry or train.

The cheapest way to go to Essen from Duisburg is by taking a train, which costs on average $5 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Essen:

Taking a train is usually $1 (€1) less than taking a bus to Essen, which costs on average $5 (€5) for the same trip.

The fastest way to get to Essen from Duisburg is by train with an average travel time of 10 min.

Other travel options to Essen can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Essen by bus can take on average 12 min.

The distance from Duisburg to Essen is approximately 11 miles (17 km).

The average frequency per day from Duisburg to Essen is:

  • 5 buses per day.
  • 190 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Essen from Duisburg as scheduled services by bus, flight, ferry or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Duisburg to Essen:

  • Buses mostly depart from Duisburg, Otto-Keller Strasse and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).
  • Trains from Duisburg to Essen most often leave from Duisburg Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Duisburg to Essen:

  • You can go to Essen from Duisburg by train with FlixTrain. You'll see cheap train tickets for $5 (€5) with FlixTrain from Duisburg to Essen on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Duisburg to Essen? Many Omio customers who go from Duisburg to Essen usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Paris. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Hamburg or Paris from Essen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

Before traveling from Duisburg to Essen, it’s good to know what ticket you can buy and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $5 (€5) one way for this route.
  • A train ticket for this journey costs on average $5 (€5) one way.

But we recommend booking Duisburg to Essen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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