How to travel from Essen to Duisburg

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Travel Information between Essen and Duisburg

distanceDistance11 miles (17 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$6 - $19
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $6 (€5) • 50 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $19 (€16) • 11 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Travel 11 miles (17 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train from Essen to Duisburg. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 11 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $6 (€5). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Essen to Duisburg.

Travel Tips: Travel from Essen to Duisburg

Travel Tips: Travel to Duisburg 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 Essen to Duisburg.

There are 4 travel options from Essen to Duisburg: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Duisburg from Essen is by taking a bus, which costs on average $6 (€5).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Duisburg:

A bus is generally $13 (€12) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $19 (€16) from Essen to Duisburg.

The fastest way to get to Duisburg from Essen is by train with an average travel time of 11 min.

Other travel options to Duisburg can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 50 min   on average.

You should expect to travel around 11 miles (17 km) between Essen and Duisburg.

The average frequency per day from Essen to Duisburg is:

  • 6 buses per day.
  • 174 trains per day.

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

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Essen to Duisburg depart from Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) to Duisburg, Otto-Keller Strasse.
  • Most travelers catch their train from Essen Hbf and arrive in Duisburg Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Essen to Duisburg, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Deutsche Bahn can get you to Duisburg by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Duisburg for $19 (€16) on Omio.
Looking to extend your trip from Essen to Duisburg? Many Omio customers who go from Essen to Duisburg usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Hamburg or Munich from Duisburg, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

When planning your trip from Essen to Duisburg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to buy and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $6 (€5) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $19 (€16) one way.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Essen to Duisburg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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