How to travel from Essen to Eisenach

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Travel Information to Eisenach from Essen

distanceDistance146 miles (236 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or bus
priceTicket price range$32 - $38
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $32 (€28) • 3 h 54 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $32 (€28) • 3 h 54 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Travel 146 miles (236 km) by train or bus from Essen to Eisenach. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Essen to Eisenach.

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from Essen to Eisenach

How to get from Essen to Eisenach by train, bus or flight.

Our recommendation

The best way to travel from Essen to Eisenach is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Deutsche Bahn

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You can travel by travel to Eisenach from Essen with Deutsche Bahn. When you search Omio for times and tickets, we’ll show you the best deals available.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel 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 Essen to Eisenach travel.

    FAQs: Travel from Essen to Eisenach

    FAQs: Travel to Eisenach 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 Eisenach.

    There are 2 travel options between Essen and Eisenach. You can take a train or bus.

    The cheapest way to travel between Essen and Eisenach is a train with an average price of $32 (€28).

    This is compared to other travel options from Essen to Eisenach:

    Taking a train costs $6 (€5) less than taking a bus, which costs on average $38 (€33) for the same trip.

    The fastest way from Essen to Eisenach is by train with an average journey time of 3 h 54 min.

    There are alternative travel options to Eisenach that take longer:

    Bus takes 8 h 45 min on average.

    The distance from Essen to Eisenach is approximately 146 miles (236 km).

    The average frequency per day from Essen to Eisenach is:

    • Around 2 trains per day.

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

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

    • Buses from Essen to Eisenach most often leave from Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof) and arrive in Eisenach, Uferstraße (Parkhaus).
    • Trains mostly depart from Essen Hbf and arrive in Eisenach station.

    The following travel companies offer services from Essen to Eisenach:

    • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Eisenach by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Eisenach for $32 (€28).

    Yes, there are direct services available from Essen to Eisenach with the following travel companies:

    • 2 direct trains per day with Deutsche Bahn.

    Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Eisenach as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets to Eisenach from Essen.

    Your trip from Essen to Eisenach doesn't have to end in Eisenach. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Erfurt, Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, Leipzig or Gotha. If you’d like to add Erfurt, Berlin, Frankfurt am Main, Leipzig or Gotha to your Essen to Eisenach tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Eisenach today!

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