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from Hamburg to Essen

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Travel from Hamburg 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 Hamburg to Essen.
FAQs
How do I travel from Hamburg to Essen?

There are 2 travel options from Hamburg to Essen: flight or train.

What is the cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Essen?

The cheapest way to get from Hamburg to Essen is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around $29 (€24) compared to other travel options to Essen:

Taking a train is about $62 (€51) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $91 (€75) for this route.

What is the fastest way to travel from Hamburg to Essen?

The fastest way to get to Essen from Hamburg is by flight with an average travel time of 1 h.

Other travel options to Essen can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 44 min   on average.

What is the distance from Hamburg to Essen?

The Hamburg to Essen distance is around 193 miles (311 km).

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Hamburg to Essen?

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Essen is:

  • 12 trains per day.

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

When traveling between Hamburg and Essen, what are the departure and arrival points in Hamburg and Essen?

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

  • Most travelers catch their train from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.
Which travel companies can take me from Hamburg to Essen?

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

  • You can take a flight from Hamburg to Essen with Eurowings. Cheap tickets can be found for $91 (€75) with Eurowings from Hamburg to Essen.
  • You can travel to Essen from Hamburg by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $29 (€24) with Deutsche Bahn from Hamburg to Essen.
Where else should I travel to after my journey to Essen from Hamburg ends?
Looking to extend your trip from Hamburg to Essen? Many Omio customers who go from Hamburg to Essen usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Paris or Munich from Essen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How far in advance should I book tickets to Essen from Hamburg online to get the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing on average $91 (€75) one way.
  • Train tickets are costing on average $29 (€24) one way.

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