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from Hamburg to Essen

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COMPARE Prices for trains, buses and flights

Tue
Jul 27
$35Deutsche Bahn
$144Eurowings
Wed
Jul 28
$35Deutsche Bahn
$169Eurowings
Thu
Jul 29
$22Deutsche Bahn
$194Eurowings
Fri
Jul 30
$30Deutsche Bahn
$169Eurowings
Sat
Jul 31
$32Deutsche Bahn
$304Lufthansa
Sun
Aug 1
$22Deutsche Bahn
$94Eurowings
Mon
Aug 2
$35Deutsche Bahn
$69Eurowings
Tue
Aug 3
$22Deutsche Bahn
$69Eurowings
Wed
Aug 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
$119Eurowings
Thu
Aug 5
$22Deutsche Bahn
$119Eurowings
Fri
Aug 6
$37Deutsche Bahn
$119Eurowings
Sat
Aug 7
$30Deutsche Bahn
$183Lufthansa
Sun
Aug 8
$30Deutsche Bahn
$94Eurowings
Mon
Aug 9
$30Deutsche Bahn
$81Eurowings
Tue
Aug 10
$22Deutsche Bahn
$119Eurowings
Wed
Aug 11
$22Deutsche Bahn
$81Eurowings
Thu
Aug 12
$22Deutsche Bahn
$94Eurowings
Fri
Aug 13
$30Deutsche Bahn
$81Eurowings
Sat
Aug 14
$30Deutsche Bahn
$183Lufthansa
Sun
Aug 15
$30Deutsche Bahn
$119Eurowings
Mon
Aug 16
$30Deutsche Bahn
$56Eurowings

Travel Information from Hamburg to Essen

distanceDistance193 miles (311 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $69
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $30 (€24) • 2 h 44 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $69 (€55) • 1 h
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight or train to travel 193 miles (311 km) to Essen from Hamburg. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Hamburg to Essen.

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FAQs
How do I reach Essen from Hamburg?

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

What is the cheapest way to travel between Hamburg and Essen?

The cheapest way to travel from Hamburg to Essen is by taking a train with an average price of $30 (€24).

This is compared to other travel options to Essen:

A train is generally $39 (€31) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $69 (€55) from Hamburg to Essen.

What is the fastest way 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.

How far is Essen from Hamburg?

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

When traveling to Essen from Hamburg, 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 who buy a train ticket from Hamburg to Essen depart from Hamburg Hbf to Essen Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me to Essen from Hamburg?

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

  • Eurowings can get you to Essen by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Eurowings from Hamburg to Essen for $69 (€55) on Omio.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Essen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Essen tickets on Omio for $30 (€24).
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Hamburg to Essen?
Many of our customers traveling from Hamburg to Essen don't make Essen their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Essen are Berlin, Paris or Munich, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Essen to any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Hamburg to Essen online to score the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket for this journey costs on average $69 (€55) one way.
  • A train ticket for this trip costs on average $30 (€24) one way.

But we recommend booking Hamburg 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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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Essen
Hamburg, ZOB am Hbf.
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Hamburg Hbf
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Refreshments
Hamburg-Altona
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