Trains from
Essen Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

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Trains to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf

Tue 27 Jun

11:53
13:48
Essen Hbf
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
1h 55mDirect
12:00
14:12
Essen Hbf
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
2h 12m2 changes
12:09
14:30
Essen Hbf
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
2h 21m1 change
12:21
14:49
Essen Hbf
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
2h 28m1 change
13:00
15:15
Essen Hbf
Frankfurt (Main) Hbf
2h 15m1 change

Journey details

Train times

Avg. journey time2h 15m
First train dept02:12
Last train dept23:00

Train info

Fastest route1h 54m
ChangesDirect
Trains per day18
Fare range€19-€96**

Stations

Origin StationEssen Hbf
Destination StationFrankfurt (Main) Hbf
View return journey, Frankfurt (Main) Hbf to Essen Hbf

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Essen Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Essen Hbf (Main station) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) is €19. To buy train tickets from Essen Hbf (Main station) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) for the lowest price possible, we recommend that you book your tickets as early as possible. Tickets go on sale usually 3 months in advance, yet in some rare cases this can be up to 6 months. For more precise information on when you can book your tickets or whether there are any promotional sales, click here.

How long does it take to travel from Essen Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Essen Hbf (Main station) and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) is 2 hours and 15 minutes and the fastest journey time is 1 hour and 54 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 46 trains per day travelling from Essen Hbf (Main station) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station). The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Essen Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf?

The first train from Essen Hbf (Main station) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) departs at 02:12. The last train from Essen Hbf (Main station) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) departs at 23:00. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Essen Hbf and Frankfurt (Main) Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Essen Hbf (Main station) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station) without having to change trains. There are 18 direct trains from Essen Hbf (Main station) to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf (Main station). Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

  • *Average prices for adult tickets in economy. Discount cards and coach journey excluded. Prices are based on searches made by our customers over the past 6 months. “14 days in advance” includes days 13 and 15.
  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Essen Hbf to Frankfurt (Main) Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 27/06/2017. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 07/06/2017 for travel on 20/07/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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