Train times for Tue 11 Jul
What is the minimum price of a ticket from Hamburg to Essen?
The minimum price of a train ticket from Hamburg to Essen is €69.9. To buy train tickets from Hamburg to Essen 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 Hamburg to Essen by train?
The average journey time between Hamburg and Essen is 8 hours and 36 minutes and the fastest journey time is 6 hours and 45 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 43 trains per day travelling from Hamburg to Essen. 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 Hamburg to Essen?
The first train from Hamburg to Essen departs at 04:42. The last train from Hamburg to Essen departs at 22:46. 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 Hamburg and Essen?
No, it is not possible to travel from Hamburg to Essen without having to change trains. To travel from Hamburg to Essen will require a minimum of 2 changes. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.
How do I get back to Hamburg?
By train, of course. See trains from Essen to Hamburg.
- **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Hamburg to Essen for a typical week day using timetable data for 11/07/2017. 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 07/12/2016 for travel on 23/12/2016 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.