Trains from
Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf

Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time56m
Trains per day60
Fare range€10-€34
Distance57km
First & last trains
First train departs at00:11
Last train departs at23:49
Fastest journey
Fastest route46m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationKöln Hbf
Destination StationEssen Hbf

Train times for Tue 24 Oct

12:49
13:50
Köln Hbf
Essen Hbf
1h 01mDirect
13:09
13:57
Köln Hbf
Essen Hbf
48mDirect
13:17
13:19
Köln Hbf
Essen Hbf
57m2 changes
13:31
14:18
Köln Hbf
Essen Hbf
1h 07m1 change
13:49
14:50
Köln Hbf
Essen Hbf
1h 01mDirect

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf is €10. To buy train tickets from Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf 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 Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Köln Hbf and Essen Hbf is 56 minutes and the fastest journey time is 46 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 83 trains per day travelling from Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf. 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 Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf?

The first train from Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf departs at 00:11. The last train from Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf departs at 23:49. 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 Köln Hbf and Essen Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf without having to change trains. There are 60 direct trains from Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to Köln Hbf?

By train, of course. See trains from Essen Hbf to Köln Hbf.

  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Köln Hbf to Essen Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 24/10/2017. 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 02/08/2017 for travel on 06/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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