SNCFOUIBUSEurostar
Route overview
Avg. journey time5h 09m
Fare range€64-€130
Distance290km
First & last trains
First train departs at07:20
Last train departs at19:07
Fastest journey
Fastest route4h 24m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationLille-Europe
Destination StationEssen

Train times for Tue 15 May

10:00
15:05
Lille-Europe
Essen
6h 03m
2 changes
12:15
12:52
Lille-Europe
Essen
4h 42m
1 change
13:00
13:30
Lille-Europe
Essen
5h 00m
5 changes
13:00
13:30
Lille-Europe
Essen
5h 03m
4 changes
14:35
15:12
Lille-Europe
Essen
5h 05m
7 changes

What is the minimum price of a ticket from Lille-Europe to Essen?

The minimum price of a train ticket from Lille-Europe to Essen is €63.9. To buy train tickets from Lille-Europe 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 Lille-Europe to Essen by train?

The average journey time between Lille-Europe and Essen is 5 hours and 9 minutes and the fastest journey time is 4 hours and 24 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 16 trains per day travelling from Lille-Europe 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 Lille-Europe to Essen?

The first train from Lille-Europe to Essen departs at 07:20. The last train from Lille-Europe to Essen departs at 19:07. 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 Lille-Europe and Essen?

No, it is not possible to travel from Lille-Europe to Essen without having to change trains. To travel from Lille-Europe to Essen will require a minimum of 1 change. 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 Lille-Europe?

By train, of course. See trains from Essen to Lille-Europe.

  • **The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Lille-Europe to Essen for a typical week day using timetable data for 15/05/2018. 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 01/04/2018 for travel on 01/04/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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