Trains from
München Hbf to Essen Hbf

München Hbf to Essen Hbf route details

Route overview
Avg. journey time5h 43m
Trains per day14
Fare range€15-€140
Distance492km
Train operatorsflixbus
First & last trains
First train departs at00:01
Last train departs at19:31
Fastest journey
Fastest route5h 13m
ChangesDirect
Stations
Origin StationMünchen Hbf
Destination StationEssen Hbf

Train times for Tue 28 Nov

08:47
13:46
München Hbf
Essen Hbf
5h 40m1 change
09:50
15:07
München Hbf
Essen Hbf
5h 17mDirect
10:49
16:05
München Hbf
Essen Hbf
5h 16mDirect
11:49
17:08
München Hbf
Essen Hbf
5h 19mDirect
12:50
18:04
München Hbf
Essen Hbf
5h 14mDirect

When is the best time to buy tickets?

Buying tickets in advance can save you money. Prices for train journeys from München Hbf to Essen Hbf start at €64.39 when you book at least 28 days in advance.*

28 days
in advance
Find this ticket!
€64.39
14 days
in advance
€71.11
Avg. single price
On the day
€81.80
Avg. single price

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from München Hbf to Essen Hbf is €14.9. To buy train tickets from München 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 München Hbf to Essen Hbf by train?

The average journey time between München Hbf and Essen Hbf is 5 hours and 43 minutes and the fastest journey time is 5 hours and 13 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 26 trains per day travelling from München 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 München Hbf to Essen Hbf?

The first train from München Hbf to Essen Hbf departs at 00:01. The last train from München Hbf to Essen Hbf departs at 19:31. 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 München Hbf and Essen Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from München Hbf to Essen Hbf without having to change trains. There are 14 direct trains from München Hbf to Essen Hbf. Though there may be fewer direct services available depending on your exact departure date.

How do I get back to München Hbf?

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

  • *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 München Hbf to Essen Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 28/11/2017. 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 25/08/2017 for travel on 27/08/2017 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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