Hamburg Hbf to Essen Hbf

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€68.87
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14 days
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Trains to Essen Hbf

Tue 6 Jun

11:01
14:34
Hamburg Hbf
Essen Hbf
3h 33m1 change
11:46
15:07
Hamburg Hbf
Essen Hbf
3h 21m1 change
12:01
15:34
Hamburg Hbf
Essen Hbf
3h 33m1 change
12:46
15:58
Hamburg Hbf
Essen Hbf
3h 12mDirect
13:01
16:34
Hamburg Hbf
Essen Hbf
3h 33m1 change

Train times

Avg. journey time3h 30m
First train dept00:45
Last train dept22:46

Train info

Fastest route3h 12m
ChangesDirect
Trains per day13
Fare range€18-€90**

Stations

Origin StationHamburg Hbf
Destination StationEssen Hbf

More information**

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

The minimum price of a train ticket from Hamburg Hbf (Main station) to Essen Hbf (Main station) is €18. To buy train tickets from Hamburg Hbf (Main station) to Essen 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 Hamburg Hbf to Essen Hbf by train?

The average journey time between Hamburg Hbf (Main station) and Essen Hbf (Main station) is 3 hours and 30 minutes and the fastest journey time is 3 hours and 12 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 36 trains per day travelling from Hamburg Hbf (Main station) to Essen 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 Hamburg Hbf to Essen Hbf?

The first train from Hamburg Hbf (Main station) to Essen Hbf (Main station) departs at 00:45. The last train from Hamburg Hbf (Main station) to Essen Hbf (Main station) 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 Hbf and Essen Hbf?

Yes, it is possible to travel from Hamburg Hbf (Main station) to Essen Hbf (Main station) without having to change trains. There are 13 direct trains from Hamburg Hbf (Main station) to Essen 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 Hamburg Hbf to Essen Hbf for a typical week day using timetable data for 06/06/2017. 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 14/12/2016 for travel on 31/12/2016 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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