The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
The average ticket from Amsterdam to Essen will cost around £ 40 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only £ 17.
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3 h 19 m
3 h 58 m
Trains per day
It's difficult to get from Amsterdam to Essen without changing at least once.
|Distance||110 miles (177 km)|
|Average train duration||3 h 9 min|
|Average train ticket price||£17 (€19)|
|Train frequency||5 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 5 direct trains a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Amsterdam to Essen cover the 110 miles (177 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 9 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £17, but the average price of train tickets is £17. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Essen Hbf.
You can travel by train to Essen from Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn for as low as £17. When you search for timetables and tickets, Omio will show you the best journey.
Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Amsterdam to Essen train.
These are Deutsche Bahn 's ticket policies for COVID-19 for the train from Amsterdam to Essen:
Travel by train between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Essen, Germany is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 06/12/2021. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Essen from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.
Return travel from Germany to Netherlands is: Partially open.
Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 07/12/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Amsterdam from Essen.
When taking the train from Amsterdam to Essen, you can choose to depart from train stations like Amsterdam Centraal and Amsterdam Sloterdijk. Your route can end in train stations such as Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Essen Hbf.
The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Amsterdam Centraal, is located 0.6 miles (916 m) from the city centre of Amsterdam.
The most popular arrival train station, Essen Hbf, is located 0.3 miles (517 m) away from the city centre of Essen.
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