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.
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2 h 17 m
2 h 26 m
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It's difficult to get from Amsterdam to Essen without changing at least once.
|Distance||110 miles (177 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 20 min|
|Average train ticket price||£36 (€40)|
|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 trip taking on average 2 h 20 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 £36. Travellers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Essen Hbf.
Find the best trains to Essen from Amsterdam with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn from £17. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking 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.
Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Essen, Germany by train is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 24/05/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train between Amsterdam and Essen before travelling.
Return travel from Germany to Netherlands is: Fully open.
Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully 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 23/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to Amsterdam from Essen.
When departing from Amsterdam, you have various train station options to start your route from including Amsterdam Centraal, Amsterdam Sloterdijk and Amsterdam Amstel. When arriving in Essen, you can end your journey in train stations like Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.
Omio customers book a train from Amsterdam Centraal to Essen Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers board their train most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and travel around 0.9 miles (1.4 km) from the city centre to this train station.
Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Essen Hbf and need to travel approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the train station to the city centre in Essen.
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