Amsterdam to Essen train

Cheap train tickets from Amsterdam to Essen

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Cheapest

£27

Average

£55

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.

Cheapest
20:30Amsterdam Centraal2h57 23:27Essen Hbf
1 change
£271One-way
Cheapest
20:40Amsterdam Centraal2h47 23:27Essen Hbf
3 changes
£271One-way
2nd Cheapest
18:38Amsterdam Centraal2h20 20:58Essen Hbf
1 change
£311One-way
16:38Amsterdam Centraal2h17 18:55Essen Hbf
1 change
£361One-way
06:38Amsterdam Centraal2h20 08:58Essen Hbf
1 change
£451One-way

Train schedule Amsterdam to Essen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Thursday, 26 May
06:38Amsterdam Centraal2h20 08:58Essen Hbf
1 change
08:08Amsterdam Centraal2h19 10:27Essen Hbf
1 change
10:38Amsterdam Centraal2h20 12:58Essen Hbf
1 change
12:38Amsterdam Centraal2h20 14:58Essen Hbf
1 change
14:38Amsterdam Centraal2h21 16:59Essen Hbf
1 change
16:38Amsterdam Centraal2h17 18:55Essen Hbf
1 change
18:38Amsterdam Centraal2h20 20:58Essen Hbf
1 change
20:30Amsterdam Centraal2h57 23:27Essen Hbf
1 change
20:40Amsterdam Centraal2h47 23:27Essen Hbf
3 changes

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Fastest train times from Amsterdam to Essen

Showing times and prices for 26 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 17 m

Average

2 h 26 m

Trains per day

9

Distance

178 km

It's difficult to get from Amsterdam to Essen without changing at least once.

Fastest
16:38Amsterdam Centraal2h17 18:55Essen Hbf
1 change
£361One-way
2nd Fastest
08:08Amsterdam Centraal2h19 10:27Essen Hbf
1 change
£1001One-way
18:38Amsterdam Centraal2h20 20:58Essen Hbf
1 change
£311One-way
06:38Amsterdam Centraal2h20 08:58Essen Hbf
1 change
£451One-way
10:38Amsterdam Centraal2h20 12:58Essen Hbf
1 change
£931One-way

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Overview: Train from Amsterdam to Essen

distanceDistance110 miles (177 km)
durationAverage train duration2 h 20 min
priceAverage train ticket price£36 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche 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.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn trains Amsterdam to Essen

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

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.

  • Average Price: £17

Travel Tips: Trains from Amsterdam to Essen

Travel by train to Essen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Essen.
FAQs

Travel between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Essen, Germany by train is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Germany from Netherlands?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Amsterdam?

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Essen, Germany?

When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Amsterdam from Essen?

Entry into Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Essen?

Requirements for reentering:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

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.

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest train from Amsterdam to Essen for the next 7 days starting from £17  one way.
If you’re looking to purchase tickets for this trip in the next 7 days, you’ll find that Amsterdam to Essen train prices are on average £36  one way.
You should expect to travel around 110 miles (177 km)  between Amsterdam and Essen by train.
The train time to Essen from Amsterdam is on average 2 h 20 min  for the 110 miles (177 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Amsterdam to Essen by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

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.

For the best Amsterdam to Essen train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Amsterdam and Essen to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there are 5 trains a day from Amsterdam to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
If you prefer early morning trains from Amsterdam to Essen, the first train leaves at 04: 38. If you prefer late night trains from Amsterdam to Essen, the last train of the day leaves at 22: 38. Omio shows you the latest train from Amsterdam to Essen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
If you buy a train ticket from Amsterdam to Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £36 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Amsterdam and Essen are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Essen
Amsterdam Centraal is the most popular Amsterdam railway station for Omio travellers, but it's not the only one. Read all the information you need to know about the main train stations in Amsterdam for your journey to Essen.
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WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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Phone Number
+31 302357822
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 05: 50 - 20: 59
Public transport options for Amsterdam Centraal
Metro lines: 51, 53, 54, 52
Tram lines: 2, 12, 4, 14, 13, 24, 17, 26
Ferry lines: 901, 906, 902, 907, 905
Bus lines: GVB 18, 21, 22, 48, 248, 281, 282, 283, 284, 285, 287, 288, 289, 291, 293, Connexxion 391, 394, N57, N47, N91, N94, EBS 305, 306, 314, 316, N01, N04, N10, N14
Train lines: Intercity, Intercity Express, Sprinter, Nightjet

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