Essen to Liège train

Cheap train tickets from Essen to Liège

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Cheapest

£18

Average

£24

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.

Deutsche Bahn
07:25Essen2h19 09:44Liège
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£181One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:25Essen2h19 08:44Liège
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£231One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:10Essen2h37 07:47Liège
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£271One-way
Deutsche Bahn
18:10Essen2h34 20:44Liège
0 changes
£271One-way

Train schedule Essen to Liège

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 22 May
Deutsche Bahn
05:10Essen2h37 07:47Liège
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Deutsche Bahn
06:25Essen2h19 08:44Liège
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Deutsche Bahn
07:25Essen2h19 09:44Liège
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Deutsche Bahn
18:10Essen2h34 20:44Liège
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Fastest train times from Essen to Liège

Showing times and prices for 22 May

Fastest Journey

2 h 19 m

Average

2 h 27 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

136 km

Of the 4 trains that leave Essen for Liège every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
07:25Essen2h19 09:44Liège
0 changes
£181One-way
Deutsche Bahn
06:25Essen2h19 08:44Liège
0 changes
£231One-way
Deutsche Bahn
18:10Essen2h34 20:44Liège
0 changes
£271One-way
Deutsche Bahn
05:10Essen2h37 07:47Liège
0 changes
£271One-way

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Overview: Train from Essen to Liège

distanceDistance84 miles (136 km)
durationAverage train duration3 h 13 min
priceAverage train ticket price£27 (€31)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 2 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn or Thalys

Trains from Essen to Liège cover the 84 miles (136 km) long route taking on average 3 h 13 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Thalys. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £26, but the average price of train tickets is £27. Travellers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Liège-Guillemins.

Train providers: Thalys and Deutsche Bahn trains Essen to Liège

Find the best trains between Essen and Liège with Omio's travel partners Thalys and Deutsche Bahn from £26. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Thalys
Deutsche Bahn

Thalys is a French-Belgian high-speed train company that connects the main capital cities. For your next train between Essen and Liège with Thalys, you can choose from these different ticket fares: Standard Mini, Standard, Comfort and Premium.

Enjoy a smooth and easy journey from Essen to Liège with Thalys! As an official travel partner of Thalys, Omio can help you search current train timetables from Thalys, compare the best routes to Liège from Essen as well as the class fares available for this route (including information on luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), and buy the most affordable Thalys Essen to Liège train ticket available today. If you search for Thalys tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless rather than needing to wait in a queue at the train station in person to purchase tickets. Once you find your ideal route, book your one-way train between Essen and Liège on Omio or in the Omio app in just a few simple steps. You can then sit back and enjoy the 84 miles (136 km) journey between Essen and Liège with ease and comfort on a train with Thalys.

Thalys from Essen to Liège train information:

  • Average Duration: 2 h 2 min
  • Thalys frequency: 2 a day

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main operator of train services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your train to Liège from Essen. DB uses different types of trains such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

  • Average Price: £26

Travel Tips: Trains from Essen to Liège

Travel by train to Liège 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 Essen to Liège.
FAQs

Travel between Essen, Germany and Liège, Belgium by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Belgium from Germany?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 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 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

What are the safety rules to follow in Liège, Belgium?

All travellers in Belgium must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 16/05/2022. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Liège from Essen as this information can change.

Return travel from Belgium to Germany is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Liège?

Requirements for reentering:

  • 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?

The government of Germany 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 20/05/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Essen from Liège.

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Liège from Essen for as little as £26  in the next 7 days.
If you are looking to book your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Essen to Liège train to cost on average £27  one way.
You should expect to travel around 84 miles (136 km)  from Essen to Liège by train.
On average the train from Essen to Liège duration is 3 h 13 min  for the 84 miles (136 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.

When departing from Essen, you have various train station options to start your journey from including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen. When arriving in Liège, you can end your journey in train stations like Liège-Guillemins, Liège-Palais and Liège-Jonfosse.

Omio customers book a train from Essen Hbf   to Liège-Guillemins   most frequently for this route.

Passengers board their train most frequently from Essen Hbf and travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Liège-Guillemins and need to travel approximately 1 mile (1.6 km) from the train station to the city centre in Liège.

If you're looking for trains from Essen to Liège, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Thalys to get you to Liège. It's also good to check out all possible train companies for the Essen to Liège journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
On average, there are 2 trains a day from Essen to Liège. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Essen to Liège leaves at 05: 10   and the last train for this leaves at 18: 41. Omio shows you the latest train from Essen to Liège times to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
If you purchase a train ticket between Essen and Liège within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £27 one way. However, we recommend booking your train in advance to get access to the best prices. Train tickets between Essen and Liège are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Essen
Liège
Essen Hbf is the most popular Essen 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 Essen for your journey to Liège.

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