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Overview: Train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen

distanceDistance241 miles (389 km)
durationAverage train duration6 h 8 min
priceAverage train ticket price£16 (€18)
frequencyTrain frequency8 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 8 direct trains a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen cover the 241 miles (389 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 8 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there are 8 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £16. Travellers depart most frequently from Freiburg im Breisgau, Hauptbhf/ZOB and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train companies: Train between Freiburg im Breisgau and Essen with Deutsche Bahn

Travel between Freiburg im Breisgau and Essen from £16 with Omio’s train partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your journey from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Freiburg im Breisgau and Essen is 241 miles (389 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Freiburg im Breisgau and Essen start at £16.

Deutsche Bahn is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international train journeys every day. DB is well-known for its wide range of ticket types, savings offers such as the Super Saver fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use at Omio.

Travel on different types of DB trains, including 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 needed to travel. For example, while WCs are standard, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain trains.

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen:

  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended
  • Normal conditions apply

Travel Tips: Trains from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen

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FAQs

What is the cost of cheap trains between Freiburg im Breisgau and Essen?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Essen from Freiburg im Breisgau for as little as £16  in the next 7 days.

How much is a train ticket from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen?

If you’re looking to book your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen train price to come in at an average of £16  one way.

How far is it from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen by train?

The train distance from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen is around 241 miles (389 km).

What is the average Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen train duration?

While the time it takes to travel 241 miles (389 km) from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen is on average 6 h 8 min.

Which train station from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen do I depart from? Which Essen train station from Freiburg im Breisgau do I arrive in?

When travelling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Freiburg im Breisgau, Hauptbhf/ZOB   and arriving in Essen Hbf.

Where is the Freiburg im Breisgau train station located? Where is the Essen train station located?

Passengers board their train most frequently from Freiburg im Breisgau, Hauptbhf/ZOB and travel around 0.5 miles (819 m) from the city centre to this train station.

Passengers travelling this route most often arrive at Essen Hbf and need to travel approximately 0.3 miles (517 m) from the train station to the city centre in Essen.

What train providers offer a service from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen?

For the best Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen train to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn. However, it's always good to check all possible train companies with services from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen to compare what amenities they may offer.

How many trains are there from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen a day?

On average, there are 8 trains a day from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

When does the first train depart from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen? When does the last train depart from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen?

The first train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen leaves at 19: 54   and the last train for this leaves at 23: 05. Omio shows you the latest train from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen timetable to help you book the best departure time for this journey.

How far in advance should I buy a train ticket from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen to get the best deals?

If you purchase Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £16. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Freiburg im Breisgau to Essen. Look out for train tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Freiburg im Breisgau
Essen
The major railway station for departures from Freiburg im Breisgau is Freiburg im Breisgau, Hauptbhf/ZOB. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Freiburg im Breisgau, Hauptbhf/ZOB for your trip between Freiburg im Breisgau and Essen.