|Distance||193 miles (311 km)|
|Average train duration||2 h 59 min|
|Average train ticket price||£18 (€20)|
|Train frequency||12 a day|
|Direct train||Yes, there are 12 direct trains a day|
|Train providers||Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection|
Trains from Hamburg to Essen cover the 193 miles (311 km) long route taking on average 2 h 59 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £16, but the average price of train tickets is £18. Travellers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.
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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 between Hamburg and 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.
Hamburg to Essen train information with Deutsche Bahn:
Deutsche Bahn 's current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your train between Hamburg and Essen are the following:
There are a few train stations in Hamburg to start your journey from including Hamburg Hbf, Hamburg-Altona and Hamburg-Harburg. In Essen you have a few train station options to choose from for your arrival including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.
Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.
You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Hamburg Hbf, located approximately 1.6 miles (2.6 km) from the city centre of Hamburg. The most popular arrival train station in Essen, called Essen Hbf, is located around 0.3 miles (517 m) away from its city centre.
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