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Train Information to Essen from Hamburg

distanceDistance275 miles (443 km)
changesDirect trainYes

Trains from Hamburg to Essen cover the 275 miles (443 km) long trip with our travel partners like. There are direct train services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Essen.

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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train between Hamburg and Essen?

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

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

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

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Hamburg?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

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

When travelling in Belgium, 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 24/10/2021. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Hamburg to Essen before travelling.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to Germany from Essen, Belgium?

Return travel from Belgium to Germany is: Partially open.

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

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 Essen?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Hamburg, 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 24/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Hamburg from Essen.

What is the distance from Hamburg to Essen via train?
The Hamburg to Essen train distance is approximately 275 miles (443 km).
Which train station from Hamburg to Essen do I depart from? Which Essen train station from Hamburg do I arrive in?

Omio customers travelling this route depart most frequently from Hamburg Hbf   and arrive in Essen.

Where is the Hamburg train station located? Where is the Essen train station located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this route, Hamburg Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city centre of Hamburg. The most popular arrival train station in Essen, called Essen, is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from its city centre.

What are the first and last departure train times from Hamburg to Essen?
The earliest train departing from Hamburg to Essen leaves at 04: 46. The last train departing from Hamburg to Essen leaves at 04: 46. You can find the latest Hamburg to Essen train schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Hamburg
Essen
The major railway station for departures from Hamburg is Hamburg Hbf. Read all the information you need to know about services, amenities and connections at Hamburg Hbf for your trip between Hamburg and Essen.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxiTaxi
ticketOfficeHours
Ticket office hours
Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 30 | Sat - Sun: 08: 00 - 20: 15
Connections to/from station
Bus lines: 2, 5, 6, 16, 17, 19, 112, X35, 31, 37
Train lines: ICE, EC, IC, FLX, NJ, RE, RB, IRE
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S11, S21, S31
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U3, U4

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