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11 h 3 m
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It's difficult to get from London to Essen without changing at least once.
|Train frequency||2 a day|
|Train companies||Deutsche Bahn with connection or Eurostar|
Trains from London to Essen cover the 306 miles long route taking on average 10 h 39 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn with connection or Eurostar. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Essen Hbf.
Travel on Eurostar trains to Essen from London at great prices. Omio finds you train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies all in one place.
Eurostar is the premier high-speed railway service which connects the United Kingdom with Europe through the Channel Tunnel with journeys connecting London St Pancras International with Paris, Brussels and Amsterdam among other popular European cities. With its high-speed service reaching speeds up to 186 mph (300 km/h), the Eurostar makes travel between the UK and Europe as smooth and easy as possible. When you book your London to Essen train, you can choose between ticket types like Standard, Standard Premier (with spacious seats and light refreshments served), and Business Premier (with flexible travel options, spacious seats, lounge access, hot meals served and priority boarding).
London to Essen train information with Eurostar:
Travel between London, United Kingdom and Essen, Germany by train is: Fully open.
International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom
Conditions of entry:
When travelling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 08/08/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Essen from London before travelling.
Return travel from Germany to United Kingdom is: Fully open.
Entry into United Kingdom is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of United Kingdom has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 08/08/2022. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your train to London from Essen.
When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your journey from including London Victoria, London Euston and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Essen, you can end your trip in train stations like Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.
Omio customers book a train from London Victoria to Essen Hbf most frequently for this route.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their trains from London Victoria and need to travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.
Passengers arriving in Essen most often arrive at Essen Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from this train station to the city centre.
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