London to Essen train

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Cheap train tickets from London to Essen

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Cheapest

The best way to find a cheap train ticket from London to Essen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid travelling at rush hour.

Eurostar
07:047h32
London
14:36Essen
£3671One-way
1 change
Eurostar
09:017h33
London
16:34Essen
£3671One-way
1 change
Eurostar
13:017h33
London
20:34Essen
£3671One-way
1 change
Eurostar
19:3419h02
London
14:36Essen
£3671One-way
1 change

Train timetableLondon to Essen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Saturday, 25 May
Eurostar
07:047h32
London
14:36Essen
1 change
Eurostar
09:017h33
London
16:34Essen
1 change
Eurostar
13:017h33
London
20:34Essen
1 change
Eurostar
19:3419h02
London
14:36Essen
1 change

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Train times from London to Essen

Showing times and prices for 25 May

Fastest Journey

7 h 32 m

Average

10 h 25 m

Trains per day

4

Distance

494 km

To travel from London to Essen you need to make at least one change.

Eurostar
07:047h32
London
14:36Essen
£3671One-way
1 change
Eurostar
09:017h33
London
16:34Essen
£3671One-way
1 change
Eurostar
13:017h33
London
20:34Essen
£3671One-way
1 change
Eurostar
19:3419h02
London
14:36Essen
£3671One-way
1 change

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Overview: Train from London to Essen

distanceDistance306 miles
durationAverage train duration6 h 3 min
priceAverage train ticket price£366 (€409)
frequencyTrain frequency2 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn or Eurostar

Trains from London to Essen cover the 306 miles long route taking on average 6 h 3 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Eurostar. Normally, there are 2 trains operating per day. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £366, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £366. Travellers depart most frequently from London Euston and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train companies: Deutsche Bahn and Eurostar trains London to Essen

Find the best trains between London and Essen with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and Eurostar from £368. We can find you the best deals, timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

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 London 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.


Deutsche Bahn Trains from London to Essen

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Deutsche Bahn is Germany's leading train company, running 40,000 train journeys every day. Deutsche Bahn has a wide range of tickets, offers and discount cards such as the BahnCard. Check if you can use it on the Deutsche Bahn trains from London to Essen. For more information on ticket cancellation, please visit our customer service centre.

Deutsche Bahn has different types of trains such as ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regional Rail) based on travel time and comfort. Toilets are available on all trains and some of them have an onboard restaurant or access to Wi-Fi.

At Omio, you can easily check the train schedule from London to Essen and book cheap Deutsche Bahn tickets.


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FAQs: London to Essen train

FAQs: Travel by train from London to Essen 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 London to Essen.
FAQs
Cheap train tickets from London to Essen can start from as little as £366 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for London to Essen is £366; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
On average the London to Essen train travel time is 6 h 3 min   for the 306 mile long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
The first train from London to Essen leaves at 07: 04. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
The last train from London to Essen leaves at 19: 34.
There are 2 trains a day from London to Essen which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn or Eurostar. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
Yes, there's a high-speed train to Essen. Take the fast train with Eurostar from London to Essen.
The high-speed Eurostar train from London to Essen takes around 6 h 3 min.
For the best London to Essen train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with Deutsche Bahn or Eurostar. However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services from London to Essen to compare what amenities they may offer.
No, there are no night trains, the latest train for this route is 19: 34.

When departing from London, you have various train station options to start your trip from including London Euston, London St Pancras International and London Kings Cross. When arriving in Essen, you can end your trip in train stations like Essen Hbf, Essen-Altenessen station and Essen-Werden station.

Passengers board the train most frequently from London Euston, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Essen Hbf, located 1 mile (1.6 km) away from the city centre.

The cheapest month for a train from London to Essen is June.
It's helpful to compare your options as there are 3 ways to travel to Essen from London including taking a train, coach or flight.

Important Stations and Airports in London and Essen

London
Essen
London Euston is the most popular London 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 London for your journey to Essen.
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Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 00: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 23: 00 | Sun: 07: 00 - 00: 00
Public transport options for London Euston
Tube lines: Circle, Hammersmith & City, Metropolitan, Northern (Bank and Charing Cross branches), Victoria
Overground lines: Watford DC
Bus lines: 18, 30, 59, 68, 73, 91, 168, 205, 253, 390, N5, N20, N73, N91, N205, N253
Rail lines: London North Western Railway, London Overground, Avanti West Coast, Caledonian Sleeper
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Go to Platform 2, there is a gate adjacent to the station from the main road.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 45 - 22: 00 | Sat: 06: 00 - 21: 00 | Sun: 08: 00 - 22: 15
Public transport options for London St Pancras International
Subway lines: Circle Line, Hammersmith & City Line, Metropolitan Line, Northern Line, Piccadilly Line, Victoria Line
Train lines: Overground line, High Speed 1, Eurostar
Bus lines: 326, 139
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Public transport options for London Paddington
Underground lines: Bakerloo Line, Circle Line, District Line, Hammersmith Line
Bus lines: N7, 23, 27, N27, 36, 205, N205, 332, 7, 46, A1, 18, N18
Train lines: Great Western Main Line, Heathrow Express
Metro: Tube Lines.
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Mon - Fri: 05: 00 - 01: 36 | Sat: 05: 00 - 00: 36 | Sun: 05: 30 - 01: 36
Public transport options for London Kings Cross
Underground lines: Circle, Piccadilly, Hammersmith & City, Northern, Metropolitan, Victoria
Bus lines: 10, 17, 30, 45, 46, 59, 63, 73, 91, 205, 214, 259, 390, 476
Train lines: Thameslink, Grand Central, Hull, London North Eastern, Gatwick Express
Metro: N/A
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+44 3450774224
Public transport options for London Victoria
Onward travel information: Victoria Bus Station at Station Front
Location for Rail Replacement Services: When weekend engineering dictate that replacement bus services will operate, these will usually depart from the immediate Station front/Terminus Place. Travel from London Victoria is usually conveyed by London Buses in these instances. Check posters and staff for more details.
Metro: Underground services: Victoria Line, District Line and Circle Line
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Public transport options for London Waterloo
Onward travel information: Waterloo is well connected to London's public transport network. Waterloo Underground station serves the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Plan a journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Buses depart from several points around the station. All Transport for London Buses are accessible with step free access and have a dedicated mobility space. Buses from Waterloo (tfl. Gov. Uk) The station has a dedicated taxi rank for London Black Taxis on the roadway outside exit 3. Santander Hire Bicycles are available from the docking stations outside. Santander Cycles - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk) Waterloo is within easy walking distance of the South Bank and a number of visitor attractions. Walking - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
Metro: Waterloo Underground station is served by the Bakerloo, Jubilee, Northern and Waterloo & City Lines. Step free access is available to and from the Jubilee Line. For more information on London Transport accessibility: Plan an accessible journey - Transport for London (tfl. Gov. Uk).
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Public transport options for London Liverpool Street
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Replacement transport stop on either Liverpool Street (outside the station entrance), or beside Platform 10, depending on operational requirements
Metro: Liverpool Street underground station has connections to the Central, Circle, Hammersmith & City and Metropolitan lines.
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Public transport options for London Bridge
Onward travel information: The Bus Station is located directly outside the main entrance at upper level. There are also bus stops outside on Tooley Street. For further information on buses, a bus information kiosk is also located outside the main doors of the station at upper level.
Location for Rail Replacement Services: Rail replacement bus services are usually found outside the front of the station. However this is sometimes subject to change. Please check engineering posters or consult a member of staff.
Metro: For North and North East Kent and South East London
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Public transport options for London Marylebone
Location for Rail Replacement Services: At station entrance.
Metro: Bakerloo Line.
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Public transport options for Heathrow Terminals 2 & 3
Onward travel information: National Rail trains serving London Paddington National Express coaches to Victoria Coach Station and Gatwick Airport London Underground
Metro: Connection available with the London Underground (Piccadilly Line)
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Public transport options for London Charing Cross
Metro: Bakerloo Line Northern Line.

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