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Train between Munich and Essen with Deutsche Bahn

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn train tickets between Munich and Essen from £16 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

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Deutsche Bahn (DB) trains take you from Munich to Essen in comfort. Find the DB train timetable for your route from Munich to Essen on Omio and book cheap DB tickets online. The distance between Munich and Essen is 306 miles (493 km) by DB and prices for a Deutsche Bahn ticket between Munich 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.

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Trains from Munich to Essen
Travel by train 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 Munich to Essen.
FAQs
What is the price of the cheapest train from Munich to Essen?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find a cheap train to Essen from Munich for as little as £16  in the next 7 days.
How much is a train ticket from Munich to Essen?
If you’re looking to purchase your train tickets in the next week, you can expect the Munich to Essen train price to come in at an average of £23  one way.
How far is it from Munich to Essen by train?
The train distance from Munich to Essen is around 306 miles (493 km).
How long is the train from Munich to Essen?
On average the train from Munich to Essen duration is 5 h 34 min  for the 306 miles (493 km) long journey, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
When travelling by train from Munich to Essen, which train station in Munich do I depart from and which train station in Essen do I arrive in?

When departing from Munich, you have various train station options to start your journey from including München Hbf, München Hackerbrücke and München Marienplatz. When arriving in Essen, you can end your route in train stations like Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

Omio customers book a train from München Hbf   to Essen Hbf   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure train station in Munich located? Where is the arrival train station in Essen located?

Passengers board the train most frequently from München Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city centre, and they get off the train at Essen Hbf, located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre.

Which train providers can get me from Munich to Essen?
For the route from Munich to Essen you can take a train with Deutsche Bahn or Deutsche Bahn with connection. Be sure to check out all possible train providers that offer services from Munich to Essen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Are there any Munich to Essen direct trains?
Yes, there are 16 direct trains per day from Munich to Essen with Deutsche Bahn, and you won’t need to change in between. Direct train services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when travelling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you purchase your train ticket.
How many train services are there from Munich to Essen a day?
The average number of trains departing Munich for Essen is 16 a day. The train schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
When can I take the first train from Munich to Essen? When can I take the last train for the day?
The earliest train departing from Munich to Essen leaves at 04: 47. The last train departing from Munich to Essen leaves at 20: 51. You can find the latest Munich to Essen train timetable on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I purchase train tickets to Essen from Munich for the best deals?
If you purchase Munich to Essen train tickets within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average £23. However, booking in advance gives you access to the best prices for trains from Munich to Essen. Look out for train tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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München Hbf is the most popular Munich 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 Munich for your journey to Essen.
Amenities at station
WifiWifi
LockersLockers
ParkingParking
ATMATM
TaxisTaxis
AccessibilityAccessibility
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+49 8913081055
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Ticket Office Hours
Mon - Sun: 07: 00 - 21: 00
Public transport options for München Hbf
U-Bahn lines: U1, U2, U4, U5, U7
S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S6, S7, S8
Tram lines: 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21
Bus lines: 68, X98
Train lines: ICE, RJ, NJ, IC, EC, RE, RB