Prague to Essen train

Cheap train tickets from Prague to Essen

Showing times and prices for 03 Jul

Cheapest

£25

Average

£64

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Deutsche Bahn
03:38Prague9h35 13:13Essen
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£251One-way
Deutsche Bahn
16:46Prague14h59 07:45Essen
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£441One-way
Deutsche Bahn
15:38Prague13h20 04:58Essen
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£531One-way
Deutsche Bahn
14:38Prague14h20 04:58Essen
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£531One-way
FlixTrain
07:40Prague11h08 18:48Essen
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£781One-way

Train schedule Prague to Essen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Sunday, 3 July
Deutsche Bahn
03:38Prague9h35 13:13Essen
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FlixTrain
07:10Prague11h38 18:48Essen
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FlixTrain
07:40Prague11h08 18:48Essen
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Deutsche Bahn
14:38Prague14h20 04:58Essen
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Deutsche Bahn
15:38Prague13h20 04:58Essen
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Deutsche Bahn
16:46Prague14h59 07:45Essen
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Deutsche Bahn
21:26Prague14h42 12:08Essen
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Fastest train times from Prague to Essen

Showing times and prices for 03 Jul

Fastest Journey

9 h 35 m

Average

12 h 48 m

Trains per day

7

Distance

542 km

Of the 7 trains that leave Prague for Essen every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
03:38Prague9h35 13:13Essen
0 changes
£251One-way
FlixTrain
07:40Prague11h08 18:48Essen
0 changes
£781One-way
FlixTrain
07:10Prague11h38 18:48Essen
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£981One-way
Deutsche Bahn
15:38Prague13h20 04:58Essen
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£531One-way
Deutsche Bahn
14:38Prague14h20 04:58Essen
0 changes
£531One-way

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Overview: Train from Prague to Essen

distanceDistance336 miles (542 km)
durationAverage train duration9 h 29 min
priceAverage train ticket price£36 (€40)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainNo
carriersTrain providersFlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Czech Railways (ČD)

Trains from Prague to Essen cover the 336 miles (542 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 29 min with our travel partners like FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Czech Railways (ČD). Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around £36, you can find the cheapest train ticket for as low as £20. Travellers depart most frequently from Prague, Praha, Zličín and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train companies: České dráhy and Deutsche Bahn trains Prague to Essen

Travel from Prague to Essen from £20 with Omio’s train partners České dráhy and Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best timetables and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn
České dráhy

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 Prague 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.

  • Average Price: £31

Czech Railway is the major railway operator in the Czech Republic where you can find Second class and First Class tickets for your next train between Prague and Essen.

Looking for trains to Essen from Prague? České dráhy is one of the best companies to travel with on the 336 miles (542 km) trip to Essen from Prague. As an official travel partner of České dráhy, Omio quickly shows you the latest České dráhy train timetables, tickets and offers (such as luggage policy and amenities provided onboard), travel information, and prices so that you can check for ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Prague to Essen routes, find the best amenities to make your trip smooth and easy, and buy the most affordable České dráhy train tickets that fit your budget. If you use the Omio app to search for trains from Prague to Essen, you can quickly see if the České dráhy ticket is a mobile ticket, making it easy for you to go paperless when taking a train. Once you’re ready, book your Prague - Essen train now on Omio quickly and easily and enjoy your upcoming trip with České dráhy!

Prague to Essen train information with České dráhy:

  • Average Duration: 26 h 10 min
  • České dráhy frequency: 1 a day

Travel Tips: Trains from Prague 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 Prague to Essen.
FAQs

Travel between Prague, Czechia and Essen, Germany by train is: Fully open.

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

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Czech Republic

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Prague?

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

When travelling in Germany, 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 01/07/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train to Essen from Prague before travelling.

The restriction level for your return train to Prague, Czechia from Essen is: Fully open.

Is my return train into Prague from Essen restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Czechia from Essen?

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

What are the safety rules to follow in Prague, Czechia?

The government of Czechia has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Social distancing required: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 25/06/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Prague from Essen closer to your date of departure here.

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Essen from Prague for the next 7 days starting from £20  one way.
In the next 7 days you’ll find that the average cost of a train ticket from Prague to Essen is £36  one way.
The train distance from Prague to Essen is around 336 miles (542 km).
On average the Prague to Essen train time is 9 h 29 min  covering the 336 miles (542 km) long trip, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and bank holidays.

When taking the train to Essen from Prague, you can choose to depart from train stations like Prague, Praha, Zličín and Prague. Your trip can end in train stations such as Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Prague, Praha, Zličín   and arrive in Essen Hbf.

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Prague, Praha, Zličín, located approximately 8.7 miles (14.1 km) from the city centre of Prague. The most popular arrival train station in Essen, called Essen Hbf, is located around 1 mile (1.6 km) away from its city centre.

For the best Prague to Essen train to book, you can travel safely and comfortably with FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn with connection, Deutsche Bahn or Czech Railways (ČD). However, it's always good to check all possible train providers with services between Prague and Essen to compare what amenities they may offer.
On average, there is 1 train a day from Prague to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The first train from Prague to Essen leaves at 05: 38   and the last train for this leaves at 21: 35. Omio shows you the latest train from Prague to Essen times to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
In general, we recommend booking tickets for trains in advance to score the best deals from all possible train companies offering this trip and save money. If you book train tickets from Prague to Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average £36 one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your train ticket from Prague to Essen a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

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Prague, Praha, Zličín is the most popular Prague 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 Prague for your journey to Essen.

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