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Train Information from Stockholm to Essen

distanceDistance692 miles (1116 km)
durationAverage train duration19 h 53 min
priceAverage train ticket price£64 (€72)
frequencyTrain frequency1 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there is 1 direct train a day
carriersTrain providersDeutsche Bahn

Trains from Stockholm to Essen cover the 692 miles (1116 km) long journey taking on average 19 h 53 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. Normally, there is 1 train operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this route for as low as £53, but the average price of train tickets is £64. Travellers depart most frequently from Stockholm, Centralstation and arrive in Essen Hbf.

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Stockholm to Essen with Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn trains will get you between Stockholm and Essen from £53. With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best train times and tickets for your trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main operator of train services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of trains includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Stockholm to Essen train.

Train information from Stockholm to Essen with Deutsche Bahn:

  • Average Duration: 19 h 34 min
  • Deutsche Bahn frequency: 1 a day

Deutsche Bahn has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and travelling by train from Stockholm to Essen:

  • Normal conditions apply
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips

Trains from Stockholm to Essen
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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by train between Stockholm, Sweden and Essen, Germany allowed?

Travel between Stockholm, Sweden and Essen, Germany by train is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from Sweden?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Stockholm?

Conditions of entry:

  • 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 Essen, Germany?

All travellers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 21/10/2021. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Stockholm to Essen as this information can change.

Are there restrictions on returning to Sweden from Germany by train?

Return travel from Germany to Sweden is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Sweden is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • COVID-19 test upon arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Stockholm, Sweden?

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

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Recommended

Last checked on 11/10/2021. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your train to Stockholm from Essen.

What is the price of the cheapest train to Essen from Stockholm?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest train to Essen from Stockholm for the next 7 days starting from £53  one way.
What is the average price of train tickets from Stockholm to Essen?
If you are looking to purchase your train ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Stockholm to Essen train to cost on average £64  one way.
How far is it from Stockholm to Essen by train?
When travelling this route you should expect the distance from Stockholm to Essen via train to be approximately 692 miles (1116 km).
What is the average Stockholm to Essen train duration?
On average the train from Stockholm to Essen duration is 19 h 53 min  for the 692 miles (1116 km) long route, but the travel time can vary if you depart on weekends and holidays.
Which train station in Stockholm goes to Essen? Which train station do I come into Essen from Stockholm?

When taking the train from Stockholm to Essen, you can choose to depart from train stations like Stockholm, Centralstation, Stockholm Cityterminalen and Stockholm Södra. Your route can end in train stations such as Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Stockholm, Centralstation   and arrive in Essen Hbf.

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

The most popular departure train station with passengers for this trip, called Stockholm, Centralstation, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city centre of Stockholm.

The most popular arrival train station, Essen Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city centre of Essen.

Which train providers should I travel with from Stockholm to Essen?
If you're looking for trains from Stockholm to Essen, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn to get you to Essen. It's also good to check out all possible train providers for the Stockholm to Essen route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
How many trains per day are there from Stockholm to Essen?
On average, there is 1 train a day from Stockholm to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
When is the earliest train from Stockholm to Essen? When is the last train from Stockholm to Essen?
The earliest train for this trip departs from Stockholm at 07: 20. The last train leaves from Stockholm at 10: 21. Check Omio for the latest train schedule from Stockholm to Essen and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
When should I buy Stockholm Essen train tickets to score the best deals?
The price of a one way train ticket from Stockholm to Essen is on average £64 if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for trains from all possible train companies offering this journey. In general, you can find train tickets between Stockholm and Essen available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Stockholm
Essen
Stockholm, Centralstation is the most popular Stockholm 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 Stockholm for your journey to Essen.
Amenities at station
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LockersLockers
ParkingParking
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TaxiTaxi
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Ticket office hours
Sat - Sun: 10: 00 - 20: 00 | Mon - Fri: 06: 00 - 21: 00
Connections to/from station
Tram lines: 7
Bus lines: 53, 54, 516, 812C, 813C, Flygbussarna
Train lines: Dala Line, Northern Main Line, East Coast Line, SJ X2000, 40, 41, 42X, 43, 43X, 44, Arlanda Express, FLX
Metro lines: 10, 11, 13, 14, 17, 18, 19

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