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Overview: Train from Thun to Essen

distanceDistance326 miles (525 km)
frequencyTrain frequency5 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 5 direct trains a day

Trains from Thun to Essen cover the 326 miles (525 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 33 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 5 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Thun and arrive in Essen Hbf.

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FAQs

Is cross-border travel by train between Thun, Switzerland and Essen, Germany allowed?

Travel by train between Thun, Switzerland and Essen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Essen from Thun restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Switzerland

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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

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

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

The above information was last checked on 21/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Essen from Thun closer to your date of departure here.

What restrictions are there on reentering Switzerland from Essen, Germany?

The current restriction level for your return trip by train from Essen to Thun is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Switzerland from Germany?

Reentry to Switzerland is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

What are the entry requirements?

  • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
  • COVID-19 test required after arrival, between day 4 and day 7
  • Health declaration required
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Thun, Switzerland?

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

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

Last verified on 20/01/2022. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your Essen to Thun train here.

What is the distance between Thun and Essen by train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance to Essen from Thun via train to be approximately 326 miles (525 km).

How long is the train to Essen from Thun?

The train time to Essen from Thun is on average 7 h 33 min  for the 326 miles (525 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Thun to Essen by train can vary depending on specific dates or travelling on weekends and holidays.

What is the departure train station in Thun and arrival train station in Essen?

When departing from Thun, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Thun, Thun, Länggasse and Thun, Dufourkaserne. When arriving in Essen, you can end your journey in train stations like Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

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

Where is the train station in Thun to go to Essen? Where is the train station in Essen located?

You can find the most popular departure train station for this journey, Thun, located approximately 0.4 miles (729 m) from the city centre of Thun. The most popular arrival train station in Essen, called Essen Hbf, is located around 0.3 miles (517 m) away from its city centre.

How many trains per day are there to Essen from Thun?

On average, there are 5 trains a day from Thun to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Thun
Essen
Thun is the most popular Thun 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 Thun for your journey to Essen.

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