Vienna to Essen train

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Cheap train tickets from Vienna to Essen

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Cheapest

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

Deutsche Bahn
09:138h50
Vienna
18:03Essen
£811One-way
0 changes
ÖBB | ICE
08:3310h17
Vienna
18:50Essen
£871One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
12:2811h10
Vienna
23:38Essen
£901One-way
0 changes
ÖBB | ICE
07:3310h07
Vienna
17:40Essen
£961One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:2810h12
Vienna
17:40Essen
£991One-way
0 changes

Train timetableVienna to Essen

Showing trains for tomorrow, Tuesday, 23 April
Deutsche Bahn
09:138h50
Vienna
18:03Essen
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
10:1310h38
Vienna
20:51Essen
0 changes
ÖBB | ICE
08:3310h17
Vienna
18:50Essen
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
12:2811h10
Vienna
23:38Essen
0 changes
ÖBB | ICE
07:3310h07
Vienna
17:40Essen
0 changes

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Train times from Vienna to Essen

Showing times and prices for 23 Apr

Fastest Journey

8 h 50 m

Average

10 h 12 m

Trains per day

6

Distance

761 km

Of the 6 trains that leave Vienna for Essen every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Deutsche Bahn
09:138h50
Vienna
18:03Essen
£811One-way
0 changes
ÖBB | ICE
07:3310h07
Vienna
17:40Essen
£961One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
07:2810h12
Vienna
17:40Essen
£991One-way
0 changes
ÖBB | ICE
08:3310h17
Vienna
18:50Essen
£871One-way
0 changes
Deutsche Bahn
10:1310h38
Vienna
20:51Essen
£1871One-way
0 changes

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Overview: Train from Vienna to Essen

distanceDistance472 miles
durationAverage train duration8 h 50 min
priceAverage train ticket price£89 (€98)
frequencyTrain frequency6 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 3 direct trains a day
carriersTrain companiesDeutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB Nightjet or ÖBB | InterCity

Trains from Vienna to Essen cover the 472 miles long journey taking on average 8 h 50 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB Nightjet or ÖBB | InterCity. Normally, there are 6 trains operating per day. You can get the cheapest train tickets for this trip for as low as £27, but the average price of train tickets is £89. Travellers depart most frequently from Vienna Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.

Train providers: Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE and ÖBB Nightjet trains Vienna to Essen

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE and ÖBB Nightjet train tickets to Essen from Vienna from £45 with Omio. Find train times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most popular route.

ÖBB Intercity is a domestic high-speed rail service operated by the Austrian Federal Railways (ÖBB) in Austria. They are addition to the Eurocity and the Railjet for long-distance travels and also include first class cars, the trains are air-conditioned, hve power sockets a minibar service and are comfortable. ÖBB Intercity trains mostly run on the inner alpine lines to cities like Graz, Linz and Salzburg and Inssbruck.

    FAQs: Vienna to Essen train

    FAQs: Travel by train from Vienna 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 Vienna to Essen.
    FAQs
    Cheap train tickets from Vienna to Essen can start from as little as £27 when you book in advance. The average train ticket price for Vienna to Essen is £89; however, prices vary depending on the time of day and class and they tend to be more expensive on the day.
    The average journey time by train from Vienna to Essen is 8 h 50 min   to travel the 472 mile long trip, with around there are 6 trains per day. Journey times can vary on weekends and holidays.
    The first train from Vienna to Essen leaves at 07: 28. Plan your trip with the Journey Planner   from Omio.
    The last train from Vienna to Essen leaves at 22: 10.
    There are 6 trains a day from Vienna to Essen which require at least one change with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB Nightjet or ÖBB | InterCity. Schedules can vary on holidays or weekends with fewer trains.
    Yes, there's a high-speed train to Essen. Take the fast train with ÖBB | ICE from Vienna to Essen.
    Take the Vienna to Essen train with Deutsche Bahn, ÖBB | ICE, ÖBB Nightjet or ÖBB | InterCity. However, it's always good to check out all possible train providers for the route between Vienna and Essen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, you can take a night train from Vienna to Essen with ÖBB Nightjet. Find all the info regarding night trains in Europe.  

    When departing from Vienna, you have various train station options to start your trip from including Vienna Hbf, Vienna Airport and Vienna Westbahnhof. 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 Vienna Hbf, which is located around 2.9 miles (4.6 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 to travel from Vienna to Essen by train is July.
    You have options as you can travel from Vienna to Essen 3 different ways: train, coach or flight.

    Important Stations and Airports in Vienna and Essen

    Vienna
    Essen
    Vienna Hbf is the most popular Vienna 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 Vienna for your journey to Essen.
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    Phone Number
    +43 51717
    ticketOfficeHours
    Ticket Office Hours
    Mon - Fri: 09: 00 - 21: 00 | Sat: 09: 00 - 18: 00
    Public transport options for Vienna Hbf
    U-Bahn lines: U1
    S-Bahn lines: S1, S2, S3, S4, S60, S80
    Tram lines: 18, D, O
    Bus lines: 13A, 69A, N66, VAL
    Train lines: R, RJ, RJX, REX, EC, NJ, EN, ICE, IC
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    Vienna, Central Station (Wiedner Gürtel)

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