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Overview: Train from Zwolle to Essen

distanceDistance82 miles (133 km)
frequencyTrain frequency12 a day
changesDirect trainYes, there are 12 direct trains a day

Trains from Zwolle to Essen cover the 82 miles (133 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 6 min with our travel partners like. Normally, there are 12 trains operating per day, including direct services available. Travellers depart most frequently from Zwolle Stadshagen and arrive in Essen Hbf.

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FAQs

What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my train from Zwolle to Essen?

Travel between Zwolle, Netherlands and Essen, Germany by train is: Partially open.

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

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 16/01/2022. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your train from Zwolle to Essen before travelling.

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

The restriction level for your return train to Zwolle, Netherlands from Essen is: Partially open.

Is my return train into Zwolle from Essen restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Zwolle, Netherlands?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 13/01/2022. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your train to Zwolle from Essen closer to your date of departure here.

What is the distance to Essen from Zwolle via train?

When travelling this route you should expect the distance between Zwolle and Essen via train to be approximately 82 miles (133 km).

How long is the train to Essen from Zwolle?

While the time it takes to travel 82 miles (133 km) to Essen from Zwolle can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and bank holidays, the train duration from Zwolle to Essen is on average 3 h 6 min.

Which train station from Zwolle to Essen do I depart from? Which Essen train station from Zwolle do I arrive in?

When taking a train from Zwolle, you have a couple of train stations you can depart from including Zwolle Stadshagen and Zwolle. When you arrive in Essen, your train can arrive in train stations including Essen Hbf, Essen-Eiberg and Essen-Altenessen.

Omio customers travelling this route book their trains from Zwolle Stadshagen   to Essen Hbf.

Where is the Zwolle train station located? Where is the Essen train station located?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their trains from Zwolle Stadshagen and need to travel around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) from the city centre to get to this train station.

Passengers arriving in Essen most often arrive at Essen Hbf and need to travel around 0.3 miles (517 m) from this train station to the city centre.

How many trains are there between Zwolle and Essen a day?

On average, there are 12 trains a day from Zwolle to Essen. The train times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Zwolle
Essen
Zwolle Stadshagen is the most popular Zwolle 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 Zwolle for your journey to Essen.

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