How to get to Essen from Duisburg

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from Duisburg to Essen

How to get to Essen from Duisburg by train, bus, flight or ferry.

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The best way to travel from Duisburg to Essen is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

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Travel Information to Essen from Duisburg

distanceDistance11 miles
modeAvailable travel modesTrain or coach
priceTicket price range£3 - £5
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • £3 • 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • £3 • 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesBlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 11 miles by train or coach between Duisburg and Essen. The most popular travel providers which serve this route are BlaBlaCar or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travellers can even take a direct coach or train from Duisburg to Essen.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train Companies from Duisburg to Essen

Find the best trip to Essen from Duisburg with Deutsche Bahn. Comparing timetables and prices and booking the most affordable journey has never been easier with over 1000 travel operators on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains from Duisburg to Essen. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.

    FAQs: Duisburg to Essen

    FAQs: Travel 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 Duisburg to Essen.

    There are 2 options to travel from Duisburg to Essen including taking a train or coach.

    The cheapest way to travel between Duisburg and Essen is a train with an average price of £3.

    This is compared to other travel options from Duisburg to Essen:

    A train is £3 less than a coach with an average ticket price of £5 from Duisburg to Essen.

    The fastest way to get to Essen from Duisburg is by train with an average travel time of 10 min.

    Other travel options to Essen take longer:

    Getting to Essen by coach takes 20 min on average.

    The Duisburg to Essen distance is approximately 11 miles.

    The average frequency per day from Duisburg to Essen is:

    • Around 10 coaches per day.
    • Around 45 trains per day.

    However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Duisburg and Essen as scheduled services by train or coach can vary by season or day of the week.

    These are the most popular departure and arrival points for travellers from Duisburg to Essen:

    • Coaches from Duisburg to Essen most often leave from Duisburg and arrive in Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).
    • Trains most often depart from Duisburg at Duisburg Hbf and arrive in Essen at Essen Hbf.

    Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Duisburg to Essen:

    • You can travel from Duisburg to Essen by coach with BlaBlaCar or FlixBus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for £5 with FlixBus from Duisburg to Essen.
    • You can go to Essen from Duisburg by train with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or National Express. You'll see cheap train tickets for £3 with FlixTrain from Duisburg to Essen on Omio.

    Yes, there are direct routes from Duisburg to Essen with the following travel companies:

    • You'll find 10 direct coaches a day to Essen with FlixBus.
    • You can find 40 direct trains per day to Essen with Deutsche Bahn, FlixTrain or National Express.

    Direct services to Essen tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your journey.

    Many of our customers who book a trip from Duisburg to Essen often extend their holiday and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Berlin, Amsterdam, Hamburg or Frankfurt am Main. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Duisburg and Essen itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Essen and any of these top destinations today!

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