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from Hamburg to Essen

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Travel Tips

Travel from Hamburg to Essen
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 Hamburg to Essen.
FAQs
What are my travel options from Hamburg to Essen?

You can travel from Hamburg to Essen 2 different ways: flight or train.

How do I get from Hamburg to Essen the cheapest way?

The cheapest way from Hamburg to Essen is by taking a train. You can find average ticket prices around £21 compared to other travel options to Essen:

A train is £46 less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Hamburg to Essen costing on average £67.

What is the fastest way to Essen from Hamburg?

The fastest way from Hamburg to Essen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h.

Other travel options between Hamburg and Essen can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 44 min   on average.

How many miles are between Hamburg and Essen

Essen is approximately 193 miles (311 km) away from Hamburg.

How many services a day are there from Hamburg to Essen?

The average frequency per day from Hamburg to Essen is:

  • Around 12 trains per day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route to Essen from Hamburg as scheduled services by flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

Where do people depart from and arrive in when travelling from Hamburg to Essen?

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

  • Trains from Hamburg to Essen most often leave from Hamburg Hbf and arrive in Essen Hbf.
Which travel operators can get me from Hamburg to Essen?

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Hamburg to Essen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Eurowings to go to Essen by plane. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Eurowings Hamburg to Essen tickets on Omio for £67.
  • Travel with Deutsche Bahn for trains to Essen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Deutsche Bahn Hamburg to Essen tickets on Omio for £21.
What other destinations are worth visiting after travelling from Hamburg to Essen?
Looking to extend your trip from Hamburg to Essen? Many Omio customers who go from Hamburg to Essen usually extend their holiday to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Paris or Munich. If you're looking to explore Berlin, Paris or Munich from Essen, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.
How early should I book Hamburg to Essen tickets online to score the best deals?

Before travelling from Hamburg to Essen, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • The price of a plane ticket for this route is £67 one way on average.
  • The price of a train ticket is £21 one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Hamburg to Essen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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