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Trains Essen to Berlin: Times, Prices and Tickets

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How much does it cost to get from Essen to Berlin by train?

Prices will vary when you travel from Essen to Berlin. On average, though, you'll pay about $ 155.61 for a train ticket. You can find train tickets for prices as low as $ 10.25, but it may require some flexibility with your travel plans. If you're looking for a low price, you may need to prepare to spend more time in transit. You can also often find cheaper train tickets at particular times of day, or on certain days of the week. Of course, ticket prices often change during the year, too; expect to pay more in peak season. For the lowest prices, it's usually best to make your reservation in advance. Be careful, though, as many providers do not offer refunds or exchanges on their cheapest train tickets.

Essen to Berlin by train

Best price $ 10.25
Journey duration 10 h 40 min
Connections per day 32
First departure 07:46
Last departure 00:34
Distance 387.7 mi
Departure Essen
Arrival Berlin
Carriers FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn, Bahn

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32
Carriers
3
Minimum price
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Maximum price
$ 313.96

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How long is the journey from Essen to Berlin by train?

The journey between Essen and Berlin runs for about 388.4 mi and usually takes approximately 10 h 40 min. However, this figure is an average and will vary according to a number of factors. Depending on the method of transport that you choose, you might be able to arrive in less time. The shortest time in which you can complete this journey is 4 h 5 min. If you are trying to get from Essen to Berlin as quickly as possible, look for express routes or non-stopping services. Direct routes are not always the fastest way to travel. At times, you may even find a quicker route that involves a connection in another city.

When do departures from Essen to Berlin leave?

If you want to set off early, take the first departure of the day from Essen to Berlin, which usually leaves at 07:46. The last scheduled departure of the day is normally at 00:34. These timetables may vary depending on the day of the week, or at different times of year.

When traveling from Essen to Berlin by train, which stations can I use?

An international journey from Belgium to Germany can begin at various departure points. In Belgium, you will be able to start your journey at the following stations: Essen Hbf (FlixTrain), Essen central station (FlixTrain) and Wildert. Depending on your departure station, you may arrive in Germany at stations such as Berlin Hbf (Zug), Berlin-Spandau Bf (FlixTrain), Berlin Südkreuz Bf (Zug), Berlin Südkreuz station (FlixTrain), Berlin Central Station (train), Berlin-Spandau Station (train), Berlin Ostbahnhof, Berlin Gesundbrunnen, Berlin Hbf and Berlin Südkreuz. Some providers will only travel to or from a selection of these stations, so it might be necessary to make a connection during the journey in order to reach your desired destination. Check Virail to see both direct routes and connecting journeys to complete this international trip.

You can depart from Essen at stations such as Essen Hbf (FlixTrain), Essen central station (FlixTrain) and Wildert. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Berlin at the following stations: Berlin Hbf (Zug), Berlin-Spandau Bf (FlixTrain), Berlin Südkreuz Bf (Zug), Berlin Südkreuz station (FlixTrain), Berlin Central Station (train), Berlin-Spandau Station (train), Berlin Ostbahnhof, Berlin Gesundbrunnen, Berlin Hbf and Berlin Südkreuz. Some of these stations may only be served by particular travel providers. Because of this, there may not be a direct connection between all the stations in Essen and Berlin. Plan your journey carefully, as it may be necessary to make another connection before departure or after arrival.

How many times a day do departures from Essen leave for Berlin?

The route from Essen to Berlin is served by providers including FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn and Bahn. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 338 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Essen 32 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Essen to Berlin, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 4 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 28 journeys with one change or more each day. These numbers are all averages. They can slightly vary depending on the day of the week, the season of the year, local festivals, and other factors.

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