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Trains Hamburg to Essen: Times, Prices and Tickets

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Traveling from Hamburg to Essen with Virail

What's the best way to get from Hamburg to Essen? If you're not sure, don't worry - Virail can help you. The only thing you have to do is enter your planned travel dates, and let Virail's powerful search tool deal with the rest. We'll look at the routes offered by our trusted travel partners to give you all your available options. Whether you want to travel by plane, train, bus, carpool, or something else, we'll find your ideal solution. You can filter your results according to price, departure or arrival time, journey duration, number of connections, one-way or round trip - anything you want. Virail will give you a full, clear picture of how to get from Hamburg to Essen, then transfer you to your chosen provider's website to complete your booking.

How much do train tickets from Hamburg to Essen cost?

The prices for train tickets from Hamburg to Essen vary depending on a range of factors including how far in advance you're booking, your travel dates, and the type of transport you want to use. On certain routes, there may be different classes available, which will also affect the price. Booked in advance, the cheapest train tickets from Hamburg to Essen will cost $ 31.62. The average train ticket price is approximately $ 141.87. For the lowest prices, it is usually best to book as far in advance as possible and look out for low-cost options, such as non-refundable tickets or traveling outside of peak hours. Be aware that some providers do not offer refunds or changes on their lower priced tickets, so it is advised to check before completing your transaction.

Hamburg to Essen by train

Best price $ 31.62
Journey duration 10 h 12 min
Connections per day 41
First departure 01:33
Last departure 00:46
Distance 275.3 mi
Departure Hamburg
Arrival Essen
Carriers FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn, Bahn

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How long will it take me to travel from Hamburg to Essen by train?

In order to get from Hamburg to Essen faster, consider looking for an express service that makes fewer stops along the way. Conversely, a connecting route may, in some circumstances, be faster than a direct journey. The fastest routes between Hamburg and Essen will complete the journey in 4 h 9 min. On average, it will take you about 10 h 12 min to travel the 275.9 mi between Hamburg and Essen.

What time are the first and last departures from Hamburg to Essen?

The first journey of the night departs from Hamburg at 01:33. If you prefer to travel later in that night, the last departure will leave at 00:46. Remember, these are the general times of journeys between Hamburg and Essen. However, they are somewhat changeable as they may be affected by local events or holidays, peak seasons, or other factors. Always check your travel dates in advance to be on the safe side.

Which stations can I use to travel from Hamburg to Essen?

International travel from Germany to Belgium is easy to organize when you search with Virail. When departing from Germany, you will be able to use stations such as Hamburg Central Station (train), Hamburg-Harburg Station (train) and Hamburg Hbf. Arriving in Belgium, your options include Essen central station (FlixTrain), Wildert and Essen(B). Not every station in Germany has a direct connecting route to every station in Belgium. Because of this, you may need to book an indirect route that will connect through another city, or even make multiple connections. In some cases, a connecting route could even be faster than traveling directly.Either way, Virail is able to guide you through the routes available to make sure you get to where you want to go.

In Hamburg, departure stations include Hamburg Central Station (train), Hamburg-Harburg Station (train) and Hamburg Hbf. When you arrive in Essen, you may be able to disembark at stations such as Essen central station (FlixTrain), Wildert and Essen(B). Remember though that the exact stations served on each route can vary. Different providers may depart from and arrive at different stations. Furthermore, if you travel on an express service, the number of stations may be limited, and the exact stations served on a particular route may vary at different times of day or day of the week. Check in advance to ensure that you are departing from and arriving at a station that is convenient for your journey.

How many times a day do journeys run from Hamburg to Essen?

The route from Hamburg to Essen is served by providers including FlixTrain, Deutsche Bahn and Bahn. From this list of transport providers, there are up to 73 departures each day. However, this exact number will vary. On average, journeys depart from Hamburg 41 times per day. This number includes all the transport providers that serve the route. When traveling from Hamburg to Essen, you may choose to use an indirect route, involving connections. If you prefer not to do this, you will find an average of 1 direct journeys each day. However, indirect routes open up more possibilities for flexible travelers. On average, there are 40 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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