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Munich to Essen, NW by train

The journey from Munich to Essen, NW by train is 306.84 mi and takes 8 hr 11 min. There are 9 connections per day, with the first departure at 12:01 AM and the last at 9:40 PM. It is possible to travel from Munich to Essen, NW by train for as little as $56.02 or as much as $102.53. The best price for this journey is $56.02.

Lowest Price$56.02
Journey Duration8 hr 11 min
Connection per Day9
Lowest Price$56.02
Highest Price$102.53
First Departure12:01 AM
Last Departure9:40 PM
Distance306.84 mi
DepartureMunich
ArrivalEssen, NW
CarriersDB - InterCity Express (ICE), DB - IntercityMore

Munich to Essen, NW Train Times

Departure date
Sunday, May 19, 2024

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How much do train tickets from Munich to Essen, NW cost?

The prices for train tickets from Munich to Essen, NW 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 Munich to Essen, NW will cost $56.02. The average train ticket price is approximately $73.07. 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.
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When you're traveling from Munich to Essen, NW, you can expect to pay an average of approximately $73.07. Some forms of transport are cheaper than others, and prices will vary according to time of day, day of the week, season, and other factors. For the cheapest train tickets, make your reservation well in advance. If you can, travel at an off-peak time, as train ticket prices will often be reduced. You might also be able to save money by booking a connecting journey, rather than a direct route. Be sure to check the conditions of the ticket before booking, as sometimes cheaper train tickets cannot be changed or refunded. Use Virail to check your options before booking, to ensure that you find the lowest price for your journey.

How long will it take me to travel from Munich to Essen, NW by train?

The journey between Munich and Essen, NW by train is approximately 306.84 mi. It will take you more or less 8 hr 11 min to complete this journey. This average figure does not take into account any delays that might arise on your route in exceptional circumstances. If you are planning to make a connection or operating on a tight schedule, give yourself plenty of time. The journey from Munich to Essen, NW covers a distance of 306.84 mi. On average, you can expect your journey to last roughly 8 hr 11 min. However, booking the fastest option will see you reach your destination in approximately 5 hr 26 min. For faster journeys, look for express routes. Please remember that these may only depart at certain times of day, or on particular days of the week. You may also find that you can go from Munich to Essen, NW faster by making connections, rather than taking a direct route.

Which stations are used when traveling from Munich to Essen, NW?

You can depart from Munich at stations such as Blumenstraße, München,Hopfenstraße, München,Hauptbahnhof Seidlstraße, München. At the end of the journey, you will be able to arrive in Essen, NW at the following stations: Essen Kettwig,Rathaus Altenessen, Essen (Ruhr),Hauptbahnhof, Essen (Ruhr). 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 Munich and Essen, NW. 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 Munich leave for Essen, NW?

You will be able to travel from Munich to Essen, NW using companies such as . Combined, these providers offer an average of 9 journeys each day. This average figure may not necessarily reflect your chosen travel dates. On certain days of the week, there may be more or less journeys available. At the busiest times, there will be up to departures available in a single day. You can choose to travel from Munich to Essen, NW using both direct and indirect routes. These options will help you find a journey that suits your budget, your time frame, and the circumstances of your trip. There are, on average, 2 direct connections from Munich to Essen, NW each day. Indirect connections add more possibilities, giving you extra flexibility when traveling. In an average day, you will find 7 journeys with at least one change. These figures may vary at certain times of year, and some routes might not run every day of the week. Unfortunately, no connection was found for your trip from Munich to Essen, NW. Selecting a new departure or arrival city, without dramatically changing your itinerary could help you find connections.

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Cheap train tickets from Munich to Essen, NW
Looking for the best deal on a train ticket for your trip? Here are 4 ways to get cheap train tickets from Munich to Essen, NW.

Book in advance and save

If you're looking for the best deal for your trip from Munich to Essen, NW, booking train tickets in advance is a great way to save money, but keep in mind that advance tickets are usually not available until 3 months before your travel date.

Stay flexible with your travel time and explore off-peak journeys

Planning your trips around off-peak travel times not only means that you'll be able to avoid the crowds, but can also end up saving you money. Being flexible with your schedule and considering alternative routes or times will significantly impact the amount of money you spend on getting from Munich to Essen, NW.

Always check special offers

Checking on the latest deals can help save a lot of money, making it worth taking the time to browse and compare prices. So make sure you get the best deal on your ticket and take advantage of special fares for children, youth and seniors as well as discounts for groups.

Unlock the potential of slower trains or connecting trains

If you're planning a trip with some flexible time, why not opt for the scenic route? Taking slower trains or connecting trains that make more stops may save you money on your ticket – definitely worth considering if it fits in your schedule.

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Find the best day to travel to Essen, NW by train

When travelling to Essen, NW by train, if you want to avoid crowds you can check how frequently our customers are travelling in the next 30-days using the graph below. On average, the peak hours to travel are between 6:30am and 9am in the morning, or between 4pm and 7pm in the evening. Please keep this in mind when travelling to your point of departure as you may need some extra time to arrive, particularly in big cities!

Carriers on this route

Find out more about the carriers on this route.

Flixtrain is a European low-cost passenger rail service that offers affordable and comfortable train travel to various destinations across Germany. It is owned and operated by FlixMobility, the parent company of FlixBus, which is a popular bus transportation service in Europe. Flixtrain operates on several routes, including Berlin to Stuttgart, Berlin to Cologne, and Hamburg to Cologne, among others.

Express InterCity is a type of train service that operates in many countries around the world. It is designed to provide fast and efficient transportation between major cities, with limited stops along the way. Express InterCity trains typically offer amenities such as comfortable seating, air conditioning, and onboard food and beverage service. They may also have first-class or business-class seating options for passengers who want extra comfort and amenities. Express InterCity trains are often a popular choice for business travelers, tourists, and commuters who need to travel between cities quickly and conveniently.

While not as swift as the high-speed ICE trains, Deutsche Bahn’s InterCity trains boast speeds up to 200km/h, offering spacious carriages and dining options. Operating across numerous German routes, such as Cologne-Hamburg, these trains also extend to international destinations, including Amsterdam and Luxembourg. Some routes even feature double-deck trains.

Ticket types and facilities from Munich to Essen, NW

Compare the different ticket types and the facilities provided by FlixTrain, DB - InterCity Express (ICE) and DB - Intercity when traveling from Munich to Essen, NW.

Standard

A standard ticket on FlixTrain is a regular ticket / second class ticket. Flixtrain standard ticket offers you a comfortable seat, guaranteed Wi-Fi, access to power outlets, and one carry-on and one checked luggage with size restrictions.
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Second Class

Deutshce Bahn's second class ensures a comfortable journey with standard seating arrangements with free Wi-Fi, power socket, and. Second class passengers can buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car or restaurant car.
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First Class

First Class travel with Deutsche Bahn provides a luxurious experience with comfortable seats and many amenities such as spacious seating with personalized on-seat service and exclusive lounge access at major stations. First-class passengers can have their orders delivered to their seats, but if you do not want to wait, you can also dine in the restaurant car or buy food and drinks from the bar/bistro car.
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Second Class

On SBB Intercity trains, in addition to basic amenities for Second Class ticket, there's a Family Zone specially designed to offer comfort for families with children. If you get hungry during the journey, you can enjoy tasty meals in the restaurant carriage.
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First Class

On Deutsche Bahn IC trains, if you have a Flexpreis First Class ticket in addition to the standard second class offerings, you can access Fast Track and DB lounges at some German stations for free and enjoy the complimentary refreshments. Plus, experience a quieter travel environment and savor the view.

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Facility Description

Find out more about the different facilities available onboard with each carrier on this route.

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Connect effortlessly on FlixTrain and enjoy free WiFi, whether you're catching up on work, chatting, or simply browsing.
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Keep your devices charged and ready. FlixTrain seats come equipped with power sockets and USB outlets.
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For your safety and the comfort of everyone on board, FlixBus permits you to bring one carry-on bag that should fit under the seat or in the overhead compartment. You're also allowed one checked bag, but make sure you can load and unload it by yourself and store it in the overhead space or under your seat. Kindly ensure your luggage isn't bulky or poses a risk to others. Remember, it's up to you to keep track of your belongings during the trip.
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FlixTrain prioritizes comfort for all. Passengers with mobility concerns can book designated seats and utilize complimentary transportation for foldable wheelchairs and mobility aids. Reach out to FlixTrain for any assistance required.
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While FlixTrain doesn't offer onboard catering, you're welcome to bring along your own snacks and beverages.
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With FlixTrain, you can pack an extra piece of luggage, but it's a good idea to book early since train space is limited. Got sports equipment or a big musical instrument? They're welcome too, though an extra fee might apply. If you're cycling around, you can park your bike in specific areas for just 9 Euro, but ensure it's standard-sized and free of extra attachments. Remember to reserve a spot for your bike early, as space fills up fast
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On ICE trains, enjoy free WiFi and access the ICE portal for movies, TV shows, audiobooks, games, and reading material.
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Seek tranquillity on ICE Frankfurt in Coach 21 (second class) and Coach 28/29 (first class). On ICE 104/105 Basel, it's Coach 31 (second class) and Coach 38/39 (first class).
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Stay charged with a power socket available for every two seats on the train.
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On ICE-trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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For assistance in boarding, changing trains, or other queries, reach out to DB’s Mobility Service. The staff is always ready to assist and ensure a smooth journey.
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With ICE, choose between a full menu at the onboard restaurant or quick snacks at the bistro. For First Class passengers, complimentary food and drinks are served directly to your seat. DB's diverse menu, updated quarterly, features local and vegetarian/vegan options.
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ICE trains not only offer air conditioning but are also innovating with eco-friendly systems that both cool and heat using natural refrigerants.
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On Deutsche Bahn trains, make sure it's disassembled and snugly packed in a case or cover with your name labeled on it, and you can bring it on board for free. You're also allowed one regular and one hand luggage item. Just ensure your bike doesn't get in the way of other travelers or block aisles. Note: Special bikes aren't permitted, but if you're an international traveler, there's no need to worry about peak-time restrictions.
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Deutsche Bahn is rolling out free WiFi on their IC trains, with some already offering the service.
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All seats in both classes have power sockets on DB IC trains.
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On IC trains, you can bring any amount of luggage without restrictions. Store small bags either in the overhead racks or beneath your seats. For bigger luggage items, use the racks found in the compartments or close to the exterior doors.
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Deutsche Bahn's Mobility Service provides assistance for boarding, disembarking, and train transfers. Staff are on hand to address questions and ensure a smooth trip.
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On the DB IC trains, there's a restaurant for meals or a bistro for snacks. You can eat at the bistro or in your seat. First Class passengers get free food at their seat. The menu changes but always has local food, including vegetarian and vegan choices.
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Intercity trains have air-conditioned sections.
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For IC trains, a ticket and reservation are required for bicycles, with the reservation cost included. Bikes are typically stored in second class carriages, though your seat may be elsewhere.
Services on board DB - InterCity Express (ICE), DB - Intercity and FlixTrain from Munich to Essen, NW
Compare services on board when travelling from Munich to Essen, NW by train.
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Munich to Essen, NW CO2 Emissions by Train

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Train
34.57kg
Bus
37.04kg
Flight
98.76kg
Car
79.01kg
What are the CO2 emissions from Munich to Essen, NW by train? The CO2 emissions from taking the train between Munich and Essen, NW are 34.57kg.
How much CO2 do I save by taking the train between Munich and Essen, NW? By taking the train between Munich and Essen, NW you will save 64.19kg CO2 emissions compared to a flight, 2.47kg compared to a bus and 44.44kg compared to a car.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How much is a train ticket from Munich to Essen, NW?
A train ticket from Munich to Essen, NW is $73.07. However the price varies depending on how early you buy, and if it's peak time to travel. Occasionally you can find them for as cheap as $56.02.
What's the cheapest train ticket from Munich to Essen, NW?
The cheapest ticket you can get from Munich to Essen, NW is $56.02. We recommend booking as early as possible and off-peak hours to get the cheapest ticket possible. Off-peak times are usually from 09:30 to 16:00, and after 19:00.
What's the distance between Munich and Essen, NW by train?
Munich to Essen, NW is 306.84 mi.
How long does the train between Munich and Essen, NW take?
Munich to Essen, NW is on average 8 hr 11 min. However the fastest option will get you there in 5 hr 26 min.
Which companies operate from Munich to Essen, NW?
The train journey from Munich to Essen, NW is covered by 3 operator(s). On Virail you can find these carriers that provide services on this route: DB - InterCity Express (ICE), DB - Intercity, FlixTrain and FlixBus.
How many train connections per day go from Munich to Essen, NW?
Munich to Essen, NW has 9 connection(s) per day on average.
What time does the first train from Munich to Essen, NW leave?
The earliest train from Munich to Essen, NW departs at 12:01 AM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
What time does the last train from Munich to Essen, NW depart?
The latest train from Munich to Essen, NW departs at 9:40 PM. However be sure to check with us the schedule on the day you want to leave as the time may differ.
Should I book my ticket from Munich to Essen, NW in advance?
If you can, we recommend booking your ticket as early as possible to ensure you get better savings. The cheapest train ticket we have found is $56.02 but this may be subject to change depending on the day of travel, hour you wish to depart and how far in advance you book.
How many direct connections depart from Munich to Essen, NW?
There are on average 2 direct connection(s) from Munich to go to Essen, NW.
What's the fastest journey time between Munich to Essen, NW by train?
The fastest journey time by train between Munich and Essen, NW is 5 hr 26 min.
Is there a direct train from Munich to Essen, NW?
Yes, there is a direct train between Munich and Essen, NW.
What are the CO2 emissions for Munich to Essen, NW by train?
The train journey from Munich to Essen, NW creates 34.57kg of CO2 emissions.

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