Duration 2h 27m
Distance 203.8 km
Average price 65€
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Amsterdam and Essen takes 2h 27m and the fastest train takes 2h 13m. The train service runs several times per day from Amsterdam to Essen. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Train • 2h 7m

  1. Amsterdam Centraal
  2. Essen
2h 7m
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Amsterdam to Essen train times

Trains run every four hours between Amsterdam and Essen. The earliest departure is at 12:08 in the afternoon, and the last departure from Amsterdam is at 18:08 which arrives into Essen at 20:54. All services require a transfer at DUISBURG HBF and take an average of 2h 27m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam to Essen. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Essen Hbf via Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between Amsterdam and Essen is 178 km. The road distance is 203.8 km.

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Amsterdam to Essen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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Amsterdam to Essen train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Duisburg Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Amsterdam and Essen?

Dutch Railways (NS) operates a train from Amsterdam to Essen every 3 hours. Tickets cost 20€ - 50€ and the journey takes 1h 54m. Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express also services this route every 3 hours.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
20€ - 50€
Ave. Duration
2h 24m
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
40€ - 55€
Ave. Duration
25 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
8€ - 11€
Ave. Duration
37 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
6€ - 9€
Ave. Duration
29 min
Frequency
Hourly
Ave. Duration
23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
30€ - 50€

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