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Duration 4h 57m
Distance 534.2 km
Average price 65€
Frequency 16/day

Trip overview

The average train between Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) and Essen Hauptbahnhof takes 4h 57m and the fastest train takes 4h 35m. There is a train service every few hours from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Essen Hauptbahnhof. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.

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  1. Berlin Hbf
  2. Essen Hauptbahnhof
5h 2m
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28€ - 137€

Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Essen Hauptbahnhof train times

Trains run hourly between Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) and Essen Hauptbahnhof. The earliest departure is at 23:18 at night, and the last departure from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) is at 23:38 which arrives into Essen Hauptbahnhof at 08:34. All services require a transfer at S+U Berlin Hauptbahnhof and take an average of 4h 57m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Essen Hauptbahnhof. However, there are services departing from Flughafen BER - Terminal 5 [Bahnhof] and arriving at Essen Hbf via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 2m.

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The distance between Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) and Essen Hauptbahnhof is 458 km. The road distance is 534.2 km.

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Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Essen Hauptbahnhof train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Berlin Hbf station.

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Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) to Essen Hauptbahnhof train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Essen Hbf station.

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There are 696+ hotels available in Essen Hauptbahnhof. Prices start at 75€ per night.

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What companies run services between Berlin Schoenefeld Airport (SXF) and Essen Hauptbahnhof?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Berlin Hbf to Essen Hbf hourly. Tickets cost 85€ - 120€ and the journey takes 3h 48m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 120€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
3h 48m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Berlin, Berlin central station to Essen, Essen central station
Ave. Duration
4h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Flixtrain
Train from Berlin, Berlin Südkreuz station to Essen, Essen central station
Ave. Duration
4h 34m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Flixtrain
Deutsche Bahn Intercity
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 130€

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 12m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
90€ - 130€
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de

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