Duration 2h 12m
Distance 253.6 km
Average price 60€
Frequency 13/day

Trip overview

The average train between Bremen and Essen takes 2h 12m and the fastest train takes 2h 1m. There is a train service every few hours from Bremen 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 10m

  1. Bremen Hbf
  2. Essen
2h 10m
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27€ - 85€

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Bremen Hbf and arriving at Essen Hbf. Services depart every two hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 2h 10m.

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The distance between Bremen and Essen is 218 km. The road distance is 253.6 km.

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Bremen to Essen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, depart from Bremen Hbf station.

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Bremen to Essen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Essen Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Bremen and Essen?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity operates a train from Bremen to Essen every 4 hours. Tickets cost 60€ - 85€ and the journey takes 2h 10m. Two other operators also service this route.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
2h 10m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
60€ - 85€
Ave. Duration
2h 21m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
45€ - 70€
Ave. Duration
2h 14m
Frequency
3 times a day
Estimated price
27€ - 40€
Ave. Duration
1h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
13€ - 19€
Ave. Duration
1h 28m
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
3€ - 5€
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
35€ - 70€

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