Duration 2h 37m
Distance 70.5 km
Average price 12€
Frequency 18/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essen and Aalten takes 2h 37m and the fastest train takes 2h 33m. There is a train service every few hours from Essen to Aalten. 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 • 3h 6m

  1. Oberhausen Hbf
  2. Zevenaar
  3. Aalten
3h 6m

Essen to Aalten train times

Trains run hourly between Essen and Aalten. The earliest departure is at 05:26 in the morning, and the last departure from Essen is at 22:26 which arrives into Aalten at 00:59. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 37m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Essen to Aalten. However, there are services departing from Essen Hbf and arriving at Aalten via Oberhausen Hbf and Zevenaar. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 3h 6m.

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The distance between Essen and Aalten is 60 km. The road distance is 70.5 km.

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Essen to Aalten train services, operated by ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH, depart from Oberhausen Hbf station.

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Essen to Aalten train services, operated by Arriva NL, arrive at Aalten station.

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There are 295+ hotels available in Aalten. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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