Duration 6h 4m
Distance 631.1 km
Average price 139€
Frequency 22/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essen and Dachau takes 6h 4m and the fastest train takes 5h 37m. There is a train service every few hours from Essen to Dachau. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use the search form on this page to search for a specific travel date.


  1. Essen Hbf
  2. Dachau
5h 44m
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117€ - 161€

Essen to Dachau train times

Trains run hourly between Essen and Dachau. The earliest departure is at 11:00 in the morning, and the last departure from Essen is at 21:25 which arrives into Dachau at 06:31. All services require a transfer at MUENCHEN HBF and take an average of 6h 4m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

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No, there is no direct train from Essen to Dachau. However, there are services departing from Essen Hbf and arriving at Dachau Bahnhof via Muenchen Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 5h 44m.

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The distance between Essen and Dachau is 476 km. The road distance is 631.1 km.

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Essen to Dachau train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, depart from Essen Hbf station.

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Essen to Dachau train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Muenchen Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Essen and Dachau?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Essen to Dachau hourly. Tickets cost 110€ - 160€ and the journey takes 5h 27m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
5h 27m
Estimated price
110€ - 160€

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