Duration 4h 31m
Distance 209.7 km
Average price 65€
Frequency 7/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essen and Dordrecht takes 4h 31m and the fastest train takes 3h 40m. The train service runs several times per day from Essen to Dordrecht. 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. Oberhausen Hbf
  2. Utrecht Centraal
  3. Dordrecht
4h 12m
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50€ - 93€

Essen to Dordrecht train times

Trains run every four hours between Essen and Dordrecht. The earliest departure is at 06:56 in the morning, and the last departure from Essen is at 20:56 which arrives into Dordrecht at 06:34. All services require a transfer, and take on average 4h 31m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Essen to Dordrecht. However, there are services departing from Essen Hbf and arriving at Dordrecht via Oberhausen Hbf, Utrecht Centraal and Rotterdam Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 12m.

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The distance between Essen and Dordrecht is 166 km. The road distance is 209.7 km.

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

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Essen to Dordrecht train services, operated by Dutch Railways (NS), arrive at Rotterdam Centraal station.

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