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Duration 2h 6m
Distance 115.1 km
Average price 46€
Frequency Hourly

Trip overview

The average train between Essen and Nijmegen takes 2h 6m and the fastest train takes 1h 51m. There is an hourly train service from Essen to Nijmegen. 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. Nijmegen
2h 7m
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35€ - 58€

Essen to Nijmegen train times

Trains run hourly between Essen and Nijmegen. The service departs Essen at 21:26 at night, which arrives into Nijmegen at 23:47. All services require a transfer, and take on average 2h 6m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Essen to Nijmegen. However, there are services departing from Essen Hauptbahnhof and arriving at Nijmegen via Oberhausen Hbf and Arnhem Centraal. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2h 7m.

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The distance between Essen and Nijmegen is 91 km. The road distance is 115.1 km.

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

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Essen to Nijmegen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express, arrive at Arnhem Centraal station.

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What companies run services between Essen and Nijmegen?

Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express operates a train from Oberhausen Hbf to Arnhem Centraal every 4 hours. Tickets cost 24€ - 35€ and the journey takes 54 min. ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH also services this route hourly.
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