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Duration 5h 51m
Distance 566.8 km
Average price 130€
Frequency 14/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essen and Regensburg takes 5h 51m and the fastest train takes 5h 31m. There is a train service every few hours from Essen to Regensburg. 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 via Nuremberg

  1. Essen Hbf
  2. Nuernberg Hbf
  3. Regensburg
5h 31m
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101€ - 176€

Essen to Regensburg train times

Trains run hourly between Essen and Regensburg. The earliest departure is at 04:16 in the morning, and the last departure from Essen is at 18:41 which arrives into Regensburg at 00:28. All services require a transfer at NUERNBERG HBF and take an average of 5h 51m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Frequently asked questions

Want to know about travelling from Essen to Regensburg? We have put together a list of the most frequently asked questions from our users such as: What is the cheapest mode of transport?, What is the quickest option?, How much do tickets usually cost? and many more.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Essen Hbf and arriving at Regensburg Hbf. Services depart once daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 31m.

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The distance between Essen and Regensburg is 452 km. The road distance is 566.8 km.

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

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

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What companies run services between Essen and Regensburg?

You can take a train from Essen to Regensburg via Nuernberg Hbf in around 5h 31m.
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 120€

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It offers many different types of rail transportation, including ICE or Intercity-Express for high-speed services between major cities and regions, IC (InterCity) for long-distance trains, RE (Regional Express) trains that connect regions and cities, and the S-Bahn rapid transit service. There are two main tickets on offer: the Flexpreis that has full flexibility, and the Sparpreis which is the cheaper, advanced fare (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Essen Hbf to Nuernberg Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 7m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
85€ - 120€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Nuernberg Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
25€ - 35€
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Train from Essen Hbf to Regensburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
6h 31m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
100€ - 150€
Website
Deutsche Bahn

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