Duration 6h 49m
Distance 573.2 km
Average price SFr 160
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Essen and Schaffhausen takes 6h 49m and the fastest train takes 5h 45m. The train service runs several times per day from Essen to Schaffhausen. 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 Stuttgart

  1. Essen Hbf
  2. Stuttgart Hbf
  3. Schaffhausen
6h 24m
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SFr 139 - SFr 202

Essen to Schaffhausen train times

Trains run five times a day between Essen and Schaffhausen. The earliest departure is at 07:00 in the morning, and the last departure from Essen is at 21:25 which arrives into Schaffhausen at 08:45. All services require a transfer at STUTTGART HBF and take an average of 6h 49m. 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 Schaffhausen. However, there are services departing from Essen Hbf and arriving at Schaffhausen via Stuttgart Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 24m.

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The distance between Essen and Schaffhausen is 434 km. The road distance is 573.2 km.

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

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Essen to Schaffhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Intercity, arrive at Schaffhausen station.

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There are 257+ hotels available in Schaffhausen. Prices start at SFr 100 per night.

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What companies run services between Essen and Schaffhausen?

You can take a train from Essen to Schaffhausen via Stuttgart Hbf in around 6h 24m.
Train operators
Ave. Duration
4h 26m
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
SFr 85 - SFr 130

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About this operator

IC Oberstdorf - Hannover Hbf

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