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Duration 9h 3m
Distance 699.6 km
Average price 130€
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Prague and Essen Hauptbahnhof takes 9h 3m and the fastest train takes 8h 8m. The train service runs several times per day from Prague to Essen Hauptbahnhof. 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 Berlin

  1. Praha Hlavni Nadrazi
  2. Berlin Hbf
  3. Essen Hauptbahnhof
8h 26m
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41€ - 157€

Prague to Essen Hauptbahnhof train times

Trains run five times a day between Prague and Essen Hauptbahnhof. The earliest departure is at 06:26 in the morning, and the last departure from Prague is at 17:32 which arrives into Essen Hauptbahnhof at 06:02. All services require a transfer, and take on average 9h 3m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Prague to Essen Hauptbahnhof. However, there are services departing from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi and arriving at Essen Hbf via Berlin Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 26m.

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The distance between Prague and Essen Hauptbahnhof is 542 km. The road distance is 699.6 km.

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Prague to Essen Hauptbahnhof train services, operated by Czech Railways (ČD), depart from Praha Hlavni Nadrazi station.

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

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