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Duration 5h 13m
Distance 156.4 km
Average price 87€
Frequency 5/day

Trip overview

The average train between Turnhout and Essen Hauptbahnhof takes 5h 13m and the fastest train takes 4h 23m. The train service runs several times per day from Turnhout 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.


  1. Turnhout
  2. Bruxelles-Nord
  3. Koeln Hbf
  4. Essen Hauptbahnhof
4h 43m
49€ - 157€

Turnhout to Essen Hauptbahnhof train times

Trains run five times a day between Turnhout and Essen Hauptbahnhof. The earliest departure is at 09:04 in the morning, and the last departure from Turnhout is at 17:04 which arrives into Essen Hauptbahnhof at 22:12. All services require a transfer, and take on average 5h 13m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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No, there is no direct train from Turnhout to Essen Hauptbahnhof. However, there are services departing from Turnhout and arriving at Essen Hbf via Bruxelles-Nord and Koeln Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 4h 43m.

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The distance between Turnhout and Essen Hauptbahnhof is 144 km. The road distance is 156.4 km.

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Turnhout to Essen Hauptbahnhof train services, operated by Belgian Railways (NMBS/SNCB), depart from Turnhout station.

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

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There are 703+ hotels available in Essen Hauptbahnhof. Prices start at 87€ per night.

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