Duration 7h 1m
Distance 633 km
Average price 250€
Frequency Daily

Trip overview

The average train between Zürich and Essen Hauptbahnhof takes 7h 1m and the fastest train takes 6h 58m. There is at least one train per day from Zürich 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 • 6h 58m

  1. Zuerich Hb
  2. Essen Hauptbahnhof
6h 58m
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180€ - 330€

Zürich to Essen Hauptbahnhof train times

Trains run twice daily between Zürich and Essen Hauptbahnhof. The service departs Zürich at 11:00 in the morning, which arrives into Essen Hauptbahnhof at 17:58. All services run direct with no transfers required, and take on average 7h 1m. The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Zuerich Hb and arriving at Essen Hbf. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 6h 58m.

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The distance between Zürich and Essen Hauptbahnhof is 468 km. The road distance is 633 km.

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Zürich to Essen Hauptbahnhof train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), depart from Zuerich Hb station.

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Zürich to Essen Hauptbahnhof train services, operated by Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS), arrive at Essen Hbf station.

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What companies run services between Zürich and Essen Hauptbahnhof?

Swiss Railways (SBB/CFF/FFS) operates a train from Zürich to Essen Hauptbahnhof twice daily. Tickets cost 180€ - 330€ and the journey takes 6h 58m.
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