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There are 5 ways to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Essen Hbf by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  2 h 14 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf ICE International

$56 - $81

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Bus  •  4 h 41 min

  1. Take the bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Essen 056

$16 - $28

3 alternative options

Train, bus  •  4 h 59 min

  1. Take the train from Amsterdam Centraal to Nijmegen
  2. Take the bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Emmerich, Bahnhof
  3. Take the train from Emmerich to Duisburg Hbf

Drive  •  2 h 2 min

  1. Drive from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Essen Hbf 128.6 miles

$30 - $45

Fly, train  •  2 h 56 min

  1. Fly from Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) to Dusseldorf (DUS) AMS - DUS
  2. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf

$87 - $294

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The cheapest way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Essen Hbf is to bus which costs 13€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Essen Hbf is to drive which costs 27€ - 40€ and takes 2 h 2 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Essen Hbf. However, there are services departing from Amsterdam Centraal and arriving at Essen Hbf via Duisburg Hbf. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 2 h 14 min.

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The distance between Amsterdam Centraal Station and Essen Hbf is 178 km. The road distance is 205.7 km.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Essen Hbf without a car is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs 45€ - 75€.

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It takes approximately 2 h 14 min to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Essen Hbf, including transfers.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Essen Hbf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, depart from Amsterdam Centraal station.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Essen Hbf is to train which takes 2 h 14 min and costs 45€ - 75€. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 13€ - 25€ and takes 4 h 41 min.

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The quickest flight from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 45 min.

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Amsterdam Centraal Station to Essen Hbf train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn, arrive at Duisburg Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Essen Hbf.
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  • Distance: 111.2 miles
  • Duration: 2 h 14 min

What companies run services between Amsterdam Centraal Station, Netherlands and Essen Hbf, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Essen Hbf every 4 hours. Tickets cost $40 - $65 and the journey takes 1 h 54 min. Alternatively, FlixBus operates a bus from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Essen Hbf 4 times a day. Tickets cost $12 - $21 and the journey takes 3 h 35 min.

Airlines
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Amsterdam Schiphol to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
49 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $600
Train operators
Deutsche Bahn

Deutsche Bahn is the German railway company, and the largest railway operator and infrastructure owner in Europe. Based in Berlin, Deutsche Bahn was founded in 1994, and 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.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
$40 - $65
Website
bahn.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
24 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$16 - $24
Website
bahn.de
Dutch Railways (NS)

Dutch Railways (NS) is the main passenger railway operator in the Netherlands. Founded in 1938, NS connects all major cities in the Netherlands, and offers night trains, international trains, Intercity direct, and trains to and from the airport. NS International is the international subsidiary of NS; their services include high-speed trains such as Thalys, ICE International, Eurostar and TGV, to major European hubs including Paris, London, Brussels, Berlin, Cologne, Frankfurt and Lille.

Contact Details
Phone
+31 30 751 5155
Website
ns.nl
Train from Amsterdam Centraal to Nijmegen
Ave. Duration
1 h 23 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$16 - $29
Website
ns.nl
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Abellio NRW
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Emmerich to Duisburg Hbf
Ave. Duration
1 h 4 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
abellio.de
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$9 - $11
Schedules at
avv.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves over 1400 destinations, in 26 countries including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands, Croatia, Spain, and across Scandinavia and central and eastern Europe. Founded in 2012, Flixbus’ extensive network connects cities with approximately 200,000 trips, with buses often departing every 30 minutes. One of the most affordable ways to get around Europe (and expanding soon into the US), a Flixbus journey is cost-effective, well-connected, comfortable and safe.

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Amsterdam, Amsterdam Sloterdijk to Essen
Ave. Duration
3 h 35 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$12 - $21
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Breng
Phone
0900 - 266 63 99
Website
breng.nl
Bus from Nijmegen, Centraal Station to Emmerich, Bahnhof
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$3
Schedules at
breng.nl
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG NIAG
Phone
+49 2841 2050
Email
info@niag-online.de
Website
niag-online.de
Bus from Nijmegen Centraal Station Bstg 2 to Emmerich Bahnhof Bstg 1
Ave. Duration
1 h 14 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Niederrheinische Verkehrsbetriebe AG

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Yes, the driving distance between Amsterdam Centraal Station to Essen Hbf is 206 km. It takes approximately 2 h 2 min to drive from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Essen Hbf.

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KLM offers flights from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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The best way to get from Amsterdam Centraal Station to Amsterdam Schiphol Airport is to train which takes 16 min and costs 5€ - 11€.

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