There are 5 ways to get from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf by train, bus, taxi, car or rideshare

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Recommended option

Train  •  24 min

  1. Take the train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf Ice / ...

$16 - $24

Cheapest option

Rideshare  •  56 min

  1. Take the rideshare from Düsseldorf to Essen 20.9 miles

$5

3 alternative options

Bus  •  38 min

  1. Take the bus from Düsseldorf ZOB to Essen - Hauptbahnhof

$35 - $50

Taxi  •  26 min

  1. Take a taxi from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf 21.8 miles

$90 - $110

Drive  •  26 min

  1. Drive from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf 21.8 miles

$4 - $7

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The cheapest way to get from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf is to rideshare which costs 4€ and takes 56 min.

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The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf is to train which costs 14€ - 21€ and takes 24 min.

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The distance between Düsseldorf and Essen Hbf is 30 km. The road distance is 34.9 km.

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The train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 20 minutes.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Düsseldorf ZOB and arriving at Essen - Hauptbahnhof. Services depart twice daily, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 38 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Essen Hbf. Services depart every 20 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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What companies run services between Düsseldorf, Germany and Essen Hbf, Germany?

Deutsche Bahn operates a train from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf every 20 minutes. Tickets cost $16 - $24 and the journey takes 24 min. Flixtrain also services this route once daily. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 38 min.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
Flixtrain
Website
flixtrain.com
Train from Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf central station to Essen, Essen central station
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Schedules at
flixtrain.com
Bus operators
Eurolines DE
Phone
+49 6196 2078-501
Email
service@eurolines.de
Website
eurolines.de
Bus from Düsseldorf ZOB to Essen - Hauptbahnhof
Ave. Duration
38 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
$35 - $50
Website
eurolines.de
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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Contact Details
Website
blablacar.com
Rideshare from Düsseldorf to Essen
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
$5
Book at
blablacar.co.uk
Taxi from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Estimated price
$90 - $110
Taxi Düsseldorf eG
Phone
+49 211/33333
Website
taxi-duesseldorf.com
Michael Gerst Taxibetrieb
Phone
+49 211/327760
Kinder-Taxi
Phone
+49 211/2601307
DGS GmbH
Phone
+49 211 99 22 000
Website
dgs-grossraumtaxi.de

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