Directions from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf

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Recommended option

Train  •  24 min

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

$16 - $35

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 Düsseldorf

$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

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. Two other operators also service this route. Alternatively, Eurolines DE operates a bus from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf twice daily. Tickets cost $35 - $50 and the journey takes 38 min. Benz Express also services this route twice a week.

Train operators
Deutsche Bahn
S-Bahn Köln
Website
avv.de
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
42 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Schedules at
avv.de
Thalys
Website
thalys.com
Train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$17 - $35
Website
thalys.com
2nd Class
$17 - $35
1st Class
$30 - $45
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
Benz Express
Phone
+38 044 360 3405
Email
mail@busreisen.com.ua
Website
busreisen.com.ua
Bus from Düsseldorf ZOB to Essen
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Twice a week
Schedules at
busreisen.com.ua
Other operators
BlaBlaCar
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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Questions & Answers

The distance between Düsseldorf and Essen Hbf is 30 km. The road distance is 35 km.

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

The quickest way to get from Düsseldorf to Essen Hbf is to train which takes 24 min and costs 14€ - 28€.

Yes, there is a direct train departing from Düsseldorf Hbf and arriving at Essen Hbf. Services depart every 10 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.

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

The train from Düsseldorf Hbf to Essen Hbf takes 24 min including transfers and departs every 10 minutes.