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There are 9 ways to get from Esbjerg to Oberhausen by bus, plane, train or car

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Bus to Billund, fly to Dusseldorf  •  5h 5m

  1. Take the bus from Esbjerg Busterminal to Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Dusseldorf (DUS) BLL - DUS

€81 - €175

Cheapest option

Bus  •  12h 59m

  1. Take the bus from Esbjerg to Kolding bus station 625
  2. Take the bus from Kolding bus station to Duisburg central train station N74

€38 - €93

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Train, train to Westerland, fly to Dusseldorf  •  7h

  1. Take the train from Esbjerg St. to Tønder St.
  2. Take the train from Tønder St. to Niebüll St.
  3. Fly from Westerland (GWT) to Dusseldorf (DUS) GWT - DUS
  4. Take the train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf

Bus to Billund, fly to Amsterdam Schiphol, train  •  7h 15m

  1. Take the bus from Esbjerg Busterminal to Billund Lufthavn / Billund Airport
  2. Fly from Billund (BLL) to Amsterdam Schiphol (AMS) BLL - AMS
  3. Take the train from Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
  4. Take the train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf

€80 - €316

Train, train to Hamburg, fly to Dusseldorf  •  7h 53m

  1. Take the train from Esbjerg St. to Lunderskov St.
  2. Take the train from Lunderskov St. to Hamburg-Altona
  3. Fly from Hamburg (HAM) to Dusseldorf (DUS) HAM - DUS

€99 - €300

Train via Hamburg  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from Esbjerg St. to Lunderskov St. Re / ...
  2. Take the train from Lunderskov St. to Hamburg-Altona Ic
  3. Take the train from Hamburg-Altona to Muenster(Westf)Hbf Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Münster to Oberhausen Hbf Re2

€80 - €159

Train  •  9h 26m

  1. Take the train from Esbjerg St. to Tønder St. Ra
  2. Take the train from Niebuell to Gelsenkirchen Hbf Ic

Train #2  •  10h 21m

  1. Take the train from Esbjerg St. to Tønder St. Ra
  2. Take the train from Niebuell to Osnabrueck Hbf Ic
  3. Take the train from Osnabrück Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf Re2

Drive  •  5h 35m

  1. Drive from Esbjerg to Oberhausen 667.2 km

€80 - €120

Esbjerg to Oberhausen by train

The train journey time between Esbjerg and Oberhausen is around 9h 24m and covers a distance of around 696 km. The fastest train normally takes 7h 56m. Operated by Danish Railways (DSB), Deutsche Bahn Intercity, Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express and others, the Esbjerg to Oberhausen train service departs from Esbjerg St. and arrives in Oberhausen Hbf. Typically 20 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Train route overview

Average train time:
9h 24m
Fastest train time:
7h 56m
Train distance:
696 km
Trains per week:
20
Cheapest price:
€80
Carbon emissions:
36 kg CO2

First and last trains

First train departs at:
10:26
Last train departs at:
18:26

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Esbjerg to Oberhausen train schedules

Train services typically run at the following times each day These schedules are estimated
Estimated schedules: These schedules are estimated and based on typical services on an average day. Please check times and availability with the operator before travelling.
Denmark → Germany
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International entry into Germany from Denmark

  • Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark
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Allowed for: Citizens and permanent residents of Germany, as well as residents from EU Schengen Area (EU countries, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, and Switzerland), Albania, Andorra, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Kosovo, Lebanon, Macau, Moldova, Monaco, Montenegro, New Zealand, North Macedonia, Paraguay, Qatar, Russia, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Serbia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Taiwan, Ukraine, United Kingdom, United States and Vatican

Restricted for: Foreign nationals from outside Germany with the above exceptions

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Conditions of entry into Germany from Denmark

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This applies to arrivals from Denmark
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
This also applies to arrivals from the following regions:
Greece: South Aegean

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  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
This applies to arrivals from Andorra, Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
This applies to arrivals from all countries, with no exceptions
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
This doesn't apply to arrivals from: Andorra, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cyprus, India, Netherlands, Paraguay, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain and United Kingdom
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
This applies to arrivals from Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, India, Paraguay, Russia, South Africa and United Kingdom

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Rules to follow in Germany

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Considerations leaving from Denmark

The official advice is to avoid non-essential international travel to high risk countries

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Yes, but conditions apply when entering Germany from Denmark.

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Domestic travel is not restricted, but some conditions may apply

  • Face masks are mandatory
  • There is a social distancing requirement of 1.5 metres
  • Observe COVID-19 safety rules
  • Domestic border crossings may be subject to approval, testing and quarantine

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The national COVID-19 helpline number in Oberhausen is 116 117.

Wearing a face mask on public transport in Oberhausen is mandatory.

The social distance requirement in Oberhausen is 1.5 metres.

Make yourself known to an official member of staff and/or call the national coronavirus helpline number on 116 117.

No, returning to Denmark from Germany is currently allowed.

See options for return travel.

Last updated: 2 Aug 2021
Exceptions may apply, for full details: Robert Koch Institute.

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Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Esbjerg to Oberhausen is to bus which costs 280 kr - 700 kr and takes 12h 59m.

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The quickest way to get from Esbjerg to Oberhausen is to bus and fly which costs 600 kr - 1300 kr and takes 5h 5m.

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No, there is no direct train from Esbjerg to Oberhausen. However, there are services departing from Esbjerg St. and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf via Lunderskov St., Hamburg-Altona and Münster. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 9h 26m.

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It is 456 km from Esbjerg to Oberhausen. It is approximately 667.2 km to drive.

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The best way to get from Esbjerg to Oberhausen without a car is to train via Hamburg which takes 9h 26m and costs 550 kr - 1200 kr.

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It takes approximately 5h 5m to get from Esbjerg to Oberhausen, including transfers.

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Esbjerg to Oberhausen train services, operated by Danish Railways (DSB), depart from Esbjerg St. station.

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The best way to get from Esbjerg to Oberhausen is to train via Hamburg which takes 9h 26m and costs 550 kr - 1200 kr. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs 280 kr - 700 kr and takes 12h 59m.

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The quickest flight from Billund Airport to Dusseldorf Airport is the direct flight which takes 1h 15m.

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Esbjerg to Oberhausen train services, operated by Deutsche Bahn Regional, arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.

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Map of how to get from Esbjerg to Oberhausen.
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  • Distance: 456.2 km
  • Duration: 5h 5m

What companies run services between Esbjerg, Denmark and Oberhausen, Germany?

You can take a train from Esbjerg to Oberhausen via Lunderskov St., Hamburg-Altona, and Münster in around 9h 26m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Esbjerg to Oberhausen via Kolding bus station, Duisburg central train station, and Duisburg Hbf in around 12h 59m.

Airlines
Eurowings
Website
eurowings.com
Flights from Westerland to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€55 - €430
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
€95 - €550
KLM
Website
klm.com
Flights from Billund to Amsterdam Schiphol
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€160 - €600
Scandinavian Airlines
Website
flysas.com
Flights from Billund to Dusseldorf via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h
When
Sunday
Estimated price
€85 - €370
Flights from Billund to Amsterdam Schiphol via Copenhagen
Ave. Duration
3h 5m
When
Every day
Estimated price
€70 - €310
British Airways
Website
britishairways.com
Flights from Billund to Dusseldorf
Ave. Duration
1h 15m
When
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday
Estimated price
€55 - €260
Lufthansa
Website
lufthansa.com
Flights from Hamburg to Dusseldorf via Frankfurt
Ave. Duration
2h 55m
When
Monday, Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
€180 - €500
Train operators
Arriva DK
Phone
+45 70 80 44 44
Email
kundeservice@arriva.dk
Website
arriva.dk
Train from Esbjerg St. to Tønder St.
Ave. Duration
1h 26m
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Arriva DK
Train from Tønder St. to Niebüll St.
Ave. Duration
19 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Website
Arriva DK
National Express
Phone
0221 13 999 444
Website
nationalexpress.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€6 - €8
Website
National Express Rail
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
Eurobahn
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Duesseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€4 - €7
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Münster to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 12m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€15 - €21
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Osnabrück Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 35m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€22 - €35
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
ABELLIO Rail
Phone
0800 2235546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Düsseldorf Flughafen to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Website
ABELLIO Rail
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 Schiphol Airport to Utrecht Centraal
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€8 - €19
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€8 - €12
1st Class
€14 - €19
Train from Utrecht Centraal to Oberhausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
1h 17m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€17 - €40
Website
Dutch Railways (NS)
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Netherlands Rail Pass
2nd Class
€17 - €24
1st Class
€28 - €40
Danish Railways (DSB)
Phone
70 13 14 15
Website
dsb.dk
Train from Esbjerg St. to Lunderskov St.
Ave. Duration
40 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
€9 - €14
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Train from Lunderskov St. to Hamburg-Altona
Ave. Duration
2h 44m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€25 - €35
Website
Danish Railways (DSB)
Deutsche Bahn Intercity

Deutsche Bahn’s high-speed InterCity (IC) trains connect cities within Germany. They’re a popular way to travel as they’re faster than Deutsche Bahn’s regional trains and offer a frequent, fast service. All IC trains have first and second class carriages, power sockets and toilets, and most have a bistro cafe or restaurant. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
5 times a day
Estimated price
€65 - €90
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Niebuell to Gelsenkirchen Hbf
Ave. Duration
5h 23m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€95 - €140
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Train from Niebuell to Osnabrueck Hbf
Ave. Duration
4h 16m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€80 - €120
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Deutsche Bahn Intercity-Express

German rail company Deutsche Bahn is known for its efficient and comfortable service. It 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 (bookings usually open 6 months in advance for domestic tickets).

Contact Details
Phone
+49 0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Estimated price
€55 - €75
Website
Deutsche Bahn
Deutsche Bahn Eurocity

Deutsche Bahn’s EuroCity (EC) trains connect German cities to major cities in neighbouring European countries, and are operated in conjunction with their national train company. All EC trains offer First and Standard class; cars are air-conditioned and food and drinks are available onboard. Tickets can be booked up to 180 days in advance of travel. Seat reservations are not compulsory but are recommended for popular routes.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Hamburg-Altona to Muenster(Westf)Hbf
Ave. Duration
2h 32m
Frequency
Twice daily
Estimated price
€30 - €45
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bus operators
FlixBus

One of Europe’s leading bus companies, Flixbus serves 2000+ destinations in 29 countries, including Germany, France, Italy, Austria, the Netherlands and Croatia and into Scandinavia and eastern Europe, as well as some US cities. Coaches have toilets, free WiFi and power outlets, plus snacks and drinks for purchase on board. Flixbus is a good choice for the budget-conscious traveller; purchase tickets in advance for the cheapest fares (note: there is no option to reserve a seat in advance).

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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Esbjerg to Kolding bus station
Ave. Duration
1h
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Kolding bus station to Duisburg central train station
Ave. Duration
10h 45m
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
€30 - €40
Website
flixbus.co.uk

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Yes, the driving distance between Esbjerg to Oberhausen is 667 km. It takes approximately 5h 35m to drive from Esbjerg to Oberhausen.

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British Airways and Scandinavian Airlines offer flights from Billund Airport to Dusseldorf Airport.

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