There are 7 ways to get from Essen to Oberhausen by train, subway, bus, tram, rideshare, taxi or car
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Train • 16 min
Rideshare • 29 min
5 alternative options
Subway • 18 min
Bus • 24 min
Tram • 27 min
Taxi • 13 min
Drive • 13 min
Essen to Oberhausen by train
The train journey time between Essen and Oberhausen is around 17 min and covers a distance of around 17 km. The fastest train normally takes 16 min. Operated by Abellio and ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH, the Essen to Oberhausen train service departs from Essen Hbf and arrives in Oberhausen Hbf. Typically 344 trains run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.
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First and last trains
The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.
Essen to Oberhausen train schedules
Trains departing Saturday, October 16, 2021
Questions & Answers
The cheapest way to get from Essen to Oberhausen is to rideshare which costs €2 and takes 29 min.
The fastest way to get from Essen to Oberhausen is to taxi which takes 13 min and costs €35 - €45.
Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Essen Hbf and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf. Services depart every four hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 24 min.
Yes, there is a direct train departing from Essen Hbf and arriving at Oberhausen Hbf. Services depart every 30 minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 16 min.
The distance between Essen and Oberhausen is 11 km. The road distance is 14.7 km.
The best way to get from Essen to Oberhausen without a car is to train which takes 16 min and costs .
The train from Essen Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf takes 16 min including transfers and departs every 30 minutes.
Essen to Oberhausen bus services, operated by ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH, depart from Essen Hbf station.
Essen to Oberhausen train services, operated by Abellio, depart from Essen Hbf station.
The best way to get from Essen to Oberhausen is to train which takes 16 min and costs . Alternatively, you can bus, which costs and takes 24 min.
What companies run services between Essen, Germany and Oberhausen, Germany?
Abellio operates a train from Essen Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf every 30 minutes, and the journey takes 16 min. ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH also services this route hourly. Alternatively, ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH operates a bus from Essen Hbf to Oberhausen Hbf every 3 hours, and the journey takes 24 min. Two other operators also service this route.
Blablacar is a popular ridesharing platform with 70 million users over 22 (mostly European) countries. The basic idea is that you carpool with locals who are already planning to drive your route and have space in their car. With some flexibility, you’ll get to your destination often faster and cheaper than other means. On the website or app, enter your departure and arrival points and your date of travel, sift through the profiles of drivers who’ve posted pre-planned drives and find one whose timing and preferences match yours. Request to join the ride, wait to be accepted, and pay your share of the set price.
Rideshare from Essen to Oberhausen
- Ave. Duration
- 29 min
- 3 times a day
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More Questions & Answers
Essen to Oberhausen bus services, operated by ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH, arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.
Essen to Oberhausen train services, operated by Abellio, arrive at Oberhausen Hbf station.
Yes, the driving distance between Essen to Oberhausen is 15 km. It takes approximately 13 min to drive from Essen to Oberhausen.
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