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There are 5 ways to get from Essen to Waltrop by train, bus, subway, taxi or car

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Train, bus

  1. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Dortmund-Mengede
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund Mengede Bf to Waltrop Am Mühlenteich

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Taxi

  1. Take a taxi from Essen to Waltrop

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Subway, bus

  1. Take the subway from Essen Hbf to Dortmund Mengede Bf
  2. Take the bus from Dortmund Mengede Bf to Waltrop Am Moselbach

Train, bus via Recklinghausen Hbf

  1. Take the train from Essen Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf
  2. Take the bus from Recklinghausen Hbf Osteingang to Waltrop Am Moselbach

Drive

  1. Drive from Essen to Waltrop

Essen to Waltrop by train and bus

The journey time between Essen and Waltrop is around 1h 17m and covers a distance of around 38 km. This includes an average layover time of around 29 min. The fastest journey normally takes 1h 5m. Operated by Abellio, Eurobahn, Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH and others, the Essen to Waltrop service departs from Essen Hbf and arrives in Waltrop Am Mühlenteich. Typically 127 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

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Average journey times

Time on transportation:
47 min
Layover time:
29 min
Total time:
1h 17m

Route information

Fastest journey time:
1h 5m
Journey distance:
38 km
Services per week:
127
Cheapest price:
-
Carbon emissions:
2 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
02:56
Last service departs at:
22:56

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Essen to Waltrop train and bus schedules

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Essen to Waltrop is to drive which costs €4 - €7 and takes 32 min.

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The quickest way to get from Essen to Waltrop is to taxi which costs €100 - €130 and takes 32 min.

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The distance between Essen and Waltrop is 33 km. The road distance is 43.2 km.

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The best way to get from Essen to Waltrop without a car is to train and bus which takes 54 min and costs .

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It takes approximately 54 min to get from Essen to Waltrop, including transfers.

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Yes, the driving distance between Essen to Waltrop is 43 km. It takes approximately 32 min to drive from Essen to Waltrop.

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Map of how to get from Essen to Waltrop.
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  • Distance: 32.6 km
  • Duration: 54 min

What companies run services between Essen, Germany and Waltrop, Germany?

There is no direct connection from Essen to Waltrop. However, you can take the train to Dortmund-Mengede, take the walk to Dortmund Mengede Bf, then take the bus to Waltrop Am Mühlenteich. Alternatively, you can take a vehicle from Essen to Waltrop via Dortmund Mengede Bf and Dortmund Mengede Bf in around 1h 1m.

Train operators
Abellio
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Dortmund-Mengede
Ave. Duration
32 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Train from Essen Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
44 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio
Eurobahn
Phone
0180 6 9 27 37 27
Email
info@eurobahn.de
Website
eurobahn.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Dortmund-Mengede
Ave. Duration
26 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Eurobahn
ABELLIO Rail NRW GmbH
Phone
0800 223 5546
Website
abellio.de
Subway from Essen Hbf to Dortmund Mengede Bf
Ave. Duration
36 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Abellio NRW
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 Essen Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
22 min
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
€5 - €7
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
€6 - €9
Website
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 Essen Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
€14 - €20
Website
Deutsche Bahn
DB Fernverkehr
Website
delfi.de
Train from Essen Hbf to Recklinghausen Hbf
Ave. Duration
21 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus operators
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
Phone
49 (0) 2366 186 - 0
Email
info@vestische.de
Website
vestische.de
Bus from Dortmund Mengede Bf to Waltrop Am Mühlenteich
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
Bus from Dortmund Mengede Bf to Waltrop Am Moselbach
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Website
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
Bus from Recklinghausen, RE Hbf Osteingang to Waltrop Am Moselbach
Ave. Duration
56 min
Frequency
Hourly
Website
Vestische Strassenbahnen GmbH
Vestische Straßenbahnen GmbH Bus
Website
delfi.de
Bus from Dortmund Mengede Bf to Waltrop Am Mühlenteich
Ave. Duration
14 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus from Dortmund Mengede Bf to Waltrop Am Moselbach
Ave. Duration
17 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Schedules at
delfi.de
Bus from Recklinghausen Hbf Osteingang to Waltrop Am Moselbach
Ave. Duration
39 min
Frequency
Hourly
Schedules at
delfi.de
Other operators
Taxi from Essen to Waltrop
Ave. Duration
32 min
Estimated price
€100 - €130
Trans-Port-Essen
Phone
+49 201/706090
Website
trans-port-essen.de
Taxi Essen
Phone
+49 201 8 66 54
Website
taxiessen.de
Taxi e.G.
Phone
+49 201 238383
Website
taxiessen.de
Taxi Arnu
Phone
+49 1590 6426696
Website
taxi-arnu.de

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