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Antwerp to Essen by train

  • First train
    05:44
  • Last train
    00:20
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    32m
  • Distance
    28 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    44
  • Avg. journey time
    39m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Antwerp to Essen by train

Fast trains from Antwerp to Essen take around 32 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 28 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Antwerp and Essen.

1. Are there direct trains from Antwerp to Essen?

Direct trains from Antwerp to Essen have been found.

We usually find around 54 direct trains on the route from Antwerp to Essen every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 22 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Antwerp to Essen?

The Antwerp to Essen train travel time is normally about 32 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Antwerp to Essen train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Essen is usually scheduled to depart Antwerp around 05:44 and the last train is around 00:20. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Antwerp around 05:47, and the last at 00:20.

When to book Antwerp to Essen train tickets?

Trains in Belgium usually open for booking around 3 months in advance. If booking is not yet open for your dates then you can set a booking alert to receive an email on the day that the cheapest tickets are released for your journey from Antwerp to Essen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Antwerp and Essen?

More than one train company operates on the route from Antwerp to Essen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:

  • Intercity
  • Regional Train
  • Regionalzug
  • Stoptrein

You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.

Essen to Antwerp by train

Other journeys to Essen (B)

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Child and youth passengers

The definition of "Child" and "Youth" varies by country and operator. This is why we ask for the age of young passengers.

Sometimes children below a certain age can travel without a seat for free. If you want to guarantee a seat for child passengers, enter '6' as the age of the child.

Read more about child and youth passenger ages. See also youth discounts and railcards.