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Essen to Antwerp by train

  • First train
    06:00
  • Last train
    23:06
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    30m
  • Distance
    28 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    40
  • Avg. journey time
    37m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Essen to Antwerp by train

Fast trains from Essen to Antwerp take around 30 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 28 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Essen and Antwerp.

1. Are there direct trains from Essen to Antwerp?

Direct trains from Essen to Antwerp have been found.

We usually find around 47 direct trains on the route from Essen to Antwerp every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 35 departures.

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

The Essen to Antwerp train travel time is normally about 30 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Antwerp is usually scheduled to depart Essen around 05:04 and the last train is around 23:06. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Essen around 05:35, and the last at 22:35.

When to book Essen to Antwerp 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 Essen to Antwerp by train.

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Which train companies operate between Essen and Antwerp?

More than one train company operates on the route from Essen to Antwerp, 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.

Antwerp to Essen by train

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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.