Essen to Duisburg by train

  • First train
    05:53
  • Last train
    21:49
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    10m
  • Distance
    17 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    80
  • Avg. journey time
    16m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Essen to Duisburg by train

Fast trains from Essen to Duisburg take around 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 17 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Essen and Duisburg.

1. Are there direct trains from Essen to Duisburg?

Direct trains from Essen to Duisburg have been found.

We usually find around 83 direct trains on the route from Essen to Duisburg every weekday.

Trains usually run with a similar frequency on weekends.

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

The Essen to Duisburg train travel time is normally about 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Duisburg is usually scheduled to depart Essen around 05:53 and the last train is around 21:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Essen around 06:04, and the last at 21:14.

When to book Essen to Duisburg train tickets?

Trains in Germany usually open for booking around 6 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 Duisburg by train.

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Which train companies operate between Essen and Duisburg?

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

  • ABELLIO Rail NRW
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn
  • Thalys

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

Duisburg 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.