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Essen to Frankfurt am Main by train

  • First train
    04:27
  • Last train
    23:00
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 53m
  • Distance
    189 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    44
  • Avg. journey time
    2hr 27m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Essen to Frankfurt am Main by train

Fast trains from Essen to Frankfurt am Main take around 1 hour and 53 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 189 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Essen and Frankfurt am Main.

1. Are there direct trains from Essen to Frankfurt am Main?

Direct trains from Essen to Frankfurt am Main have been found.

We usually find around 38 direct trains on the route from Essen to Frankfurt am Main every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 57 departures.

2. How long is the train journey from Essen to Frankfurt am Main?

The Essen to Frankfurt am Main train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 53 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

3. What are the Essen to Frankfurt am Main train times and schedule?

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Frankfurt am Main is usually scheduled to depart Essen around 04:27 and the last train is around 23:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Essen around 04:13, and the last at 23:00.

When to book Essen to Frankfurt am Main 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 Frankfurt am Main by train.

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Which train companies operate between Essen and Frankfurt am Main?

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

  • Hamburg-Köln-Express
  • ICE
  • Inter City
  • Inter City Express
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

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

Frankfurt am Main 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.