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Mannheim to Essen by train

  • First train
    06:36
  • Last train
    21:36
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    2hr 13m
  • Distance
    242 kilometres
  • Trains per Day
    27
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 7m
  • Train Operators

Travelling from Mannheim to Essen by train

Fast trains from Mannheim to Essen take around 2 hours and 13 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 242 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Mannheim and Essen.

1. Are there direct trains from Mannheim to Essen?

Direct trains from Mannheim to Essen have been found.

We usually find around 25 direct trains on the route from Mannheim to Essen every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 31 departures.

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

The Mannheim to Essen train travel time is normally about 2 hours and 13 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Essen is usually scheduled to depart Mannheim around 06:36 and the last train is around 21:36. This is the same at the weekend.

When to book Mannheim to Essen 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 Mannheim to Essen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Mannheim and Essen?

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

  • Eurocity (EC)
  • ICE
  • InterCity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)

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

Essen to Mannheim 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.