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Mönchengladbach to Essen by train

  • First train
    05:22
  • Last train
    22:22
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    50m
  • Distance
    49 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    13
  • Avg. journey time
    56m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Mönchengladbach to Essen by train

Fast trains from Mönchengladbach to Essen take around 50 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 49 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Mönchengladbach and Essen.

1. Are there direct trains from Mönchengladbach to Essen?

Direct trains from Mönchengladbach to Essen have been found.

We usually find around 11 direct trains on the route from Mönchengladbach to Essen every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 19 departures.

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

The Mönchengladbach to Essen train travel time is normally about 50 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Essen is usually scheduled to depart Mönchengladbach around 07:22 and the last train is around 22:22. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Mönchengladbach around 05:22, and the last at 21:22.

When to book Mönchengladbach 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 Mönchengladbach to Essen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Mönchengladbach and Essen?

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

  • Intercity
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn

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

Essen to Mönchengladbach 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.