Nuremberg to Essen by train

  • First train
    05:00
  • Last train
    21:00
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    4hr 1m
  • Distance
    364 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    36
  • Avg. journey time
    4hr 28m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Nuremberg to Essen by train

Fast trains from Nuremberg to Essen take around 4 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 364 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Nuremberg and Essen.

1. Are there direct trains from Nuremberg to Essen?

Direct trains from Nuremberg to Essen have been found.

We usually find around 37 direct trains on the route from Nuremberg to Essen every weekday.

There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 33 departures.

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

The Nuremberg to Essen train travel time is normally about 4 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Essen is usually scheduled to depart Nuremberg around 05:00 and the last train is around 21:00. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Nuremberg around 05:41, and the last at 21:00.

When to book Nuremberg 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 Nuremberg to Essen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Nuremberg and Essen?

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

  • 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.

Essen to Nuremberg 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.