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Brussels to Essen by train
Fastest journey1hr 22m
Trains per day11
Avg. journey time2hr 58m
Travelling from Brussels to Essen by train
Fast trains from Brussels to Essen take around 1 hour and 22 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 70 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Brussels and Essen.
1. Are there direct trains from Brussels to Essen?
Journeys between Brussels and Essen usually involve one change of train. We have found some direct departures on this route but these are less frequent than routes requiring a change.
We usually find around 9 departures on the route from Brussels to Essen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 22 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Brussels to Essen?
The Brussels to Essen train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 22 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Brussels to Essen train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Essen is usually scheduled to depart Brussels around 04:49 and the last train is around 23:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Brussels around 05:44, and the last at 23:53.
When to book Brussels to Essen train tickets?
Trains in Belgium usually open for booking around 3 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 Brussels to Essen by train.
Which train companies operate between Brussels and Essen?
More than one train company operates on the route from Brussels to Essen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Regional Train
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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