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Essen to Arnhem by train

  • First train
    04:36
  • Last train
    23:26
  • Avg changes
    1
  • Fastest journey
    1hr 19m
  • Distance
    97 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    41
  • Avg. journey time
    3hr 18m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Essen to Arnhem by train

Fast trains from Essen to Arnhem take around 1 hour and 19 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 97 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Essen and Arnhem.

1. Are there direct trains from Essen to Arnhem?

Journeys between Essen and Arnhem usually involve one change of train.

We usually find around 36 departures on the route from Essen to Arnhem 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 57 departures.

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

The Essen to Arnhem train travel time is normally about 1 hour and 19 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest train to Arnhem is usually scheduled to depart Essen around 04:47 and the last train is around 23:07. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Essen around 04:35, and the last at 23:26.

When to book Essen to Arnhem train tickets?

Trains for this journey usually open for booking around 5 and a half 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 Arnhem by train.

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Which train companies operate between Essen and Arnhem?

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

  • ABELLIO Rail NRW
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • S-Bahn

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

Arnhem 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.