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Essen to Recklinghausen by train

  • First train
    04:44
  • Last train
    00:44
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    18m
  • Distance
    23 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    44
  • Avg. journey time
    27m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Essen to Recklinghausen by train

Fast trains from Essen to Recklinghausen take around 18 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 23 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Essen and Recklinghausen.

1. Are there direct trains from Essen to Recklinghausen?

Direct trains from Essen to Recklinghausen have been found.

We usually find around 43 direct trains on the route from Essen to Recklinghausen every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 49 departures.

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

The Essen to Recklinghausen train travel time is normally about 18 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Recklinghausen is usually scheduled to depart Essen around 04:44 and the last train is around 00:44. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Essen around 07:18, and the last at 00:44.

When to book Essen to Recklinghausen 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 Essen to Recklinghausen by train.

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Which train companies operate between Essen and Recklinghausen?

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

  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn

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

Recklinghausen 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.