Special offer: There are no booking fees between 29 July - 31 December 2020. Read COVID-19 updates on European train services here. Sonderregelung: Vom 29. Juli bis 31. Dezember 2020 erheben wir keine Buchungsgebühren. Lies Coronavirus-Updates über Zugverbindungen in Europa hier. Offre exceptionnelle: Pas de frais de réservation entre le 29 juillet et le 31 décembre 2020. Lisez notre page dédiée aux nouvelles sur le Covid-19 et les conditions de circulation en Europe ici. Offerta speciale: Non sono previsti costi di prenotazione nel periodo tra il 29 luglio e il 31 dicembre 2020. Leggi gli aggiornamenti COVID-19 sui servizi dei treni in Europa qui. Oferta excepcional: No hay gastos de gestión entre el 29 de julio y el 31 de diciembre de 2020. Lea las actualizaciones sobre COVID-19 y los servicios de trenes europeos aquí. Oferta especial: não há taxas de reserva entre 29 de julho - 31 de dezembro de 2020. Leia as atualizações sobre o Covid-19 e os serviços ferroviários europeus aqui.

Essen to Duisburg by train

  • First train
    05:53
  • Last train
    21:49
  • Avg changes
    0
  • Fastest journey
    10m
  • Distance
    17 kilometres
  • Trains per day
    81
  • Avg. journey time
    16m
  • Train operators

Travelling from Essen to Duisburg by train

Fast trains from Essen to Duisburg take around 10 minutes, covering a distance of approximately 17 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Essen and Duisburg.

1. Are there direct trains from Essen to Duisburg?

Direct trains from Essen to Duisburg have been found.

We usually find around 83 direct trains on the route from Essen to Duisburg every weekday.

Trains are typically more frequent on weekends, when we found around 84 departures.

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

The Essen to Duisburg train travel time is normally about 10 minutes, whatever time you make the journey.

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

On weekdays the earliest direct train to Duisburg is usually scheduled to depart Essen around 05:53 and the last train is around 21:49. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Essen around 06:04, and the last at 21:14.

When to book Essen to Duisburg 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 Duisburg by train.

Help with booking alerts

Which train companies operate between Essen and Duisburg?

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

  • ABELLIO Rail NRW
  • Eurocity (EC)
  • Intercity
  • Intercity-Express (ICE)
  • Regional-Express
  • Regionalbahn
  • S-Bahn
  • Thalys

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

Duisburg to Essen by train

Other journeys to Duisburg Hbf View all journeys to Duisburg Hbf

Buy train and bus tickets for UK and Europe - the easy way

  • Easy, fast and cheap
  • Pay in EUR, GBP, USD or CAD
  • Cheaper UK tickets with Pricehack

Subscribe to our newsletter

Subscribe to receive top tips, train news and travel inspiration straight to your inbox

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.