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Salzburg to Essen by train
Fastest journey7hr 1m
Trains per day14
Avg. journey time8hr 53m
Travelling from Salzburg to Essen by train
Fast trains from Salzburg to Essen take around 7 hours and 1 minute, covering a distance of approximately 594 kilometres. There are frequent services on the rail route between Salzburg and Essen.
1. Are there direct trains from Salzburg to Essen?
Journeys between Salzburg and Essen usually involve one change of train.
We usually find around 15 departures on the route from Salzburg to Essen every weekday that leave enough time to change trains without waiting around for longer than necessary.
There are typically fewer departures at weekends, when we found around 12 departures.
2. How long is the train journey from Salzburg to Essen?
The Salzburg to Essen train travel time is normally about 7 hours and 1 minute, whatever time you make the journey.
3. What are the Salzburg to Essen train times and schedule?
On weekdays the earliest train to Essen is usually scheduled to depart Salzburg around 05:15 and the last train is around 23:08. At weekends the first train of the day leaves Salzburg around 05:35, and the last at 23:00.
When to book Salzburg to Essen train tickets?
Trains for this journey 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 Salzburg to Essen by train.
Which train companies operate between Salzburg and Essen?
More than one train company operates on the route from Salzburg to Essen, so you’ll be travelling with one or more of the following rail operators:
- Euro City
- Eurocity (EC)
- Inter City Express
- Intercity-Express (ICE)
- Railjet Express
- Railjet Xpress
You can check which train you’ll be travelling on by looking for the train name in search results.
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