Book your Train ticket to Essen

5.5 million travellers in 2015
#1 distributor of train tickets and rail passes
15,000+ destinations
The simplicity of one-stop-shopping
75+ years of rail travel experience
European experts


Essen, the cultural heart of the Rhur region

Essen, the cultural heart of the Rhur region

Located in Rhur region in Germany, Essen is today a buzzing city where many important companies are found. The city is the center of the Discovery Area RUHR Art & Creativity, and perfect place for city espacades and short holidays.


Essen is home to numerous landmarks. When you are in town, don’t miss visiting the following place: Zeche Zollverein, Folkwang museum, Villa Hugel, Aalto Opera-House, Essener Munster Cathedral, St Ludgerus Basilica, Kettwing historical district and the old town of Werden.

Train station(s)

While you're there

Travel forum

From our travel community

Which stations does the german ice train from frankfurt stop at? [b]We are wanting to travel from Frankfurt to Essen then to Munich and back to Frankfurt over 3 weeks is the ICE train the way to go and if so what rail pass is required for this or another train service you recommend?[/b] [b]Thank you. (...)

Ann R. | 2016/09/28 answered | 0 Comments
Switzerland-france-germany-austria I am travelling alone to Switzerland-France-Germany-Austria in May 2016 and would like to know what is the best rail pass/es for the following itinerary: Zurich Airport to Colmar Colmar to Strasbourg Strasbourg to Augsburgh Augsburgh to Fuessen (...)

Jeanette M. | 2015/12/22 answered | 0 Comments

Read all