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Route overview
Avg. journey time2h 31m
Fare range€31.00 - €36.00
Distance139km
Train operatorsABR, DB, ERB, WFB
First & last trains
First train departs at00:08
Last train departs at20:29
Fastest journey
Fastest route2h 06m
Changes1 change
Stations
Origin StationEssen
Destination StationDetmold

Essen to Detmold train times

Check out the next trains departing from Essen to Detmold for Tuesday 22nd Jan 2019. For the full train timetable/schedule, or to search for a later time or date, click here.
11:52
13:58
Essen
Detmold
2h 06m
2 changes
12:13
14:39
Essen
Detmold
2h 26m
1 change
12:29
14:58
Essen
Detmold
2h 29m
1 change
13:13
15:39
Essen
Detmold
2h 26m
2 changes
13:29
15:58
Essen
Detmold
2h 29m
1 change

Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and Thalys trains from Essen to Detmold

You can travel from Essen to Detmold on Deutsche Bahn, ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity) and Thalys trains. When you search for times and tickets, we might also show you some other options with multiple connections or operators if they’re available.

PhotoJoachimKohlerBremen, under licence CC BY-SA 4.0

Deutsche Bahn

The Deutsche Bahn Group is owned by the German State and controls the majority of rail traffic in Germany as well as in many border regions of the country. Every year, Deutsche Bahn transports several billion passengers and many stations in Germany are served exclusively by DB trains, including the ICE, IC and EC fleet.

PhotoNelso Silva, under licence CC BY-SA 2.0

DB ICE Train

The high-speed train of Deutsche Bahn, with a maximum speed of 330 km/h, the ICE connects major cities and is also used for international travel to neighbouring countries such as Austria, France and Denmark. This train is equipped with air conditioning, a dining car, a children's compartment and power sockets. Passengers enjoy a free WiFi connection throughout the duration of the ICE trip.

PhotoFalk2, under licence CC4.0

An express train running on German domestic routes, the Intercity is a little slower than the ICE and is also used for long distance trips. The integrated circuit covers long distances with a maximum speed of 200 km/h. In recent years, trains of the new generation "Intercity 2" run on some lines at 160 km/h only – these trains, however, offer extra legroom and extra space for toddlers. They are also equipped with air conditioning, a food carriage and wheelchair parking spaces.

Thalys Train

Thalys is the railway company connecting four European countries – France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany. Thalys trains run at a speed of up to 300km/h and have three comfort classes on all services called – Standard, Comfort and Premium (equivalent to the First Class, with access to the Thalys Lounge). All Thalys trains have a car restaurant (called Thalys Welcome Bar) and a free WiFi connection.

How long does it take to travel from Essen to Detmold by train?

The average journey time between Essen and Detmold is 2 hours and 31 minutes and the fastest journey time is 2 hours and 6 minutes. On an average weekday, there are 34 trains per day travelling from Essen to Detmold. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What time is the first and last train of the day from Essen to Detmold?

The first train from Essen to Detmold departs at 00:08. The last train from Essen to Detmold departs at 20:29. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services. Alternatively, some popular routes may run throughout the night at a reduced frequency. There may also be less services on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Are there direct train services between Essen and Detmold?

No, it is not possible to travel from Essen to Detmold without having to change trains. To travel from Essen to Detmold will require a minimum of 1 change. More changes may be necessary on weekends and holidays; use our journey planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

Looking for more information?

If you’re looking for the return train journey, check out trains from Detmold to Essen.
The information provided is calculated based on scheduled train services for Essen to Detmold for a typical week day using timetable data for 22/01/2019. On weekends, holidays or other exceptional times, fewer services may be available. The fare range provided has been found by our customers on Trainline on 04/12/2018 for travel on 04/12/2018 and for adult tickets in economy, discount cards and coach journeys excluded.

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