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Travelling from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst by train

Looking to travel from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst by train? You've come to the right place!

On average, it takes around 9 hours 18 minutes to travel from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst by train, the fastest services can get you there in as little as 6 hours 6 minutes though. You'll usually find 10 trains per day running along the 311 miles (501 km) route between these two destinations. You’ll need to make 2 changes during the journey to Essen-Horst, as there currently aren't any direct services on this route.

Plan your trip ahead and book your train tickets in advance if you want to snap up the cheapest fares. Just start a search in our Journey Planner to view the latest prices for trains from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst.

If you’re feeling ready to book, start looking for cheap train tickets with us today. Keep reading for more information on the journey to Essen-Horst by train, including our timetable where you can view first and last train times.

London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst by train

First train

06:47

Last train

19:34

Departure station

London St-Pancras

Arrival station

Essen-Horst

Journey time

6h 6m

Distance

501 miles (311 km)

Frequency

10 trains per day

Changes

2 changes

Cheap train tickets from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst

Book in advance

Most of the train companies across Europe release their tickets around three to six months in advance, many of which can be cheaper the earlier you book. If you know the dates you want to travel, you may be able to find some cheaper train tickets from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst by booking early.§

Be flexible with your travel times

Many of the train services in Europe are also popular commuter services, lots of train companies increase ticket prices during “peak hours” (generally between 06:00 – 10:00 and 15:00 – 19:00 on weekdays). If you can, consider travelling outside of peak hours to find lower priced tickets.

Choose a slower or connecting train

On some of the busier routes, you might also have the option to take a slower or connecting train. It may take a little longer than some high-speed or direct services, but if you have a little extra time on your hands, you might find a cheaper fare. Plus, you'll have more time to enjoy the view of the countryside!

Look out for special deals

Take a look at our handy guides to find out when train operators release their special deals and offers to see if you can find cheap European train tickets for your journey.

For specific information about how to get your hands on cheap tickets, check out our European train tickets hub.

Journey details

Want to know more about your journey from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst? We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions by our customers to help you plan your journey.

How long does the train from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst take?

The average journey time by train between London St-Pancras and Essen-Horst is 9 hours and 18 minutes, with around 10 trains per day. The journey time may be longer on weekends and holidays, so use our Journey Planner on this page to search for a specific travel date.

What's the fastest journey time between London St-Pancras and Essen-Horst by train?

The fastest journey time by train from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst is 6 hours and 6 minutes.

Is there a direct train from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst?

No, there are no direct train services from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst. Travelling from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst by train will require a minimum of 2 changes.

What time does the first train from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst leave?

The first train from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst leaves at 06:47. Times and services may vary during weekends and holidays.

What time does the last train from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst leave?

The last train from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst leaves at 19:34. Trains that depart in the early morning hours or very late evening may be sleeper services, time and services may also vary during weekends and holidays.

What's the distance between London St-Pancras and Essen-Horst by train?

Trains travelling from London St-Pancras to Essen-Horst cover a distance of around 311 miles (501 km) during the journey.

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