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Essen Train Station

Essen Main Train Station (Essen Hauptbahnhof) is situated at Willy-Brandt-Platz in the city centre, near the border of Stadtkern (City Core) and Südviertel (South Quarter). Major streets near Essen Train Station include Hachestrasse, Gildehofstrasse, Hindenburgstrasse, and Hollestrasse. The station is within 5 minutes walk from Theaterplatz and Burgplatz.

Train Services at Essen Station

The station is served by all categories of trains, including long distance trains and high-speed trains (ICE and Thalys). Destinations include most major German cities and some cities in other countries (among them Brussels or Paris).

It is also one of the busiest junctions in the Rhein-Ruhr S-Bahn network (for regional trains), served by lines S1 (Solingen – Düsseldorf – Essen – Dortmund), S2 (Duisburg – Essen – Dortmund), S3 (Oberhausen – Essen – Hattingen), S6 (Cologne – Düsseldorf – Essen), and S9 (Wuppertal – Essen – Haltern am See).