• Real-time information on train departures and arrivals and other information on mobility services at the station
    Overview of the next departing and arriving trains
    Site plan as PDF download
    Notices on train departures as PDF
    Detailed information on parking facilities and fees
    Available at this station:
    • Bicycle parking
    • Car rental
    • Taxi rank
    • Bicycle garage
  • Information for a pleasant stay and a relaxed onward journey can be found here
    Address:
    Essen Hauptbahnhof, Am Hauptbahnhof 5, 4 5 1 2 7 Essen
    Extensive overview of bakeries, gastronomy, stores and services can be found at www.einkaufsbahnhof.de
    Free WiFi at stations
    Information about available elevators and possible malfunctions
    At this station you can put your luggage in a locker
    Even if you are limited in your mobility – it is important to us that you reach your destination well
    Orientation plan for the station, the platform and the surrounding area
    Available at this station:
    • WC
    • Travel lounge
    The view of Essen's main post office building.
    There are various Deutsche Post services in and around the station
    The view from the street towards the station building of Essen Hauptbahnhof at night.
    A total of eleven ATMs from seven banks can be reached within a radius of 500 metres
    A view of the station building at Hamburg Hauptbahnhof.
    If you prefer to exchange money in the traditional way instead of at an ATM with a currency exchange function, you will find the Reisebank at the largest main stations
    A view of the station building at Essen Hauptbahnhof.
    The central station district offers a high density of hotels in the low to medium price range
  • We will help you – on site at the station as well as digitally
    The Mobility Service organizes everything necessary if you need help getting on or off the train or changing trains

    Yes, please register in advance by calling 030 65 21 28 88 (local rate)

    DB Information is the central point of contact for information about your rail journey
    Monday to Sunday, incl. public holidays
    From 0 to 24
    Whether it’s glasses, a hat or a cell phone: Lost items can be found at the lost and found service of Deutsche Bahn
    null null Monday
    From 9 to 12 From 12 30 to 15 45
    Tuesday to Thursday
    From 8 to 12 From 12 30 to 15 45
    null null Friday
    From 8 to 10 30From 11 to 13 45
    Saturday and Sunday, incl. public holidays
    closed
    Our mobile service staff at stations provide travellers with advice and assistance – just look for red caps with the word ‘Service’
    Monday to Sunday, incl. public holidays
    From 0 to 24
    When travelling or in acute need: Bahnhofsmission helps immediately, without registration and free of charge
    At DB Reisezentrum you receive the complete range of services for your journey with Deutsche Bahn
    Monday to Friday
    From 7 30 to 19
    Saturday and Sunday, incl. public holidays
    From 9 to 18
    Report pollution via WhatsApp so that it can be removed even faster
    WhatsApp
    +49 1579 239 74 02 Service only possible via WhatsApp
    Contact persons and contact options for questions or feedback on our train stations

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