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Due to work on the high-speed line in The Netherlands, trains will not stop at the Schiphol station.

The Schiphol station can only be reached by local trains departing from Rotterdam. To reach Paris, Brussels or Antwerp, you must purchase a ticket from Rotterdam. Print then your travel confirmation to travel free between Rotterdam and Schiphol. This will be your ticket.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Thalys International Team

Select Rotterdam station

Due to work on the high-speed line in The Netherlands, trains will not stop at the Schiphol station.

The Schiphol station can only be reached by local trains departing from Rotterdam. To reach Schiphol, you must then purchase a ticket to Rotterdam. Print then your travel confirmation to travel free between Rotterdam and Schiphol. This will be your ticket.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

The Thalys International Team

Select Rotterdam station

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Your journey from door to door

Essen Hbf railway station: Outbound journey / Return journey
Practical information and a variety of services (public transport, trains, carpooling, taxi, etc.) make your trip, both before and after your train journey, even simpler. Essen Hbf is close to the city centre. The station leads straight onto the main street, which will take you to Essen Cathedral.

Finding your way

Public transport

Connecting trains

  • Check your train times in real time.

Taxis

  • There is a taxi rank on the station square.
    Access: Ausgang City/Kettwiger Straße.
  • You can also book your taxi by telephone with Taxiessen (In German) on +49 201 86655.

Cars

Bicycles

  • Take your bicycle with you on board Thalys! You can travel at no extra cost with your folding bike or by putting your bicycle, with the front wheel removed, into a carrying case (max. size: 120 x 90cm). You should then put your bicycle in the luggage area.
  • Go to the bike point (In German) to hire a bike at the station.
    Access: Towards the City/Kettwiger Straße exit, opposite the drop-off park.

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Luggage

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