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Essen overview

Essen is known for its shops. You can learn about the local heritage of Essen at landmarks such as Essen Cathedral and Old Synagogue. While here, discover other sights like Philharmonie Essen and Grillo-Theater.

Where to stay in Essen

Whether you plan to stay for a night or a week, Essen has accommodation to fit your needs. There are 57 hotels in Essen and you can shop for as many as 538 deals for rooms on, some with discounts of up to 50%. Our room prices start at GBP 10 per night. Here's a breakdown of hotels by star rating in Essen as well as in the surrounding area:
  • • 33 5-star hotels from GBP 61 per night
  • • 195 4-star hotels from GBP 45 per night
  • • 240 3-star hotels from GBP 34 per night
  • • 23 2-star hotels from GBP 23 per night

How to get to Essen

Fly into Duesseldorf (DUS-Duesseldorf Intl.), 15.9 mi (25.7 km) from central Essen. Dortmund (DTM) is the next-closest major airport, 26.3 mi (42.3 km) away.

Train stations include:
  • • Essen Central Station (0.4 mi/0.6 km from the city centre)
  • • Essen Sued S-Bahn (1.3 mi/2 km from the city centre)
  • • Essen West S-Bahn (1.4 mi/2.3 km from the city centre)
Metro stations include:
  • • Hirschlandplatz U-Bahn (0.2 mi/0.3 km from the city centre)
  • • Berliner Platz U-Bahn (0.4 mi/0.6 km from the city centre)
  • • Bismarckplatz U-Bahn (0.6 mi/1 km from the city centre)

What to see around Essen

Here are some local highlights:
  • • Essen Cathedral
  • • Old Synagogue
  • • Philharmonie Essen
  • • Grillo-Theater
  • • Colosseum Theater

When to visit Essen

Do you want to know the ideal time of year to visit? Here's a list of the seasonal weather norms to help with trip planning:

Seasonal temperatures
  • • January-March: 10°F day, 0°F night
  • • April-June: 20°F day, 4°F night
  • • July-September: 22°F day, 10°F night
  • • October-December: 16°F day, 1°F night
Seasonal average rainfall
  • • January-March: 183 inches
  • • April-June: 216 inches
  • • July-September: 257 inches
  • • October-December: 218 inches