Amsterdam to Essen bus

Cheap bus tickets from Amsterdam to Essen

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Cheapest

25

Average

30

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

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04:15AMAmsterdam4h45 09:00AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
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251One-way
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12:00PMAmsterdam3h25 03:25PMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
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251One-way
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07:00PMAmsterdam3h05 10:05PMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
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301One-way
10:15PMAmsterdam5h45 04:00AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
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401One-way

Bus schedule from Amsterdam to Essen

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04:15AMAmsterdam4h45 09:00AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
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12:00PMAmsterdam3h25 03:25PMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
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07:00PMAmsterdam3h05 10:05PMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
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10:15PMAmsterdam5h45 04:00AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
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Bus times from Amsterdam to Essen

Showing times and prices for Oct 05

Fastest Journey

3 h 5 m

Average

4 h 15 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

178 km

Of the 4 buses that leave Amsterdam for Essen every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Fastest
07:00PMAmsterdam3h05 10:05PMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
0 transfers
301One-way
2nd Fastest
12:00PMAmsterdam3h25 03:25PMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
0 transfers
251One-way
04:15AMAmsterdam4h45 09:00AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
0 transfers
251One-way
10:15PMAmsterdam5h45 04:00AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
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401One-way

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Overview: Bus from Amsterdam to Essen

distanceDistance110 miles (177 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 45 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$22 (€21)
frequencyBus frequency12 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 4 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersDeutsche Bahn, Flixbus or Eurolines France

Buses from Amsterdam to Essen cover the 110 miles (177 km) long route taking on average 2 h 45 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus or Eurolines France. Normally, there are 12 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $17 (€16), but the average price of bus tickets is $22 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).

Bus providers: Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus from Amsterdam to Essen

Find the best buses to Essen from Amsterdam with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus from $17 (€16). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

Deutsche Bahn
FlixBus

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of bus services and makes on average about 40, 000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of buses includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Amsterdam to Essen bus.

    FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

    FlixBus from Amsterdam to Essen bus information:

    • Average Duration: 3 h 48 min
    • Average Price: $17
    • FlixBus frequency: 4 a day

    Travel Tips: Bus to Essen from Amsterdam

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to Essen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Amsterdam to Essen.
    FAQs

    Travel by bus between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Essen, Germany is: Unrestricted.

    Is international entry into Essen from Amsterdam restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Amsterdam?

    Entry Requirements:

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Essen, Germany?

    The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    The above information was last checked on 10/2/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Amsterdam to Essen closer to your date of departure here

    The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Essen to Amsterdam is: Unrestricted

    Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Netherlands from Germany?

    Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Essen?

    What are the requirements?

    • There are no current restrictions

    What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

    The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

    • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask: Recommended

    Last checked on 10/3/22. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Amsterdam from Essen here.

    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Amsterdam to Essen for as low as $17 (€16)  for the next 7 days.
    In the next 7 days you can expect to pay on average $22 (€21)  for a bus ticket from Amsterdam to Essen.
    The distance to Essen from Amsterdam by bus is approximately 110 miles (177 km).
    The Amsterdam to Essen bus duration is on average 2 h 45 min, which is to be expected when traveling 110 miles (177 km) between Amsterdam and Essen. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    There are a few bus stations in Amsterdam to start your trip from including Amsterdam, Radarweg (Sloterdijk), Amsterdam Stadium Holanda and Amsterdam, Centraal. In Essen you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite and Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).

    Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 0.6 miles (916 m) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter), located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center.

    Take the Amsterdam to Essen bus with Deutsche Bahn, Flixbus or Eurolines France. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip to Essen from Amsterdam as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Yes, there are 4 direct buses a day to Essen from Amsterdam. If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Flixbus. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.
    The average number of buses departing Amsterdam for Essen is 12 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    The earliest bus departing from Amsterdam to Essen leaves at 6: 00 AM. The last bus departing from Amsterdam to Essen leaves at 8: 40 PM. You can find the latest Amsterdam to Essen bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
    If you purchase the Amsterdam to Essen bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $22 (€21). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Amsterdam to Essen. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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