The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Amsterdam to Essen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
3 h 5 m
4 h 2 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave Amsterdam for Essen every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||110 miles (177 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 35 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$23 (€21)|
|Bus frequency||6 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
Buses from Amsterdam to Essen cover the 110 miles (177 km) long route taking on average 2 h 35 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. Normally, there are 6 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $18 (€16), but the average price of bus tickets is $23 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk) and arrive in Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).
Travel to Essen from Amsterdam from $18 (€16) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.
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.
Amsterdam to Essen bus information with FlixBus:
When departing from Amsterdam, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk), Amsterdam, Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam, Station Duivendrecht. When arriving in Essen, you can end your route in bus stations like Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof), Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Amsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk), which is located around 4.3 miles (7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof), located 0.9 miles (1.4 km) away from the city centre.
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