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.
This is the last bus of the day.
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3 h 5 m
4 h 15 m
Buses per day
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.
|Distance||110 miles (177 km)|
|Average bus duration||2 h 45 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$22 (€21)|
|Bus frequency||12 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 4 direct buses a day|
|Bus providers||Deutsche 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).
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 (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:
Travel by bus between Amsterdam, Netherlands and Essen, Germany is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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
Reentry to Netherlands is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of Netherlands has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
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.
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.
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