The cheapest buses from Amsterdam to Essen

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Cheapest

$20

Average

$21

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.

The average ticket from Amsterdam to Essen will cost around $ 21 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 20.

Cheapest
02:50AMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk5h00 07:50AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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$201One-way
2nd Cheapest
03:30PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk3h05 06:35PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
$221One-way

Timetable Amsterdam to Essen

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02:50AMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk5h00 07:50AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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03:30PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk3h05 06:35PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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Fri
Sep 24
$50Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$694KLM
Sat
Sep 25
$31Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$565KLM
Sun
Sep 26
$25Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$374KLM
Mon
Sep 27
$25Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$280KLM
Tue
Sep 28
$24Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$240KLM
Wed
Sep 29
$24Deutsche Bahn
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$323KLM
Thu
Sep 30
$25Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
$323KLM
Fri
Oct 1
$24Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
$163KLM
Sat
Oct 2
$25Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
$280KLM
Sun
Oct 3
$24Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$210KLM
Tue
Oct 5
$24Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$210KLM
Wed
Oct 6
$24Deutsche Bahn
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$184KLM
Thu
Oct 7
$24Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
$143Eurowings
Sat
Oct 9
$24Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$163KLM
Sun
Oct 10
$24Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$184KLM
Mon
Oct 11
$24Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$163KLM
Tue
Oct 12
$24Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$163KLM
Wed
Oct 13
$24Deutsche Bahn
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$163KLM

The fastest buses from Amsterdam to Essen

Showing times and prices for Sep 24

Fastest Journey

3 h 5 m

Average

4 h 2 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

178 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Amsterdam for Essen every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 178 km distance in an average of 4 h 2 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 5 m .

The slowest buses will take 5 h and usually involve a change or two along the way, but you might be able to save a few pennies if you’re on a budget.

Fastest
03:30PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk3h05 06:35PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
0 changes
$221One-way
2nd Fastest
02:50AMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk5h00 07:50AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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$201One-way

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Bus Information from Amsterdam to Essen

distanceDistance110 miles (177 km)
durationAverage bus duration3 h 5 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$20 (€16)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus or Eurolines France

Buses from Amsterdam to Essen cover the 110 miles (177 km) long route taking on average 3 h 5 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or Eurolines France. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $20 (€16), but the average price of bus tickets is $20 (€16). Travelers depart most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

Bus companies

FlixBus from Amsterdam to Essen

For as little as $20 (€16) you can travel by bus between Amsterdam and Essen with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.

FlixBus

Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip from Amsterdam to Essen.

Find the perfect FlixBus bus from Amsterdam to Essen for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest FlixBus bus schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest bus between Amsterdam and Essen. You can also check relevant travel information for the FlixBus bus, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap FlixBus bus tickets online. You can expect to travel around 110 miles (177 km) on this route and your FlixBus Amsterdam to Essen bus ticket can cost as little as $20 (€16) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets from Amsterdam to Essen in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official FlixBus bus tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

When you buy your FlixBus bus tickets between Amsterdam and Essen don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

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Buses from Amsterdam to Essen
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FAQs
Am I allowed to travel by bus from Amsterdam, Netherlands to Essen, Germany?

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

Is international entry into Essen from Amsterdam restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Amsterdam and Essen closer to your date of departure here

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by bus to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Essen, Germany?

The restriction level for your return bus to Amsterdam, Netherlands from Essen is: Fully open.

Is my return bus into Amsterdam from Essen restricted?

International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

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:

  • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/22/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Amsterdam from Essen closer to your date of departure here here.

How much do cheap bus tickets from Amsterdam to Essen cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Essen from Amsterdam for as low as $20 (€16)  for the next 7 days.
How much does it cost to take a bus from Amsterdam to Essen?
If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Amsterdam to Essen bus to cost on average $20 (€16)  one way.
How far is it from Amsterdam to Essen by bus?
The Amsterdam to Essen bus distance is approximately 110 miles (177 km).
How long is the bus between Amsterdam and Essen?
On average the Amsterdam to Essen bus travel time is 3 h 5 min  for the 110 miles (177 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
When traveling by bus from Amsterdam to Essen, which bus station in Amsterdam do I depart from and which bus station in Essen do I arrive in?

Some of the Amsterdam bus stations to Essen you can start your journey from include Amsterdam, Sloterdijk, Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and Amsterdam, Centraal. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Essen include Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen Main Train Station and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit.

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal   and arriving in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

Where is the bus station in Amsterdam to go to Essen? Where is the bus station in Essen located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Amsterdam Centraal, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Amsterdam to Essen?
For the best Amsterdam to Essen bus to purchase, you can travel safely and comfortably with Flixbus or Eurolines France. However, it's always good to check all possible bus providers with services between Amsterdam and Essen to compare what amenities they may offer.
Are there any direct buses from Amsterdam to Essen?
Yes, you can search for direct buses from Amsterdam to Essen on Omio with Flixbus, and you won’t need to transfer at another stop in between. Direct bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time when traveling to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to before you book your bus ticket.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Amsterdam to Essen?
You can take the first bus from Amsterdam to Essen at 10: 00 AM. The last bus from Amsterdam to Essen that you can take departs at 5: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Amsterdam to Essen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I buy the Amsterdam to Essen bus for the best deals on tickets?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus providers offering this trip and save money. If you buy bus tickets from Amsterdam to Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $20 (€16) one way. To find the best prices for this trip, consider booking your bus ticket from Amsterdam to Essen a few months in advance.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Amsterdam
Essen
Amsterdam City Centre
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