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Bus Information between Antwerp and Essen

distanceDistance113 miles (183 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$24 (€19)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, Deutsche Bahn or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Antwerp to Essen cover the 113 miles (183 km) long journey taking on average 4 h 10 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $17 (€14), but the average price of bus tickets is $24 (€19). Travelers depart most frequently from Antwerp and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

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Bus from Antwerp to Essen with Deutsche Bahn

Buy your official Deutsche Bahn bus tickets between Antwerp and Essen from $17 (€14) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.

Deutsche Bahn

Official Deutsche Bahn tickets from Antwerp to Essen are available on Omio! Germany's largest rail company offers high-quality services from Antwerp to Essen to cover the 113 miles (183 km) journey, and Omio shows you the best deals for DB buses from Antwerp to Essen on offer. Simply choose the best times and tickets (including Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares) available for you to make the journey from Antwerp to Essen with DB. You can also find Deutsche Bahn’s discount cards, such as the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, and use these to purchase DB tickets on Omio.

Deutsche Bahn offers a wide range of bus types with different levels of comfort, amenities on offer and time needed to travel. You'll be sure to find the perfect bus type to suit your needs, such as: InterCity Express (ICE) for high-speed buses, Intercity (IC) and Eurocity (EC) for express domestic and international buses, and more local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) buses.

Travel Tips

Buses from Antwerp to Essen
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 Antwerp to Essen.
FAQs
Is travel by bus currently allowed from Antwerp, Belgium to Essen, Germany?

Travel by bus between Antwerp, Belgium and Essen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Essen from Antwerp restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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 9/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Essen from Antwerp closer to your date of departure here

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

Return travel from Germany to Belgium is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Antwerp from Essen?

Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required
  • A negative result for COVID-19 is a condition for subsequent release from quarantine. It is tested in quarantine on days 1 and 7
  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing

What are the safety rules to follow in Antwerp, Belgium?

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

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

Last checked on 9/22/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Antwerp from Essen.

How much do cheap bus tickets to Essen from Antwerp cost?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Antwerp to Essen buses for as little as $17 (€14)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket to Essen from Antwerp?
The bus price to Essen from Antwerp is on average $24 (€19)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next 7 days.
How far is Essen from Antwerp by bus?
The bus distance from Antwerp to Essen is around 113 miles (183 km).
How long is the bus between Antwerp and Essen?
On average the Antwerp to Essen bus travel time is 4 h 10 min  for the 113 miles (183 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure bus station in Antwerp and arrival bus station in Essen?

When taking a bus from Antwerp, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Antwerp, Crown Plaza Hotel, Antwerp, Desguinlei Street (PIVA) and Antwerp, lk 2. When you arrive in Essen, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Antwerp   to Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

Where is the departure bus station in Antwerp located? Where is the arrival bus station in Essen located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Antwerp, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Antwerp.

The most popular arrival bus station, Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), is located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city center of Essen.

What bus providers go from Antwerp to Essen?
If you're looking for buses from Antwerp to Essen, you can rely on Flixbus, Deutsche Bahn or BlaBlaCar to get you to Essen. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Antwerp to Essen route to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
When can I take the first bus from Antwerp to Essen? When can I take the last bus for the day?
You can take the first bus from Antwerp to Essen at 9: 25 AM. The last bus from Antwerp to Essen that you can take departs at 2: 25 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Antwerp to Essen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this trip.
When should I buy the Antwerp to Essen bus for the best deals on tickets?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Antwerp to Essen is on average $24 (€19) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus companies offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets between Antwerp and Essen available a few months in advance.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Antwerp
Essen
Antwerp
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