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 Berlin to Essen will cost around $ 24 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 16.
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5 h 30 m
6 h 34 m
Buses per day
Of the 7 buses that leave Berlin for Essen every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 454 km distance in an average of 6 h 34 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 5 h 30 m .
The slowest buses will take 8 h 40 m 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.
|Distance||281 miles (453 km)|
|Average bus duration||7 h|
|Average bus ticket price||$27 (€22)|
|Bus companies||Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or PolskiBus|
Buses from Berlin to Essen cover the 281 miles (453 km) long trip taking on average 7 h with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or PolskiBus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $25 (€20), but the average price of bus tickets is $27 (€22). Travelers depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
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There are a few bus stations in Berlin to start your trip from including Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, Berlin, ZOB and Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz. In Essen you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen Main Train Station and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Berlin Hbf and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
Passengers board their bus most frequently from Berlin Hbf and travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to this bus station.
Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof) and need to travel approximately 2 mile (s) / 3 km from the bus station to the city center in Essen.
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