The cheapest buses from Berlin to Essen

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Cheapest

$16

Average

$24

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.

08:00AMBerlin5h40 01:40PMEssen
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$161One-way
06:00PMBerlin6h00 12:00AMEssen
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$191One-way
08:00AMBerlin5h50 01:50PMEssen
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$211One-way
05:20PMBerlin5h30 10:50PMEssen
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$221One-way
Cheapest
09:00AMBerlin, ZOB8h40 05:40PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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$251One-way

Timetable Berlin to Essen

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02:55AMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz7h20 10:15AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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03:15AMBerlin, ZOB7h00 10:15AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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08:00AMBerlin5h40 01:40PMEssen
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08:00AMBerlin5h50 01:50PMEssen
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09:00AMBerlin, ZOB8h40 05:40PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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05:20PMBerlin5h30 10:50PMEssen
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06:00PMBerlin6h00 12:00AMEssen
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Sep 22
$67Deutsche Bahn
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Sep 23
$65Deutsche Bahn
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$224Eurowings
Fri
Sep 24
$22Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
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Sep 25
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$99Eurowings
Sun
Sep 26
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$311Eurowings
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Sep 27
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$87Eurowings
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Sep 28
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$112Eurowings
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Sep 29
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$149Eurowings
Thu
Sep 30
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$174Eurowings
Fri
Oct 1
$35Deutsche Bahn
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$75Eurowings
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Oct 2
$30Deutsche Bahn
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Oct 3
$30Deutsche Bahn
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$149Eurowings
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Oct 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
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Oct 5
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Oct 6
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$75Eurowings
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Oct 7
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$112Eurowings
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Oct 8
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$47Eurowings
Sat
Oct 9
$30Deutsche Bahn
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Sun
Oct 10
$35Deutsche Bahn
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$124Eurowings
Mon
Oct 11
$19FlixTrain
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Oct 12
$12FlixTrain
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The fastest buses from Berlin to Essen

Showing times and prices for Sep 23

Fastest Journey

5 h 30 m

Average

6 h 34 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

454 km

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.

05:20PMBerlin5h30 10:50PMEssen
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$221One-way
08:00AMBerlin5h40 01:40PMEssen
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$161One-way
08:00AMBerlin5h50 01:50PMEssen
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$211One-way
06:00PMBerlin6h00 12:00AMEssen
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$191One-way
Fastest
03:15AMBerlin, ZOB7h00 10:15AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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$311One-way

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Bus Information from Berlin to Essen

distanceDistance281 miles (453 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$27 (€22)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, 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).

Bus companies

FlixBus buses between Berlin and Essen

Travel from Berlin to Essen from $25 (€20) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable trip for you.

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Book your FlixBus Berlin to Essen bus with Omio and enjoy a smooth and relaxing journey! Check FlixBus’s up-to-date bus schedules for the ideal departure and arrival times, compare the fastest Berlin to Essen routes as well as the amenities offered in the class fare you choose and buy the most affordable FlixBus bus tickets online that fit your budget. The distance from Berlin to Essen is 281 miles (453 km), and the best price for a one-way Berlin - Essen FlixBus bus ticket starts at $25 (€20) if you book in advance. If you would rather search for your FlixBus ticket in the Omio app, you can quickly see if it's a mobile ticket so that you can go paperless when traveling by bus. Waiting in a line at the bus station to purchase your bus ticket will become yesterday's news. So, book your bus tickets online quickly and easily and enjoy your trip with FlixBus!

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Buses from Berlin to Essen
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FAQs
How much do cheap buses between Berlin and Essen cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Berlin to Essen to cost as little as $25 (€20)  in the next 7 days.
What is the price of a bus ticket from Berlin to Essen?
If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Berlin to Essen bus price to come in at an average of $27 (€22)  one way.
How far is it from Berlin to Essen by bus?
The Berlin to Essen bus distance is approximately 281 miles (453 km).
How long is the bus between Berlin and Essen?
On average the Berlin to Essen bus travel time is 7 h  for the 281 miles (453 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What bus station in Berlin goes to Essen? What bus station do I come into Essen from Berlin?

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).

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

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.

Which bus providers can get me from Berlin to Essen?
For the trip from Berlin to Essen you can take a bus with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or PolskiBus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from Berlin to Essen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
Is there a direct bus from Berlin to Essen?
Yes, you can find a direct bus from Berlin to Essen with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
What are the first and last departure bus times from Berlin to Essen?
You can take the earliest bus from Berlin to Essen at 7: 00 AM   or take the last bus from Berlin to Essen leaving at 10: 15 PM. Look for the latest Berlin to Essen bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.
How far in advance should I buy bus tickets to Essen from Berlin for the best deals?
You can find buses between Berlin and Essen to cost on average $27 (€22) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your route. You’ll see tickets for the Berlin to Essen bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Berlin
Essen
Berlin, ZOB am Funkturm
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