|Distance||122 miles (197 km)|
|Average bus duration||3 h 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$16 (€13)|
|Bus providers||Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Deutsche Bahn or Eurolines France|
Buses from Brussels to Essen cover the 122 miles (197 km) long journey taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, Eurolines Germany, Deutsche Bahn or Eurolines France. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $16 (€13), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Bruxelles-Midi and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
For as little as $12 (€10) you can travel by bus between Brussels and Essen with Deutsche Bahn. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
Official Deutsche Bahn tickets between Brussels and Essen are available on Omio! Germany's largest rail company offers high-quality services between Brussels and Essen to cover the 122 miles (197 km) route, and Omio shows you the best deals for DB buses from Brussels 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 Brussels 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 between Brussels, Belgium and Essen, Germany by bus is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/22/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Brussels to Essen before traveling.
Return travel from Germany to Belgium is: Partially open.
Entry into Belgium is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Belgium has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/22/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Brussels from Essen.
When departing from Brussels, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi), Brussels, Boulevard Pachéco (Congrès) and Brussels, Gare Du Midi. When arriving in Essen, you can end your journey in bus stations like Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite.
Omio customers book a bus from Bruxelles-Midi to Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof) most frequently for this route.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Bruxelles-Midi, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Brussels.
The most popular arrival bus station, Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), is located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city center of Essen.
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