The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Brussels to Essen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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3 h 35 m
3 h 58 m
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Of the 7 buses that leave Brussels for Essen every day 7 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||122 miles (197 km)|
|Average bus duration||3 h 30 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$21 (€18)|
|Bus frequency||3 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 3 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines Germany, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Brussels to Essen cover the 122 miles (197 km) long route taking on average 3 h 30 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines Germany, FlixBus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there are 3 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $21 (€18), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $18 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Brussels, Boulevard Pachéco (Congrès) and arrive in Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).
Find the best buses to Essen from Brussels with Omio's travel partners BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus from $18 (€15). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.
BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.
When departing from Brussels, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Brussels, Boulevard Pachéco (Congrès), Brussels, Brussels South (Gare du Midi) and Brussels-Noord. When arriving in Essen, you can end your route in bus stations like Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof), Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Brussels, Boulevard Pachéco (Congrès), which is located around 0.8 miles (1.3 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof), located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.
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