|Distance||36 miles (58 km)|
|Average bus duration||1 h 40 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$5 (€4)|
|Bus providers||Flixbus or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Cologne to Essen cover the 36 miles (58 km) long route taking on average 1 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $5 (€4), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $5 (€4). Travelers depart most frequently from Köln Hbf and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
You can travel by bus from Cologne to Essen with FlixBus for as low as $5 (€4). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Cologne and Essen.
If you’re looking for a smooth and easy bus between Cologne and Essen, check Omio for FlixBus buses offering this trip. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest bus to take for this 36 miles (58 km) route between Cologne and Essen, Omio makes it easier than ever to find FlixBus buses at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book bus tickets online. Check the current FlixBus bus schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route between Cologne and Essen as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your FlixBus bus on Omio. If you search for buses from Cologne to Essen in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the FlixBus tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for FlixBus buses from Cologne to Essen starting at $5 (€4), buy your official FlixBus tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!
FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from Cologne to Essen:
When taking the bus from Cologne to Essen, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Köln, Köln Bonn Airport and Cologne, Siegburger Street (Access Tankstelle). Your route can end in bus stations such as Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Köln Hbf and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Köln Hbf, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 1 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city center.
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