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Bus Information to Essen from Dortmund

distanceDistance20 miles (32 km)
durationAverage bus duration55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$17 (€14)
changesDirect busYes

Buses from Dortmund to Essen cover the 20 miles (32 km) long trip taking on average 55 min with our travel partners like. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $17 (€14), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $17 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

Travel Tips

Buses from Dortmund to Essen
Take the bus to Essen easily. Whether you want fast, cheap or something entirely different, our travel experts have collected everything you need to know so you can find the best option from Dortmund to Essen.
How much are cheap buses from Dortmund to Essen?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Essen from Dortmund for as low as $17 (€14)  for the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket to Essen from Dortmund?
If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Dortmund to Essen bus price to come in at an average of $17 (€14)  one way.
What is the distance to Essen from Dortmund by bus?
You should expect to travel around 20 miles (32 km)  between Dortmund and Essen by bus.
How long is the bus between Dortmund and Essen?
On average the Dortmund to Essen bus time is 55 min  covering the 20 miles (32 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Dortmund to Essen do I depart from? Which Essen bus station from Dortmund do I arrive in?

There are a few bus stations in Dortmund to start your journey from including Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof, Dortmund, Hauptbahnhof and Dortmund, ZOB am Hbf. In Essen you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Dortmund Hbf   and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

Where do I find the Dortmund bus station to Essen? Where is the Essen bus station?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Dortmund Hbf, is located 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center of Dortmund.

The most popular arrival bus station, Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), is located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city center of Essen.

Are there any nonstop bus services from Dortmund to Essen?
Yes, you can find a direct bus from Dortmund to Essen with BlaBlaCar  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you book your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
How early should I purchase Dortmund to Essen bus tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Dortmund to Essen is on average $17 (€14) if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this route. In general, you can find bus tickets from Dortmund to Essen available a few months in advance.

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Dortmund ZOB