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Cheap bus tickets from Erfurt to Essen

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Cheapest

$23

Average

$26

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 Erfurt to Essen will cost around $ 26 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 23.

09:50AMErfurt3h50 01:40PMEssen
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$231One-way
05:00PMErfurt4h30 09:30PMEssen
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$301One-way

Bus schedule from Erfurt to Essen

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May 27
$42Deutsche Bahn
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May 28
$27Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
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May 30
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$17Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus

Bus times from Erfurt to Essen

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Fastest Journey

3 h 50 m

Average

4 h 10 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

285 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Erfurt for Essen every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 285 km distance in an average of 4 h 10 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 50 m .

The slowest buses will take 4 h 30 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.

09:50AMErfurt3h50 01:40PMEssen
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$231One-way
05:00PMErfurt4h30 09:30PMEssen
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$301One-way

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Overview: Bus from Erfurt to Essen

distanceDistance176 miles (284 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$24 (€21)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesBlaBlaCar or Flixbus

Buses from Erfurt to Essen cover the 176 miles (284 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 30 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $20 (€18), but the average price of bus tickets is $24 (€21). Travelers depart most frequently from Erfurt Hbf and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).

Bus companies: FlixBus from Erfurt to Essen

FlixBus buses will get you from Erfurt to Essen from $20 (€18). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.

  • Average Price: $20

When you buy your FlixBus bus tickets between Erfurt and Essen don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • Exceptions to waive change or cancellation fees policy
  • All bookings can be canceled up to 15 minutes before departure (a fee may apply).
  • Cancellations made 30 days before departure are free of charge.
  • Canceled tickets are refunded as a voucher, which is valid for 12 months, and is the value of the original booking (minus a cancellation fee, if applicable).
  • Cashless payments recommended
  • Online booking and check-in recommended

Travel Tips: Bus to Essen from Erfurt

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 Erfurt to Essen.
FAQs

How much are cheap buses to Essen from Erfurt?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Erfurt to Essen buses for as little as $20 (€18)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a bus ticket from Erfurt to Essen?

If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Erfurt to Essen bus to cost on average $24 (€21)  one way.

How far is Erfurt to Essen by bus?

The bus distance from Erfurt to Essen is around 176 miles (284 km).

How many hours is the bus time between Erfurt and Essen?

On average the Erfurt to Essen bus travel time is 6 h 30 min  for the 176 miles (284 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

What bus station in Erfurt goes to Essen? What bus station do I come into Essen from Erfurt?

When taking a bus from Erfurt, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Erfurt, Urbicher Kreuz, Erfurt Hbf and Erfurt. When you arrive in Essen, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite and Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Erfurt Hbf   to Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).

Where is the Erfurt bus station located? Where is the Essen bus station located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Erfurt Hbf, is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from the city center of Erfurt.

The most popular arrival bus station, Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter), is located 0.4 miles (668 m) away from the city center of Essen.

Which bus companies can get me from Erfurt to Essen?

If you're looking for buses from Erfurt to Essen, you can rely on BlaBlaCar or Flixbus to get you to Essen. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Erfurt to Essen journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.

Are there any direct buses from Erfurt to Essen?

Yes, you can look for direct buses from Erfurt to Essen with BlaBlaCar  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this route.

When is the earliest bus from Erfurt to Essen? When is the last bus from Erfurt to Essen?

The first Erfurt to Essen bus departs at 9: 20 AM   and the last bus from Erfurt to Essen leaves at 6: 23 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Erfurt to Essen on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.

How early should I purchase bus tickets to Essen from Erfurt to score the best deals?

You can find buses from Erfurt to Essen to cost on average $24 (€21) 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 trip. You’ll see tickets for the Erfurt to Essen bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.