The cheapest buses from Essen to Amsterdam

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Cheapest

$118

Average

$118

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 Essen to Amsterdam will cost around $ 118 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 118.

2nd Cheapest
10:00AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof13h20 11:20PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk
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$1181One-way

Timetable Essen to Amsterdam

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10:00AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof13h20 11:20PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk
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Fri
Oct 29
$37Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$440Eurowings
Sat
Oct 30
$49Deutsche Bahn
$68BlaBlaCar Bus
$445Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 31
$35Deutsche Bahn
$103BlaBlaCar Bus
$303Eurowings
Mon
Nov 1
$23Deutsche Bahn
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$386KLM
Tue
Nov 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$217Eurowings
Wed
Nov 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$192Eurowings
Thu
Nov 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$217Eurowings
Fri
Nov 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$247Lufthansa
Sat
Nov 6
$31Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$207Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Nov 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$177Lufthansa
Mon
Nov 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
$138Lufthansa
Wed
Nov 10
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$130Eurowings
Thu
Nov 11
$23Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
$130Eurowings
Fri
Nov 12
$23Deutsche Bahn
Find prices
$177Lufthansa
Sat
Nov 13
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$158Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Nov 14
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$138Swiss
Mon
Nov 15
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$138Lufthansa Cityline
Tue
Nov 16
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$138Lufthansa
Wed
Nov 17
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$118Eurowings

The fastest buses from Essen to Amsterdam

Showing times and prices for Oct 29

Fastest Journey

13 h 20 m

Average

13 h 20 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

178 km

It's difficult to get from Essen to Amsterdam without transferring at least once.

2nd Fastest
10:00AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof13h20 11:20PMAmsterdam, Sloterdijk
1 changes
$1181One-way

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Bus Information from Essen to Amsterdam

distanceDistance110 miles (177 km)
durationAverage bus duration2 h 50 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$46 (€37)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus or Eurolines France

Buses from Essen to Amsterdam cover the 110 miles (177 km) long trip taking on average 2 h 50 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or Eurolines France. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $46 (€37), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $25 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.

Bus companies

FlixBus Essen – Amsterdam

Find the best buses between Essen and Amsterdam with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $25 (€20). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: $31

Please follow the recommendations outlined by FlixBus when booking your bus tickets from Essen to Amsterdam due to the coronavirus:

  • 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

Buses from Essen to Amsterdam
Take the bus to Amsterdam 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 Essen to Amsterdam.
FAQs
Is travel by bus currently allowed from Essen, Germany to Amsterdam, Netherlands?

Travel between Essen, Germany and Amsterdam, Netherlands by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Netherlands from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Netherlands from Essen?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What are the safety rules to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands?

When traveling in Netherlands, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/27/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus between Essen and Amsterdam before traveling.

What restrictions are there on reentering Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Amsterdam to Essen is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Netherlands?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Amsterdam?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Essen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/28/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Essen from Amsterdam here.

How much are cheap buses from Essen to Amsterdam?
If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Essen to Amsterdam buses for as little as $25 (€20)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the bus to Amsterdam from Essen on average?
The Essen to Amsterdam bus ticket price is on average $46 (€37)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this trip in the next week.
How many miles is it from Essen to Amsterdam by bus?
The distance to Amsterdam from Essen by bus is approximately 110 miles (177 km).
How many hours is the bus time between Essen and Amsterdam?
On average the Essen to Amsterdam bus travel time is 2 h 50 min  for the 110 miles (177 km) long trip, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Essen to Amsterdam depart from? Which Amsterdam bus station do I come into from Essen?

When taking the bus from Essen to Amsterdam, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen Main Train Station and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit. Your route can end in bus stations such as Amsterdam, Sloterdijk, Amsterdam, Sloterdijk and Amsterdam, Centraal.

Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Essen Hbf   and arrive in Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.

Where is the departure bus station in Essen located? Where is the arrival bus station in Amsterdam located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Essen Hbf, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Amsterdam, Sloterdijk, located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city center.

What bus providers offer a service between Essen and Amsterdam?
Take the Essen to Amsterdam bus with Flixbus or Eurolines France. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the trip from Essen to Amsterdam as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct bus from Essen to Amsterdam?
Yes, you can find a direct bus from Essen to Amsterdam with Flixbus  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you buy your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
When can I take the first bus from Essen to Amsterdam? When can I take the last bus for the day?
The earliest bus departing from Essen to Amsterdam leaves at 5: 20 AM. The last bus departing from Essen to Amsterdam leaves at 11: 55 AM. You can find the latest Essen to Amsterdam bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy bus tickets from Essen to Amsterdam for the best deals?
In general, we recommend booking tickets for buses in advance to score the best deals from all possible bus companies offering this trip and save money. If you purchase bus tickets between Essen and Amsterdam within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $46 (€37) one way. To find the best prices for this route, consider booking your bus ticket from Essen to Amsterdam a few months in advance.

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