The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Essen to Barcelona is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
This is the last bus of the day.
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1d 2 h 45 m
1d 3 h 25 m
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Of the 3 buses that leave Essen for Barcelona every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||730 miles (1178 km)|
|Average bus duration||24 h 50 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$133 (€116)|
|Bus companies||Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus|
Buses from Essen to Barcelona cover the 730 miles (1178 km) long trip taking on average 24 h 50 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $133 (€116), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $91 (€79). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus buses will get you to Barcelona from Essen from $91 (€79). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.
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.
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.
When departing from Essen, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite and Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof). When arriving in Barcelona, you can end your journey in bus stations like Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter), which is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city centre.
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