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.
This is the last bus of the day.
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1d 2 h 15 m
1d 2 h 30 m
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Of the 2 buses that leave Essen for Barcelona every day 2 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||20 h 35 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$103 (€92)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus providers||Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus|
Buses from Essen to Barcelona cover the 730 miles (1178 km) long journey taking on average 20 h 35 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar Bus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $58 (€52), but the average price of bus tickets is $103 (€92). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
You can travel by bus to Barcelona from Essen with FlixBus and BlaBlaCar Bus for as low as $58 (€52). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
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.
Essen to Barcelona bus information with FlixBus:
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.
Travel by bus between Essen, Germany and Barcelona, Spain is: Fully open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
The government of Spain has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
The above information was last checked on 6/24/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between Essen and Barcelona closer to your date of departure here
Return travel from Spain to Germany is: Fully open.
Entry into Germany is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Requirements for reentering:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 6/26/22. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations closer to the travel date of your bus to Essen from Barcelona.
There are a few bus stations in Essen to start your journey from including Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite and Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof). In Barcelona you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord, Barcelona, Aeropuerto Josep Tarradellas-El Prat (T1) and Barcelona, Estación de Autobuses de Barcelona/Sants.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord.
Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Essen Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Barcelona most often arrive at Barcelona, Estació d'Autobusos Nord and need to travel around 1.9 miles (3.1 km) from this bus station to the city center.
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