Timetable Essen to Berlin

Showing buses for tomorrow, Tue, Oct 26
12:20PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof8h25 08:45PMBerlin, ZOB
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08:05PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof7h20 03:25AMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz
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08:05PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof7h00 03:05AMBerlin, ZOB
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Tue
Oct 26
$37FlixTrain
$31Flixbus
$197Eurowings
Wed
Oct 27
$37FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$172Eurowings
Thu
Oct 28
$49FlixTrain
$31Flixbus
$197Eurowings
Fri
Oct 29
$43Deutsche Bahn with connection
$43Flixbus
$148Eurowings
Sat
Oct 30
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$123Eurowings
Sun
Oct 31
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$74Eurowings
Mon
Nov 1
$25FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$74Eurowings
Tue
Nov 2
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$98Eurowings
Wed
Nov 3
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$111Eurowings
Thu
Nov 4
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$98Eurowings
Fri
Nov 5
$29Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$86Eurowings
Sat
Nov 6
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$59Eurowings
Sun
Nov 7
$29Deutsche Bahn
$34Flixbus
$74Eurowings
Mon
Nov 8
$12FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$49Eurowings
Tue
Nov 9
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$74Eurowings
Wed
Nov 10
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$59Eurowings
Thu
Nov 11
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$74Tuifly
Fri
Nov 12
$22Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$59Eurowings
Sat
Nov 13
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$59Eurowings
Sun
Nov 14
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$74Eurowings

The fastest buses from Essen to Berlin

Showing times and prices for Oct 26

Fastest Journey

7 h

Average

7 h 35 m

Buses per day

3

Distance

454 km

Of the 3 buses that leave Essen for Berlin every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

These direct buses cover the 454 km distance in an average of 7 h 35 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 7 h .

The slowest buses will take 8 h 25 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.

Fastest
08:05PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof7h00 03:05AMBerlin, ZOB
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$431One-way
2nd Fastest
08:05PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof7h20 03:25AMBerlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz
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$431One-way
12:20PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof8h25 08:45PMBerlin, ZOB
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$311One-way

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Bus Information to Berlin from Essen

distanceDistance281 miles (453 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$36 (€29)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus, BlaBlaCar, PolskiBus or Eurolines Germany

Buses from Essen to Berlin cover the 281 miles (453 km) long journey taking on average 7 h 20 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, PolskiBus or Eurolines Germany. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $36 (€29), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $25 (€20). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof.

Bus companies

FlixBus buses between Essen and Berlin

Find the best buses between Essen and Berlin 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 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 purchasing your FlixBus bus tickets from Essen to Berlin, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

    • 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 Berlin
    Take the bus to Berlin 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 Berlin.
    FAQs
    What is the price of the cheapest bus from Essen to Berlin?
    If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Essen to Berlin buses for as little as $25 (€20)  in the next 7 days.
    What is the price of a bus ticket between Essen and Berlin?
    The Essen to Berlin bus ticket price is on average $36 (€29)  if you are looking to buy your tickets for this route in the next week.
    What is the distance between Essen and Berlin by bus?
    The Essen to Berlin bus distance is approximately 281 miles (453 km).
    What is the Essen to Berlin bus travel time?
    While the time it takes to travel 281 miles (453 km) to Berlin from Essen can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Essen to Berlin bus journey time is on average 7 h 20 min.
    What bus station in Essen goes to Berlin? What bus station do I come into Berlin from Essen?

    When departing from Essen, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen Main Train Station and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit. When arriving in Berlin, you can end your trip in bus stations like Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof, Berlin, ZOB and Berlin, Bahnhof Südkreuz.

    Omio customers book a bus from Essen Hbf   to Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof   most frequently for this route.

    Where is the bus station in Essen to go to Berlin? Where is the bus station in Berlin located?

    Passengers booking this trip most frequently board their buses from Essen Hbf and need to travel around 0 mile (s) / 0 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

    Passengers arriving in Berlin most often arrive at Berlin, Zentralen Omnibusbahnhof and need to travel around 6 mile (s) / 9 km from this bus station to the city center.

    What bus providers offer a service to Berlin from Essen?
    If you're looking for buses from Essen to Berlin, you can rely on Flixbus, BlaBlaCar, PolskiBus or Eurolines Germany to get you to Berlin. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Essen to Berlin journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    Is there a direct bus from Essen to Berlin?
    Yes, there are direct buses from Essen to Berlin, and you can find a direct bus for this route with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar  on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
    When does the first bus depart from Essen to Berlin? When does the last bus depart from Essen to Berlin?
    You can take the earliest bus from Essen to Berlin at 10: 20 AM   or take the last bus from Essen to Berlin leaving at 7: 05 PM. Look for the latest Essen to Berlin bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this journey.
    How early should I book Essen to Berlin bus tickets to get the best deals?
    If you book the Essen to Berlin bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $36 (€29). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Essen and Berlin. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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