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 Heidelberg will cost around $ 15 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 12.
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3 h 10 m
3 h 45 m
Buses per day
Of the 4 buses that leave Essen for Heidelberg every day 4 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 257 km distance in an average of 3 h 45 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 3 h 10 m .
The slowest buses will take 4 h 10 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.
|Distance||159 miles (256 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h 55 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$25 (€21)|
Buses from Essen to Heidelberg cover the 159 miles (256 km) long route taking on average 4 h 55 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $25 (€21), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost.
You can travel by bus between Essen and Heidelberg with FlixBus for as low as $12 (€10). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.
Find the perfect FlixBus bus from Essen to Heidelberg for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest FlixBus bus schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest bus between Essen and Heidelberg. You can also check relevant travel information for the FlixBus bus, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap FlixBus bus tickets online. You can expect to travel around 159 miles (256 km) on this journey and your FlixBus Essen to Heidelberg bus ticket can cost as little as $12 (€10) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets from Essen to Heidelberg in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official FlixBus bus tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!
When taking a bus from Essen, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen Main Train Station and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit. When you arrive in Heidelberg, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost, Heidelberg, Alte Eppelheimer Straße (Hbf) and Heidelberg, Hauptbahnhof.
Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Essen Hbf to Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost.
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 Heidelberg most often arrive at Heidelberg, HD Hauptbahnhof Ost and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 km from this bus station to the city center.
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