The cheapest buses from Essen to Heidelberg

Showing times and prices for Oct 18

Cheapest

$12

Average

$15

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.

06:00PMEssen3h10 09:10PMHeidelberg
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$121One-way
10:50AMEssen3h40 02:30PMHeidelberg
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$151One-way
02:20PMEssen4h10 06:30PMHeidelberg
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$151One-way
02:30PMEssen4h00 06:30PMHeidelberg
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$181One-way

Timetable Essen to Heidelberg

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10:50AMEssen3h40 02:30PMHeidelberg
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02:20PMEssen4h10 06:30PMHeidelberg
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02:30PMEssen4h00 06:30PMHeidelberg
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06:00PMEssen3h10 09:10PMHeidelberg
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The fastest buses from Essen to Heidelberg

Showing times and prices for Oct 18

Fastest Journey

3 h 10 m

Average

3 h 45 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

257 km

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.

06:00PMEssen3h10 09:10PMHeidelberg
0 changes
$121One-way
10:50AMEssen3h40 02:30PMHeidelberg
0 changes
$151One-way
02:30PMEssen4h00 06:30PMHeidelberg
0 changes
$181One-way
02:20PMEssen4h10 06:30PMHeidelberg
0 changes
$151One-way

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Bus Information from Essen to Heidelberg

distanceDistance159 miles (256 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 55 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$25 (€21)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus

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.

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Travel with FlixBus from Essen to Heidelberg

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.

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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!

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Buses from Essen to Heidelberg
Take the bus to Heidelberg 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 Heidelberg.
FAQs
How much do cheap buses to Heidelberg from Essen cost?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets between Essen and Heidelberg for as low as $12 (€10)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the bus to Heidelberg from Essen on average?
The Essen to Heidelberg bus ticket price is on average $25 (€21)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.
How far is Heidelberg from Essen by bus?
The distance from Essen to Heidelberg by bus is approximately 159 miles (256 km).
How long is a bus to Heidelberg from Essen on average?
The bus time to Heidelberg from Essen is on average 4 h 55 min  for the 159 miles (256 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Heidelberg from Essen by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure bus station in Essen and arrival bus station in Heidelberg?

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.

Where is the Essen bus station located? Where is the Heidelberg bus station 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 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.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Essen to Heidelberg?
If you're looking for buses from Essen to Heidelberg, you can rely on Flixbus to get you to Heidelberg. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Essen to Heidelberg journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct bus from Essen to Heidelberg?
Yes, you can find a direct bus between Essen and Heidelberg with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar  on Omio. This is worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and help save you time traveling to your destination.
When does the first bus depart from Essen to Heidelberg? When does the last bus depart from Essen to Heidelberg?
The first Essen to Heidelberg bus departs at 4: 35 AM   and the last bus from Essen to Heidelberg leaves at 9: 10 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Essen to Heidelberg on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How early should I purchase Essen to Heidelberg bus tickets to get the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Essen to Heidelberg is on average $25 (€21) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this journey. In general, you can find bus tickets from Essen to Heidelberg available a few months in advance.

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