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 3 h
1d 7 h 57 m
Buses per day
Of the 2 buses that leave Essen for Madrid every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||916 miles (1477 km)|
|Average bus duration||29 h 35 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$94 (€92)|
|Bus companies||Eurolines Germany, Flixbus or Eurolines France|
Buses from Essen to Madrid cover the 916 miles (1477 km) long journey taking on average 29 h 35 min with our travel partners like Eurolines Germany, Flixbus or Eurolines France. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $67 (€65), but the average price of bus tickets is $94 (€92). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
Travel between Essen and Madrid from $67 (€65) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular route for you.
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.
Travel between Essen, Germany and Madrid, Spain by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Spain must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/19/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Madrid from Essen as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return bus to Essen, Germany from Madrid is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Spain
Conditions of reentry:
The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/24/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Essen from Madrid closer to your date of departure here here.
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 Madrid you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Essen Hbf, is located 1 mile (1.6 km) from the city center of Essen.
The most popular arrival bus station, Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, is located 3 miles (4.9 km) away from the city center of Madrid.
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