The cheapest buses from Essen to Madrid

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Cheapest

$209

Average

$209

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 Madrid will cost around $ 209 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 209.

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04:35AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof29h15 09:50AMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$2091One-way

Timetable Essen to Madrid

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04:35AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof29h15 09:50AMMadrid, Estación Sur
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Oct 26
$209Flixbus
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Oct 28
$111Eurolines Germany
$287KLM
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Oct 30
$79Flixbus
$179Lufthansa Cityline

The fastest buses from Essen to Madrid

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Fastest Journey

1d 5 h 15 m

Average

1d 5 h 15 m

Buses per day

1

Distance

1478 km

It's difficult to get from Essen to Madrid without transferring at least once.

Fastest
04:35AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof29h15 09:50AMMadrid, Estación Sur
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$2091One-way

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Bus Information to Madrid from Essen

distanceDistance916 miles (1477 km)
durationAverage bus duration29 h 20 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$133 (€108)
changesDirect busYes

Buses from Essen to Madrid cover the 916 miles (1477 km) long journey taking on average 29 h 20 min with our travel partners like. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $133 (€108), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $79 (€64). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

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FAQs
Is cross-border travel by bus between Essen, Germany and Madrid, Spain allowed?

Travel between Essen, Germany and Madrid, Spain by bus is: Partially open.

What is the status of international entry into Spain from Germany?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Spain from Essen?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Specific entry restrictions may apply for travel to Spain: Canary Islands
  • Health screen upon arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival Health Control Form (FCS) required

What are the safety rules to follow in Madrid, Spain?

When traveling in Spain, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/25/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Madrid from Essen before traveling.

What COVID restrictions are there for my return journey by bus to Essen, Germany from Madrid, Spain?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Madrid to Essen is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Germany from Spain?

Reentry to Germany is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Spain

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from Madrid?

What are the requirements?

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the safety rules to follow in Essen, Germany?

The government of Germany has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

Last checked on 10/25/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Essen from Madrid here.

How much does a cheap bus from Essen to Madrid cost?
Bus tickets to Madrid from Essen for some dates and times can be found for as cheap as $79 (€64)  one way in the next 7 days.
How much is a bus ticket to Madrid from Essen?
If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Essen to Madrid bus price to come in at an average of $133 (€108)  one way.
How far is Essen to Madrid by bus?
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Essen and Madrid by bus to be approximately 916 miles (1477 km).
How many hours is the bus time to Madrid from Essen?
The bus time from Essen to Madrid is on average 29 h 20 min  for the 916 miles (1477 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Essen and Madrid by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Essen to Madrid depart from? Which Madrid bus station do I come into from Essen?

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 Madrid, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, Madrid, Estación de Moncloa and Madrid, Méndez Álvaro - Terminal.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from Essen Hbf   to Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83.

Where is the departure bus station in Essen located? Where is the arrival bus station in Madrid located?

Passengers board the bus most frequently from Essen Hbf, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Madrid, Estación Sur/Gare routière Méndez Alvaro - 83, located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city center.

How early should I buy bus tickets from Essen to Madrid to score the best deals?
You can find buses between Essen and Madrid to cost on average $133 (€108) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your journey. You’ll see tickets for the Essen to Madrid bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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