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Overview: Bus from Essen to Nuremberg

distanceDistance225 miles (363 km)
durationAverage bus duration7 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$18 (€15)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Essen to Nuremberg cover the 225 miles (363 km) long trip taking on average 7 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $18 (€15), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $17 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Essen Hbf and arrive in Nuremberg, Opernhaus.

Bus companies: FlixBus from Essen to Nuremberg

Buy your official FlixBus bus tickets from Essen to Nuremberg from $17 (€14) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most convenient journey.


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.

  • Average Price: $17

FlixBus' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus from Essen to Nuremberg are the following:

  • 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: Bus to Nuremberg from Essen

Take the bus to Nuremberg 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 Nuremberg.

How much does a cheap bus from Essen to Nuremberg cost?

If you’re looking to save money on tickets, you can find cheap Essen to Nuremberg buses for as little as $17 (€14)  in the next 7 days.

How much is a bus ticket from Essen to Nuremberg?

The Essen to Nuremberg bus ticket price is on average $18 (€15)  if you are looking to book your tickets for this journey in the next week.

How far is Essen to Nuremberg by bus?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Essen and Nuremberg by bus to be approximately 225 miles (363 km).

How many hours is the bus time to Nuremberg from Essen?

While the time it takes to travel 225 miles (363 km) from Essen to Nuremberg can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays, the Essen to Nuremberg bus journey time is on average 7 h 40 min.

What station does the bus from Essen to Nuremberg depart from? Which Nuremberg bus station do I come into from Essen?

There are a few bus stations in Essen to start your trip from including Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen Main Train Station and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit. In Nuremberg you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Nuremberg, Opernhaus and Nuremberg.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Essen Hbf   and arrive in Nuremberg, Opernhaus.

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

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Essen Hbf and need to travel around 0.3 miles (517 m) from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Nuremberg most often arrive at Nuremberg, Opernhaus and need to travel around 0.3 miles (483 m) from this bus station to the city center.

Which bus providers should I travel with from Essen to Nuremberg?

For the trip from Essen to Nuremberg you can take a bus with Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Be sure to check out all possible bus providers that offer services to Nuremberg from Essen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.

What are the first and last departure bus times from Essen to Nuremberg?

The earliest bus departing from Essen to Nuremberg leaves at 7: 00 AM. The last bus departing from Essen to Nuremberg leaves at 9: 10 AM. You can find the latest Essen to Nuremberg bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

When should I buy the Essen to Nuremberg bus for the best deals on tickets?

If you buy the Essen to Nuremberg bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $18 (€15). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Essen to Nuremberg. Look out for bus tickets for this trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.