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 Frankfurt am Main to Essen will cost around $ 19 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 11.
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2 h 30 m
3 h 39 m
Buses per day
Of the 8 buses that leave Frankfurt am Main for Essen every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
These direct buses cover the 190 km distance in an average of 3 h 39 m but if you time it right, some buses will get you there in just 2 h 30 m .
The slowest buses will take 5 h 32 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||117 miles (189 km)|
|Average bus duration||4 h|
|Average bus ticket price||$19 (€16)|
|Bus providers||Flixbus or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Frankfurt am Main to Essen cover the 117 miles (189 km) long trip taking on average 4 h with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $19 (€16), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $19 (€15). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
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Flixbus is one of Europe's biggest bus companies which was created in Germany and offers bus services around Europe and US. Flixbus offers only one ticket type called Standard for your upcoming bus trip between Frankfurt am Main and Essen.
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FlixBus has updated its ticket policies due to the coronavirus. Keep these in mind when booking your FlixBus tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Essen and when traveling by bus:
When taking the bus to Essen from Frankfurt am Main, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Frankfurt am Main, Hbf, Frankfurt am Main, Pforzheimer Straße (Hauptbahnhof Südseite) and Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen Terminal 1. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this trip, called Frankfurt (Main) Flughafen, is located 6 mile (s) / 10 km from the city center of Frankfurt am Main.
The most popular arrival bus station, Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), is located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city center of Essen.
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