Frankfurt am Main to Essen bus

Cheap bus tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Essen

Showing times and prices for Dec 08

Cheapest

49

Average

57

The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Essen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

Cheapest
12:25PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 220h20 08:45AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
1 transfer
491One-way
2nd Cheapest
12:00PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf20h45 08:45AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
1 transfer
541One-way
11:15PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 220h30 07:45PMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
1 transfer
591One-way
10:50PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf20h55 07:45PMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
1 transfer
681One-way

Bus schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Essen

Showing buses for tomorrow, Thursday, December 8
12:00PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf20h45 08:45AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
1 transfer
12:25PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 220h20 08:45AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
1 transfer
10:50PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf20h55 07:45PMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
1 transfer
11:15PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 220h30 07:45PMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
1 transfer

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Bus times from Frankfurt am Main to Essen

Showing times and prices for Dec 08

Fastest Journey

20 h 20 m

Average

20 h 37 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

190 km

It's difficult to get from Frankfurt am Main to Essen without transferring at least once.

Fastest
12:25PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 220h20 08:45AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
1 transfer
491One-way
2nd Fastest
11:15PMFrankfurt, Flughafen Terminal 220h30 07:45PMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
1 transfer
591One-way
12:00PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf20h45 08:45AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
1 transfer
541One-way
10:50PMFrankfurt am Main, Hbf20h55 07:45PMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
1 transfer
681One-way

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Overview: Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Essen

distanceDistance117 miles (189 km)
durationAverage bus duration4 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$14 (€12)
frequencyBus frequency5 a day
changesDirect busYes, there are 5 direct buses a day
carriersBus providersEurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Croatia Bus d. O. O. Globtour Medjugorjie d. O. O. BlaBlaCar Bus or Flixbus

Buses from Frankfurt am Main to Essen cover the 117 miles (189 km) long trip taking on average 4 h 40 min with our travel partners like Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Croatia Bus d. O. O. Globtour Medjugorjie d. O. O. BlaBlaCar Bus or Flixbus. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $1 (€1), but the average price of bus tickets is $14 (€12). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).

Bus providers: BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus from Frankfurt am Main to Essen

Find the best trip to Essen from Frankfurt am Main with BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus. Comparing schedules and prices and booking the most popular trip has never been easier with over 1000 travel companies on Omio.

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FlixBus

BlaBlaCar Bus (formerly known as Ouibus or iDBUS) is a popular French bus company from France operating long-distance services in 10 countries in Europe and connecting over 300 destinations. It is a subsidiary of the French carpooling service, BlaBlaCar. Standard amenities on BlaBlaCar Bus include toilets, air conditioning, USB and power outlets for charging phones, tablets and laptops during long bus journeys, extra legroom and adjustable seats. There is also free Wi-Fi available on select routes. The only ticket type from BlaBlaCar Bus is the Standard ticket, which allows each traveler to bring one carry-on bag and up to two checked bags.

    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.

    Bus information from Frankfurt am Main to Essen with FlixBus:

    • Average Duration: 4 h 29 min
    • FlixBus frequency: 4 a day

    Travel Tips: Bus to Essen from Frankfurt am Main

    Travel Tips: Take the bus to Essen 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 Frankfurt am Main to Essen.
    FAQs
    Looking to save money on your journey? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Essen from Frankfurt am Main for the next 7 days starting from $1 (€1)  one way.
    If you are looking to purchase your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Frankfurt am Main to Essen bus to cost on average $14 (€12)  one way.
    The distance between Frankfurt am Main and Essen by bus is approximately 117 miles (189 km).
    The bus time from Frankfurt am Main to Essen is on average 4 h 40 min  for the 117 miles (189 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go between Frankfurt am Main and Essen by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

    When taking the bus between Frankfurt am Main and Essen, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen (Terminal 1), Frankfurt am Main, Mannheimer Straße (Hauptbahnhof) and Frankfurt am Main, Hauptbahnhof Fernbusse. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite and Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).

    Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).

    The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, is located 9.2 miles (14.8 km) from the city center of Frankfurt am Main.

    The most popular arrival bus station, Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter), is located 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from the city center of Essen.

    When taking a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Essen, you can count on Eurolines Switzerland, BlaBlaCar, Croatia Bus d. O. O. Globtour Medjugorjie d. O. O. BlaBlaCar Bus or Flixbus for the best way to get you to Essen. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service to Essen from Frankfurt am Main and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
    Yes, there are 5 direct buses from Frankfurt am Main to Essen per day with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Globtour Medjugorjie d. O. O.   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.
    On average, there are 5 buses a day from Frankfurt am Main to Essen. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
    The earliest bus for this journey departs from Frankfurt am Main at 5: 15 PM. The last bus leaves from Frankfurt am Main at 5: 15 PM. Check Omio for the latest bus schedule from Frankfurt am Main to Essen and book the best time to depart on your chosen travel date.
    The price of a one way bus ticket from Frankfurt am Main to Essen is on average $14 (€12) if you book 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 companies offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets between Frankfurt am Main and Essen available a few months in advance.

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