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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$16 (€13)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Frankfurt am Main to Essen cover the 117 miles (189 km) long route taking on average 4 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $16 (€13), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $12 (€10). Travelers depart most frequently from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

Bus companies: Bus from Frankfurt am Main to Essen with FlixBus

Buy your official FlixBus bus tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Essen from $12 (€10) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable journey.

FlixBus

FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost bus companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance bus services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

  • Average Price: $12

When purchasing your FlixBus bus tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Essen, keep the following coronavirus related policies and recommendations in mind outlined by our travel partner:

  • 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 Essen from Frankfurt am Main

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FAQs

How much do cheap bus tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Essen cost?

Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Frankfurt am Main to Essen for as low as $12 (€10)  for the next 7 days.

What is the cost of a bus from Frankfurt am Main to Essen?

If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Frankfurt am Main to Essen bus price to come in at an average of $16 (€13)  one way.

How far is Essen from Frankfurt am Main by bus?

When traveling this route you should expect the distance to Essen from Frankfurt am Main by bus to be approximately 117 miles (189 km).

How long is a bus to Essen from Frankfurt am Main on average?

The bus time to Essen from Frankfurt am Main is on average 4 h 40 min  for the 117 miles (189 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Frankfurt am Main to Essen by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

Which bus station from Frankfurt am Main to Essen do I depart from? Which Essen bus station from Frankfurt am Main do I arrive in?

When departing from Frankfurt am Main, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Frankfurt am Main, Hbf, Frankfurt am Main, Pforzheimer Straße (Hauptbahnhof Südseite) and Frankfurt am Main, Flughafen Terminal 1. When arriving in Essen, you can end your route in bus stations like Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen Main Train Station and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit.

Omio customers book a bus from Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf   to Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof)   most frequently for this route.

Where is the departure bus station in Frankfurt am Main located? Where is the arrival bus station in Essen located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this route, called Frankfurt (M) Flughafen Regionalbf, is located 6.7 miles (10.8 km) from the city center of Frankfurt am Main.

The most popular arrival bus station, Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city center of Essen.

What bus providers go from Frankfurt am Main to Essen?

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

What time is the earliest bus from Frankfurt am Main to Essen? What time is the last bus from Frankfurt am Main to Essen?

You can take the earliest bus from Frankfurt am Main to Essen at 12: 50 PM   or take the last bus from Frankfurt am Main to Essen leaving at 1: 15 PM. Look for the latest Frankfurt am Main to Essen bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this route.

How early should I buy Frankfurt am Main to Essen bus tickets to get the best deals?

If you buy the Frankfurt am Main to Essen bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $16 (€13). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Frankfurt am Main and Essen. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.