Ghent to Essen bus

Cheap bus tickets from Ghent to Essen

Showing times and prices for May 22

Cheapest

18

Average

34

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.

Flixbus
07:20AMGhent6h34 01:54PMEssen
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181One-way
Flixbus
09:20AMGhent5h34 02:54PMEssen
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501One-way

Bus schedule from Ghent to Essen

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09:20AMGhent5h34 02:54PMEssen
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Bus times from Ghent to Essen

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Fastest Journey

5 h 34 m

Average

6 h 4 m

Buses per day

2

Distance

234 km

Of the 2 buses that leave Ghent for Essen every day 2 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Flixbus
09:20AMGhent5h34 02:54PMEssen
0 transfers
501One-way
Flixbus
07:20AMGhent6h34 01:54PMEssen
0 transfers
181One-way

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Overview: Bus from Ghent to Essen

distanceDistance144 miles (233 km)
durationAverage bus duration6 h 34 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$26 (€23)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersDeutsche Bahn or Flixbus

Buses from Ghent to Essen cover the 144 miles (233 km) long trip taking on average 6 h 34 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn or Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $26 (€23), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $26 (€23). Travelers depart most frequently from Gent St Pieters and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).

Bus providers: Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus from Ghent to Essen

Find the best buses to Essen from Ghent with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus from $26 (€23). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best trip.

Deutsche Bahn
FlixBus

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is the main provider of bus services in Germany, making on average 40, 000 journeys per day. A special feature of Deutsche Bahn is its wide range of ticket types, savings offers including Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible fares and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your bus to Essen from Ghent. DB uses different types of buses such as the ICE (Intercity Express), IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn) on its routes, which differ in terms of comfort and the time required to travel. For example, while bathrooms are standard amenities, services like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi are only available on certain buses.

    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: $26

    Travel Tips: Bus to Essen from Ghent

    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 Ghent to Essen.
    FAQs

    Travel between Ghent, Belgium and Essen, Germany by bus is: Partially open.

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

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

    Do I need to self-quarantine on arrival in Germany from Ghent?

    Conditions of entry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 3 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 2 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 9 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

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

    When traveling in Germany, 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 5/20/22. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Essen from Ghent before traveling.

    The restriction level for your return bus to Ghent, Belgium from Essen is: Partially open.

    Is my return bus into Ghent from Essen restricted?

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

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Belgium from Essen?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • Travellers must present a negative COVID-19 test as either a RT-PCR performed within 72 hours prior to arrival, or an Antigen test performed within 24 hours prior to arrival
    • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
    • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)

    What are the safety rules to follow in Ghent, Belgium?

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

    • Social distancing required: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
    • Face mask required: Mandatory

    Last checked on 5/16/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Ghent from Essen closer to your date of departure here here.

    Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets from Ghent to Essen for as low as $26 (€23)  for the next 7 days.
    If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Ghent to Essen bus to cost on average $26 (€23)  one way.
    The distance between Ghent and Essen by bus is approximately 144 miles (233 km).
    The Ghent to Essen bus duration is on average 6 h 34 min, which is to be expected when traveling 144 miles (233 km) to Essen from Ghent. However, the time it takes can vary based on specific dates, weekends, and holidays.

    When taking the bus between Ghent and Essen, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Ghent and Gent, Ghent. Your trip 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 Gent St Pieters   and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).

    Passengers board their bus most frequently from Gent St Pieters and travel around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) from the city center to this bus station.

    Passengers traveling this route most often arrive at Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) and need to travel approximately 0.4 miles (668 m) from the bus station to the city center in Essen.

    If you're looking for buses from Ghent to Essen, you can rely on Deutsche Bahn or Flixbus to get you to Essen. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Ghent to Essen trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    You can take the first bus from Ghent to Essen at 7: 20 AM. The last bus from Ghent to Essen that you can take departs at 11: 45 AM. Omio shows you the latest bus from Ghent to Essen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this route.
    If you buy the Ghent to Essen bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $26 (€23). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Ghent 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.

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