|Distance||180 miles (291 km)|
|Average bus duration||8 h 18 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$36 (€29)|
|Bus providers||Deutsche Bahn|
Buses from Lille to Essen cover the 180 miles (291 km) long route taking on average 8 h 18 min with our travel partners like Deutsche Bahn. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $20 (€16), but the average price of bus tickets is $36 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Lille Flandres and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
Travel from Lille to Essen from $20 (€16) with Omio’s bus partners Deutsche Bahn! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.
Germany's largest bus company Deutsche Bahn (DB) offers excellent services within Germany and internationally, including a trip between Lille and Essen. Find DB bus times and tickets for your 180 miles (291 km) journey between Lille and Essen with the best deals on Omio. Choose from ticket types including the Super Saver, Saver and Flexible fares if you’re looking for the most affordable bus from Lille to Essen. DB also offers discount cards, such as the Bahncard, 25, 50 and 100, which you can use on Omio.
Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its levels of efficiency and comfort with its range of bus types. These include the high-speed InterCity Express (ICE), the national express Intercity (IC) and international express Eurocity (EC), and local Regional Express (RE) and Regional (RB) buses. These types of buses differ in terms of the comfort and time needed to travel. For example, bathrooms are standard services on these buses, but other amenities like an onboard restaurant or free WiFi access are only available on certain buses.
Travel between Lille, France and Essen, Germany by bus is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France
Conditions of entry:
All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:
The information above was last checked on 9/18/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Essen from Lille as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return bus to Lille, France from Essen is: Partially open.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
Conditions of reentry:
The government of France has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/18/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Lille from Essen closer to your date of departure here here.
Some of the Lille bus stations to Essen you can start your journey from include Lille, Gare Lille Europe, Lille, Place Saint Hubert and Lille, Boulevard Victor Hugo (Total Access). Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Essen include Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite.
When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Lille Flandres and arriving in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Lille Flandres, which is located around 0 mile (s) / 0 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city center.
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