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Bus Information to Essen from London

distanceDistance306 miles (494 km)
durationAverage bus duration13 h 10 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$79 (€64)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus

Buses from London to Essen cover the 306 miles (494 km) long route taking on average 13 h 10 min with our travel partners like Flixbus. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $58 (€47), but the average price of bus tickets is $79 (€64). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

Bus companies

Travel with FlixBus between London and Essen

Travel from London to Essen from $58 (€47) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most affordable journey for you.

FlixBus

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 London and Essen.

Find the perfect FlixBus bus between London and Essen for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest FlixBus bus schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest bus from London to Essen. You can also check relevant travel information for the FlixBus bus, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap FlixBus bus tickets online. You can expect to travel around 306 miles (494 km) on this trip and your FlixBus London to Essen bus ticket can cost as little as $58 (€47) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets from London to Essen in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official FlixBus bus tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

Read on for COVID-19 recommendations and policies for your FlixBus bus ticket from London to Essen:

  • 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

Buses from London to Essen
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FAQs
What COVID-19 travel safety information and restrictions should I be aware of for my bus from London to Essen?

Travel between London, United Kingdom and Essen, Germany by bus is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from United Kingdom?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in Germany from London?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/17/21. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Essen from London as this information can change.

Do I need to quarantine when I return to United Kingdom from Essen, Germany?

The restriction level for your return bus to London, United Kingdom from Essen is: Partially open.

Is my return bus into London 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 United Kingdom from Essen?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Before travelling, travellers must book and pay for a travel test package, which will include COVID-19 tests to be taken on day 2 and on day 8 of your quarantine
  • 10-day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Travellers vaccinated under the UK vaccine programme are exempt from mandatory quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test and can bypass compulsory quarantine on arrival
  • Passenger Locator Form (PLF) required

What are the safety rules to follow in London, United Kingdom?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Regional advice

Last checked on 10/17/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to London from Essen closer to your date of departure here here.

How much does a cheap bus between London and Essen cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from London to Essen to cost as little as $58 (€47)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the bus to Essen from London on average?
If you are looking to purchase your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the London to Essen bus to cost on average $79 (€64)  one way.
How many miles is it from London to Essen by bus?
You should expect to travel around 306 miles (494 km)  from London to Essen by bus.
How many hours is the bus time between London and Essen?
On average the London to Essen bus travel time is 13 h 10 min  for the 306 miles (494 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure bus station in London and arrival bus station in Essen?

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from London Victoria   and arriving in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

Where is the London bus station located? Where is the Essen bus station located?

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called London Victoria, is located 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of London.

The most popular arrival bus station, Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), is located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city center of Essen.

Which bus providers can get me from London to Essen?
For the route from London to Essen you can take a bus with Flixbus. Be sure to check out all possible bus companies that offer services from London to Essen on Omio to compare what amenities they may have.
When does the first bus depart from London to Essen? When does the last bus depart from London to Essen?
The earliest bus departing from London to Essen leaves at 8: 30 PM. The last bus departing from London to Essen leaves at 9: 30 PM. You can find the latest London to Essen bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
How far in advance should I buy bus tickets to Essen from London for the best deals?
You can find buses to Essen from London to cost on average $79 (€64) one way if you book within the next 7 days. But we recommend buying bus tickets in advance to score the best deals and save money on your trip. You’ll see tickets for the London to Essen bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.

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