London to Essen bus

Cheap bus tickets from London to Essen

Showing times and prices for Jul 06

Cheapest

49

Average

70

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
08:30PMLondon13h45 10:15AMEssen
0 transfers
491One-way
Flixbus
07:30AMLondon15h30 11:00PMEssen
0 transfers
501One-way
Flixbus
10:30AMLondon18h40 05:10AMEssen
0 transfers
551One-way
Flixbus
08:30AMLondon14h30 11:00PMEssen
0 transfers
611One-way
BlaBlaCar Bus
10:30PMLondon19h15 05:45PMEssen
0 transfers
1341One-way

Bus schedule from London to Essen

Showing buses for tomorrow, Wednesday, July 6
Flixbus
07:30AMLondon15h30 11:00PMEssen
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Flixbus
08:30AMLondon14h30 11:00PMEssen
0 transfers
Flixbus
10:30AMLondon18h40 05:10AMEssen
0 transfers
Flixbus
08:30PMLondon13h45 10:15AMEssen
0 transfers
BlaBlaCar Bus
10:30PMLondon19h15 05:45PMEssen
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Bus times from London to Essen

Showing times and prices for Jul 06

Fastest Journey

13 h 45 m

Average

16 h 20 m

Buses per day

5

Distance

494 km

Of the 5 buses that leave London for Essen every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Flixbus
08:30PMLondon13h45 10:15AMEssen
0 transfers
491One-way
Flixbus
08:30AMLondon14h30 11:00PMEssen
0 transfers
611One-way
Flixbus
07:30AMLondon15h30 11:00PMEssen
0 transfers
501One-way
Flixbus
10:30AMLondon18h40 05:10AMEssen
0 transfers
551One-way
BlaBlaCar Bus
10:30PMLondon19h15 05:45PMEssen
0 transfers
1341One-way

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Overview: Bus from London to Essen

distanceDistance306 miles (494 km)
durationAverage bus duration12 h 30 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$57 (€52)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus providersBlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France or Flixbus

Buses from London to Essen cover the 306 miles (494 km) long trip taking on average 12 h 30 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France or Flixbus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $36 (€33), but the average price of bus tickets is $57 (€52). Travelers depart most frequently from London Victoria and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).

Bus companies: BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus from London to Essen

You can travel by bus from London to Essen with BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus for as low as $36 (€33). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

FlixBus
BlaBlaCar Bus

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.

FlixBus from London to Essen bus information:

  • Average Duration: 12 h 20 min
  • Average Price: $36
  • FlixBus frequency: 1 a day

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.

    Travel Tips: Bus to Essen from London

    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 London to Essen.
    FAQs

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

    Is international entry into Essen from London restricted?

    International entry is allowed for: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of United Kingdom

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

    Entry Requirements:

    • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

    The above information was last checked on 7/4/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus between London and Essen closer to your date of departure here

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

    Is my return bus into London from Essen restricted?

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

    Do I need to quarantine on arrival in United Kingdom from Essen?

    Conditions of reentry:

    • There are no current restrictions

    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: metre (s) ( feet)
    • Face mask required: Regional advice

    Last checked on 7/4/22. 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.

    Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from London to Essen to cost as little as $36 (€33)  in the next 7 days.
    If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the London to Essen bus price to come in at an average of $57 (€52)  one way.
    When traveling this route you should expect the distance from London to Essen by bus to be approximately 306 miles (494 km).
    On average the London to Essen bus travel time is 12 h 30 min  for the 306 miles (494 km) long journey, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

    Omio customers book a bus from London Victoria   to Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter)   most frequently for this route.

    Passengers board the bus most frequently from London Victoria, which is located around 1.8 miles (2.9 km) away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter), located 0.4 miles (668 m) away from the city center.

    Take the London to Essen bus with BlaBlaCar Bus, Eurolines France or Flixbus. However, it's always good to check out all possible bus companies for the journey from London to Essen as there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
    The average number of buses departing London for Essen is 1 a day. The bus schedules and services may vary between weekdays and weekends.
    You can take the first bus from London to Essen at 5: 30 AM. The last bus from London to Essen that you can take departs at 10: 30 PM. Omio shows you the latest bus from London to Essen schedule to help you book the best departure time for this journey.
    If you purchase the London to Essen bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $57 (€52). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from London to 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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