The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Lyon to Essen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
Find all the dates and times for this journey
18 h 45 m
20 h 45 m
Buses per day
Of the 5 buses that leave Lyon for Essen every day 5 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||405 miles (654 km)|
|Average bus duration||16 h 55 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$36 (€33)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Bus companies||Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus or Flixbus|
Buses from Lyon to Essen cover the 405 miles (654 km) long journey taking on average 16 h 55 min with our travel partners like Eurolines France, BlaBlaCar Bus or Flixbus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $36 (€33), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $29 (€26). Travelers depart most frequently from Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).
Buy your official BlaBlaCar Bus and FlixBus bus tickets to Essen from Lyon from $29 (€26) with Omio. Find bus times and tickets for over 1000 travel companies to compare and book the most affordable trip.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
FlixBus from Lyon to Essen bus information:
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 between Lyon, France and Essen, Germany by bus is: Unrestricted.
International entry status: Entry is unrestricted 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 11/6/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Essen from Lyon as this information can change.
The restriction level for your return bus to Lyon, France from Essen is: Unrestricted.
International entry is allowed for: Entry is unrestricted 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 11/6/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Lyon from Essen closer to your date of departure here here.
When taking the bus between Lyon and Essen, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Lyon, Gare Perrache, Lyon, Gare Part-Dieu and Lyon, Dardilly. Your route 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 Lyon Part Dieu and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).
You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, Lyon Part Dieu, located approximately 2 miles (3.3 km) from the city center of Lyon. The most popular arrival bus station in Essen, called Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter), is located around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) away from its city center.
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