The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Munich to Essen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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8 h 46 m
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Of the 18 buses that leave Munich for Essen every day 1 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||306 miles (493 km)|
|Average bus duration||9 h 10 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$27 (€25)|
|Bus frequency||7 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 4 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Globtour Medjugorjie d. O. O. Eurolines Switzerland, Croatia Bus d. O. O. Flixbus or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Munich to Essen cover the 306 miles (493 km) long trip taking on average 9 h 10 min with our travel partners like Globtour Medjugorjie d. O. O. Eurolines Switzerland, Croatia Bus d. O. O. Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there are 7 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $27 (€25), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $19 (€17). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).
Find the best buses to Essen from Munich with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $19 (€17). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best route.
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.
Munich to Essen bus information with FlixBus:
There are a few bus stations in Munich to start your journey from including München, ZOB, Munich, Goeppert Mayer Straße/ Frottmain and Munich, Hauptbahnhof Nord. In Essen you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite and Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).
Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).
Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from München Hbf and need to travel around 2.3 miles (3.7 km) from the city center to get to this bus station.
Passengers arriving in Essen most often arrive at Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) and need to travel around 0.7 miles (1.2 km) from this bus station to the city center.
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