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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6 h 50 m
7 h 20 m
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Of the 5 buses that leave Munich 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||306 miles (493 km)|
|Average bus duration||9 h 50 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$44 (€39)|
|Bus frequency||5 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there are 2 direct buses a day|
|Bus companies||Croatia Bus d. O. O. Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Globtour Medjugorjie d. O. O.|
Buses from Munich to Essen cover the 306 miles (493 km) long journey taking on average 9 h 50 min with our travel partners like Croatia Bus d. O. O. Eurolines Switzerland, Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Globtour Medjugorjie d. O. O. Normally, there are 5 buses operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $44 (€39), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $34 (€30). Travelers depart most frequently from München, ZOB and arrive in Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).
For as little as $34 (€30) you can travel by bus to Essen from Munich with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this 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.
When departing from Munich, you have various bus station options to start your trip from including München, ZOB, Munich, Goeppert Mayer Straße/ Frottmain and Munich, Hauptbahnhof Nord. When arriving in Essen, you can end your route in bus stations like Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof), Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from München, ZOB, which is located around 2.1 miles (3.4 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof), located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.
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