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Bus Information from Munich to Essen

distanceDistance306 miles (493 km)
durationAverage bus duration10 h 35 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$36 (€29)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Munich to Essen cover the 306 miles (493 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 35 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $25 (€20), but the average price of bus tickets is $36 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from München Hbf and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

Bus companies

FlixBus between Munich and Essen

You can travel by bus from Munich to Essen with FlixBus for as low as $25 (€20). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best route.

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 from Munich to Essen.

If you’re looking for a smooth and easy bus from Munich to Essen, check Omio for FlixBus buses offering this journey. Whether you are looking for the fastest, earliest or cheapest bus to take for this 306 miles (493 km) route between Munich and Essen, Omio makes it easier than ever to find FlixBus buses at affordable prices, and you can also quickly book bus tickets online. Check the current FlixBus bus schedules for your ideal departure and arrival times, compare the best route from Munich to Essen as well as relevant ticket information (such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard), and book your FlixBus bus on Omio. If you search for buses between Munich and Essen in the Omio app, you can quickly see if the FlixBus tickets are mobile tickets, making it convenient for you to go paperless when traveling. With prices for FlixBus buses between Munich and Essen starting at $25 (€20), buy your official FlixBus tickets with Omio online quickly and easily!

FlixBus has the following ticket policies due to COVID-19, which you should be aware of when booking and traveling by bus from Munich 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 Munich to Essen
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 Munich to Essen.
FAQs
How much do cheap bus tickets to Essen from Munich cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Munich to Essen to cost as little as $25 (€20)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the bus to Essen from Munich on average?
If you’re looking to purchase your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Munich to Essen bus price to come in at an average of $36 (€29)  one way.
How far is Munich to Essen by bus?
The Munich to Essen bus distance is approximately 306 miles (493 km).
How long is the bus between Munich and Essen?
On average the Munich to Essen bus time is 10 h 35 min  covering the 306 miles (493 km) long route, but the journey time can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
Which bus station from Munich to Essen do I depart from? Which Essen bus station from Munich do I arrive in?

When taking a bus from Munich, you have a couple of bus stations you can depart from including München, ZOB, Munich, Goeppert Mayer Straße/ Frottmain and Munich, Hauptbahnhof Nord. When you arrive in Essen, your bus can arrive in bus stations including Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite.

Omio customers traveling this route book their buses from München Hbf   to Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

Where is the bus station in Munich to go to Essen? Where is the bus station in Essen located?

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this trip, München Hbf, located approximately 1 mile (s) / 1 km from the city center of Munich. The most popular arrival bus station in Essen, called Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), is located around 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from its city center.

Which bus companies can get me from Munich to Essen?
If you're looking for buses from Munich to Essen, you can rely on Flixbus or BlaBlaCar to get you to Essen. It's also good to check out all possible bus providers for the Munich to Essen trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Is there a direct bus from Munich to Essen?
Yes, there are direct buses between Munich and Essen, and you can find a direct bus for this route with Flixbus, BlaBlaCar or Croatia Bus d. O. O.   on Omio. It's worth paying attention to when you purchase your bus ticket as direct services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting to your destination.
What time is the earliest bus from Munich to Essen? What time is the last bus from Munich to Essen?
You can take the earliest bus from Munich to Essen at 5: 52 AM   or take the last bus from Munich to Essen leaving at 11: 30 AM. Look for the latest Munich to Essen bus schedules on Omio and book the best time to take the bus for this trip.
When should I buy the Munich to Essen bus for the best deals on tickets?
You can find buses to Essen from Munich to cost on average $36 (€29) 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 Munich to Essen bus generally on sale a few months before the planned travel date.
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Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Munich
Essen
München ZOB Hackerbrücke
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