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Overview: Bus from Paris to Essen

distanceDistance273 miles (440 km)
durationAverage bus duration10 h 15 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$25 (€21)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, Eurolines France or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Paris to Essen cover the 273 miles (440 km) long trip taking on average 10 h 15 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. While the average ticket price for this journey costs around $25 (€21), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $17 (€14). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

Bus companies: FlixBus from Paris to Essen

FlixBus buses will get you between Paris and Essen from $17 (€14). With over 1000 travel companies on Omio, you can find the best bus times and tickets for your trip.

FlixBus

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.

  • Average Price: $26

FlixBus' current ticket policies due to COVID-19 for your bus to Essen from Paris are the following:

  • 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: Bus to Essen from Paris

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FAQs

Am I allowed to travel by bus from Paris, France to Essen, Germany?

Travel between Paris, France and Essen, Germany by bus is: Partially open.

Can I enter Germany from France?

International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of France

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival and 10 day mandatory self quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state

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

All travelers in Germany must observe these coronavirus safety measures:

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

The information above was last checked on 1/22/22. Remember to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus from Paris to Essen as this information can change.

What are the COVID-19 restrictions for my return trip to France from Essen, Germany?

The restriction level for your return bus to Paris, France from Essen is: Partially open.

Is my return bus into Paris from Essen restricted?

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

Do I need to quarantine on arrival in France from Essen?

Conditions of reentry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 2 days before arrival
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Health declaration required
  • Health screen upon arrival. Those showing symptoms will be tested. A positive test will result in mandatory quarantine

What are the safety rules to follow in Paris, France?

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

  • Social distancing required: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask required: Mandatory

Last checked on 1/22/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Paris from Essen closer to your date of departure here here.

How much are cheap buses from Paris to Essen?

Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus between Paris and Essen for the next 7 days starting from $17 (€14)  one way.

How much does it cost to take a bus between Paris and Essen?

If you’re looking to buy your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Essen bus price to come in at an average of $25 (€21)  one way.

How far is Essen from Paris by bus?

The Paris to Essen bus distance is approximately 273 miles (440 km).

How long is a bus to Essen from Paris on average?

The bus time between Paris and Essen is on average 10 h 15 min  for the 273 miles (440 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Paris to Essen by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.

What bus station in Paris goes to Essen? What bus station do I come into Essen from Paris?

When departing from Paris, you have various bus station options to start your route from including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Place du Pantheon (Bibliothèque Sainte-Geneviève) and Paris, La Défense. When arriving in Essen, you can end your trip in bus stations like Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen Main Train Station and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit.

Omio customers book a bus from Paris Gare de Lyon   to Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof)   most frequently for this route.

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

The most popular departure bus station with passengers for this journey, called Paris Gare de Lyon, is located 1.3 miles (2.1 km) from the city center of Paris.

The most popular arrival bus station, Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), is located 1.9 miles (3.1 km) away from the city center of Essen.

Which bus companies should I travel with from Paris to Essen?

When taking a bus from Paris to Essen, you can count on Flixbus, Eurolines France or BlaBlaCar for the best way to get you to Essen. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service between Paris and Essen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.

What are the first and last departure bus times from Paris to Essen?

The earliest bus departing from Paris to Essen leaves at 6: 30 AM. The last bus departing from Paris to Essen leaves at 9: 30 AM. You can find the latest Paris to Essen bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.

When should I buy the Paris to Essen bus for the best deals on tickets?

If you book the Paris to Essen bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $25 (€21). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses between Paris and Essen. Look out for bus tickets for this route to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.