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$91Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$220Lufthansa Cityline
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$78Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$174HOP!
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$84Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$103Deutsche Bahn
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$84Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$168Austrian Airlines
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$66Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$41Deutsche Bahn
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$87Eurowings
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$72Deutsche Bahn
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$168Eurowings
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$66Deutsche Bahn with connection
$27Flixbus
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$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$96HOP!
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$66Deutsche Bahn
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$128Austrian Airlines
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Oct 4
$72Deutsche Bahn
$25Flixbus
$148Austrian Airlines
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Oct 5
$41Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$114HOP!
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$53Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$174HOP!
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$41Deutsche Bahn
$27Flixbus
$149Air Dolomiti
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$72Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$144Austrian Airlines
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$60Deutsche Bahn with connection
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Bus Information between Paris and Essen

distanceDistance273 miles (440 km)
durationAverage bus duration9 h 40 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$36 (€29)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus companiesFlixbus, Eurolines France or BlaBlaCar

Buses from Paris to Essen cover the 273 miles (440 km) long route taking on average 9 h 40 min with our travel partners like Flixbus, Eurolines France or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this journey for as low as $27 (€22), but the average price of bus tickets is $36 (€29). Travelers depart most frequently from Paris Gare de Lyon and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

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 Paris to Essen.

Find the perfect FlixBus bus from Paris to Essen for a smooth and relaxing journey. Omio makes it convenient for you to check the latest FlixBus bus schedules and compare the cheapest, fastest or earliest bus between Paris and Essen. You can also check relevant travel information for the FlixBus bus, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, depending on the class fare you choose. Once you find the ideal route, book your cheap FlixBus bus tickets online. You can expect to travel around 273 miles (440 km) on this trip and your FlixBus Paris to Essen bus ticket can cost as little as $27 (€22) one-way if you book in advance. When you search for FlixBus tickets between Paris and Essen in the Omio app, you can quickly see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Buy your official FlixBus bus tickets online quickly and easily on Omio and enjoy the travel experience!

When you buy your FlixBus bus tickets from Paris to Essen don't forget to keep the following COVID-19 related policies in mind:

  • 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 Paris 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 Paris to Essen.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by bus between Paris, France and Essen, Germany allowed?

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

What is the status of international entry into Germany from France?

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

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

When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:

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

The information above was last checked on 9/18/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your bus to Essen from Paris before traveling.

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

Return travel from Germany to France is: Partially open.

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Paris from Essen?

Entry into France 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?

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Entry is allowed only for fully vaccinated travellers
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Exempted International Movement Certificate for travel required

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:

  • Physical distance requirement: 1 metre (s) (3 feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

Last checked on 9/18/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Paris from Essen.

How much do cheap bus tickets between Paris and Essen cost?
Omio customers have found the cheapest buses from Paris to Essen to cost as little as $27 (€22)  in the next 7 days.
How much is the bus between Paris and Essen on average?
If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Paris to Essen bus price to come in at an average of $36 (€29)  one way.
What is the distance from Paris to Essen by bus?
The distance to Essen from Paris by bus is approximately 273 miles (440 km).
How long is the bus between Paris and Essen?
On average the Paris to Essen bus travel time is 9 h 40 min  for the 273 miles (440 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.
What station does the bus from Paris to Essen depart from? Which Essen bus station do I come into from Paris?

When departing from Paris, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Paris, Quai de Bercy (Bercy Seine), Paris, Pl. Du Panthéon and Paris, Paris (Bercy Seine). When arriving in Essen, you can end your trip in bus stations like Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite.

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

Where do I find the Paris bus station to Essen? Where is the Essen bus station?

Passengers booking this route most frequently board their buses from Paris Gare de Lyon and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 2 km from the city center to get to this bus station.

Passengers arriving in Essen most often arrive at Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof) and need to travel around 2 mile (s) / 3 km from this bus station to the city center.

What bus providers go from Paris to Essen?
If you're looking for buses from Paris to Essen, you can rely on Flixbus, Eurolines France or BlaBlaCar to get you to Essen. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Paris to Essen trip to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Can I find a direct bus from Paris to Essen?
If you’re looking for a direct bus, consider traveling with Eurolines Germany, Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. Nonstop bus services tend to offer more convenience and save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking your bus tickets.
When can I take the first bus from Paris to Essen? When can I take the last bus for the day?
The earliest bus departing from Paris to Essen leaves at 5: 30 AM. The last bus departing from Paris to Essen leaves at 7: 30 PM. 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.
How far in advance should I book bus tickets between Paris and Essen for the best deals?
If you book the Paris to Essen bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $36 (€29). 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 trip to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.
Stations

Important Stations and Airports for this Journey

Paris
Essen
Gare Paris Bercy
Amenities
WC
Paris Gallieni Porte Bagnolet
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Refreshments
WC

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the train station and what is the best way to get there?
This station is not located in the city centre but it can be reached by public transport.<br>Metro lines 3