The cheapest buses from Salzburg to Essen

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Cheapest

$45

Average

$59

The best way to find a cheap fare is to book your ticket as far in advance as you can and to avoid traveling at rush hour.

The average ticket from Salzburg to Essen will cost around $ 59 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 45.

Cheapest
11:15PMSalzburg, PR Süd12h50 12:05PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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$451One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:00AMSalzburg, PR Süd19h10 12:10AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
$471One-way
11:15PMSalzburg, PR Süd19h10 06:25PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
$571One-way
11:15PMSalzburg, PR Süd14h10 01:25PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
$881One-way

Timetable Salzburg to Essen

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05:00AMSalzburg, PR Süd19h10 12:10AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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11:15PMSalzburg, PR Süd19h10 06:25PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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11:15PMSalzburg, PR Süd14h10 01:25PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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11:15PMSalzburg, PR Süd12h50 12:05PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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COMPARE Prices across different modes

Mon
Sep 27
$30Deutsche Bahn with connection
$45Flixbus
$168Eurowings
Tue
Sep 28
$30Deutsche Bahn with connection
$45Flixbus
$217Eurowings Europe
Wed
Sep 29
$30Deutsche Bahn with connection
$37Flixbus
$255Eurowings

The fastest buses from Salzburg to Essen

Showing times and prices for Sep 28

Fastest Journey

12 h 50 m

Average

16 h 20 m

Buses per day

4

Distance

595 km

It's difficult to get from Salzburg to Essen without transferring at least once.

Fastest
11:15PMSalzburg, PR Süd12h50 12:05PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
$451One-way
2nd Fastest
11:15PMSalzburg, PR Süd14h10 01:25PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
$881One-way
05:00AMSalzburg, PR Süd19h10 12:10AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
$471One-way
11:15PMSalzburg, PR Süd19h10 06:25PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
$571One-way

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Bus Information between Salzburg and Essen

distanceDistance368 miles (594 km)
durationAverage bus duration17 h 25 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$42 (€34)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersBlaBlaCar

Buses from Salzburg to Essen cover the 368 miles (594 km) long trip taking on average 17 h 25 min with our travel partners like BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this route for as low as $37 (€30), but the average price of bus tickets is $42 (€34). Travelers depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

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Buses from Salzburg 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 Salzburg to Essen.
FAQs
Is cross-border travel by bus between Salzburg, Austria and Essen, Germany allowed?

Travel by bus between Salzburg, Austria and Essen, Germany is: Partially open.

Is international entry into Essen from Salzburg restricted?

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

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

Entry Requirements:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • 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?

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

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

The above information was last checked on 9/25/21. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Essen from Salzburg closer to your date of departure here

Do I need to quarantine when I return to Austria from Essen, Germany?

Return travel from Germany to Austria is: Partially open.

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

Entry into Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany

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

Requirements for reentering:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers with the Digital Green Certificate are exempt from the quarantine. Digital Green Certificate is proof that a person has been vaccinated against COVID-19, received a negative test result, or recovered from COVID-19
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test (certificate needed)
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from providing a negative COVID-19 test

What are the safety rules to follow in Salzburg, Austria?

The government of Austria 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 9/22/21. Please check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   closer to the travel date of your bus to Salzburg from Essen.

How much are cheap buses from Salzburg to Essen?
Omio customers have found cheap bus tickets to Essen from Salzburg for as low as $37 (€30)  for the next 7 days.
How much is the bus to Essen from Salzburg on average?
If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Salzburg to Essen bus price to come in at an average of $42 (€34)  one way.
How far is it from Salzburg to Essen by bus?
The distance between Salzburg and Essen by bus is approximately 368 miles (594 km).
How many hours is the bus time from Salzburg to Essen?
The bus time to Essen from Salzburg is on average 17 h 25 min  for the 368 miles (594 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go to Essen from Salzburg by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What is the departure bus station in Salzburg and arrival bus station in Essen?

There are a few bus stations in Salzburg to start your route from including Salzburg, Lastenstrasse, Salzburg, PR Süd and Salzburg, Rainerstraße (Austria Trend Hotel Europa). In Essen you have a few bus station options to choose from for your arrival including Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen Main Train Station and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit.

Omio customers traveling this route depart most frequently from Salzburg Hbf   and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).

Where is the bus station in Salzburg? Where is the bus station in Essen?

Passengers booking this journey most frequently board their buses from Salzburg Hbf and need to travel around 1 mile (s) / 1 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 Salzburg to Essen?
When taking a bus from Salzburg to Essen, you can count on BlaBlaCar for the best way to get you to Essen. You can also check all possible bus companies who offer a service to Essen from Salzburg and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
What time is the earliest bus from Salzburg to Essen? What time is the last bus from Salzburg to Essen?
The earliest bus departing from Salzburg to Essen leaves at 4: 40 PM. The last bus departing from Salzburg to Essen leaves at 9: 15 PM. You can find the latest Salzburg 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 buy a bus ticket from Salzburg to Essen to get the best deals?
The price of a one way bus ticket from Salzburg to Essen is on average $42 (€34) if you buy within the next 7 days. But we recommend booking tickets before your planned travel date to find the best prices for buses from all possible bus providers offering this trip. In general, you can find bus tickets to Essen from Salzburg available a few months in advance.
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