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 Vienna to Essen will cost around $ 73 if you buy it on the day, but the cheapest tickets can be found for only $ 62.
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It's difficult to get from Vienna to Essen without transferring at least once.
|Distance||472 miles (761 km)|
|Average bus duration||15 h 32 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$57 (€46)|
|Bus providers||Flixbus or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Vienna to Essen cover the 472 miles (761 km) long journey taking on average 15 h 32 min with our travel partners like Flixbus or BlaBlaCar. There are direct bus services available. You can get the cheapest bus tickets for this trip for as low as $47 (€38), but the average price of bus tickets is $57 (€46). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
For as little as $47 (€38) you can travel by bus from Vienna to Essen with FlixBus. Omio will show you the best deals, schedules and tickets available for this route.
FlixBus is one of the best options when traveling by bus between Vienna and Essen. Omio quickly shows you current FlixBus bus schedules for the Vienna - Essen trip and makes it easier than ever for you to buy bus tickets online for the cheapest, fastest or earliest route available. The distance between Vienna and Essen is around 472 miles (761 km) and the cheapest FlixBus one-way ticket you can book starts at $47 (€38). As you check the latest Vienna to Essen bus schedule from FlixBus for your ideal departure and arrival times, you can also review travel information, such as baggage allowance and amenities offered onboard, and compare the best route available to arrive to Essen safely. If you search for FlixBus tickets in the Omio app, you can also see if they are mobile tickets so that you can travel paperless. Let Omio quickly find you the perfect FlixBus ticket between Vienna and Essen so you can spend more time enjoying the smooth and easy journey!
Travel between Vienna, Austria and Essen, Germany by bus is: Partially open.
International entry status: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria
Conditions of entry:
When traveling in Germany, you must follow these COVID-19 safety rules:
The information above was last checked on 9/23/21. This can change before your date of travel so please review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus from Vienna to Essen before traveling.
The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Essen to Vienna is: Partially open
Reentry to Austria is allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany
What are the requirements?
The government of Austria has imposed these measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19:
Last checked on 9/22/21. We do our best to keep this information up to date, but regulations can change so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your bus to Vienna from Essen here.
When taking the bus to Essen from Vienna, you can choose to depart from bus stations like Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB), Wien, Hauptbahnhof Wiedner Gürtel/Laxenburger Straße (International Busterminal) and Wien, Hauptbahnhof. Your journey can end in bus stations such as Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Freiheit and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite.
Omio customers who travel this route most frequently depart from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof, which is located around 1 mile (s) / 2 km away from the city center, and they get off the bus at Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof), located 2 mile (s) / 3 km away from the city center.
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