The best way to find a cheap bus ticket from Vienna to Essen is to book your journey as far in advance as possible and to avoid traveling at rush hour.
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15 h 30 m
18 h 12 m
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Of the 3 buses that leave Vienna for Essen every day 3 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.
|Distance||472 miles (761 km)|
|Average bus duration||15 h 50 min|
|Average bus ticket price||$53 (€46)|
|Bus frequency||1 a day|
|Direct bus||Yes, there is 1 direct bus a day|
|Bus providers||FlixBus or BlaBlaCar|
Buses from Vienna to Essen cover the 472 miles (761 km) long trip taking on average 15 h 50 min with our travel partners like FlixBus or BlaBlaCar. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this route costs around $53 (€46), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $45 (€39). Travelers depart most frequently from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB) and arrive in Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).
Travel from Vienna to Essen from $45 (€39) with Omio’s bus partners FlixBus! You can find the best schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most convenient journey for you.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost bus companies in Europe. Founded in Germany, FlixBus has expanded its services throughout Europe and even to the United States, giving travelers in both continents the option to take a long-distance bus at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight buses on select routes throughout Europe. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on bag and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for bringing extra luggage and making specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat. Standard amenities onboard include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long bus journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
Bus information from Vienna to Essen with FlixBus:
When departing from Vienna, you have various bus station options to start your journey from including Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB), Wien, Hauptbahnhof Südtiroler Platz and Vienna, Wien Simmering Bahnhof (Simmeringer Platz). When arriving in Essen, you can end your journey in bus stations like Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof), Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) and Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite.
Passengers board the bus most frequently from Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB), which is located around 4.2 miles (6.7 km) away from the city centre, and they get off the bus at Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof), located 0.9 miles (1.5 km) away from the city centre.
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