Vienna to Essen bus

Cheap bus tickets from Vienna to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 20

Cheapest

50

Average

64

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.

Flixbus
09:45PMVienna21h15 07:00PMEssen
0 transfers
501One-way
Flixbus
01:00AMVienna16h15 05:15PMEssen
0 transfers
501One-way
Flixbus
12:35PMVienna15h50 04:25AMEssen
0 transfers
581One-way
Flixbus
03:55PMVienna15h07 07:02AMEssen
0 transfers
681One-way
Flixbus
03:35PMVienna17h35 09:10AMEssen
0 transfers
761One-way

Bus schedule from Vienna to Essen

Showing buses for tomorrow, Saturday, August 20
Flixbus
12:40AMVienna16h35 05:15PMEssen
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Flixbus
01:00AMVienna16h15 05:15PMEssen
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Flixbus
12:35PMVienna15h50 04:25AMEssen
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Flixbus
03:35PMVienna17h35 09:10AMEssen
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Flixbus
03:55PMVienna15h07 07:02AMEssen
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Flixbus
09:45PMVienna21h15 07:00PMEssen
0 transfers

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Bus times from Vienna to Essen

Showing times and prices for Aug 20

Fastest Journey

15 h 7 m

Average

17 h 6 m

Buses per day

6

Distance

761 km

Of the 6 buses that leave Vienna for Essen every day 6 travel direct so it’s quite easy to avoid journeys where you’ll have to change along the way.

Flixbus
03:55PMVienna15h07 07:02AMEssen
0 transfers
681One-way
Flixbus
12:35PMVienna15h50 04:25AMEssen
0 transfers
581One-way
Flixbus
01:00AMVienna16h15 05:15PMEssen
0 transfers
501One-way
Flixbus
12:40AMVienna16h35 05:15PMEssen
0 transfers
851One-way
Flixbus
03:35PMVienna17h35 09:10AMEssen
0 transfers
761One-way

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Overview: Bus from Vienna to Essen

distanceDistance472 miles (761 km)
durationAverage bus duration16 h
priceAverage bus ticket price$54 (€50)
frequencyBus frequency1 a day
changesDirect busYes, there is 1 direct bus a day
carriersBus companiesEurolines Germany, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus

Buses from Vienna to Essen cover the 472 miles (761 km) long trip taking on average 16 h with our travel partners like Eurolines Germany, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus. Normally, there is 1 bus operating per day, including direct services available. While the average ticket price for this trip costs around $54 (€50), you can find the cheapest bus ticket for as low as $43 (€40). Travelers depart most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).

Bus companies: FlixBus from Vienna to Essen

Find the best buses from Vienna to Essen with Omio's travel partners FlixBus from $43 (€40). We can find you the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the best journey.

FlixBus

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.

  • Average Price: $43

Travel Tips: Bus to Essen from Vienna

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 Vienna to Essen.
FAQs

Travel between Vienna, Austria and Essen, Germany by bus is: Fully open.

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

International entry status: Entry is fully open for citizens and permanent residents of Austria

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

Conditions of entry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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 8/8/22. 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 restriction level for your return bus to Vienna, Austria from Essen is: Fully open.

Is my return bus into Vienna from Essen restricted?

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

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

Conditions of reentry:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

Last checked on 7/28/22. Remember to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your bus to Vienna from Essen closer to your date of departure here here.

Looking to save money on your route? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Essen from Vienna for the next 7 days starting from $43 (€40)  one way.
If you’re looking to book your bus tickets in the next week, you can expect the Vienna to Essen bus price to come in at an average of $54 (€50)  one way.
When traveling this route you should expect the distance between Vienna and Essen by bus to be approximately 472 miles (761 km).
On average the Vienna to Essen bus travel time is 16 h  for the 472 miles (761 km) long route, but the duration can vary if you travel on weekends and holidays.

Some of the Vienna bus stations to Essen you can start your journey from include Vienna, International Busterminal (VIB), Wien, Hauptbahnhof and Wien, Hauptbahnhof Südtiroler Platz. Similarly, some of the arrival bus stations in Essen include Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter), Essen, Hauptbahnhof Südseite and Essen, Freiheit (Hauptbahnhof).

When traveling this route, Omio customers are departing most frequently from Wien Westbahnhof   and arriving in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).

You can find the most popular departure bus station for this route, Wien Westbahnhof, located approximately 4.2 miles (6.7 km) from the city center of Vienna. The most popular arrival bus station in Essen, called Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter), is located around 0.4 miles (668 m) away from its city center.

If you're looking for buses from Vienna to Essen, you can rely on Eurolines Germany, BlaBlaCar or Flixbus to get you to Essen. It's also good to check out all possible bus companies for the Vienna to Essen journey to see if there might be differences in the amenities they offer.
Yes, there is 1 direct bus per day from Vienna to Essen. You can look to travel with Flixbus  without needing to transfer at another stop in between. Taking a direct bus tends to save you time getting you to your destination, so it's worth paying attention to this when booking a ticket for this journey.
On average, there is 1 bus a day from Vienna to Essen. The bus times and services may be different on weekends and holidays compared to weekdays.
The earliest bus departing from Vienna to Essen leaves at 12: 30 PM. The last bus departing from Vienna to Essen leaves at 11: 10 PM. You can find the latest Vienna to Essen bus schedule on Omio and book the best time to leave for your journey on your chosen travel date.
If you book the Vienna to Essen bus within the next 7 days, you can find one way tickets to cost on average $54 (€50). However, booking your bus ticket in advance gives you access to the best prices for buses from Vienna to Essen. Look out for bus tickets for this journey to go on sale a few months before your planned departure date to find the best deals.

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