The cheapest buses from Vienna to Essen

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Cheapest

$62

Average

$73

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.

Cheapest
02:35PMVienna16h35 07:10AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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$621One-way
Cheapest
05:55PMVienna15h07 09:02AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
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$621One-way
2nd Cheapest
05:55PMVienna18h05 12:00PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
$631One-way
03:25PMWien, Hauptbahnhof20h40 12:05PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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$661One-way
01:55AMWien, Hauptbahnhof19h40 09:35PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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$781One-way

Timetable Vienna to Essen

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01:55AMWien, Hauptbahnhof19h40 09:35PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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05:15AMVienna15h32 08:47PMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
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02:35PMVienna16h35 07:10AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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03:25PMWien, Hauptbahnhof20h40 12:05PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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05:55PMVienna18h05 12:00PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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05:55PMVienna15h07 09:02AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
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11:25PMVienna16h05 03:30PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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Sat
Sep 25
$99Deutsche Bahn
$62Flixbus
$107Wizz Air
Sun
Sep 26
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$121Ryanair
Tue
Sep 28
$47Deutsche Bahn with connection
$60Flixbus
$11Wizz Air
Wed
Sep 29
$47Deutsche Bahn
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$38Wizz Air
Thu
Sep 30
$47Deutsche Bahn
$47Flixbus
$11Wizz Air

The fastest buses from Vienna to Essen

Showing times and prices for Sep 25

Fastest Journey

15 h 7 m

Average

17 h 23 m

Buses per day

7

Distance

761 km

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

Fastest
05:55PMVienna15h07 09:02AMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
1 changes
$621One-way
2nd Fastest
05:15AMVienna15h32 08:47PMEssen, Hbf Freiheit
1 changes
$871One-way
11:25PMVienna16h05 03:30PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
$921One-way
02:35PMVienna16h35 07:10AMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
1 changes
$621One-way
05:55PMVienna18h05 12:00PMEssen, Hauptbahnhof
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$631One-way

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Bus Information to Essen from Vienna

distanceDistance472 miles (761 km)
durationAverage bus duration15 h 32 min
priceAverage bus ticket price$57 (€46)
changesDirect busYes
carriersBus providersFlixbus 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).

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FlixBus Vienna – Essen

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

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!

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FAQs
What are the travel restrictions for Essen, Germany if I'm coming from Vienna, Austria by bus?

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

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

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

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

Conditions of entry:

  • 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?

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 9/23/21. 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.

What is the restriction level for the return leg of a round trip journey from Essen, Germany to Vienna, Austria?

The current restriction level for your return trip by bus from Essen to Vienna is: Partially open

Are there any international entry restrictions on returning to Austria from Germany?

Reentry to 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?

What are the requirements?

  • 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 Vienna, Austria?

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

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

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.

How much does a cheap bus from Vienna to Essen cost?
Looking to save money on your trip? Omio customers have found the cheapest bus to Essen from Vienna for the next 7 days starting from $47 (€38)  one way.
What is the price of a bus ticket from Vienna to Essen?
If you are looking to book your bus ticket in the next 7 days, you can expect the Vienna to Essen bus to cost on average $57 (€46)  one way.
What is the distance to Essen from Vienna by bus?
You should expect to travel around 472 miles (761 km)  between Vienna and Essen by bus.
How many hours is the bus time from Vienna to Essen?
The bus time between Vienna and Essen is on average 15 h 32 min  for the 472 miles (761 km) long journey, but the time it takes to go from Vienna to Essen by bus can vary depending on specific dates or traveling on weekends and holidays.
What bus station in Vienna goes to Essen? What bus station do I come into Essen from Vienna?

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).

Where is the Vienna bus station located? Where is the Essen bus station located?

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.

Which bus providers can take me from Vienna to Essen?
When taking a bus from Vienna to Essen, you can count on Flixbus or BlaBlaCar for the best way to get you to Essen. You can also check all possible bus providers who offer a service from Vienna to Essen and compare the amenities they offer before buying a bus ticket.
What time is the earliest bus from Vienna to Essen? What time is the last bus from Vienna to Essen?
The first Vienna to Essen bus departs at 12: 30 PM   and the last bus from Vienna to Essen leaves at 3: 55 PM. Check out the most up-to-date bus schedule from Vienna to Essen on Omio and find the best time to travel to your destination.
How far in advance should I book bus tickets from Vienna to Essen for the best deals?
If you buy a bus ticket from Vienna to Essen within the next 7 days, you can find tickets to cost on average $57 (€46) one way. However, we recommend booking your bus in advance to get access to the best prices. Bus tickets to Essen from Vienna are generally on sale a few months before the planned departure date.
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