How to get from Amsterdam to Essen by train, bus or flight.
The best way to travel from Amsterdam to Essen is by taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||110 miles (177 km)|
|Available travel modes||Bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$36 - $86|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $36 (€32) • 10 h 45 min|
|Fastest mode||Train • $86 (€77) • 2 h 30 min|
|Popular travel companies||BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn|
Travel 110 miles (177 km) by bus or train between Amsterdam and Essen. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 2 h 30 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $36 (€32). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are BlaBlaCar Bus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus or train from Amsterdam to Essen.
You can travel by train, bus or flight for as low as $22 (€20). When you search for schedules and tickets, Omio will show you the best trip.
Deutsche Bahn is a German train company that operates trains throughout the country including trains between Amsterdam and Essen. It offers a wide range of services, including high-speed InterCity Express (ICE) trains, regional trains, and night trains. ICE trains are the fastest and most comfortable way to travel, with speeds of up to 300 km/h. Regional trains are slower but offer more frequent stops and are ideal for shorter trips. Night trains are a great way to save time and money, with comfortable sleeping compartments and couchettes. Deutsche Bahn offers a variety of ticket types, including single tickets, day tickets, and group tickets. Onboard facilities include free Wi-Fi, power outlets, and a variety of food and beverage options. The most popular routes for Deutsche Bahn are between major cities such as Berlin, Munich, Hamburg, and Frankfurt. Other popular routes include Cologne to Stuttgart, Berlin to Dresden, and Hamburg to Cologne.
FlixBus is one of the most popular low-cost travel 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 travel at an affordable price. FlixBus also operates overnight travel 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 travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets.
KLM is the Netherlands' national carrier and offers two types of ticket for your travel to Essen from Amsterdam: Economy and Business.
There are 2 ways to get from Amsterdam to Essen: bus or train.
The cheapest way to travel between Amsterdam and Essen is a bus with an average price of $36 (€32).
This is compared to other travel options from Amsterdam to Essen:
A bus is $50 (€45) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Amsterdam to Essen costing on average $86 (€77).
The quickest way to travel to Essen from Amsterdam is by train, which takes on average 2 h 30 min compared to other travel options that take longer:
Getting to Essen by bus takes 10 h 45 min on average.
The Amsterdam to Essen distance is around 110 miles (177 km).
The average frequency per day from Amsterdam to Essen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Amsterdam and Essen as scheduled services by bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Amsterdam to Essen:
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Yes, there are direct routes from Amsterdam to Essen with the following travel companies:
Direct services to Essen tend to save you time and add more convenience as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking tickets for your route.
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