You can get from Berlin to Essen by train, bus or flight.
To get from Berlin to Essen on Oct 22 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.
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|Distance||281 miles (453 km)|
|Available travel modes||Flight, bus or train|
|Ticket price range||$24 - $147|
|Cheapest mode||Bus • $24 (€20) • 7 h|
|Fastest mode||Flight • $147 (€120) • 1 h 10 min|
|Popular travel companies||Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn|
Take a flight, bus or train to travel 281 miles (453 km) to Essen from Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $24 (€20). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Berlin to Essen.
There are 3 ways that you can travel from Berlin to Essen. You can take a flight, bus or train.
The cheapest way to get from Berlin to Essen is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $24 (€20) compared to other travel options to Essen:
Taking a bus is about $123 (€100) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $147 (€120) for this trip.
A bus is generally $5 (€4) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $29 (€24) from Berlin to Essen.
The fastest way from Berlin to Essen is by flight with an average journey time of 1 h 10 min.
There are alternative travel options to Essen that can usually take longer:
In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 7 h.
In comparison, traveling by train can take you on average 3 h 49 min.
Essen is approximately 281 miles (453 km) away from Berlin.
The average frequency per day from Berlin to Essen is:
However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route from Berlin to Essen as scheduled services by flight, bus or train can vary by season or day of the week.
These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Berlin to Essen:
If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Berlin to Essen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:
When planning your trip from Berlin to Essen, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:
However, we recommend buying tickets from Berlin to Essen online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.
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