How to travel from Bielefeld to Essen

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Travel Information to Essen from Bielefeld

distanceDistance76 miles (122 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $23
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€10) • 2 h 10 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $23 (€20) • 1 h 13 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or FlixTrain

Travel 76 miles (122 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train to Essen from Bielefeld. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 13 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $11 (€10). The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are Flixbus or FlixTrain among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Bielefeld to Essen.

Travel Tips: Travel from Bielefeld to Essen

Travel Tips: Travel 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 Bielefeld to Essen.

You can travel from Bielefeld to Essen 4 different ways: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Bielefeld to Essen is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $11 (€10) compared to other travel options to Essen:

A bus is $11 (€10) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Bielefeld to Essen costing on average $23 (€20).

The fastest way from Bielefeld to Essen is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 13 min.

There are alternative travel options to Essen that can usually take longer:

In comparison, going by bus can take 2 h 10 min   on average.

The Bielefeld to Essen distance is around 76 miles (122 km).

The average frequency per day from Bielefeld to Essen is:

  • 1 bus per day.
  • 52 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your route between Bielefeld and Essen as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

These are the most popular departure and arrival points from Bielefeld to Essen:

  • Buses from Bielefeld to Essen most often leave from Bielefeld, Bf Brackwede and arrive in Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter).
  • Trains most often depart from Bielefeld at Bielefeld Hbf and arrive in Essen at Essen Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Bielefeld to Essen, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus for buses to Essen. If you’re looking for a good deal on tickets, check for Flixbus Bielefeld to Essen tickets on Omio for $11 (€10).
  • FlixTrain can take you to Essen by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for FlixTrain from Bielefeld to Essen for $23 (€20).
Omio customers who travel from Bielefeld to Essen often also extend their vacation to go to Berlin, Paris or Hamburg. Omio can help you plan your trip by finding the best connections between Essen and these popular destinations at a great price.

Before traveling from Bielefeld to Essen, it’s good to know what ticket you can purchase and how much it will cost in the next 7 days:

  • A bus ticket costs $11 (€10) one way on average for this route.
  • A train ticket for this route is costing $23 (€20) one way on average.

But we recommend booking Bielefeld to Essen tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

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