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from Erlangen to Essen

You can get from Erlangen to Essen by train, bus or flight.

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Travel from Erlangen to Essen
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 Erlangen to Essen.
How do I go from Erlangen to Essen?

There are 3 ways to travel between Erlangen and Essen including taking a flight, bus or train.

What is the cheapest way to go from Erlangen to Essen?

The cheapest way to get from Erlangen to Essen is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $16 (€13) compared to other travel options to Essen:

A bus is generally $75 (€62) less than a flight for the same trip. Taking a flight costs on average $91 (€75) from Erlangen to Essen.

Taking a bus is usually $13 (€11) less than taking a train to Essen, which costs on average $29 (€24) for the same trip.

What is the quickest way to get from Erlangen to Essen?

The fastest way from Erlangen 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 0 h 0 min.

In comparison, getting to Essen by train can take on average 9 h 37 min.

How far is Essen from Erlangen?

You should expect to travel around 216 miles (349 km) between Erlangen and Essen.

How many services a day are there to Essen from Erlangen?

The average frequency per day from Erlangen to Essen is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

Where do I depart from Erlangen? Where do I arrive in Essen?

These are the most popular departure and arrival points when traveling from Erlangen to Essen:

  • Most travelers catch their bus from Erlangen (Bahnhof) and arrive in Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof).
  • Most travelers take a train from Erlangen to Essen Hbf.
Who can get me from Erlangen to Essen?

Omio works with many trusted partners that can help you travel the best way from Erlangen to Essen:

  • You can go to Essen from Erlangen by plane with Eurowings. You'll see cheap plane tickets for $91 (€75) with Eurowings from Erlangen to Essen on Omio.
  • You can take a bus from Erlangen to Essen with Flixbus. Cheap tickets can be found for $16 (€13) with Flixbus from Erlangen to Essen.
  • You can go to Essen from Erlangen by train with Deutsche Bahn. You'll see cheap train tickets for $29 (€24) with Deutsche Bahn from Erlangen to Essen on Omio.
What is another destination I should add to my tour from Erlangen to Essen?
Your trip from Erlangen to Essen doesn't have to end in Essen. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Hamburg or Paris. If you’d like to add Berlin, Hamburg or Paris to your Erlangen to Essen tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Essen today!
How far in advance should I purchase tickets to Essen from Erlangen online to get the best deals?

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

  • A plane ticket is costing on average $91 (€75) one way for this route.
  • A bus ticket for this journey is costing $16 (€13) one way on average.
  • A train ticket is costing on average $29 (€24) one way for this route.

But we recommend booking Erlangen 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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