How to travel from Essen to Aalborg

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Travel Information to Aalborg from Essen

distanceDistance402 miles (649 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$60 - $410
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $60 (€53) • 20 h 27 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $410 (€358) • 4 h 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus, KLM Cityhopper or Deutsche Bahn

Take a bus, ferry, flight or train to travel 402 miles (649 km) to Aalborg from Essen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $60 (€53). The most popular travel companies which serve this trip are Flixbus, KLM Cityhopper or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Essen to Aalborg.

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Travel between Essen, Germany and Aalborg, Denmark is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Denmark?

International entry is allowed at this time for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Are there rules for self-quarantine when arriving to Aalborg from Essen?

Conditions of entry into Denmark:

  • There are no current restrictions

Are there COVID-19 safety rules for social distancing and wearing face masks in Aalborg, Denmark?

To reduce the spread of COVID-19, the government of Denmark has imposed the following measures:

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

This information was last checked on 1/9/23. As this information can change due to the nature of the pandemic, make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your journey from Essen to Aalborg.

The current restriction level for returning to Essen, Germany from Denmark is: Unrestricted.

Am I allowed to reenter Essen, Germany from Aalborg, Denmark?

Reentering Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Denmark

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Essen from Aalborg?

  • There are no current restrictions

Which rules do I need to follow in Essen, Germany regarding COVID-19?

All travelers returning to Germany must observe the following safety measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in the country:

  • Physical distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face masks: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 1/24/23. We do our best to keep this information up-to-date, but regulations can change due to the nature of the coronavirus pandemic, so please double check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations ahead of your trip back to Essen from Aalborg here.

There are 4 ways to get from Essen to Aalborg: bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to go to Aalborg from Essen is by taking a train, which costs on average $60 (€53).

This is compared to other ways of getting to Aalborg:

A train is $25 (€22) less than a bus for this route with tickets for a bus from Essen to Aalborg costing on average $86 (€75).

Taking a train is usually $349 (€305) less than taking a flight to Aalborg, which costs on average $410 (€358) for the same trip.

The quickest way to travel between Essen and Aalborg is by flight, which takes on average 4 h 50 min   compared to other travel options that may take you longer to get to your destination:

In comparison, traveling by bus can take you on average 33 h 5 min.

In comparison, getting to Aalborg by train can take on average 20 h 27 min.

The Essen to Aalborg distance is around 402 miles (649 km).

The average frequency per day from Essen to Aalborg is:

  • Around 1 bus per day.
  • 4 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your trip from Essen to Aalborg 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 Essen to Aalborg:

  • Buses most often depart from Essen at Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) and arrive in Aalborg at Aalborg, Busterminal.
  • Trains from Essen to Aalborg most often leave from Essen Hbf and arrive in Aalborg, Busterminal (Område C).

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

  • Flixbus can take you to Aalborg by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for Flixbus from Essen to Aalborg for $86 (€75).
  • KLM Cityhopper can get you to Aalborg by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with KLM Cityhopper from Essen to Aalborg for $410 (€358) on Omio.
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Aalborg by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Aalborg for $60 (€53).
Your trip from Essen to Aalborg doesn't have to end in Aalborg. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Copenhagen, Hamburg or Berlin. If you’d like to add Copenhagen, Hamburg or Berlin to your Essen to Aalborg tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Aalborg today!

When planning your trip from Essen to Aalborg, it’s good to keep in mind what tickets to purchase and their prices in the next 7 days:

  • Bus tickets cost on average $86 (€75) one way.
  • Plane tickets are costing $410 (€358) one way on average.
  • Train tickets are costing $60 (€53) one way on average.

However, we recommend buying tickets from Essen to Aalborg online a few months in advance to get the best deals and save money on your upcoming journey.

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