How to travel from Essen to Amsterdam

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from Essen to Amsterdam

How to get from Essen to Amsterdam by train, bus or flight.

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bus

The best way to travel from Essen to Amsterdam is by taking a bus because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

FlixBus
09:50AM3h20
Essen, Hbf Freiheit
01:10PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$251One-way
0 transfers
Cheapest
FlixBus
09:50AM3h20
Essen, Hbf Freiheit
01:10PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$251One-way
0 transfers
Fastest
KLM Cityhopper
06:15PM0h50
Dusseldorf Airport (DUS)
07:05PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
$8711One-way
0 transfers
Other options
Deutsche Bahn
08:45AM3h20
Essen Hbf
12:05PMAmsterdam Centraal
$621One-way
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:45AM3h20
Essen Hbf
01:05PMAmsterdam Centraal
$621One-way
3 transfers
Deutsche Bahn
09:29AM3h36
Essen Süd station
01:05PMAmsterdam Centraal
$621One-way
4 transfers
FlixBus
07:20AM3h30
Essen, Hbf Freiheit
10:50AMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$251One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
01:40PM3h20
Essen, Hbf Freiheit
05:00PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$251One-way
0 transfers
FlixBus
11:55AM4h35
Essen, Hbf Freiheit
04:30PMAmsterdam, Piarcoplein (Amsterdam Sloterdijk)
$381One-way
0 transfers
Air Baltic
02:50PM3h45
Dusseldorf Airport (DUS)
06:35PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
$3961One-way
1 transfer
Air Baltic
02:50PM4h25
Dusseldorf Airport (DUS)
07:15PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
$3961One-way
1 transfer
Lufthansa
10:30AM4h30
Dusseldorf Airport (DUS)
03:00PMAmsterdam Airport Schiphol (AMS)
$4491One-way
1 transfer

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Travel Information from Essen to Amsterdam

distanceDistance110 miles (177 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$36 - $16
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $16 (€14) • 2 h 40 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $174 (€150) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn

Take a train, bus or flight to travel 110 miles (177 km) between Essen and Amsterdam. The most popular travel companies which serve this route are FlixBus, KLM or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, ferry, flight or train from Essen to Amsterdam.

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All travel companies: Airlines and Bus from Essen to Amsterdam

Travel between Essen and Amsterdam on FlixBus, BlaBlaCar Bus and SWISS travel with Omio. When comparing schedules and tickets, we will also show you other options with multiple connections or other travel modes if they’re available.

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.

    Swiss is Switzerland’s leading airline and offers Economy and Business ticket fares for your next travel between Essen and Amsterdam.

      FAQs: Travel from Essen to Amsterdam

      FAQs: Travel to Amsterdam 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 Essen to Amsterdam.
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      There are 3 options to travel from Essen to Amsterdam including taking a train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Essen to Amsterdam is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $16 (€14) compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

      Taking a bus costs () less than taking a ferry, which costs on average () for the same trip.

      A bus is $158 (€136) less than a flight for this journey with tickets for a flight from Essen to Amsterdam costing on average $174 (€150).

      A bus is $20 (€17) less than a train for this trip with tickets for a train from Essen to Amsterdam costing on average $36 (€31).

      The quickest way to travel from Essen to Amsterdam is by flight, which takes on average 50 min   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Amsterdam by bus takes 2 h 40 min on average.

      Getting to Amsterdam by train takes 2 h 29 min on average.

      The Essen to Amsterdam distance is around 110 miles (177 km).

      The average frequency per day from Essen to Amsterdam is:

      • Around 7 buses per day.
      • 2 trains a day.

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

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

      • Trains mostly depart from Essen Hbf and arrive in Amsterdam Centraal.

      The following travel companies offer services from Essen to Amsterdam:

      • FlixBus or BlaBlaCar Bus can take you to Amsterdam by bus. If searching for a good deal on buses, you can find tickets for FlixBus from Essen to Amsterdam for $16 (€14).
      • KLM, Lufthansa Cityline (2) or SWISS can get you to Amsterdam by plane. You can find a good deal for plane tickets with Lufthansa Cityline (2) from Essen to Amsterdam for $375 (€323) on Omio.
      • Deutsche Bahn, VIAS Rail GmbH or ÖBB Nightjet can get you to Amsterdam by train. You can find a good deal for train tickets with Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Amsterdam for $52 (€45) on Omio.

      Yes, there are direct routes from Essen to Amsterdam with the following travel companies:

      • You can check for a direct bus to Amsterdam with FlixBus with 3 direct buses per day.
      • You can find 1 direct train per day to take to Amsterdam with ÖBB Nightjet.

      Direct services to Amsterdam 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 trip.

      Many of our customers who book a trip from Essen to Amsterdam often extend their vacation and travel to other popular destinations like Paris, Brussels, Berlin, London or Barcelona. If you’re thinking of adding another destination to your Essen and Amsterdam itinerary, let Omio find you the best connections between Amsterdam and any of these top destinations today!

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