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from Essen to Amsterdam

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

Our recommendation

To get from Essen to Amsterdam on Oct 26 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

06:24PMEssen Hbf3h11 09:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
2 changes
$231One-way
Cheapest
06:24PMEssen Hbf3h11 09:35PMAmsterdam Centraal
2 changes
$231One-way
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07:26PMEssen Hbf2h32 09:58PMAmsterdam Centraal
1 changes
$371One-way
08:56PMEssen Hbf2h32 11:28PMAmsterdam Centraal
1 changes
$311One-way
09:00AMEssen Hbf2h28 11:28AMAmsterdam Centraal
1 changes
$431One-way

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Tue
Oct 26
$23Deutsche Bahn
$28BlaBlaCar Bus
$363Eurowings
Wed
Oct 27
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$166Eurowings
Thu
Oct 28
$23Deutsche Bahn
$22Flixbus
$339Eurowings
Fri
Oct 29
$31Deutsche Bahn
$62BlaBlaCar Bus
$302Eurowings
Sat
Oct 30
$49Deutsche Bahn
$31Flixbus
$383Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Oct 31
$25Deutsche Bahn
$33BlaBlaCar Bus
$184Lufthansa
Mon
Nov 1
$25Deutsche Bahn
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$285Lufthansa
Tue
Nov 2
$23Deutsche Bahn
$27BlaBlaCar Bus
$215Eurowings
Wed
Nov 3
$23Deutsche Bahn
$25BlaBlaCar Bus
$191Eurowings
Thu
Nov 4
$23Deutsche Bahn
$30BlaBlaCar Bus
$215Eurowings
Fri
Nov 5
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$245Lufthansa
Sat
Nov 6
$31Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$206Lufthansa Cityline
Sun
Nov 7
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$176Lufthansa
Mon
Nov 8
$23Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
$137Lufthansa
Wed
Nov 10
$23Deutsche Bahn
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$129Eurowings
Thu
Nov 11
$23Deutsche Bahn
$15Flixbus
$129Eurowings
Fri
Nov 12
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$157Lufthansa
Sun
Nov 14
$23Deutsche Bahn
$20Flixbus
$137Swiss

Travel Information from Essen to Amsterdam

distanceDistance110 miles (177 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$20 - $317
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $20 (€16) • 2 h 50 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $317 (€259) • 50 min
carriersPopular travel companiesKLM, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 110 miles (177 km) to Amsterdam from Essen. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 50 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $20 (€16). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are KLM, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight or bus from Essen to Amsterdam.

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FAQs
What are the COVID-19 travel restrictions for Amsterdam, Netherlands if I’m coming from Essen, Germany?

International travel from Essen, Germany to Amsterdam, Netherlands is: Partially open.

Can I enter Netherlands if coming from Germany?

Entry into Netherlands is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Germany.

Am I required to self-quarantine upon arrival to Amsterdam if traveling from Essen?

Conditions of entry:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival
  • Travellers issued with the EU Digital COVID Certificate are exempt from quarantine and COVID-19 testing
  • Health declaration required

What measures do I need to follow in Amsterdam, Netherlands due to the pandemic?

All travelers in Netherlands must observe the following coronavirus safety measures:

  • Social distance: 1.5 metre (s) (5 feet)
  • Face mask: Mandatory

The information above was last checked on 10/24/21; however, this can change before your date of travel so please make sure to review the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations   for your upcoming trip between Essen and Amsterdam.

Do I need to self-quarantine when I arrive back to Germany from Amsterdam, Netherlands?

The restriction level for your return to Essen, Germany from Netherlands is: Partially open.

Is my journey back to Essen from Amsterdam restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is partially open for citizens and permanent residents of Netherlands.

Do I need to self-quarantine upon arrival in Essen from Amsterdam?

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • Negative COVID-19 test issued at most 3 days before arrival or 10 day mandatory self-quarantine
  • Negative COVID-19 test is required to end quarantine early. This test occurs on day 5 in quarantine
  • Travellers with a certificate of vaccination are exempt from compulsory quarantine
  • Travellers who have recovered from COVID-19 in the last 6 months are exempt from compulsory quarantine (certificate needed)
  • Pre-arrival health declaration
  • The exact quarantine requirements depend on the regulations in each federal state
  • Digital entry registration is required prior to arrival

What are the coronavirus safety measures I need to follow in Essen, Germany?

You should observe these safety measures in Germany as imposed by the government to reduce the spread of COVID-19:

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

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 10/25/21. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Essen from Amsterdam closer to your date of departure here.

How do I go from Essen to Amsterdam?

There are 3 ways to get from Essen to Amsterdam: flight, bus or train.

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

The cheapest way to travel between Essen and Amsterdam is by taking a bus with an average price of $20 (€16).

This is compared to other travel options to Amsterdam:

Taking a bus is about $298 (€243) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $317 (€259) for this journey.

A bus is generally $11 (€9) less than a train for the same journey. Taking a train costs on average $31 (€25) from Essen to Amsterdam.

What is the fastest way from Essen to Amsterdam?

The fastest way from Essen to Amsterdam is by flight with an average journey time of 50 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 50 min   of travel time.

In comparison, going by train can take 2 h 19 min   on average.

What is the distance from Essen to Amsterdam?

You should expect to travel around 110 miles (177 km) between Essen and Amsterdam.

How many scheduled departures are there a day from Essen to Amsterdam?

The average frequency per day from Essen to Amsterdam is:

  • 12 trains a day.

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

Where do people depart from and arrive in when traveling from Essen to Amsterdam?

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

  • Most travelers take a bus from Essen-Altenessen (Bahnhof) to Amsterdam, Sloterdijk.
  • Most travelers take a train from Essen Hbf to Amsterdam Centraal.
Which travel companies can get me from Essen to Amsterdam?

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

  • You can travel from Essen to Amsterdam by flight with KLM. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $317 (€259) with KLM from Essen to Amsterdam.
  • You can travel to Amsterdam from Essen by bus with Flixbus. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $20 (€16) with Flixbus from Essen to Amsterdam.
  • You can travel by train from Essen to Amsterdam with Deutsche Bahn, and you can find Deutsche Bahn Essen to Amsterdam tickets for $31 (€25) on Omio.
Can I find a direct route between Essen and Amsterdam?

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

  • You can book a direct flight with KLM.
  • You can travel directly by bus with.

Direct services tend to save you time and add more convenience in getting you to Amsterdam as you won't need to transfer at another stop in between, so it's worth paying attention to before booking your tickets from Essen to Amsterdam.

What other popular destinations should I add to my itinerary for my trip from Essen to Amsterdam?
Many of our customers traveling from Essen to Amsterdam don't make Amsterdam their final stop. Some of the destinations worth visiting after Amsterdam are Paris, London or Brussels, either of which you could add to your trip itinerary. Check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel from Amsterdam to any of these top destinations today!
When should I buy a ticket from Essen to Amsterdam online to score the best deals?

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

  • Plane tickets are costing $317 (€259) one way on average.
  • Bus tickets cost on average $20 (€16) one way.
  • Train tickets cost on average $31 (€25) one way.

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

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