How to travel from Essen to Antwerp

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Travel Information from Essen to Antwerp

distanceDistance113 miles (183 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, flight or train
priceTicket price range$11 - $364
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $11 (€10) • 4 h 35 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $53 (€46) • 4 h 15 min
carriersPopular travel companiesDeutsche Bahn

Take a bus, flight or train to travel 113 miles (183 km) from Essen to Antwerp. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 4 h 15 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 Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Essen to Antwerp.

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Travel between Essen, Germany and Antwerp, Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Can travelers from Germany enter Belgium?

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 Antwerp from Essen?

Conditions of entry into Belgium:

  • There are no current restrictions

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

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

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

This information was last checked on 3/8/23. 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 between Essen and Antwerp.

The restriction level for your return to Essen, Germany from Belgium is: Unrestricted.

Is my journey back to Essen from Antwerp restricted?

Entry into Germany is currently allowed for: Entry is unrestricted for citizens and permanent residents of Belgium.

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

Conditions of reentry into Germany:

  • There are no current restrictions

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: metre (s) ( feet)
  • Face mask requirement: Mandatory

This information about your return travel to Germany was last checked on 3/22/23. We advise you to check the latest COVID-19 travel safety regulations for your trip back to Essen from Antwerp closer to your date of departure here.

You can travel to Antwerp from Essen 3 different ways: bus, flight or train.

The cheapest way to travel between Essen and Antwerp is by taking a bus with an average price of $11 (€10).

This is compared to other travel options to Antwerp:

A bus is $353 (€312) less than a flight for this trip with tickets for a flight from Essen to Antwerp costing on average $364 (€322).

A bus is $41 (€36) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Essen to Antwerp costing on average $53 (€46).

The fastest way to get to Antwerp from Essen is by train with an average travel time of 4 h 15 min.

Other travel options to Antwerp can usually take longer:

In comparison, getting to Antwerp by bus can take on average 4 h 35 min.

In comparison, traveling by flight can take you on average 0 h 0 min.

The Essen to Antwerp distance is around 113 miles (183 km).

The average frequency per day from Essen to Antwerp is:

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

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

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

  • Most travelers who purchase a bus ticket from Essen to Antwerp depart from Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) to Antwerp, Crown Plaza Hotel.
  • Most travelers board their train from Essen Hbf and arrive in Antwerpen Centraal.

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

  • You can travel to Antwerp from Essen by train with Deutsche Bahn. You can find cheap tickets on Omio for $53 (€46) with Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Antwerp.
Looking to extend your trip from Essen to Antwerp? Many Omio customers who go from Essen to Antwerp usually extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris. If you're looking to explore Brussels, Amsterdam or Paris from Antwerp, let Omio find you the best connections available at an affordable price.

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

  • A bus ticket costs $11 (€10) one way on average for this trip.
  • A plane ticket costs $364 (€322) one way on average for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $53 (€46) one way on average for this trip.

But we recommend booking Essen to Antwerp 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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