How to travel from Essen to Bayreuth

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from Essen to Bayreuth

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

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

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Travel Information between Essen and Bayreuth

distanceDistance224 miles (362 km)
modeAvailable travel modesTrain, bus or flight
priceTicket price range$37 - $462
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $37 (€32) • 9 h 42 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $462 (€404) • 3 h
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixBus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 224 miles (362 km) by train, bus or flight to Bayreuth from Essen. The most popular travel companies which serve this journey are FlixBus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct bus, flight or train from Essen to Bayreuth.

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Deutsche Bahn

All travel companies: Train and Bus from Essen to Bayreuth

Find the best trip from Essen to Bayreuth with Omio's travel partners Deutsche Bahn and FlixBus! You'll find the best deals, schedules and tickets when comparing and booking the most popular trip for you.

Deutsche Bahn (DB) is Germany’s main provider of travel services and makes on average about 40,000 domestic and international journeys per day. Deutsche Bahn’s fleet of travel includes the high-speed ICE (Intercity Express) as well as the IC (Intercity), EC (Eurocity), IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional Express) and RB (Regionalbahn), which differ in terms of comfort and the time needed to travel. For example, while toilets are standard amenities, services like onboard restaurants or free WiFi are only available on certain train types and routes. Deutsche Bahn is well-known for its wide range of fares like Super Saver, Saver, and Flexible and discount cards like the Bahncard 25, 50 and 100, which you can also use for your Essen to Bayreuth travel.

    FlixBus is one of Europe's leading low-cost travel companies, founded in Germany and offering long-distance travel services in Europe and the U. S. FlixBus also operates overnight travel on select routes throughout Europe. Standard amenities on FlixBus include free Wi-Fi, power outlets to charge your phone, tablet or laptop during long travel journeys, extra legroom, luggage space and toilets. You can even purchase snacks and drinks onboard. FlixBus offers only the Standard ticket for all its routes, which allows you to bring one carry-on luggage and one checked bag per person. Additional fees apply for extra luggage and specific seat reservations, such as if you want to book an Extra Seat, Table Seat or the Panorama Seat.

      FAQs: Travel from Essen to Bayreuth

      FAQs: Travel to Bayreuth 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 Bayreuth.

      There are 3 travel options from Essen to Bayreuth: train, bus or flight.

      The cheapest way to get from Essen to Bayreuth is by taking a bus with average ticket prices of $37 (€32) compared to other travel options to Bayreuth:

      Taking a bus costs $425 (€372) less than taking a flight, which costs on average $462 (€404) for the same trip.

      A bus is $38 (€33) less than a train for this route with tickets for a train from Essen to Bayreuth costing on average $74 (€65).

      The quickest way to travel from Essen to Bayreuth is by flight, which takes on average 3 h   compared to other travel options that take longer:

      Getting to Bayreuth by bus takes 9 h 42 min on average.

      Train takes 6 h 29 min on average.

      The distance is approximately 224 miles (362 km) from Essen to Bayreuth.

      The average frequency per day from Essen to Bayreuth is:

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

      However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Essen and Bayreuth 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 when traveling from Essen to Bayreuth:

      • Most travelers board their train from Essen Hbf and arrive in Bayreuth Hbf.

      The following travel companies offer services from Essen to Bayreuth:

      • FlixBus or BlaBlaCar can get you to Bayreuth by bus. You can find a good deal for bus tickets with FlixBus from Essen to Bayreuth for $37 (€32) on Omio.
      • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Bayreuth by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Bayreuth for $74 (€65).

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

      • Direct services by bus with.
      • Direct services by plane with.
      • Direct train with.

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

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

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