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from Essen to Berlin

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

Our recommendation

To get from Essen to Berlin on Oct 29 we recommend taking a train because it’s the best combination of price and speed.

08:23PMEssen Hbf3h50 12:13AMBerlin Hbf
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$941One-way
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08:23PMEssen Hbf3h50 12:13AMBerlin Hbf
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$941One-way
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05:22AMEssen Hbf3h48 09:10AMBerlin Hbf
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$1111One-way
08:53PMEssen Hbf4h21 01:14AMBerlin Hbf
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$1051One-way
03:56AMEssen Hbf5h26 09:22AMBerlin Hbf
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$981One-way

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Fri
Oct 29
$94Deutsche Bahn
$62Flixbus
$223Eurowings
Sat
Oct 30
$50FlixTrain
$37Flixbus
$173Eurowings
Sun
Oct 31
$44Deutsche Bahn
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$87Eurowings
Mon
Nov 1
$25FlixTrain
$31Flixbus
$74Eurowings
Tue
Nov 2
$30Deutsche Bahn
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$124Eurowings
Wed
Nov 3
$25FlixTrain
$31Flixbus
$124Eurowings
Thu
Nov 4
$30Deutsche Bahn with connection
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$124Eurowings
Fri
Nov 5
$30Deutsche Bahn
$37Flixbus
$87Eurowings
Sat
Nov 6
$12FlixTrain
$31Flixbus
$59Eurowings
Sun
Nov 7
$30Deutsche Bahn
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$74Eurowings
Mon
Nov 8
$12FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$50Eurowings
Tue
Nov 9
$12FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$74Eurowings
Wed
Nov 10
$19FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$87Eurowings
Thu
Nov 11
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$99Eurowings
Fri
Nov 12
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$59Eurowings
Sat
Nov 13
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$59Eurowings
Sun
Nov 14
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$74Eurowings
Mon
Nov 15
$12FlixTrain
$25Flixbus
$59Eurowings
Tue
Nov 16
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$74Eurowings
Wed
Nov 17
$22Deutsche Bahn
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$74Eurowings

Travel Information to Berlin from Essen

distanceDistance281 miles (453 km)
modeAvailable travel modesFlight, bus or train
priceTicket price range$30 - $75
cheapestCheapest modeTrain • $30 (€24) • 3 h 41 min
fastestFastest modeFlight • $75 (€60) • 1 h 10 min
carriersPopular travel companiesEurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Take a flight, bus or train to travel 281 miles (453 km) between Essen and Berlin. If speed is a priority, then a flight is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 10 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a train is the best option with prices starting as low as $30 (€24). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Eurowings, Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct flight, bus or train from Essen to Berlin.

How to get from Essen to Berlin

The Best Way According to our Users

Whether it is for business or leisure, in order to travel from Essen to Berlin, 100,00% of our customers choose the train as their preferred mode of transportation. By traveling by train on this route, you can enjoy the comfort of spacious seats, spectacular views—and in some cases free Wi-Fi—in both second and first class. Our customers have decided that the train is the best way to get from Essen to Berlin and have chosen to enjoy this fast, safe and efficient way to arrive at their destination. Taking the train also avoids long lines or potential expenses for transfers to/from the station—especially since most main railway stations are located in the city center. Train companies in Europe vary from country to country, but most of them offer high-speed train routes, therefore when you add up at the end-to-end journey time, the train is often also the fastest way to get to your destination.

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