How to travel from Essen to Bonn

More than 1,000 travel companies trust us to sell their tickets all in one place.

Deutsche Bahn

Compare prices and tickets Prices for trains, buses and flights

Jan 29
Jan 30
Jan 31
Feb 01
Feb 02
Feb 03
Feb 04

Travel Information to Bonn from Essen

distanceDistance50 miles (80 km)
modeAvailable travel modesBus, ferry, flight or train
priceTicket price range$10 - $24
cheapestCheapest modeBus • $10 (€9) • 2 h 51 min
fastestFastest modeTrain • $24 (€21) • 1 h 6 min
carriersPopular travel companiesFlixbus or Deutsche Bahn

Travel 50 miles (80 km) by bus, ferry, flight or train between Essen and Bonn. If speed is a priority, then a train is the best option with an average duration of 1 h 6 min; whereas, if saving money is more important, then a bus is the best option with prices starting as low as $10 (€9). The most popular travel companies which serve this route are Flixbus or Deutsche Bahn among others. Travelers can even take a direct from Essen to Bonn.

Travel Tips: Travel from Essen to Bonn

Travel Tips: Travel to Bonn 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 Bonn.

There are 4 ways to travel from Essen to Bonn including taking a bus, ferry, flight or train.

The cheapest way to get from Essen to Bonn is by taking a bus. You can find average ticket prices around $10 (€9) compared to other travel options to Bonn:

A bus is $13 (€12) less than a train for this journey with tickets for a train from Essen to Bonn costing on average $24 (€21).

The fastest way from Essen to Bonn is by train with an average journey time of 1 h 6 min.

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

In comparison, taking a bus requires on average 2 h 51 min   of travel time.

The distance from Essen to Bonn is approximately 50 miles (80 km).

The average frequency per day from Essen to Bonn is:

  • 9 buses a day.
  • 23 trains a day.

However, we recommend checking specific travel dates for your journey between Essen and Bonn as scheduled services by bus, ferry, flight or train can vary by season or day of the week.

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

  • Buses mostly leave from Essen, Freiheit / Am Hauptbahnhof (Ruhrbahn KundenCenter) and tend to arrive in Bonn, Museumsmeile.
  • Trains mostly depart from Essen Hbf and arrive in Bonn Hbf.

If finding a good deal is your main consideration for your trip from Essen to Bonn, then we'll help you find the best value travel companies for you:

  • Travel with Flixbus to go to Bonn by bus. For a good deal on tickets, you can find Flixbus Essen to Bonn tickets on Omio for $10 (€9).
  • Deutsche Bahn can take you to Bonn by train. If searching for a good deal on trains, you can find tickets for Deutsche Bahn from Essen to Bonn for $24 (€21).
Your trip from Essen to Bonn doesn't have to end in Bonn. Many of our customers like to extend their vacation to explore other popular destinations like Berlin, Cologne or Frankfurt am Main. If you’d like to add Berlin, Cologne or Frankfurt am Main to your Essen to Bonn tour, check Omio for the best and cheapest ways to travel to any of these top destinations from Bonn today!

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

  • A bus ticket is costing on average $10 (€9) one way for this journey.
  • A train ticket costs $24 (€21) one way on average for this route.

But we recommend booking Essen to Bonn tickets online a few months before your planned travel date to score the best deals and save money on your trip.

Travelling from Essen to Bonn: related information

Here are some other resources that might have the information you need

HomeTravelTravel to BonnHow to travel from Essen to Bonn

The Omio App Makes Travel Planning Easy

We’ll get you where you want to go. From live train updates to mobile tickets, our innovative app is the ideal way to plan and keep track of your travel.

Hand With Phone